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Construction

 Standard 1.  Understands framing in carpentry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how to frame a floor, including identifying and selecting members, cutting, layout, and installation of joists, openings, supports, and bridging, and the installation and fastening of subfloors
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies floor-framing member
     2.Selects floor-framing members
     3.Cuts floor joists
     4.Lays out floor joists
     5.Installs floor joists
     6.Cuts openings when framing a floor
     7.Lays out openings when framing a floor
     8.Installs openings when framing a floor
     9.Cuts supports when framing a floor
     10.Lays out supports when framing a floor
     11.Installs supports when framing a floor
     12.Cuts bridging when framing a floor
     13.Lays out bridging when framing a floor
     14.Installs bridging when framing a floor
     15.Installs subfloors
     16.Fastens subfloors
   Benchmark 2.Knows how to frame a wall and partition, including identification of framing members; the layout locations for studs, doors, windows, and wall lines; cutting and building studs, trimmers, cripples, headers, firestops, and corners; and installation of sheathing, diagonal bracing, insulation, and a vapor barrier
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies wall and partition framing members
     2.Lays out locations for studs
     3.Lays out locations for doors
     4.Lays out locations for windows
     5.Lays out locations for wall lines
     6.Cuts studs
     7.Cuts trimmers
     8.Cuts cripples
     9.Cuts headers
     10.Cuts firestops
     11.Cuts corners
     12.Builds studs
     13.Builds trimmers
     14.Builds cripples
     15.Builds headers
     16.Builds firestops
     17.Builds corners
     18.Installs sheathing
     19.Installs diagonal bracing
     20.Installs insulation
     21.Installs a vapor barrier
     22.Knows how to frame a wall
     23.Knows how to frame a partition
   Benchmark 3.Knows how to install drywall, including selecting types and sizes of drywall, calculating layout and patterns of nails or screws, and installation of corner accessories
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Selects types of drywall
     2.Selects sizes of drywall
     3.Calculates layout of drywall
     4.Calculates patterns of nails
     5.Calculates patterns of screws
     6.Installs drywall
     7.Installs corner accessories
   Benchmark 4.Knows how to frame a window and door, including identification of parts; how to cut, layout and install a window; how to cut, layout, and hang a door; and how to install door jambs
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies types of windows
     2.Identifies window parts
     3.Identifies doorway parts
     4.Cuts a door
     5.Cuts a window
     6.Lays out a door
     7.Lays out a window
     8.Installs a door
     9.Installs door jambs
     10.Hangs door
     11.Installs window
   Benchmark 5.Knows how to frame a roof, including identification of parts (e.g., members, styles, framing units, and truss parts), calculation of rafter lengths (e.g., common, hip, and jack), selection of nails and fasteners according to specifications, and layout and installation (e.g., of rafters, joists, and sheathing)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies roof members
     2.Identifies roof styles
     3.Identifies framing units
     4.Identifies truss parts
     5.Calculates lengths of common rafters
     6.Calculates lengths of hip rafters
     7.Calculates lengths of jack rafters
     8.Lays out rafters
     9.Lays out roof joists
     10.Lays out sheathing
     11.Installs rafters
     12.Installs roof joists
     13.Installs the sheathing
   Benchmark 6.Knows how to frame a ceiling, including identification, selection, and assembly of materials; application of measurement scales (e.g., computation of length, width, and angle) and tools; layout, cutting, and installing joists and bracing
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies ceiling materials
     2.Selects ceiling materials
     3.Assembles ceiling materials
     4.Applies measurement scales
     5.Applies measurement tools
     6.Computes length
     7.Computes width
     8.Computes angle
     9.Lays out ceiling joists
     10.Lays out ceiling bracing
     11.Cuts ceiling joists
     12.Cuts ceiling bracing
     13.Installs ceiling joists
     14.Installs ceiling bracing
   Benchmark 7. Knows how to use tools and devices for framing, including set up and adjustment of a transit and a builder’s level, reading a measuring rod, and performance of differential leveling.
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Sets up a transit
     2.Adjusts a transit
     3.Sets up a builder’s level
     4.Adjusts a builder’s level
     5.Reads a measuring rod
     6.Performs differential leveling
 Standard 2.  Understands trim and finishing in carpentry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how to install exterior covering finish and trim, including identification and installation of styles of soffit, facia, siding and trim, and installation of trim accessories (e.g., gutters and downspouts, louvers and shutters, posts and railing, decorative molding)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Identifies styles of soffit
     2.Identifies styles of facia
     3.Identifies styles of siding
     4.Identifies styles of trim
     5.Installs styles of soffit
     6.Installs styles of facia
     7.Installs styles of siding
     8.Installs styles of trim
     9.Installs gutter
     10.Installs downspouts
     11.Installs louvers
     12.Installs shutters
     13.Installs posts
     14.Installs railing
     15.Installs decorative molding
   Benchmark 2.Knows how to install roof trim, including installation of composition shingles in a valley, roof-flashing components and accessories, and ridge vents
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Installs composition shingles in a valley
     2.Installs roof-flashing components
     3.Installs roof-flashing accessories
     4.Installs ridge vents
   Benchmark 3.Knows how to install door and window finish and trim, including installation of door hardware, and interior trim (i.e., stools, sills, jamb extensions, side and head casings, mullions, aprons)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Installs door hardware
     2.Installs interior trim
     3.Installs window trim stools
     4.Installs window trim sills
     5.Installs window trim jamb extensions
     6.Installs window trim side casings
     7.Installs window trim head casings
     8.Installs window trim mullions
     9.Installs window trim aprons
     10.Installs door finish
     11.Installs window finish
     12.Installs trim
 Standard 3.  Understands working with stair systems in carpentry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows how to perform stairway measurement and computation, including the calculation of interior stairway head clearances and the number of risers and treads
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Calculates number of risers
     2.Calculate number of treads
     3.Calculates interior stairway head clearances
     4.Measures stairway components
   Benchmark 2.Knows stair systems, including types, styles, and components
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows types of stair systems
     2.Knows styles of stair systems
     3.Knows components of stair systems
   Benchmark 3.Knows how to lay out, cut, and install stringers, treads, and risers, and install stair trim components such as skirt boards, handrails, balusters, newels, and volutes
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Lays out stringers
     2.Lays out treads
     3.Lays out risers
     4.Cuts stringers
     5.Cuts treads
     6.Cuts risers
     7.Installs stringers
     8.Installs treads
     9.Installs risers
     10.lnstalls stair trim skirt boards
     11.lnstalls stair trim handrails
     12.lnstalls stair trim balusters
     13.lnstalls stair trim newels
     14.lnstalls stair trim volutes
   Benchmark 4.Knows how to construct specialty stair systems, including prefabricated stairs and disappearing stair units
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Constructs prefabricated stairs
     2.Constructs disappearing stair units
 Standard 5.  Understands working with cabinets, countertops, and lamination in carpentry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Knows and uses the various fasteners, anchors, and adhesives used in cabinet carpentry.
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows fasteners in cabinetmaking
     2.Knows hardware in cabinetmaking
     3.Knows uses of fasteners in cabinetmaking
     4.Knows uses of hardware in cabinetmaking
     5.Knows anchors in carpentry
     6.Knows uses of anchors in carpentry
   Benchmark 4.Knows how to construct and laminate countertops, including explanation and installation of solid surface countertop options, selection of types and uses of laminates, and preparation and application of laminates per manufacturer’s specifications
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows solid surface countertop options
     2.Installs optional solid surface countertops
     3.Selects types of laminates
     4.Knows uses of laminates
     5.Prepares laminates per manufacturer’s specifications

