CPT 160 - Introduction to Roofing and Siding

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to roofing and siding processes. The course is designed to provide instruction in the commonalties of theory and skills associated with the installation of low maintenance exterior building products to residential structures. Roofing and siding types, materials, measurements, exterior insulation, trim and soffits, and identification of flash valleys, sidewalls, chimneys, as well as roof obstructions will be discussed. The proper use of powered and non-powered hand tools will be covered thoroughly. Materials including roofing felt, organic and fiberglass asphalt shingles, aluminum and vinyl siding will be introduced. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Define roofing and siding terms. Describe and apply roofing felt, organic and/or fiberglass asphalt shingles and roll roofing. Describe and apply aluminum and vinyl siding. Identify flash valleys, sidewalls, chimneys, and other roof obstructions. Cut and bend roll aluminum to fit exterior trim and soffits. Apply and cut fanfold exterior insulation. Estimate needed roofing and siding materials.

Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4