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CARP 150

This course provides an introduction to the field of carpentry. Course content outlines the evolution and regulation of the trade and examines health hazards, safety risks and PPE (personal protective equipment). Access equipment including ladders and scaffolding is covered in detail as are rigging and hoisting. The application of materials in residential and commercial construction including wood and wood products is discussed. Joints, fasteners, and the selection, use, and maintenance of hand and power tools are explored.