Course Outline

Apprenticeship Course Outline


4-Year Carpentry Apprenticeship 4-Year Highway & Bridge Apprenticeship 3-Year Ironworking Apprenticeship
Level One Carpentry
  • Core Basic Safety
  • Core Basic Math
  • Core Intro to Hand Tools
  • Core Intro to Power Tools
  • Core Intro to Blueprints
  • Core Basic Rigging
  • Orientation to the Trade
  • Wood Building Materials, Fasteners
    and Adhesives
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Intro to Light Equipment
  • Intro to Concrete Construction and Finishing
  • Safety Requirements
  • Properties of Concrete
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Floor Systems
  • Wall and Ceiling Framing
  • Preparing for Placement
  • Placing Concrete
  • Roof Framing
  • Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Finishing, Part 1
  • Curing and Protecting Concrete
  • Introduction to Troubleshooting

Level Two Carpentry

  • Reading Plans and Elevations
  • Site Layout I - Distance Measurement and Leveling
  • Foundations and Flatwork
  • Properties of Concrete - Part 2
  • Estimating Concrete Quantities
  • Trade Safety (Iron Worker)
  • Means and Methods Access
  • Tools and Equipment of the Trade
  • Construction Cranes 1
  • Rigging for Iron working 1
  • Rigging Equipment and Hardware
  • Concrete Forms
  • Reinforcing Concrete
  • Patented Forms
  • Tilt-Up Walls
  • Trade Blueprints and Processes
  • Material Handling and Storage
  • Structural Iron Working 1
  • Plumbing, Aligning and Guying
  • Fastening

Level Three Carpentry

  • Exterior Finishing
  • Roofing Applications
  • Thermal and Moisture Protection
  • Forming
  • Site Concrete
  • Architectural Finishes
  • Industrial Floors
  • Stairs
  • Framing with Metal Studs
  • Drywall 1: Installation
  • Drywall 2: Finishing
  • Interior Finish 1: Doors
  • Interior Finish 2: Suspended Ceilings
  • Interior Finish 3: Windows, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim
  • Interior Finish 3: Windows, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim
  • Interior Finish 4: Cabinet Installation

Level Four Carpentry

  • Super Flat Floors
  • Surface Treatments
  • Quality Control
  • Making Repairs
  • Site Layout II: Angular Measurement
  • Advanced Roof Systems
  • Advanced Floor Systems
  • Advanced Wall Systems
  • Advanced Stair Systems
  • Welding
  • Metal Building
  • Intro to Project Management and Supervision
Level One Highway and Bridge
  • Core Basic Safety
  • Core Basic Math
  • Core Intro to Hand Tools
  • Core Intro to Power Tools
  • Core Intro to Blueprints
  • Core Basic Rigging
  • Orientation to the Trade
  • Wood Building Materials, Fasteners
    and Adhesives
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Intro to Light Equipment
  • Floor Systems
  • Wall and Ceiling Framing
  • Roof Framing
  • Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Introduction to Concrete
  • Properties
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Prepare Placement
  • Placing Concrete
  • Finishing
  • Curing and Protecting
  • Troubleshooting

Level Two Highway and Bridge

  • Reading Plans and Elevations
  • Site Layout
  • Foundations/Flatwork
  • Concrete Forms
  • Reinforcing Concrete
  • Patented Forms
  • Tilt-Up
  • Properties 2
  • Estimating
  • Iron Safety
  • Means Access
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Cranes
  • Rigging
  • Rigging Equipment and Hardware
  • Blueprints
  • Material Handling/Storage
  • Structural Iron
  • Plumbing, Aligning and Guying
  • Fastening

Level Three Highway and Bridge

  • Forming
  • Site Concrete
  • Finishes
  • Floors
  • Intro to Highway
  • Trucks
  • Heavy Equipment
  • Cranes
  • Below Grade Construction
  • Welding

Level Four Highway and Bridge

  • Earthmoving
  • Plant Operations
  • Paving
  • Structures
  • Welding
  • Super Flat Floors
  • Surface Treatments
  • Quality
  • Repairs
  • Supervision
  • Vertical Work
  • Horizontal Work
Level One Ironworking
  • Introduction to the Trades
  • Trade Safety
  • Means and Methods Access
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Construction Cranes
  • Rigging for Ironworking
  • Rigging Equipment and Hardware
  • Trade Blueprints and Processes
  • Material Handling and Storage
  • Structural Ironworking
  • Plumbing Aligning, Guying          
  • Fastening
  • Oxyfuel Cutting
  • Introduction to Arc Welding
  • Steel Joists and Joist Girders
  • Metal Decking
  • Field Fabrication
  • OSHA

Level Two Ironworking

  • Position Arc Welding
  • Introduction to Light Equipment
  • Misc Ironworking
  • Trade Math
  • Blueprint Reading 2
  • Rigging 2
  • Structural Ironworking 2
  • Steel Joists and Joist Girders 2
  • Construction Cranes 2
  • Transits Electronic Survey Devices

Level Three Ironworking

  • Weld Testing
  • Pre Engineered Systems
  • Ornamental Ironworking
  • Stud Welding           
  • Post Tensioning
  • Light Equipment Maintenance 2
  • Construction Cranes 3
  • Special Rigging
  • Field Fabrication 2
  • Demolition Precast Tilt Up Erection
  • Structural Ironworking 3