ENGINEERED ROOF SYSTEMS

  • Program: Carpentry
  • Course: Engineered Roof Systems
  • Course #: CARP1140
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to some of the engineer designed products used to support the roof on a house. Students will then use this information to build one or more roofs.

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:
Identify roof truss design
Practice handling and storage of roof truss
Determine installation requirements
Demonstrate proper bracing
Analyze sheathing application
Practice safe construction techniques

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • 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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