Carpentry (CAR)

Courses

CAR 110. Introduction to Carpentry. 2.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the student to the carpentry trade. Topics include duties of a carpenter, hand and power tools, building materials, construction methods, and safety. Upon completion, students should be able to identify hand and power tools, common building materials, and basic construction methods.

CAR 111. Carpentry I. 8.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-15.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the theory and construction methods associated with the building industry, including framing, materials, tools, and equipment. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely lay out and perform basic framing skills with supervision.

CAR 114. Residential Building Codes. 3.0 Credits. Class-3.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers building codes and the requirements of state and local construction regulations. Emphasis is placed on the minimum requirements of the North Carolina building codes related to residential structures. Upon completion, students should be able to determine if a structure is in compliance with North Carolina building codes.

CAR 120. Commercial Carpentry I. 6.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-12.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the theory and construction methods associated with general construction, including framing, materials, tools, and equipment. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, blueprints, rigging, construction framing, windows, exterior doors, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate basic general carpentry skills with supervision.

CAR 125. Commercial Carpentry II. 6.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-12.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the advanced theory and construction methods associated with the building industry including concrete framing, reinforcing, and placement. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, blueprints, concrete construction methods, light equipment operation, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to safely demonstrate concrete construction skills with supervision.

Prerequisites: Take CAR 120

CAR 135. Commercial Carpentry IV. 6.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-12.0. Work-0.0

This course covers more advanced construction practices and procedures, as well as management concepts. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, stairs, walls, floors, welding, metal building assembly, management and supervision, measurement and layout, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in advanced construction procedures and processes with supervision.

Prerequisites: Take CAR 120

CAR 150. Concrete Construction. 5.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-9.0. Work-0.0

This course covers methods of erecting forms and placing concrete. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, blueprints, rigging, form construction, reinforcement, and placement. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate skills in concrete construction procedures and processes with supervision.