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Residential Carpentry (RCC)

RCC 1103 - Blueprint Reading

This course includes instruction in the basic symbols of blueprints, in the various types of blueprints (foundation plan, plot plan, floor plan, elevation plans, roof plans), and in house placement on a lot. Also included is hands-on practice in activities involved in working with blueprints, including preparation of materials list for residential construction. Fall.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Technical

RCC 1205 - Pre-Construction

This course includes instruction in construction principles, tools and their proper use, occupational terminology, and shop and site safety. Pre-construction forming for concrete walls, pillars, floors, steps, foundations, driveways, and patios will be practiced. Also included is the use of the transit, instructions in layout principles, characteristics of concrete and techniques of mixing and placing concrete. Fall.
Units: 5
Offered:
Area: Technical

RCC 1215 - Interior

This course includes instruction in the finish work of carpentry. It includes practical application through installation of baseboards, molding, door and window trimmings; and finishing staircases, door jambs and doors. Spring.
Units: 5
Offered:
Area: Technical

RCC 1305 - Floor & Wall

This course includes instruction in layout principles of wall framing, flooring detail, ceiling joists, construction scaffolding, and methods for framing an entire wall before erection. Construction projects will include framing sills, floor joists, blocking and bridging, rough stairs and stairwells, wall layout, wall bracing, wall openings, ceiling joists, and scaffolding. Fall.
Units: 5
Offered: Fall Semesters
Area: Technical

RCC 1403 - Cabinet Making

This course uses hands-on projects to include instruction in cabinetry framing, door and drawer construction, and finish. This class also includes countertop installation. Fall, Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Technical

RCC 1405 - Roofing

This course includes instruction in the practical application of residential roof construction. It includes roof coverings, use of the framing square, rafter and truss types, and basic estimation. Spring.
Units: 5
Offered:
Area: Technical

RCC 1505 - Exterior

This course includes instruction in exterior finish carpentry. It includes roofing materials, exterior trim, and the selection and installation of materials. It includes practical application through actual residential construction projects. Spring.
Units: 5
Offered:
Area: Technical