VCT 183 Finishing and Trim Work

Course Description: This course is designed to teach the student about various methods and materials necessary to finish the interior of a residential or commercial building. The course covers the installation of wall and ceiling panels, installation of windows and doors, application of trim and moldings and installation of finishing hardware.

  • This Course also meets PLO #(s) ): 1-5 of Carpentry Program
  • Prerequisite Courses: VCT 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 different types of interior finishing materials.
    2. Identify different types of interior doors from a blueprint or sketch.
    3. Describe materials required to finish an interior.
    4. Explain the use of all applicable hand and power tools.
    5. Identify specific items included in a typical door schedule.
    6. Explain the importance of trims, moldings, and finishing hardware.

    SLO

    PLO1

    PLO2

    PLO3

    PLO4

    PLO5

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    ID

     

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    ID

     

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    ID

     

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    I

    D

     

    M

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    I = Introduced
    D = Demonstrated
    M = Mastered

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

    General SLO 1. Identify the different types of interior finishing materials.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    1.1 Name all types of interior finishing materials learned.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    1.2 Pick out the common ones in the shop.

    General SLO 2. Identify different types of interior doors from a blueprint or sketch.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    2.1 Name all the types of interior doors in the hardware.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    2.2 List the common types in the workshop.

     

    General SLO 3. Describe materials required to finish an interior.


    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.

    General SLO 4. Explain the use of all applicable hand and power tools.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    4.1 Competently use each hand and power tool.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    4.2 List the common hand and power tools to finish a project.

    4.3 List the proper use of all tools learned.

    General SLO 5. Identify specific items included in a typical door schedule.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    5.1 Create a sample door schedule.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    5.2 Identify the right page where door schedule can be seen from a set of blueprint.

    5.3 List all items found in a door schedule.

    General SLO 6. Explain the importance of trims, moldings, and finishing hardware.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    6.1 Select appropriate trim and moldings for project.

    Written tests, practical tests, and projects

    6.2 Use appropriate tools for installing trim and moldings.

    6.3 Apply trim and moldings and install finishing hardware

    D. COURSE CONTENTS

    1. Blueprint Interpretation
    2. Interior walls
    3. Ceilings
    4. Floors
    5. Interior trim

    E.METHODS OF INSTRUCTION

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

    F. REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS
    NCCER, (2002), Carpentry-level three. Trainee guide. Ohio: Prentice Hall (or the latest 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 majored in the carpentry program must achieve 70% mastery or a “C” to pass this course.

    J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
    None

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