Evaluate the student/employee by checking the appropriate box to indicate the degree of Competency.
- 0 No Exposure
- 1 Introduced – the student/employee has been exposed through non-participatory instruction (e.g. 2 Practiced – the student/employee can perform the task with direct supervision.
- 3 Entry-Level Competency – the student/employee can perform the task with limited supervision and/or does not perform the task to standard (a typical entry-level performance expectation).
- 4 Competency – the student/employee consistently performs task to standard with no supervision (on at least two occasions or at instructor’s option.
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❑ A. Rigging (Optional)
- A.001 Explain and practice rigging safety.
- A.002 Identify and explain rigging equipment.
- A.003 Inspect rigging equipment.
- A.004 Identify, explain, and perform crane hand signals.
- A.005 Estimate size, weight, and center of gravity.
- A.006 Tie knots.
- A.007 Identify and explain types of derricks.
- A.008 Identify and explain types of cranes.
- A.009 Rig and move materials and equipment.
❑ B. Tools
- B.001 Identify the hand tools commonly used by carpenters and describe their uses.
- B.002 Use hand tools in a safe and appropriate manner.
- B.003 State the general safety rules for operating all power tools, regardless of type.
- B.004 State the general rules for properly maintaining all power tools, regardless of type.
- B.005 Identify the portable power tools commonly used by carpenters and describe their uses.
- B.006 Use portable power tools in a safe and appropriate manner.
- B.007 Identify the stationary power tools commonly used by carpenters and describe their uses.
- B.008 Use stationary power tools in a safe and appropriate manner.
❑ C. Floor Systems
- C.001 Identify the different types of framing systems.
- C.002 Read and understand drawings and specifications to determine floor system requirements.
- C.003 Identify floor and sill framing and support members.
- C.004 Name the methods used to fasten sills to the foundation.C.005 Given specific floor load and span data, select the proper girder/beam size from a list of available girders/beams.
- C.006 List and recognize different types of floor joists.
- C.007 Given specific floor load and span data, select the proper joist size from a list of available joists.
- C.008 List and recognize different types of bridging.
- C.009 List and recognize different types of flooring materials.
- C.010 Explain the purposes of subflooring and underlayment.
- C.011 Match selected fasteners uses in floor framing to their correct uses.
- C.012 Estimate the amount of material needed to frame a floor assembly.
- C.013 Demonstrate the ability to:
– Lay out and construct a floor assembly
– Install bridging
– Install joists for a cantilever floor
– Install a subfloor using butt-joint plywood/OSB panels
– Install a single floor system using tongue-and-groove plywood/OSB panels
❑ D. Wall and Ceiling Framing
- D.001 Identify the components of a wall and ceiling layout.
- D.002 Describe the procedure for laying out a wood frame wall, including plates, corner posts, door and window openings, partition T’s, bracing, and firestops.
- D.003 Describe the correct procedure for assembling and erecting and exterior wall.
- D.004 Describe the common materials and methods used for installing sheathing on walls.
- D.005 Lay out, assemble, erect, and brace exterior walls for a frame building.
- D.006 Describe wall-framing techniques used in masonry construction.D.007 Explain the use of metal studs in wall framing.
- D.008 Describe the correct procedure for laying out a ceiling.
- D.009 Cut and install ceiling joists on a wood frame building.D.010 Estimate the materials required to frame walls and ceilings.
❑ E. Roof Framing
- E.001 Understand the terms associated with roof framing.
- E.002 Identify the roof-framing members used in gable and hip roofs.
- E.003 Identify the methods used to calculate the length of a rafter.
- E.004 Identify the various types of trusses used in roof framing.
- E.005 Use a rafter framing square, speed square, and calculator in laying out a roof.
- E.006 Identify various types of sheathing used in roof construction.E.007 Frame a gable roof with vent openings.
- E.008 Frame a roof opening.E.009 construct a frame roof, including hips, valleys, commons, jack rafters, and sheathing.
- E.010 Erect a gable roof using trusses.E.011 Estimate the materials used in framing and sheathing a roof
Vermont Department of EducationConstruction Trades Competency
❑ F. Windows and Exterior Doors
- F.001 Identify various types of fixed, sliding, and swinging windows.
- F.002 Identify the parts of a window installation.
- F.003 State the requirements for a proper window installation.
- F.004 Install a pre-hung window.
- F.005 Identify the common types of skylights and roof windows.
- F.006 Describe the procedure for properly installing a skylight.
- F.007 Identify the common types of exterior doors and explain how they are constructed.
- F.008 Identify the parts of a door installation.
- F.009 Identify the types of thresholds used with exterior doors.
- F.010 Install a threshold on a concrete floor.
- F.011 Install a pre-hung exterior door with weather-stripping.
- F.012 Identify the various types of locksets used on exterior doors and explain how they are installed.
- F.013 Explain the correct installation procedure for a rollup garage door.
- F.014 Install a lockset.
❑ G. Air Barrier
- G.001 Identify the components of the air barrier according to plan
- G.002 Explain the role of an air barrier
- G.003 Explain the difference between the vapor barrier and air barrier
- G.004 Identify wall assemblies that are good and not appropriate and why
- G.005 Explain the measurement of an air barrier
- G.006 Construct a wall assembly
- G.007 Name the possible materials for the air barrier
- G.008 Identify the components of a rigid air barrier
- G.009 Identify the difficult transitions in the air barrier
- G.010 Consistently identifies compromised air barriers and brings attention to supervisor
- G.011 Able to visually inspect air barrier for deficiencies
- G.012 Cites appropriate section of the Vermont Residential Building Code Handbook when confronting air barrier issues on the job site.
❑ H. Moisture Control
- H.001 Inspect a site and identify the sources of water (bulk water and condensation)From the detailed drawings.
- H.002 Identify the water resistant barrier.
- H.003 Identify the path of bulk water (Where is it coming and where is it going) and its path/potential for drying
- H.004 Identify where vapor is capable of condensing, and if so describe the path for drying
- H.005 Name the components of the water resistant barrier from the drawing
- H.006 Explain the difference between of permeability
- H.008 Explain vapor drive
- H.009 Cites appropriate sections of Vermont Residential Energy Code Handbook when confronting moisture control issues on the job site
❑ I. Building as a System.
- I.001 Able to outline the thermal envelope from the plan setI.
- 002 Able to identify and discuss the intersections of energy, durability, comfort, and IAQ from the plan sets I.
- 003 Able to explain the concept of integrative design and demonstrate its practical application onto a plan set 1.
- 005 Identifies the other basic barriers from the plan sets: thermal and water1.
- 006 Uses the “pen test” as a way of thinking of/addressing continuity of these 3 barriers.1.
- 007 Identifies the various heating plants and explains impact on the system including where it penetrates the envelope on the plan set.1.
- 008 Identifies the ventilation systems from the plan sets.
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