VCF 120 Workshop Administration

Course Description: This course is designed to teach the students the daily activities involved in a cabinet making workshop. Estimation and costing, ordering materials, organizing and production planning as well as the best methods of maximizing the use of materials and reducing waste will be covered

  • This Course also meets PLO #(s) ): 1,3,5 of General Education Program
  • Prerequisite Courses: VCF 104
  • A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):
    The student will be able to:

    1. Identify safety and occupational health requirements in the Cabinet making/Furniture making industry
    2. Use specified hand and power tools competently in making products to given specifications.
    3. Demonstrate competence in complete production process from plans to final finishing.
    4. Interpret information from blue prints or drawings.
    5. Participate in the Cabinet making/Furniture making trade.

    B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - GENERAL:
    The student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate and understanding estimation and costing procedures that a cabinetmaker would be required to perform in relationship to the successful operation of a workshop.
    2. Explain the benefits of sound production planning practices including quality control in a workshop environment.
    3. Calculate an economical cutting plan and procedure for an item furniture

    SLO

    PLO1

    PLO2

    PLO3

    PLO4

    PLO5

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    IDM

    I = Introduced
    D = Demonstrated
    M = Mastered

    C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs)-SPECIFIC:
    The student will be able to:

    General SLO 1. Demonstrate and understanding estimation and costing procedures that a cabinetmaker would be required to perform in relationship to the successful operation of a workshop.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    1.1 Produce an accurate cutting and costing list for an item of furniture.

    Oral questioning Written tests Individual written assignments Active participation in group activity

    1.2 Produce an accurate cost for a client of a given piece of furniture.

    1.3 Explain the importance of clear & correct costing of manufactured items.

    General SLO 2. Explain the benefits of sound production planning practices including quality control in a workshop.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    2.1 Describe the function of production Planning.

    Oral question
    Written tests
    Individual written assignments
    Active participation in group activity.

    2.2 Explain the principles of “Just in Time” management

    2.3 Explain effects of poor quality control

    General SLO 3. Calculate an economical cutting plan and procedure for an item furniture


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    3.1 Complete a cutting list for a given project.

    Oral question
    Written tests
    Individual written assignments
    Active participation in group activity.

    3.2 Complete a costing list for the given project

    3.3 Calculate a cutting plan/ pattern for the project with minimum waste as a priority

    D. COURSE CONTENTS

    1. Estimating and costing procedures
    2. Production planning practices
    3. Calculate an economical plan

    E.METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
    Lectures, presentations, individual and group assignments, practical activities

    F. REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS
    NCCER, (2001) Wheels of learning Level One Carpentry. New Jersey: Prentice Hall Pearson Education (or most recent edition).
    Class project materials
    Handout material

    G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
    Hardware and manufacturers manuals Freirer, J. L., Freirer, M. D.,& Hutchings, G. R.(1997) Carpentry and Building Construction, 5th Edition. New York: Glencoe, McGraw-Hill (or most recent edition).
    Library Resources

    H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
    None

    I. EVALUATION
    None

    J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
    None

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