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Inactive Courses - New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

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

Course 1, 2, and 3: 35 hours (1 week).  

Dates:

Course 1, 2, and 3: September 2004 - November 2014.

Objectives:
Course 1: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the work that cabinet makers do and discuss the typical work requirements in a New York City cabinet shop; recognize and define common terminology used in the architectural woodworking industry; demonstrate ability to read a drawing and stock bill; accurately lay out, cut, glue, and clamp a basic project; correctly demonstrate understanding of and facility with mathematical operations and concepts commonly used in shops, and identify each tool in the cabinet shop and describe its function. Course 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: apply concepts by laying out and constructing a tote box including basic finishing work (application of stain and lacquer). Course 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: lay out, dry fitting, clamping, gluing and finishing a 3-step stool.
Instruction:

Course 1: This course provides students with an overview of the scope of work performed by cabinetmakers, architects, and woodworkers. Basic project planning skills: understanding blueprints, sizing, estimating, hand tools and an introduction to power tools. Course 2: Students focus on project layout and the use of hand tools. Course 3: Students develop proficiency with basic hand tools and deepen ability to use the power tools common to the cabinetmaking trade; such as a router and table saw.

Credit recommendation:

Course 1, 2, and  3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Cabinetmaking and related disciplines (11/09). NOTE: Course 1, 2, and 3 must all be completed to receive credit.

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

Course 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week).  

Dates:

Course 1 and 2: September 2004 - November 2014.

Objectives:

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use previously introduced tools with an emphasis on learning to use the router properly. Course 2: Additionally, students will be able to properly glue, stain, and lacquer a project.

Instruction:

Course 1: Major topics include: layout and cut patterns; prepare lumber for cutting; use a router to shape the side panels of a project. Course 2: Students complete construction of message center; prepare all surfaces for finish; and apply stain and lacquer.

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Cabinetmaking and related disciplines (11/09). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit.

Location:

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY

Length:

Course 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week). 

Dates:

Course 1 and 2: September 2004 - November 2014. 

Objectives:

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to read and excecute projects based on architectural wordworking drawings. Course 2: Students will be able to read and translate drawings into accurate layouts on wood cutting and assembling woodwork. 

Instruction:

Course 1: Students read, interpret, and draw isometric and exploded isometric projections, read architects' scale and describe types of drawings in the field through a review of kitchen layouts. Course 2: Students read and analyze a radius form drawing, draw the form on vellum, transfer to material, cut, press, and finish a panel. 

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower divsiion baccalaureate/assocaite degree category, 2 semester hours in Cabinetmaking and related disciplines (11/09). NOTE: Both courses must be completed to receive credit recommendations. 

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

Course 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week).  Course 3: 32 hours (1 week).

Dates:
Course 1 and 2: September 2002 - March 2018. Course 3: Still active. 

 

Objectives:

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:fabricate, erect, and brace various wood and steel forms for footings, piers, and walls in accordance with blueprint specifications using proven work practices. Course 2: Students will be able to: understand the process involved in building layout, concrete placement, and slab reinforcement; identify and define terms and materials used in concrete formwork construction; construct necessary formwork used in concrete placement for slabs; identify basic materials used in deck form construction; construct job-build deck form components; identify different concrete stairways, stair forms, and stairway arrangements; perform all calculations for an accurately laid out stairway; identify materials and processes for building stair forms for concrete stairways, form stripping and concrete finishing for concrete stairways; and exhibit safe work practices when constructing and stripping slab, deck forms, and stair forms. Course 3:  Students will be able to: identify and safely construct four types of scaffolds, including welded frame, tube and clamp, systems, and mobile tower.

Instruction:

Course 1: This course introduces apprentices to the fundamental aspects of concrete formwork, including formwork materials, form hardware, and formwork safety practices. Course 2: This course builds upon the basic principles governing concrete formwork explored and practiced in Concrete Forms I. Hands-on building projects include the layout and erection of columns, beams, and slabs. Apprentices also learn how to calculate tread and riser layout to build and erect a stair form. Course 3: Apprentices are introduced to scaffolding systems and their regulations, standards, and safety issues. Successful completion of the course will qualify apprentices under federal and local law to assist in the erection, dismantling, repair, maintenance or modification of any supported scaffold on the job site. NOTE: Course 3 is offered in Year 1, but is listed here since credit recommendations are linked to Course 1 and 2.

