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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Bridge Abutment

Cofferdam Construction

Course 1: 35 hours in one week. Course 2: 35 hours in one week.

The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY, or approved work sites.

October 2016 - May 2023. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: fabricate, install, and cut sheet piling, install, and remove bracing, utilize a builder’s level - in accordance with blueprint specifications using proven work practices. Successful completion of the course will qualify apprentices under federal and local law to assist in the erection, dismantling, repair, maintenance, or modification of a bridge abutment. Course 2: Same as course 1 with additional learning related to modification of a cofferdam.


Course 1 and 2: This course introduces apprentices to the fundamental aspects of the installation of sheet pile, piling, hardware, cutting, and blueprint comprehension while adhering to safety practices. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours as a technical elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (10/20). NOTE: Both courses must be completed to receive credit.