Carpentry Level 1 Trainee Guide, Paperback

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/14/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Orientation to the Trade; Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives; Hand and Power Tools; Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout; Floor Systems; Wall Systems; Ceiling Joist and Roof framing; Basic Stair Layout; Introduction to Building Envelope Systems


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  • Instructor's Resource Card 978-0-13-340401-2
  • Trainee Guide Hardcover + Access Card Package 978-0-13-340940-6
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Table of Contents

Total Level Hours: 225 Hours (Includes 72.5 hours of Core Curriculum)


Orientation to the Trade (5 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340299-5

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340309-1

(Module ID 27101-13) Reviews the history of the trade, describes the apprentice program, identifies career opportunities for carpentry and construction workers, and lists the skills, responsibilities, and characteristics a worker should possess. Emphasizes the importance of safety in the construction industry.



Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives

(7.5 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340300-8

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340310-7

(Module ID 27102-13) Introduces the building materials used in construction work, including lumber, sheet materials, engineered wood products, structural concrete, and structural steel. Also describes the fasteners and adhesives used in construction work. Discusses the methods of squaring a building.


Hand and Power Tools (7.5 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340301-5

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340311-4

(Module ID 27103-13) Provides descriptions of hand tools and power tools used by carpenters. Emphasizes safe and proper operation, as well as care and maintenance.


Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout (20 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340302-2

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340312-1

(Module ID 27104-13) Covers the techniques for reading and using construction drawings and specifications with an emphasis on drawings and information relevant to the carpentry trade. Introduces quantity takeoffs.


Floor Systems (27.5 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340303-9

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340313-8

(Module ID 27105-13) Covers framing basics and the procedures for laying out and constructing a wood floor using common lumber, as well as engineered building materials.


Wall Systems (20 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340304-6

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340314-5

(Module ID 27111-13) Describes procedures for laying out and framing walls, including roughing-in door and window openings, constructing corners, partition Ts, and bracing walls. Includes the procedure to estimate the materials required to

frame walls.


Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing (40 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340305-3

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340315-2

(Module ID 27112-13) Describes types of roofs and provides instructions for laying out rafters for gable roofs, hip roofs, and valley intersections. Covers stick-built and truss-built roofs. Includes the basics of roof sheathing installation.


Basic Stair Layout (12.5 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340306-0

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340317-6

(Module ID 27110-13) Introduces types of stairs and common building code requirements related to stairs. Focuses on techniques for measuring and calculating rise, run, and stairwell openings, laying out stringers, and fabricating basic stairways.


Introduction to Building Envelope Systems

(12.5 Hours)

Trainee ISBN 978-0-13-340307-7

Instructor ISBN 978-0-13-340318-3

(Module ID 27109-13) Introduces the concept of the building envelope and explains its components. Describes types of windows, skylights, and exterior doors, and provides instructions for installation.

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