PCC/ CCOG / BCT

Course Content and Outcome Guide for BCT 226

Course Number:
BCT 226
Course Title:
Finish Carpentry
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
40
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Covers techniques and methods used to hang and install interior doors, install door hardware; measure, cut and install base trim, casing, crown molding wainscoting and various interior window trim treatments; and in plastic laminate countertop fabrication. Covers estimating techniques used to establish labor and material costs associated with finish carpentry. A student may not receive credit for both the BCT 223, 224 and 226 series and BCT 203. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Learners will become familiar with the skills, materials, hardware, and equipment necessary to finish house interiors. Students will learn and demonstrate the safe use of finish carpentry hand and power tools. Students will complete faculty-designed interior finish projects.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • To safely use and maintain finish carpentry tools
  • To safely install interior doors, window surrounds, moldings, and hardware to AWI standards

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Learners will demonstrate the safe operation of hand and power tools used in finish carpentry.
  • Learners will collaboratively calculate, cut, and assemble instructor designed projects
  • Learners will effectively use class time to complete assigned projects.
  • Learners will demonstrate their knowledge of finish carpentry terminology

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes, issues and concepts:
  • AWI Standards
  • Tool safety
  • Job safety
  • Construction math
  • Joinery
  • Window surrounds
  • Door installation and hardware
  • Moldings
  • Fasteners
  • Adhesives
  • Print reading
  • Time management
Process Skills:
  • Use critical thinking skills to determine the best tools and materials for the task at hand
  • Work collaboratively with team members to construct finish carpentry projects within a given time frame
  • Operate hand and power tools safely and effectively
  • Interpret and apply AWI standards