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Areas of Training
Name: Lee Sing
Years in Education:
Certified Training Facility
Building Trades I--This course prepares students to enter an entry-level position as a construction technology assistant and provides them with a foundation of knowledge to pursue and advance in the carpentry field of education. Students cover the following topics: basic carpentry, safety, measurement, tools, fasteners, blueprint reading, site work, residential form carpentry, residential framing carpentry, residential exterior-finish carpentry, residential interior-finish carpentry, masonry light commercial build construction, metal building construction, and job seeking skills. Approximately 70% of this course is pent performing physical work on an off-campus residential construction site. Appropriate personal wear including safety glasses, safety shoes, and/or uniforms may be required for lab activities.
Building Trades II--This is an advanced coures in capentry. Students will receive further instruction in the techniques of frame construction, selection of materials, reading work drawings, concrete forming, cost estimates, masonry, light commercial building construction, metal building construction and use and care of tools utilized in the carpentry field. Students will also be exposed to roofing, siding, insulation and weatherproofing techniques, residential lighting/electrical systems, masonry residential flooring, and cabinetry installation. Approximately 70% of this course is spent performing physical work on an off-campus residential construction site. Appropriate personal wear including safety glasses, safety shoes, and/or uniforms may be required for lab activities. Second year students have the opportunity to participate in an internship program during the last semester of their second year in the program.
Related Academics--Students will be expected to participate in and earn a C grade or better in the technical Math and English competencies required to complete the Collision Repair program.
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-2009 Edition
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The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a publication of the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics that includes information about the nature of work, working conditions, training and education, earnings, and job outlook for hundreds of different occupations. The Handbook is released biennially with its companion publication the Career Guide to Industries. The current 2008-2009 edition was released in December 2007 and includes employment projections for the period 2006-2016.
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