The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the carpentry industry with a stress on basic carpentry skills. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture and Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture and Construction career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to developing rough and finish carpentry skills.
The student will be able to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe work area; transport, handle, and store materials safely; Operate a fire extinguisher; qualify in basic first-aid procedures; identify common safety hazards.; identify and explain the proper use of common personal protective equipment (hard hats, safety glasses, safety shoes; describe "Florida's Right-to-Know" Law, including the Material Safety Data Sheets; explain the purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); identify healthrelated problems that may result from exposure to hazardous materials; describe the proper precautions for handling hazardous materials; explain eligibility and the procedures for obtaining worker's compensation.; explain the importance of complying with ADA requirements for handicapped accessibility.
The student will be able to: demonstrate the importance of health, safety, and environmental management systems in organizations and their importance to organizational performance and regulatory compliance, Fasten stock and joints; Assemble cabinet components; Demonstrate personal money-management concepts, procedures, and strategies; describe the roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment; describe the roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment; use blueprints and specifications for trim and finish carpentry.
Trim and Finish Carpenter
The student will be able to: use blueprints and specifications for frame and form carpentry; set up and use a transit and a builder's level; perform site-preparation and layout activities; comply with hurricane codes; lay out and construct an exterior-stair system; install a window unit (wood and/or metal; install an exterior door (wood and/or metal).
The student will be able to: identify structural timber; use blueprints and specifications for form carpentry; explain or identify various forms.
This program is 1200 hours long. To complete this program students must earn Occupation Completion Points (OCPs) for courses and pass required National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification exams.
Reading, math, and language competencies are pre-assessed. The required basic skills grade levels for this program are Reading-9, Math-9, and Language-9 and must be met prior to program completions.
Go to www.gadsdentech.org or call Student Services at (850) 875-8324.