CAR5F-CT Carpentry

Courses and Descriptions

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
COMM-1101Technical Communications
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This course is an introduction to the technical communication processes required in the carpentry field. Topics include writing e-mail and letters, writing short incident reports, completing trade-related documents, preparing for employment, and examining related workers’ legislation.

PRAC-1101Equal Pitch Roofing, Practical
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This course gives students the opportunity to transfer theoretical knowledge of equal slope roofing to practical layouts and projects. Students will practice laying out, cutting and assembling components of a gable, hip and intersecting roofs.

PRAC-1341Surveying, Practical
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This course is designed to help students transfer their theoretical knowledge of builders’ level and transit level to practical situations.   Students will use both levels to lay out a typical house.  Students will take readings, accounting for the difference in elevations and layout angular measurements.

SAFE-1028WHMIS
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The Workplace Hazardous Materials System (WHMIS) is a system for ensuring that important information about hazardous products is communicated where products are used, stored and handled. This course provides Information necessary to understand and interpret information about hazardous products, including pictograms (symbols), labels and Safety Data Sheets.

SEMR-9015Surveying, Theory
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This course is designed to teach the use of builders’ levelling tools. Students will learn the use and care of the builders’ level and the transit level. Students will learn a variety of leveling terms, learn to read leveling rods, fill out charts for differential leveling, calculate angles for the transit level and learn uses of the laser level as well as an introduction to the total station.

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

SEMR-9522AC-166 Accreditation for Level 1
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The Carpentry five month program closely resembles the Level 1 and Level 2 Apprenticeship program. Upon completion of this program with a mark of 70% or greater, students may apply to receive accreditation toward the academic portion of Level 1 Apprenticeship. More information about this process can be received from instructors and Apprenticeship Manitoba.

TOOL-1011Hand Tools, Practical
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Practical use of all tools in project such as woodworking joints, coping moldings, quarter round, brackets, drawers. Sharpening hand saws, chisels and plane blades.

TOOL-1035Hand Tools, Theory
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This course is designed to teach students to read linear measurements, convert units of measurement in metric to imperial and vice versa, and identify, select, safely use, and care for various hand tools and devices. This course also introduces students to various fasteners and adhesives used in the trade.

WOOD-1004Blueprint Reading & Sketching
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This course introduces students to blueprint reading, drawings, specifications, and building codes; measuring with scales; produce drawings using orthographic, isometric and oblique views; and material symbols and abbreviations.

WOOD-1008Equal Pitch Roofing, Theory
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This course introduces students to roofing terms, definitions, and conventions. Students will learn about different types of roofs as well as advantages and disadvantages of each. Trade-related calculations will be performed on a variety of worksheets which will commence during class time and assigned for homework to be reviewed in class the following day/s.

WOOD-1019Carpentry Mathematics
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Fractions, decimals, percent, board measure, area, rectilinear, square root circular measurement, ratio and proportion, volume, cylinder, cones, pyramids.

WOOD-1021Intro to General Framing
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This course introduces students to the theory underpinning general framing. Topics include girders and beams, columns, wood sills, floor joists, floor openings, bridging, cantilevers, subflooring, wall framing, wall openings, wall sheathing, partition framing, furring, backing and types of house framing.

WOOD-1022Intro to Concrete Form Construction
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This course introduces students to the theory of  underpinning concrete form construction. Topics include cast in place concrete, precast concrete ,concrete tools, material handling equipment, preliminary preparation, footings, foundation walls, grade beams, concrete slabs, sidewalks, piles, beams, columns, concrete floors/ceilings, curbs, concrete forming methods ,slump, curing, joints, defects, additives, finishes, reinforcing bars and types of concrete.

WOOD-1031Carpentry Science
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This course introduces students to scientific principles in underpinning carpentry. Topics include a study of wood, timber fastenings, simple machines, adhesives and glues, insulating materials, and stresses.

WOOD-1071Woodworking Machines, Practical
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This course provides students with opportunities to safely use woodworking machines that complement the machines covered in the theory portion of the course. At least two projects will be constructed to help practice several uses for these machines.

WOOD-1072Woodworking Machines, Theory
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This course introduces students to safety requirements in a woodworking shop. Students will focus on safe and efficient operation and maintenance of woodworking shop machines as well as portable power tools. They will learn the parts of the machines and accessories that come with most machines. Students will also have an opportunity to research and give a brief presentation on a machine selected by the instructor.


WOOD-9000Carpentry Learn
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