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Available BCIT course outlines can be accessed by selecting the term, the course subject and the course number from the dropdown list(s) below. If outlines are available for your selected term and course, they will then be listed. If any of these steps don’t result in what you are looking for, it indicates that no outline is currently available. If you are looking for an outline from a current term please check back closer to the start of the course or consult another outline from a previous term.  Please keep in mind that the content from previous outlines may be different than current offerings of the course. For historical outlines not covered in this system please contact BCIT Library at 604-432-8370 to see if they have the outline you require.

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Carpentry - CARP


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

  • Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Use Safe Work Practices
    • Apply shop and site safety practices
    • Apply personal safety practices
    • Apply fire safety practices
    • Apply WHMIS.
  • Use Documentation and Organizational Skills
    • Use construction drawings and specifications
    • Locate information in building codes and bylaws
    • Plan and organize work
    • Perform trade math.
  • Use Tools and Equipment
    • Use hand tools
    • Use portable power tools
    • Use stationary power tools.
  • Use Access, Rigging, and Hoisting Equipment
    • Use ladders, scaffolds and access equipment
    • Use rigging and hoisting equipment.
  • Use Survey Instruments and Equipment
    • Use leveling instruments and equipment
    • Use optical levels for residential applications
    • Maintain optical levels.
  • Perform Site Layout
    • Describe the layout of residential and commercial buildings
    • Lay out building locations
    • Construct batter boards
    • Install string lines
    • Describe types and methods of constructing hoardings
    • Describe soil considerations
    • Describe safe methods of demolishing a building
    • Describe drainage systems and backfilling procedures
    • Apply excavation shoring and building demolition practices.
  • Build Concrete Formwork
    • Use concrete types, materials, additives, and treatments
    • Select concrete forming systems
    • Build footing and vertical formwork
    • Build slab on grade and suspended slab forms
    • Build concrete stair forms
    • Install reinforcement and embedded metals
    • Install specialized formwork
    • Place and finish concrete.
  • Frame Residential Housing
    • Describe wood frame construction
    • Select wood frame systems and materials
    • Build floors and support systems
    • Build stair systems
    • Build decks and exterior structures
    • Build walls and partitions
    • Build gable roofs and ceiling joists
    • Build hip roofs.
  • Describe Building Science
    • Describe the forces acting on a building structure.
  • Prepare for Employment
    • Write a resume and cover letter for a job in carpentry
    • Apply job search techniques
    • Prepare for a job interview.

Effective as of Fall 2018

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