• Program: Carpentry
  • Course: Additions and Retrofit
  • Course #: CARP1130
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course introduces the student to construction processes used to attach and/or modify rooms, porches and garages. 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:
Interpret blueprints
Identify materials on the existing structure
Assess existing framing conditions
Assess existing exterior conditions
Evaluate plumbing/electrical/heating involvement
Estimate materials required
Examine demolition methods
Apply floor/wall framing techniques
Apply roof framing techniques
Employ exterior finish techniques
Examine methods of connecting to existing structures
Practice safe work habits

Credit Details
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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