CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Program Name:
COMMERCIAL CARPENTRY
 
Description of the Program

One of the oldest trades but one of the most important in building any type of finished project is the field of carpentry. With a shortage of journeymen on the horizon the construction industry working along with CEF has developed a new two year commercial carpentry program. This new two year program is designed to help industry by providing knowledgeable and skilled trades people.

 
Course Track
Commercial Carpentry I - General
Commercial Carpentry II- Form work
Commercial Carpentry III - Framing
Commercial Carpentry IV - Advanced General
 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Carpentry I - General Cardenas R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/30/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
Commercial Carpentry I - General
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $1,223.00
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: English or Spanish TABE Math or Applied Construction Math Class and English or Spanish TABE Reading Test & ESL Placement Test. Consists of 80 hours per semester - Course topics will include: Orientation to the Trade; Basic Safety; Basic Communication Skills; Introduction to Construction Math; Introduction to Hand & Power Tools; Hand and Power Tools; Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives; Introduction to Construction Drawings; Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications and Layout; Floor Systems; Wall Systems; Ceiling Joist & Roof Framing; Introduction to Building Envelope Systems; Introduction to Basic Rigging; and Basic Stair Layout.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - Spanish
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MATERIALS:
Core Curriculum 5th Edition
$73.00 - Purchase Required
Carpentry Level 1 TG 5th Ed
$90.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Carpentry I - General Cardenas R E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/30/2018 12/20/2018 DFWEC

 

 

Commercial Carpentry II- Form work
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $915.00
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester - Course topics will include: Rigging Equipment; Rigging Practices; Properties of Concrete; Reinforcing Concrete; Handling and Placing Concrete; Trenching and Excavating; Foundations and Slab-on-Grade; Vertical Formwork; Horizontal Formwork; and Tilt-Up Wall Panels.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Carpentry I - General
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Commercial Carpentry III - Framing
Type of Class: Seminar
Class Fee: $821.00
0 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial Carpentry I Consists of 80 hours per semester - Course topics will include: Roofing Applications; Thermal & Moisture Protection; Cold-Formed Steel Framing; Drywall Installation; Drywall Finishing; Door and Door Hardware; Suspended Ceilings; Window, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim, Cabinet Installation, and Shop Drawings.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Carpentry I - General
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **

 

 

Commercial Carpentry IV - Advanced General
Type of Class: Semester
Class Fee: $862.00
0 Sessions/80 Hours
Consists of 80 hours per semester - Course topics will include: Roofing Applications; Thermal & Moisture Protection; Cold-Formed Steel Framing; Drywall Installation; Drywall Finishing; Door and Door Hardware; Suspended Ceilings; Window, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim, Cabinet Installation, and Shop Drawings.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Carpentry I - General
MATERIALS:
no materials
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED FOR AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **