• Program: Carpentry
  • Course: Floor and Wall Framing
  • Course #: CARP1111
  • Total Credits: 5

Course Description

This course covers floor and wall framing. It is designed to introduce students to framing materials used to build floors and walls and a working knowledge of layout and framing practices. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate safe use of tools
Translate blueprints
Practice proper tool maintenance
Identify floor framing techniques
Construct floor framing system
Complete stairway openings
Determine wall openings
Apply floor sheathing
Classify exterior wall framing methods
Layout exterior plates
Practice exterior wall framing
Determine wall framing methods
Construct interior walls
Align walls

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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