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CON 347 - Concrete Systems and Forming

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This concrete lab course will provide students with a basic understanding of concrete, and its relationship to residential construction.
Prerequisite: CON 336  
Competencies
  1. Practice ladder and scaffold safety
    1. Erect ladders and scaffolding properly
    2. Use scaffolding and ladders according to safety procedures
  2. Construct footing forms
    1. Identify shoring techniques
    2. Identify types of footings and stepped footing
  3. Build level footing forms
    1. Layout forms
    2. Install keyway
    3. Identify materials needed to construct sample wall forms and form construction Explain the purpose of forms
    4. Define parts of a form
    5. Erect forms
    6. Create and set batter boards
  4. Construct column forms
    1. Identify materials needed to build column forms
    2. Layout column
  5. Plumb column using transit
    1. Operate the builder’s level/transit
    2. Give hand signals
    3. Respond to hand signals
    4. Establish elevation point from a blind bench mark
  6. 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

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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