2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Construction, Pre-Apprenticeship


Upon completion of a Pre-Apprenticeship in Construction, a student will be able to display competence in the following:

Safety
  • Understand and demonstrate safe jobsite working practices
  • Understand and demonstrate safe operation of hand tools
  • Understand and demonstrate safe operation of portable power tools
  • Understand and demonstrate safe operation of stationary power tools
  • Understand and demonstrate safe use of ladders and scaffolding
Pre-construction
  • Demonstrate competency in mathematics required for the construction field
  • Demonstrate the use of applicable measurement tools and systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and understand basic blue prints
  • Demonstrate the proper use of hand tools
  • Demonstrate the proper use of portable power tools
  • Demonstrate the proper use of stationary power tools
  • Demonstrate the proper use of various types of construction fasteners
Construction
  • Proper framing practices
  • Proper roofing and shingling practices
  • Proper flooring practices
  • Proper practices for installing doors and windows
  • Proper practices for the use of steel building materials (studs, etc.)