Residential Structures

  • Residential Structures


    Course Outline




    Course Objectives:


    The student will:

                -understand the concepts and terminology of western platform framing.

                -understand and demonstrate the skills used in western platform framing.

                -gain an understanding of the systems currently being used in residential structures (i.e. plumbing, electrical, heating).

                -demonstrate the skills used in those systems.

                -understand how the parts of a residential structure (frame, roof, insulation) are interrelated.

                -demonstrate a knowledge of alternative building methods, time dependent.

                -demonstrate a knowledge of alternative energy systems, time dependent.



    Participation- 4X


    Skills tests and quizzes- 2X


    Clean up- 1X




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