VCT 173 Rough Framing and Exterior Finishing

Course Description: This course concentrates on basic structure construction. It is designed to provide carpentry students with the skills and knowledge necessary to frame floors, walls, wall panels, roofs and ceilings as well as the application of exterior finishing materials.

  • This Course also meets PLO #(s) ):2 & 4 of the Building Maintenance & Repair Program.
  • Prerequisite Courses: VSP 153
  • A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):
    The student will be able to:

    1. Identify safety and occupational health requirements in the Carpentry trade.
    2. Use competently specified hand and power tools.
    3. Perform basic hand skills in constructing projects to given specifications.
    4. Interpret construction information from blueprint drawings.
    5. Participate in the construction industry.

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

    1. Identify the parts of a floor system from a blueprint or sketch.
    2. Identify the parts of a structure wall and ceiling systems from a blueprint or sketch.
    3. Identify the parts of a roof system from a blueprint or sketch.
    4. Estimate materials needed for floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs from a set of blueprints.
    5. Describe the terms used in the construction of building systems.
    6. Identify tools and building aids required for rough construction of a building or structure.
    7. Complete all of the above to specifications and within the guidelines of the building codes.

    SLO

    PLO1

    PLO2

    PLO3

    PLO4

    PLO5

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    ID

    M

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    ID

    M

    3

     

     

     

    ID

    M

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    ID

    DM

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    D

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    M

    I = Introduced
    D = Demonstrated
    M = Mastered

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

    General SLO 1. Identify the parts of a floor system from a blueprint or sketch


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    1.1 List the parts of a floor system.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    1.2 Select the right tools for the right job.

    1.3 Layout and install floor joist and sub flooring.

    General SLO 2. Identify the parts of a structure wall and ceiling systems from a blueprint or


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    2.1 List the parts of the wall and ceiling systems.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    2.2 Select the needed tools for the job.

    2.3 Construct a sample wall and ceiling systems.

     

    General SLO 3. Identify the parts of a roof system from a blueprint or sketch.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    3.1 Select appropriate materials for project.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    3.2 Select appropriate tools for project.

    3.3 Build sample roof system based on plan specifications.

    General SLO 4. Estimate materials needed for floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs from a set of blueprints.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    4.1 Compute needed materials for floor project.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    4.2 Compute needed materials for wall project.

    4.3 Compute needed materials for ceiling project.

    4.4 Compute needed materials for roof project.

    General SLO 5. Describe the terms used in the construction of building systems.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    5.1 List the parts of a floor system.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    5.2 List the parts of a wall system.

    5.3 List the parts of a ceiling system.

    5.4 List the parts of a roof system.

    General SLO 6. Identify tools and building aids required for rough construction of a building or structure.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    6.1 Select appropriate tools for project.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    6.2 Use appropriate tools for project.

    General SLO 7. Complete all of the above to specifications and within the guidelines of the building codes.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    7.1 Build sample floor based on plan specifications.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    7.2 Build sample wall based on plan specifications.

    7.3 Build sample ceiling based on plan specifications.

    7.4 Build sample roof based on plan specifications.

    D. COURSE CONTENTS

    1. Carpenter’s needed skills
    2. Floor framing
    3. Walls and ceiling framing
    4. Roof framing
    5. Exterior finishing

    E.METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

    1. Practical/Hands-on experience
    2. Lectures/Demonstration, group discussion, and application
    3. Team work on projects

    F. REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS
    Freirer, J. L., Freirer, M. D., & Hutchings, G. R., (1997), Carpentry and Building Construction.
    Fifth edition. New York: Glencoe McGraw-Hill. (or most recent edition). Lumbers and plywood.

    G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
    Allen, E. (1990), Fundamentals of Building Construction- materials and methods. Massachusetts: John Wiley & Sons. (or most recent edition).
    Hepler, D. E., Hepler, D. J., & Wallach, P. R. (1998), Architecture Drafting and Design.
    Seventh edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. (or most recent edition).
    Hardware and manufacturers manuals

    H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
    None

    I. EVALUATION
    Students must achieve 70% mastery or a “C” to pass this course.

    J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
    None

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