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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

New Apprentice Training for Floor Coverers

Formerly New Apprentice Training

Version 1: 21 hours (1 week). Version 2: 35 hours (1 week). 

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

Version 1: September 2012 -  August 2017. Version 2: September 2017 - May 2023.

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 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 principles governing the use of powder activated tools, including correct firing and maintenance; pass a HILTI Power Actuated Tool Operator's Exam; provide a broad understanding of what green building is and what it is not (challenges, advantages, and disadvantages); 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.


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 also introduced to scaffolding systems and their regulations, standards, and safety issues and provided with Hilti Powder Actuated Tool Training. The course transitions into green building and ends with trade union awareness. Upon successful completion of the course, apprentices will be awarded the OSHA 10-hour Construction Industry Certificate and the 4-hour Supported Scaffold User Certification.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour as a Technical Elective in Carpentry or Construction Technology (2/13) (9/17 revalidation).