At a Glance:

Contact: Hector Celis
Hector Celis, Carpentry Instructor
Phone: 404-225-4621
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Industrial & Transportation Technologies Division

Credentials

, Department Chair
Email: hcelis@atlantattech.edu
Direct: (404) 225-4621

 

 

Framing Carpenter

Program Overview

The Framing Carpenter certificate program prepares students for employment as framing carpenters.  Program completers are trained in the use of hand and power tools, materials, blueprint reading, and floor, wall, ceiling and roof framing.

Minimum Program Length: 1 Semester

Estimated Program Cost: $1,750

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Curriculum (11 hours)
Occupational Courses (11 hours)
Introduces the concepts and practices of basic site layout, footings, and foundation construction. Students will use layout equipment for onsite laboratory practice. Topics include: zoning restrictions and codes, batter board installation, builder\\\'s level, squaring methods, footings, plot plan interpretation, materials estimation, foundation types, foundation forms, edge forms, waterproofing, soil testing and excavation.

This course provides instruction in framing materials and estimation, and framing production of floors, walls, and stairs. Emphasis is placed on practical application of skills. Topics include estimation and computation procedures, rough layouts, and installation procedures.

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This course provides instruction in the theory and practical application of skills required to construct ceiling and roof framings and coverings. Topics include systems and materials identification, layout procedures, installation procedures, cost and materials estimation, and safety precautions.