Credit recommendation:

Course 1, 2, and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 5 semester hours (3 lecture, 2 laboratory) in Carpentry or Construction Technology (11/07) (2/13 revalidation). NOTE: All three courses must be completed to receive credit. 

Location:

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY

Length:

Course 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week). 

Dates:

Course 1 and 2: September 2004 - November 2014. 

Objectives:

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be be able to: accurately read drawings, lay out a project;  and use all required machines to fabricate cabinets. Course 2: Students will be able to fabricate and install raised panels (French Provincial style) and complete cabinets by finishing with stain and lacquer. 

Instruction:

Course 1: Students analyze project drawings, lay out and fabricatre the sub and face frames and cabinet panels in the creation of a cabinet in French Provincial style. Course 2: Students will craft doors with raised panels by performing calculations to determine proper door and panel size, use a router for shaping the stiles and riles and use a shaper to shape door perimeter, stain and finish doors and cabinets, and reassemble. 

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cabinetmaking or related disciplines (11/09). NOTE: Both courses must be completed to receive credit recommendations. 

Location:

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY

Length:

Course 1 and 2: 35 hours (1 week). 

Dates:

Course 1 and 2: September 2004 - November 2014. 

Objectives:

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be be able to: use a table saw, hand drill, jointer, thickness planer, router, and sanding machine to construct a tool box. Course 2: Students will be be able to complete construction and finishing of a tool box using appropriate power tools. 

Instruction:

Course 1: This course introduces students to common machine tools and safety procedures required to operate them. Course 2: Students continue working with common machine tools with an introduction to basic cabinetmaking machine joinery. 

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cabinetmaking or related disciplines (11/09). NOTE: Both courses must be completed to receive credit. 

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

Course 1 or 2: 35 hours (1 week).

Dates:

Course 1 or 2: September 2004 - November 2014.

Objectives:
Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: cover laminates and solid surface materials in the fabrication of countertops and backsplashes. Seam creation and placement will be addressed. Construct an upper cabinet and learn proper installation procedures. Course 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: build small cabinet; practice the installation of hinges, drawer and door pulls, levelers and drawer slides; taking into account the practical order of installation.
Instruction:

Course 1: Students fabricate and assemble a countertop and an upper cabinet. Course 2: Instruction focuses on different types of hardware typically used for cabinet construction.

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cabinetmaking and related disciplines (11/09). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit.

Location:

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY

Length:

40 hours (10 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2004 - November 2014. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to import and manipulate architectural and shop drawings to prepare relevant portions of drawings for printing and distribution in the shop and field. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: use of model and layout space, creating borders, creating and manipulating layers, reading and manipulating architectural drawings in AutoCAD, and using viewpoints to scale drawings for printing. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 2 semester hours in Cabinetmaking or related disciplines (11/09). 

Location:
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length:
35 hours (1 week).
Dates:

September 2004 - November 2014.

Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: identify hardware types used in full-sized door installation (hinges, door knobs, strike plates); conduct accurate layout for door jamb installation and the placement of door hardware; properly assemble and install door jambs, doors and hinges, door knobs, and strike plates; and properly install pocket doors and door hardware.
Instruction:

Students learn about different types of hanging devices and the proper procedures for door preparation to create a door with a perfect swing. This course refines the apprentices' ability to interpret the architectural and technical information related to hardware installation. Students learn to lay out hardware locations for hinge, strike plates, and door knob installation, procedures for installing different types of hinges and how to assemble and install a door jamb. This course also covers the installation of pocket doors.

Credit recommendation:
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Cabinetmaking and related disciplines (11/09).
Location:

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY

Length:

Mininum of 1,300 hours per year over 4 years. 

Dates:

September 2004 - November 2014. 

Objectives:

Upon successful copmletion of the course, students will be able to apply the knowledge and skills developed during the span of the apprenticeship program in the field. 

Instruction:

The internship is designed to expose students to work settings under the mentorship of skilled cabinetmakers. Students work on various projects to hone and reinforce the skills presented in the classroom portion of the courses. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours per year for all 4 years in Carpentry or Construction Technology (11/09). NOTE: Credit  recommendations are only valid for students who began the apprenticeship program in the fall of 2004 or later and have successfully completed ALL courses. 

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