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Carpentry Courses offered at NICC

CPT 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPENTRY (3)

This course covers the basics of measurement and computation, use and care of hand tools, portable tools, and framing squares. Safety and code training, plus hands-on experience under instructor's supervision.

CPT 102 BLUEPRINT READING (3)

This course teaches how to interpret blueprints and trade specifications common to building trades. Students will become familiar with architectural symbols found on blueprints.

CPT 106 PRACTICAL CARPENTRY I (3)

This course covers the practical application in the use of hand and power tools. Students will advance into construction of frame structures of varied roof styles. Hands-on skills will be integrated into the theories of the carpentry trade.

CPT 108 FRAMING AND EXTERIOR FINISHING (3)

This course covers classroom and work experience in building a box sill, framing a stairway and other types of rough openings.

CPT 201 CONSTRUCTION THEORY (3)

In this course emphasis is placed on rough carpentry and framing systems in the classroom and lab. This course is designed to help the student gain a thorough knowledge of material, layouts, and assembly of floors, walls, ceilings and roofs.

CPT 203 PRACTICAL CARPENTRY II (3)

In this course emphasis is placed on functional design of sub floor and framing through classroom and hands-on training. Experience will be gained in projects such as installing bridging. Prerequisite: CPT 106

CPT 209 PRACTICAL CARPENTRY III (3)

Instruction in theory and application of exterior finishing. Includes hands-on and study of the comparison of forms of siding, soffits, fascias, doors, windows, and overhead doors.

CPT 211 INTERIOR FINISHING (3)

This is an introduction to the application of insulation, ceiling and floor coverings. Includes hands-on and classroom instruction in all the above, plus interior trim styles and their application to windows, doors and base trim. Various types of interior wall coverings are also discussed.

CPT 290 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3)

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CPT 299 INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM (3)

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