• Program: Carpentry
  • Course: Insulation and Drywall
  • Course #: CARP1511
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the student to the properties of insulation and gypsum wallboard and proper installation of both.

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 the requirements of the state energy code
Examine R values and insulation techniques
Determine ventilation requirements
Install wall and ceiling insulation
Explore gypsum board products
Exercise wall moisture intrusion control methods
Differentiate gypsum board installation techniques
Ascertain scaffolding requirements
Install gypsum board products

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 2
  • 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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