Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
1.Hardwood I (F215)
Course 1 and 2: 40 hours (1 week).
Course 1 and 2: October 2011 – Present.
Course 1: Upon successful completion, students will be able to: define and apply terminology; prepare a substrate for wood flooring installation; layout and install engineered and solid wood floors; develop a procedure and illustration of custom installation of borders, inserts and inlay to wood floors; estimate material for wood installation jobs; and use hand and power tools. Course 2: Students will be able to: define and apply terminology related to sanding and finishing; use different types of sanding tools; sand different types of wood floors; use various application techniques to apply finish, stains and sealers; demonstrate methods to sand, stain and finish hardwood floors to the specifications of the National Wood Flooring Association, and prepare an estimate of material needed for various types of hardwood floor installation jobs.
Course 1 and 2: Major topics include: shop and safety rules, use of PPE of hand and power tools, substrate preparation, underlayment products and installation procedures, and estimates. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Floorcovering or related disciplines (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).