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

New Apprentice Training (NAT123)

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

Version 1 and 2: 21 hours (1 week).

Dates: 

Version 1: September 2012 -  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: identify and define physical and health hazards and toxicity of chemicals; recognize an emergency situation and take appropriate steps to prevent injury; perform basic first aid and secure injured person(s) until emergency personnel arrive; identify and demonstrate standard precautions to reduce the risk of disease transmission; list the responsibilities of a competent and qualified person and various government and private agencies who monitor and regulate scaffold erection; describe various types of fall protection systems utilized by scaffold users, erectors, and dismantlers; state the principles governing the use of powder activated tools, including correct firing and maintenance; pass a HILTI Powder Actuated Tool Operator's Exam; provide a broad understanding of what green building is and what it is not (challenges, advantages, and disadvantages); and adopt a general understanding of the structure of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBCJA), including International, District Council, Local Unions, Bylaws, Constitution, Consent Decree, Stipulation, and Order.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Training is conducted by OSHA-certified instructors and begins with an introduction to the federal regulatory requirements that govern worksite safety and conditions. Students are introduced to scaffolding systems and their regulations, standards, and safety issues and provided with HILTI Power Actuated Tool Training. The course transitions into green building and ends with trade union awareness. Upon successful completion of the course, apprentices are awarded the OSHA 10-hour Construction Industry Certificate, the 4-hour Supported Scaffold User Certification, and the HILTI Power Actuated Tool Operator Certification.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour as a Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (2/13). NOTE: If taken with ICRA: Health Care in Construction (GCC555), 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 as a Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (4/18 revalidation). 

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