2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Carpentry I (8601/36 weeks, 140 hours)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Applying Basic Construction Safety Standards (Core Safety)
- Comply with federal, state, and local safety legal requirements, including OSHA, VOSHA, and EPA.
- Identify personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements.
- Inspect and maintain a safe working environment.
- Explain safe working practices around electrical hazards.
- Identify emergency first aid procedures.
- Identify the types of fires and the methods used to extinguish them.
- Inspect course-specific hand and power tools to visually identify defects.
- Demonstrate lifting and carrying techniques.
- Demonstrate safe laddering techniques.
- Demonstrate safe scaffolding techniques.
- Report personal injuries, environmental, and equipment safety violations to the appropriate authority.
- Earn the OSHA 10 card.
- Pass a safety exam for shop/site safety and specific tool use.
Applying Hand and Power Tool Safety and Maintenance
Applying Mathematics Related to Carpentry and Construction
- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, with and without a calculator.
- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions.
- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, with and without a calculator.
- Convert decimals to percents and percents to decimals.
- Convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
- Identify units of length, weight, volume, and temperature.
- Identify the basic geometric formulas for shapes common to carpentry.
Performing Basic Carpentry Skills
- Communicate verbally and in writing, using construction terminology.
- Identify communication technology and hand signals common to the construction site.
- Check stock and assemblies for squareness.
- Measure materials, using a standard measuring device.
- Determine the levelness and plumbness of surfaces.
- Handle and store materials.
- Identify materials.
Cutting and Shaping Stock
Working with Fasteners
Identifying Elements of Foundations and Forms
Identifying the Elements of Floors
- Identify the sill plate.
- Identify a solid or composite wood beam/girder.
- Identify the lally (i.e., basement pole) column.
- Lay out floor framing detail on the sill plate.
- Identify floor joists.
- Identify the floor opening.
- Identify bridging and blocking.
- Identify subfloor sheathing.
- Identify subfloor-framing fasteners and adhesives.
Identifying Elements of Walls
- Cut wall plates.
- Identify the framing layout on wall plates.
- Identify studs, headers, jacks, rough sills, and cripples.
- Identify corner and tee posts.
- Identify types of headers.
- Identify types of door openings.
- Identify types of window openings.
- Identify metal-stud framing.
- Identify types of exterior wall sheathing.