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Introduction to Carpentry


Introduction to Carpentry

Introduction to Carpentry

Learn more about basic carpentry skills.


Students: 1,950
Course Description

Carpentry is an age-old trade yet today there is a still a high demand worldwide for skilled carpenters. Continuously evolving to incorporate newer and improved building materials and tools, the trade offers a carpenter many opportunities for professional growth.
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A modern-day carpenter's work goes well beyond working on residential projects. Today, the commercial and construction sectors have opened up a whole new area that requires trained and skilled carpenters. This free online course will introduce the learner to the flourishing trade of carpentry. The course explains the different types of building materials, fasteners, adhesives, and tools (hand and power tools) used by carpenters, especially those working in the construction industry. The course also outlines the safety guidelines and procedures, and will introduce the learner to some general terms associated with the trade. This course will be of great interest to construction professionals who want to learn about modern carpentry practices and procedures. It will also be of interest to all learners who would like to develop a career in carpentry.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Describe the history and scope of carpentry as a trade; - Identify the opportunities for carpenters in the construction industry; - Classify the various building materials used by carpenters; - List the most commonly used fasteners and adhesives used by people in the carpentry trade; - Explain the different types of hand and power tools available to carpenters; - Outline the general safety procedures and guidelines that should be followed to operate the tools;
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- Discuss the importance of employee responsibility and human relations to being successful in the trade.
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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Carpentry
Module 2: Building Materials
Module 3: Fasteners and Adhesives
Module 4: Hand and Power Tools
Module 5: Introduction to Carpentry Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Carpentry
Course # 674
Course Publisher US AID
Course Category 85
Content Origin
Course Description  Carpentry is an age-old trade yet today there is a still a high demand worldwide for skilled carpenters. Continuously evolving to incorporate newer and improved building materials and tools, the trade offers a carpenter many opportunities for professional growth. A modern-day carpenter's work goes well beyond working on residential projects. Today, the commercial and construction sectors have opened up a whole new area that requires trained and skilled carpenters. This free online course will introduce the learner to the flourishing trade of carpentry. The course explains the different types of building materials, fasteners, adhesives, and tools (hand and power tools) used by carpenters, especially those working in the construction industry. The course also outlines the safety guidelines and procedures, and will introduce the learner to some general terms associated with the trade. This course will be of great interest to construction professionals who want to learn about modern carpentry practices and procedures. It will also be of interest to all learners who would like to develop a career in carpentry.
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Release Date 26th November 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Lower High/ Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Ashley Sorensen United States of America I liked how you can go at your own speed and everything was worded clearly 2014-11-27 02:11:53
  • Justin Miller United States of America This definitely has a broad range of carpentry, and tapped a little in just about everything. I now have a new perspective on other aspects of carpentry, and received a little history lesson at the same time. definitely worth anyone's time. 2014-10-16 02:10:38
  • Jo-Ann Pfeiffer United States of America Enjoyed this course; however would have loved to see more pictures which correlate to the tool or the subject at hand. Thank you. 2014-09-23 19:09:35
  • Tyrone Gant United States of America i know it can be lucrative. I'm just eager to learn. 2014-08-13 19:08:11
  • Themis Koutras Australia my opinion in this course introduction to carpentry is a grate course recommended for all people willing to learn carpentry it is very challenging and you can make a good living out of it but this course goes well in hand with also a APRENTISHIP 2014-06-23 14:06:18
  • Bonnie Fiala Canada Great learning and course lay-out. 2014-06-16 22:06:07
  • Rommel Halcon Oman This course is very informative and I have learned many things about carpentry. Looking forward in the next course. 2014-04-29 21:04:54
  • Paul Dyogi United States of America It is very well tought 2014-04-15 06:04:21
  • Santos Rivera United States of America it was great 2014-04-13 20:04:55
  • Robert Langwell United States of America I liked all the information this course gave me. 2014-04-04 20:04:44
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Free, Online Introduction to Carpentry Course.