This is a lab/shop/theory application. This course covers the basics of cabinet and furniture construction. Fundamental machine operations and safety rules are taught. The students are required to construct, by approved machine methods, the common joints used in good construction. The study of wood and other materials, hand tools and bench work, shop drawing, design, and layout are a part of the basic course.
This is a lab/shop applications course. The student will be involved in projects according to his/her abilities to provide practical application of the operations learned. COREQUISITE: 32410300 Cabinet and Furniture Making 1.
This course provides instruction in reading and interpreting shop drawings, residential drawings, and commercial building plans. Emphasis is placed on building terminology and learning conventional techniques of communicating building methods from the designer to the builder. Students learn to visualize the structure and to interpret elevations, plan views, details, and sections from drawings. They also learn to read and interpret building specifications.
This is a lab/shop applications course that covers the operations required in building layout, and the framing of floors and walls to meet Wisconsin State Code. Competencies are learned through actual hands-on applications. COREQUISITES: 32410339 Print Reading for Building Construction, and 32804355 Math 355.
This is a lab/theory course that covers the operations required in building layout and the framing of floors, walls, roofs, and stairs. The learner will learn the importance of building an energy-efficient home, and will be performing energy tests with diagnostic tools. Competencies are learned through lecture and actual hands-on applications. PREREQUISITES: 32410339 Print Reading for Building Construction, 32804355 Math 355, and COREQUISITE: 32410303 Construction Framing 1.
This course introduces students to the subject of residential design and construction. The problems faced by builders and designers before actual construction begins are emphasized. Students complete a series of detail drawings to acquaint them with the materials used and the methods of fabrication in sketching, lettering, line weights, and use of the scale are stressed. Standard house plans are utilized to acquaint the student with the drawings used in home construction. Students are also introduced to state, federal, and local codes. PREREQUISITE: 32410339 Print Reading for Building Construction.
This course introduces SoftPlan software and the use of the Uniform Dwelling Code Book. In this course the students design residential structures based on the needs of individuals. The needs and desires of the client and their family are stressed in assignments. Various types of residential structures are designed. The student is introduced to the use of models and perspective drawings in selling a design to a client. UDC regulations are stressed throughout the drawings. PREREQUISITE: 32410332 Drafting for Carpentry 1.
This is a lab/shop/theory application. This course provides instruction in current application techniques of various building materials as applied to construction work on residential/light commercial buildings. The course of study encompasses the procedures of appropriate safe skills and knowledge required to construct/install rafters, roofing, materials, siding, insulations, stairs, platforms, decks, floor coverings, wall coverings, and related materials. PREREQUISITE: 32410315 Construction Framing 2.
This course introduces the student to the development and editing of CNC programs. The basic elements of CNC machine setup and operation are covered for the production of acceptable parts. Safety concerns are also addressed. PREREQUISITE: 32804365 Math 365.
This course is designed to provide the student with the understanding of site plans, the recontouring of sites, the use of builder's surveying equipment, and other related information. PREREQUISITES: 32410339 Print Reading for Building Construction and 32804355 Math 355.
This is a lab/shop/theory application that deals with finishing and fine tolerances of the construction trade. Hands-on techniques of hanging and trimming doors and windows, installing trim and molding, finishing drywall and other wall finishes are covered. PREREQUISITE: 32410302 Cabinet and Furniture Making 2.
This is a lab/shop/theory application that deals with finishing and fine tolerances of the construction trade. Hands-on techniques of installing trim and molding, and designing and building cabinets are covered. PREREQUISITE: 32410302 Cabinet and Furniture Making 2 and COREQUISITE: 32410334 Production Cabinetmaking 1.
This course introduces the student to the basic methods of estimating and develops a system for doing quantity surveys. The course also prepares the student to make some of the kinds of estimates that are commonly used in architecture and building construction. PREREQUISITES: 32410333 Drafting for Carpentry 2 and 32804355 Math 355 or equivalent.
This course focuses on building effective professional and personal communication skills. Students will practice, prepare, and deliver program-specific written documents, presentations, and interpersonal communication scenarios for diverse audiences. The course also examines the importance of community and engagement, and includes best practices in Computer-Mediated Communication. PREREQUISITE: 32801361 Applied Communications
This course fully explores effective listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the workplace. Students take notes, deliver presentations, work in groups, and write program-related documents. Students also complete professional portfolios, making them interview ready. PREREQUISITE: 32801361 Applied Communications 1.
This technical diploma course begins with a short review of basic arithmetic skills and continues with the application of these skills. Problem solving involving fractional and decimal dimensions is emphasized. The course also includes introductory algebra with emphasis on utilization of formulas including work with signed numbers. First-degree equation solution is also emphasized.
This technical diploma course is a continuation of Applied Technical Math 1. Topics covered include the basic geometry of plane and solid figures, right-triangle trigonometry, oblique-triangle trigonometry, and applications of these topics to trade and technical programs. Additional topics covered in this course are program specific. These topics include applications to machine shop formulas, Cartesian coordinates, point-to-point programming, land-surveying mathematics, and framing-square calculations. PREREQUISITE: 32804325 Applied Technical Math 1.
Improve intrapersonal and interpersonal skills in high demand by employers to enhance life-long learning both professionally and personally. Areas that are highlighted include providing excellent customer service in a diverse workplace, working ethically, improving motivation, applying critical thinking skills, and managing difficult situations.
Total: 62 Credits
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