The Associate of Science (AS) degree in Apprenticeship Carpentry, Acoustical Installer provides the required related and supplemental instruction for interior systems apprentices in the technical skills required in the trade. Successful completion may result in journey worker status.
20-25 enrollments and 10-20 each year
To provide related and supplemental instruction for students who are apprentices through Norco Community College; to allow apprentices to earn college credit for their related and supplemental instruction; to prepare apprentices for journey-level work in the acoustical tile field; to meet the needs of apprentices and employers.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
1. Prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to layout, cut fabricate, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, blueprint reading, foundations, and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.
2. Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and comparable materials, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors.
3. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall, and batt or roll insulation, includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways
|Major requirements: Apprenticeship Carpentry, Drywall Finisher Course Code||Course Title||Credits|
|CRP 471A||Orientation – Power Tools Safety||2|
|CRP 471B||Safety and Health Certifications - Scaffold||2|
|CRP 472A||Basic Metal Framing||1.5|
|CRP 474A||Print Reading - Specifications||2|
|CRP 476A||Basic Hand Finishing||1.5|
|CRP 476B||Automatic Finishing Tools||1.5|
|CRP 477A||Drywall Installation/Finish Trims||1.5|
|CRP 477B||Advanced Hand Finishing||1.5|
|CRP 477C||Advanced Automatic Finishing Tools||1.5|
|CRP 478B||Advanced Metal Framing||1.5|
|CRP 478C||Wet Wall Finishes||1.5|
|CRP 478D||Ceiling and Soffit Finishing||1.5|
|CRP 479A||Drywall and Acoustical Ceilings||1.5|
|CRP 482B||S/B Firestop/Fireproofing Procedures||1|
|CRP 482C||Decorative Trims and Textures||1.5|
(Y1 or S1)
Diann Thursby · 08/08/23
Received regional recommendation at 5-8-2023 IEDRC Deans Meeting.