• Program: Carpentry
  • Course: Exterior Finishes
  • Course #: CARP1240
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will introduce students to various types of exterior finishing techniques. Students will obtain knowledge of different types of roofing, siding and cornice products. An emphasis will be placed on expediting the installation techniques for each facet of exterior finishes.

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:
Investigate various roof covering products
Estimate material requirements
Compare fastening methods
Determine the roof surface integrity
Identify flashing requirements
Apply roof covering
Identify siding materials
Demonstrate use of various siding tools
Practice cutting techniques
Describe siding techniques
Install siding products
Apply air barrier
Identify cornice materials and styles
Analyze detail drawings
Install soffit and fascia
Practice safe construction techniques

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 3
  • 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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