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CON 346 - Concrete Systems & Forming

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 6
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
An introduction to concrete as a material, and to concrete design, placement and finish. Identification and application to forming systems will be studied in the classroom and applied in the lab.
Prerequisite: CON 336  
Competencies
  1. Practice ladder and scaffold safety
    1. Erect scaffolding properly
    2. Erect ladders properly
    3. Use scaffolding and ladders according to safety procedures
  2. Identify materials needed and construct footing forms
    1. Identify shoring techniques
    2. Identify types of footings
    3. Identify stepped footing
  3. Build level footing forms
  4. Layout forms
  5. Install keyway
  6. Identify materials needed and construct sample wall forms
    1. Identify materials used in form construction
    2. Identify the purpose of forms
    3. Identify the parts of a form
  7. Build and erect forms
  8. Install bulkhead
  9. Layout and install plates
  10. Identify materials needed and construct column forms
  11. Build column form
  12. Layout column
  13. Clamp column
  14. Plumb column using a transit
  15. Demonstrate skills needed to square a building layout
    1. Square a building layout
    2. Transfer elevation with folding rule as a rod
    3. Layout a slab form
  16. Build and set batter boards
  17. Operate the builder’s level/transit
  18. Give and respond to hand signals
  19. Build and set batter boards
  20. Establish elevation point from a blind bench mark



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