Engineering Education

 Standard 10.  Uses skills and techniques related to building, maintaining, and repairing structures
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Uses skills to construct new structures (e.g., masonry skills, electrical skills, carpentry skills, metal working skills)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     3.Uses carpentry skills to construct new structures
   Benchmark 5.Understands techniques for shaping and cutting building materials to desired specifications (e.g., sawing, planing, turning, boring, mortising, sanding, masonry splits, cutting pipe)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands sawing as a technique for shaping and cutting building materials to desired specifications
     2.Understands planning as a technique for shaping and cutting building materials to desired specifications
     3.Understands turning as a technique for shaping and cutting building materials to desired specifications
     4.Understands boring as a technique for shaping building materials to desired specifications
     5.Understands mortising as a technique for shaping building materials to desired specifications
     6.Understands sanding as a technique for shaping building materials to desired specifications
   Benchmark 6.Understands finishing techniques (e.g., surface preparation, selecting a finish, applying the finish)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands finishing techniques such as surface preparation
     2.Understands finishing techniques such as selecting a finish
     3.Understands finishing techniques such as applying a finish
   Benchmark 8.Understands methods used for the installation of various building materials (e.g., piping, wiring, bricks, drywall, carpeting, doors, windows, interior and exterior wall covering and trim)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     7.Understands methods used for the installation of windows
     10.Understands methods used for the installation of trim
   Benchmark 9.Understands processes used for joining stock (e.g., wood joints, adhesives, clamping, bonding, lamination, fasteners, gluing)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands processes used for joining stock such as wood joints
     2.Understands processes used for joining stock such as adhesives
     3.Understands processes used for joining stock such as clamping
     4.Understands processes used for joining stock such as bonding
     5.Understands processes used for joining stock such as lamination
     6.Understands processes used for joining stock such as fasteners
 Standard 15.  Uses basic mechanical skills related to the manufacturing industry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands processes used in the shaping of various industrial materials (e.g., hot stamping, heat treating, drilling, turning, boring, milling)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     3.Understands processes used in the shaping of various industrial materials such as drilling
     4.Understands processes used in the shaping of various industrial materials such as turning
     5.Understands processes used in the shaping of various industrial materials such as milling
     6.Understands processes used in the shaping of various industrial materials such as milling