CCOG for BCT 244 Summer 2024

Course Number:
BCT 244
Course Title:
Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Installation
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Course Description

Students will learn professional installation methods of kitchen and bath cabinetry. Room preparation, cabinet layout cabinet storage, cabinet and countertop installation, appliance installation, moldings will be covered. Customer relations and job site management techniques will be explored. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Prepare a kitchen or bath jobsite for cabinet installation by assessing working drawings, cabinets and site conditions

Effectively layout and install kitchen and/or bath cabinets

Effectively layout and install countertops and appliances

Maintain client confidence through the use of effective communication and job management skills

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Students will develop and organize a three ring binder “Reference Manual” complete with tool lists, materials lists, forms, and installation procedures
  • Students will map a kitchen or bath jobsite and install cabinets complete
  • Students will complete two multiple choice, short answer and true and false mastery exams that covers the course themes, issues and concepts

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes, issues and concepts:

  • Standard cabinet nomenclature
  • Cabinet installation tools and equipment
  • Face frame and frameless cabinets
  • Using and installing cabinet fillers and trim
  • Communicating with the customer before, during and upon completion of the installation
  • Communicating with subcontractors before, during and upon completion of the installation
  • Unloading, inspection and storage of cabinetry, appliances, fixtures and other kitchen and bath equipment
  • Measuring and verifying jobsite conditions
  • Appliance and equipment documentation
  • Cabinet mapping at the jobsite
  • Cabinet fastening systems
  • Countertop installation
  • Jobsite management

Process Skills:

  • Reading scaled working drawings for installation information
  • Measuring and marking with metric and imperial tape measure
  • Reconciling  unit dimensions with total dimensions
  • Using cabinet installation tools
  • Sketching to reveal patterns and meanings through visualization.
  • Documenting to facilitate jobsite management
  • Working collaboratively with installation team members
  • Interpreting manufactures documentation and instructions
  • Critical thinking