Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
1.Concrete I (C114)
Course 1: 40 hours (1 week). Course 2: 40 hours (1 week). Course 3: 40 hours (1 week).
Course 1, 2, and 3: October 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Course 1: inspect and operate an aerial lift and self-propelled, vertically elevating work platforms (Scissor Lit) in accordance with OSHA standards, guidelines and regulations; use a David White optical level and laser instruments; interpret marking of leveling rods; perform leveling operations; install the Symon Wall Form and Jahn Clamp Forming System; install Symon form column and grade beam projects; install and brace a spread footing form for a building layout to the specifications of a blueprint; and estimate the materials needed to complete a project. Course 2: assemble and construct concrete stair forms; construct the bridge form work for a steel beam and precast/pre-stressed concrete beam; assemble box culvert, calculate cubic yards of concrete and materials to build various projects. Course 3: operate a total station accurately; calculate the points laid out with the total station; configure a data collector and total station to stake out points; and place and finish concrete.
Course 1, 2, and 3: Major topics include: concrete forms, materials, methods, tools, technologies, and installation; cubic calculations; total station; steel and concrete beams; bridge forms; and concrete stair forms. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Carpentry, Concrete, Construction Materials and Methods, or Construction Technology (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).