• Program: Industrial Building Engineering and Maintenance
  • Course: Carpentry Maintenance
  • Course #: IBEM1010
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces students to the basic principles and techniques of maintenance carpentry. Students will have the opportunity to read and interpret blueprints, identify code requirements, operate basic power tools, install/repair doors, casing, cabinetry and drywall.

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:
Analyze portable power tool operations
Discuss safety procedures for building construction
Implement measurement techniques
Analyze layout techniques for wall and floor construction
Construct floors and walls
Execute drywall hanging and repair techniques
Execute installation of window and door trim
Execute cabinet installation techniques
Execute plastic laminate procedures for countertop construction
Execute demolition techniques

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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