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Table of contents
27401-08 Site Layout One — Distance Measurement and Leveling (22.5 Hours)
Covers the equipment, principles, and methods used to perform distance measurement and leveling. Also covers the layout responsibilities of surveyors, field engineers, and carpenters; interpretation and use of site/plot plan drawings; and methods used for on-site communication.
27402-08 Site Layout Two — Angular Measurement (30 Hours)
Covers the principles, equipment, and methods used to perform site layout tasks that require making angular measurements. Tasks include laying out building foundation lines and determining elevations by trigonometric leveling. The use of laser instruments, transits, theodolites, electronic distance measurement, and total stations are covered. Reviews trade mathematics, including geometry and right-angle trigonometry, needed to perform the calculations related to angular measurements.
27403-08 Advanced Roof Systems (20 Hours)
Covers commercial roofing materials and structures and describes the procedures for installing commercial roofing such as standing seam, lap seam, and built-up roofs.
27404-08 Advanced Wall Systems (25 Hours)
Covers installation of a variety of finishing materials, including paneling, and wainscoting. Also covers installation of curtain walls and fire-rated commercial construction.
27405-08 Advanced Stair Systems (25 Hours)
Provides extensive coverage of the materials and techniques used in finishing wooden staircases. Also covers a variety of stair systems used in commercial construction.
27406-08 Introduction to Light Equipment (10 Hours)
Introduces various pieces of light construction equipment commonly used at a construction site, including the aerial lift, skid steer loader, trencher, electric power generator, compressor, compactor, and forklift. Provides an overview of general safety, operation, and maintenance procedures is given for each type of equipment covered.
27407-08 Welding (25 Elective Hours)
Introduces the equipment, procedures, and safety practices used in cutting steel with oxyfuel equipment, as well shielded metal arc welding, gas-tungsten arc welding, and gas metal arc welding. Labs include practice in cutting and welding techniques.
27408-08 Commercial Finish Work (5 Hours) New!
Introduces the variety of specialized finish materials used on interior and exterior walls, ceilings, and floors of commercial buildings.
27409-08 Site Preparation (7.5 Hours) New!
Covers the planning process that precedes the start of work on a construction site, including environmental considerations, personnel issues, access roads, traffic control, permits, site safety, utilities, and crane-related concerns.
27410-08 (MT101) Introductory Skills for the Crew Leader (16 Hours)
Along with the principles of project planning, scheduling, estimating, and management, introduces the basic skills required for supervising personnel. Several case studies are included.
Note: This module is from the Contren® Management Learning Series. Students may be eligible to receive craft and management transcripts from NCCER’s National Registry.
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