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

ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555)

Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566)
Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure (GCC577)
Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 

Version 1:  ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555): 24 hours (3 weeks).

Version 2: ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555): 24 hours (3 weeks); Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566): 11 hours (1 week).  Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure: 35 hours (1 week). 

Dates: 

Version 1: ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555): September 2008 - August 2017.

Version 2: Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566); Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566); Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure: September 2017 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555): Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe why health care facilities are unique work environments and why extra precautions must be taken; explain functions and responsibilities of the ICRA team and how the team is used to determine a work area classification; explain the differences between positive, equal, and negative pressure and how air pressure affects contaminants; recognize how airborne contaminants are isolated and controlled; define work practice procedures used in a health care facility; identify agencies and organizations who oversee health care facilities; identify different types of barriers and their purposes; and describe four methods used for mold remediation and list the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and work practices needed for mold remediation in a health care facility. Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566): Students will be able to: differentiate between a storefront and curtain wall and identify different types of installation systems; explain the process of job planning for a storefront or curtain wall; identify the components that make up a storefront or curtain wall; identify the different types of prints and schedules used with storefronts and curtain walls; describe the components for the stick built and screw spline systems; differentiate between the types of glazing and demonstrate an understanding of how to install each type; and identify the specialty items common to storefronts and curtain walls. Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure (GCC577): Students will be able to: fabricate, install and dismantle formwork used in concrete infrastructure construction using proven work practices; explain the purpose of concrete formwork and its uses; understand basic blueprints and sketch readings as it pertains to concrete; and understand the fundamental aspects of concrete formwork, including formwork materials names and techniques.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555): The overall goal of the course is to promote student awareness of infection control and protection methods in health care facilities and to promote safe work practices for students who are working in these types of facilities. Instruction also covers renovations and additions to existing, occupied buildings.Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566): Major topics include: types of installation systems; job planning for a storefront or curtain wall; components that make up a storefront or curtain wall;  types of prints and schedules used with storefronts and curtain walls; and glazing. Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure (GCC577): Major topics include concrete and blueprints for concrete, along with fabrication, installation, and dismantling of formwork.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555): In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour as Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (2/13). NOTE: If taken with New Apprentice Training (NAT 123), in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (2/13). 

Version 2:  ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555); Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566); Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure (GCC577):  In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours as Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (4/18). NOTE: ICRA: Best Practices in Health Care Construction (GCC555) and Introduction to Storefronts and Architectural Metal Awareness (GCC566) are taught in a 35-hour week format in the first half of the semester and Introduction to New York City Concrete Infrastructure (GCC577) is taught the second half of the same semester. All three courses must be completed to receive credit (4/18). 

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