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Course DescriptionPresents residential remodeling construction strategies and processes commonly encountered by remodelers. Covers obtaining building permits, as well as hands-on remodeling projects involving (but not limited to) framing, concrete, interior and exterior finish, and basic electrical, plumbing and mechanical ventilation. Prerequisites: BCT 102, BCT 104 and BCT 106 or instructor approval. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion students should be able to:
- Evaluate structural and mechanical building systems to apply such knowledge to Remodeling projects
- Develop effective demolition and construction strategies to keep jobsites clean and safe
- Safely and effectively apply carpentry skills to remodeling tasks and projects
- Assemble materials and labor costs for remodeling projects to complete accurate estimates
- Use organizational and communication skills to take remodeling projects from initial concept to completion.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
- Students will work collaboratively to create a comprehensive checklist to help maintain a clean and safe work site, and to provide barriers and caution indicators to all workers, visitors and pedestrians in or near the site.
- Students will complete a reference manual for obtaining building permits from their local building department. The manual will contain pertinent information such as when permits are necessary, proper procedures for obtaining permits, address, telephone number and contact persons at the building department, the costs for obtaining a permit and the necessary inspections.
- Students will design working drawings for a remodeling project, with a materials list, a time of completion estimate and a cost estimate. Students will examine each others drawings for accuracy of details and measurements and conformity to code requirements.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
THEMES, ISSUES AND CONCEPTS
Job Site Safety
When they are necessary
What is required of the permittee How they are obtained
Where they are obtained
Associated fees and costs
Uniform Building Code
International One and Two Family Structural Code
What is required
Tools of the Trade
Operating a remodeling business
Keeping customers happy during and after the remodel
Tying in to existing
Tying in to existing
Exterior & Interior Design and Construction
Recognizing American house styles
Remodeling so no one knows
Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical