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

Introduction to Carpentry Principles (BC00) or (GCC122)

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

Version 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week).

Dates: 

Version 1: September 2002 -  March 2018. Version 2: April 2018 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate the basic skills to complete each of the following: install metal framing with drywall applications; hang suspended acoustical ceilings; fabricate basic concrete forms; demonstrate correct handling of measuring, cutting, and fastening tools associated with each task; identify the key symbols of, and correctly interpret and apply to basic schematic drawings; state carpentry principles and demonstrate the safe and proper use of hand tools and power tools.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: This course introduces apprentices to the most common occupational skills areas of the concrete, wall, and ceilings industry. The course provides apprentices with a theoretical and practical framework for skills acquisition that increases their employability and forms a basis for the various other skills they will learn throughout their carpentry career. Apprentices use basic hand and power tools to participate in the following projects: drywall metal framing and drywall application; and suspended ceiling layout and grid installation. This course is a prerequisite for more advanced instruction in these skill areas conducted during the second and third year of apprenticeship.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Carpentry or Construction Technology (11/07) (2/13 revalidation)  NOTE: If taken with Introduction to Health and Safety (BC64) or (GCC111), in the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours as a Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (2/13). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Carpenty or Construction Technology (4/18 revalidation). NOTE: Introduction to Health and Safety (BC64) or (GCC111) is no longer offered (4/18). 

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