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Construction Technology


CONST 10 Wood Technology Units 5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide a basic knowledge of careers in the woodworking industry, operation and safety procedures for utilizing cabinetmaking tools and equipment to demonstrate wood joinery, fabrication, and assembly. The course also includes wood characteristics, wood identification, and wood grading systems. (CSU)

CONST 54 Estimating and Specifications Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the student's skills in quantity material takeoff from residential plans including concrete, underpinnings, floors, walls, ceilings and roofs as well as other interior and exterior construction material. (CSU)

CONST 69V Internship: Construction Technology Units 1-8

Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the construction technology internship. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including internship units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 18 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer internship agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student participating in an occupational internship in construction technology. Application of discipline-related skills and knowledge of Secretaries Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies is emphasized. Each student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college internship instructor. (CSU)

CONST 71A Mill Cabinet Fundamentals Units 4
Prerequisites: CONST 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide safety and operating procedures for hand tools, power hand tools, and power equipment. Emphasis is placed on print reading, material grades and applications, bench work, and construction techniques. The student develops proficiency in the use and set-up of woodworking equipment.

CONST 71B Beginning Mill Cabinet Units 4
Prerequisites: CONST 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide with safety and operating procedures for power hand tools and power equipment used to manufacture custom grade cabinetry. Emphasis is placed on print reading, material grades and applications, bench work, and construction techniques for custom cabinets.

CONST 71C Intermediate Mill Cabinet Units 4
Prerequisites: CONST 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to expand knowledge and skills in the areas of safety, rod layout, equipment, cabinet construction, print reading, shop drawings, and joinery techniques. The student completes a project designed to increase cabinetmaking skills and knowledge. All work is performed to industry standards. Personal projects are permitted on a limited basis.

CONST 71D Advanced Mill Cabinet Units 4
Prerequisites: CONST 10.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge for the manufacturing of custom commerical grade cabinetry. Emphasis is placed on print reading, manufactured wood products, hardware, plastic laminates, commercial construction techniques, and installation.

CONST 72A Beginning Residential Carpentry Units 10
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the process of construction of a dwelling. The emphasis is placed on construction of the foundation forms, floor systems, wall and ceiling structures, and roof systems. The student also installs the exterior finish, rough plumbing, and flat concrete work. The construction site is usually located off campus.

CONST 72B Intermediate Residential Carpentry Units 10
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the process of installation of the interior finish in a residential dwelling, including, but not limited to, insulation, drywall, windows, interior trim, and hardware. The course also includes building fences, decks, driveways, and walks. The construction site is usually located off campus.

CONST 72C Advanced Residential Carpentry Units 10
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the student's advanced carpentry skills to a higher level. The student assumes greater responsibilities in leadership, ordering material, and working with inspectors. The student works with the instructor to see that the project is completed according to plans, specifications, and the Uniform Building Code.

CONST 74A Introduction to Cabinetmaking Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the career opportunities and characteristics of the cabinetmaking industry. Topics include cabinetmaker's mathematics, lumber and material, characteristics and use, and general shop safety.

CONST 74B Fundamentals of Cabinetmaking Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize the characteristics and the use of hand and power tools used in the cabinetmaking industry. Also included are cabinet joint construction and basic blueprint reading.

CONST 74C Cabinetmaking Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide mathematical applications for cabinetmaking, blueprint reading of shop drawings, and use and operation of power machines including band saws, routers, grinders, and saws.

CONST 74D Cabinetmaking and Millwork Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize cabinetry layout, millwork standards and characteristics, bench work, and plastic laminates.

CONST 74E Cabinetmaking and Millwork Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize the application and use of lumber, veneers, adhesive, commercial plastic laminates, and power equipment.

CONST 74F Cabinetmaking and Millwork Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize characteristics and requirements for commercial cabinetry and fixtures, millwork, commercial blueprint reading, application and use of shapers, commercial sanders, and milling machines.

CONST 74G Cabinetmaking and Millwork Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize residential and commercial cabinet design, production methods, production layout, and cabinet construction from start to finish.

CONST 74H Cabinetmaking and Millwork Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to emphasize the requirements for job planning, project supervision, construction requirements, construction scheduling, construction costs, and the construction process from start to finish.

CONST 75 Selected Topics: Construction Technology Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of construction technology not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

CONST 78 Uniform Building Code Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the Uniform Building Code published by the International Conference of Building Officials as it applies to residential, commerical, and public buildings.

CONST 87A Carpentry Specialization Units 3-7
Prerequisites: CONST 72B.
Limitations on Enrollment: This course requires the instructor's approval to enroll.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the advanced student in carpentry. The student completes an advanced specialized project developed in consultation with the instructor.

CONST 87B Mill Cabinet Specialization Units 3
Prerequisites: CONST 51C.
Limitations on Enrollment: This course requires instructor approval to enroll.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for advanced students in mill cabinet. The student completes an advanced specialized project developed in consultation with the instructor.

CONST 89 Methods and Planning Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce construction materials and techniques used in construction of residential structures. The student constructs a residential architectural model according to approved architectural drawings, current local building codes, and the Uniform Building Code. Topics include estimating structural materials, ordering materials, and calculating cost of construction.

CONST 90B Mill Cabinet Specialization Units 3
Prerequisites: CONST 51C.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the advanced student in gaining a greater knowledge of a specialized area of the mill cabinet trade. The work to be covered is developed between the student and instructor at the beginning of the course.




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