- Course Number:
- BCT 121
- Course Title:
- Wall Framing
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Course DescriptionCovers wood wall framing methods and principles currently used in residential construction. Includes wall layout and assembly of studs, corners, partitions and openings. Includes calculating material quantities, related codes, structural sheathing, interior wall bracing, bay framing, window box framing, framing arched openings and stair framing construction. Prerequisites: BCT 106 or instructor permission. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
- Estimate wall framing materials
- Lay out and assemble wall framing components
- Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with others
Outcome Assessment Strategies
1. Students will individually layout a typical wall section complete with
door and window openings.
2. Students will individually identify conventional wall framing parts and terminology.
3. Students will collaboratively construct various wall systems.
4. Students will individually complete a wall material take-off from a plan.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Themes, issues and concepts:
Wood framed walls
Metal framed walls
Collaborative work practice
Job site safety
Repetitive framing members
Wall materials take off
Safe and proper operation of hand and power tools.
Labor, material and equipment estimating.
Blueprint and specification reading.