Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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APR 206 - Carpentry Equipment and Site Layout

3 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in the carpentry trade. The curriculum is competency-based and modular in format. This course introduces students to various pieces of light construction equipment commonly used at construction sites. Students will also learn the principles, equipment, and methods used to perform site layout tasks that require making angular measurements and provide extensive coverage of the materials and techniques used in finishing wooden staircases.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Identify and explain the operation and use of various pieces of light equipment, including aerial lifts, skid steer loaders, trenchers, generators, compressors, compactors, forklifts, and backhoes (27406-08).

2. Explain the safety precautions associated with light equipment (27406-08).

3. Perform calculations pertaining to angular measurements for commercial construction applications (27402-08).

4. Use trigonometric leveling techniques to determine unknown elections for construction site applications (27402-08).

5. Explain and demonstrate the procedure for cutting and installing various stair parts (27405-08).

6. Describe the method for finishing service stairs and main stairs, and demonstrate instructor selected finishing for one or more of the following: open, closed, combination open/closed, L-shaped, U-shaped (27405-08).

7. Identify what materials can be used to build stairs for commercial construction (27405-08).

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