# Carpentry

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In this apprenticeship program, we will equip you with the fundamental skills and technical instruction to begin your career in carpentry. Our online courses include residential construction, planning and estimating, framing and foundation, erection and installation of buildings and structures, and more.

# Carpentry Course List

## Basic Industrial Math Module (Block C1)

Duration: 30 hours

What You Will Learn: This module consists of six units of study that offer basic mathematics, metric measurement, and the fundamentals of calculators. Online coursework includes problem exercises and examples are combined with on-the-job scenarios and real applications.

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Define the following terms: whole number, numeral, digit, decimal, place value, addend, sum, minuend, subtrahend, and difference.
• Explain the significance of the digit zero in a number and differentiate between concrete and abstract numbers.
• Properly prepare numbers for and perform addition and subtraction.

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Define the following terms: factor, multiplicand, multiplier, dividend, partial product, divisor, remainder, and quotient.
• Recognize the various signs used for multiplication and division, and properly prepare numbers.
• Demonstrate multiplication and division on whole numbers and decimals.
• Check your answers to multiplication and division problems, and find the average of a group of numbers.
• Use a calculator to multiply and divide numbers.

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Define the following terms: fraction, proper fraction, improper fraction, lowest common denominator, percent, ratio, and proportion.
• Add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals and fractions.
• Change fractions into decimals, and decimals into fractions.
• Solve problems involving percent.
• Use a protractor to measure angles and lay out templates for checking angles.
• Use a calculator to solve percent problems and convert fractions into decimals.

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Define the following terms: mass, force, density, force, torque, and pressure.
• Identify the metric units used to measure each of the above terms.
• Name the base units most commonly in the metric system and identify metric prefixes and their values.
• Apply conversion factors to increase or decrease metric base units and estimate lengths in metric units.
• Express temperature in degrees Celsius.
• Use a calculator to convert one metric unit to another.

## Practical Measurements (Block C2)

Duration: 25 hours

What You Will Learn: The five lessons in this block present the student with a broad overview of measurements found in an industrial setting. In addition to learning the basic measurements of temperature, power, force, energy, and length, the student will learn how to measure materials and handle materials in bulk quantities.

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Recognize the difference between metric and English standard units of length
• Measure the diameter and calculate the circumference of circular objects
• Measure the sides of and calculate the perimeter of triangular, square, or rectangular areas of objects after measuring the sides
• Measure lengths using rigid and flexible rules, thickness gauges, and screw pitch gauges
• Learn to read a typical vernier scale and micrometer in order to take precise measurements

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Measure an angle by degrees
• Calculate the areas of rectangles, triangles, and circles
• Calculate the volume of prisms, cylinders, and cones
• Calculate the weight of material stored in a container
• Determine the amount of material that can be stored or handled
• Understand the types and uses of conveyors and weighing systems

Duration: 5 hours

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

• Discuss the use of the various types of thermometers
• Change temperature units from one system to another
• Select the type of thermometer to be used at certain temperatures