Courses of Study

Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Carpentry for Commercial Specialties, 2009

1.) Identify types of commercial construction drawings included in a set of plans and a materials takeoff.

2.) Interpret elevation, schedules, sections, details, symbols, and specifications contained in commercial construction drawings.

3.) Convert measurements used in commercial carpentry applications.

Examples: engineering scale, architectural scale

•  Using a transit to determine site and building layout according to specifications
4.) Describe aerial lifts, skid steer loaders, trenchers, generators, compressors, compactors, forklifts, and backhoes.

5.) Demonstrate the set-up of equipment for oxyfuel cutting.

6.) Identify types of arc welding electrodes.

7.) Demonstrate procedures to start, stop, and restart a welding bead.

•  Constructing a lap-joint fillet weld in overhead position
•  Constructing a T-joint fillet weld in the vertical up position
8.) Demonstrate installation procedures for interior and end bays of metal buildings.

9.) Describe procedures used in leveling, squaring, and determining plumb lines for a metal building.

10.) Describe types of walls and wall finishes used on metal buildings.

11.) Demonstrate installation procedures for windows and doors in metal buildings.

12.) Interpret metal building drawings and schematics.

13.) Identify types of trusses and joists used in commercial roofing.

14.) Demonstrate the installation of panels for a lap seam metal roof, including the preparation of eaves.

15.) Demonstrate installation procedures for a built-up roof.

16.) Demonstrate installation procedures for various metal roof systems.

17.) Demonstrate the sealing of a side-lap and standing-seam metal roof.

18.) Interpret plans and shop drawings related to ceiling layout.

19.) Install selected suspended ceilings according to specifications.