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New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Carpet Fundamentals I

Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 

35 hours (1 week).

Dates: 
September 2005 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify major types of pile yarn (synthetic - natural) and explain how various types are made; select best tool for cutting and seaming to match carpet; cut carpet straightly without cutting row and yarn for seams on a variety of carpet types; follow safe work practices specifically for delivery and pickup of materials; read basic blueprints and seaming diagrams and scale off drawings.
Instruction: 
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the carpet industry and its basic practices. Instruction focuses on: tool use and safe handling, carpet cutting for seam fabrication, emphasis on row running and cutting of the carpet and using the best tools for a specific material.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Floor Covering or related disciplines (9/10) (9/17 revalidation). 

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