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Construction: Carpentry/Wall Systems
Course: CON110AB

First Term: 2024 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   4.0 Period(s)   4.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T- Lab Load

Description: Examines the layout and construction procedures for wall systems, including: interpretation of construction drawings and specifications, selection of appropriate types of wall system components; and application of wall system materials. Includes estimation of materials.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), trade, and local safety standards in daily work. (I)
2. Demonstrate industry-standard professionalism that includes safety, dress, attendance communication, and customer service. (I)
3. Document work performed according to industry standards. (I)
4. Interpret specifications and drawings to determine wall system requirements. (II, III)
5. Estimate the amount of material to frame a wall assembly from a set of plans. (II, III)
6. Layout material to complete the construction of the frame of a wall assembly according to specifications. (II, III)
7. Employ the various fasteners, anchors, and building materials used in construction. (II, III)
8. Select the required construction method and materials for wall systems. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Safety
II. Building materials
   A. Calculate
   B. Fasteners, anchors, and adhesives
   C. Handle and store building materials
III. Wall systems
   A. Interpret
   B. Estimate
   C. Layout
   D. Construct
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 28, 2023

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