Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

CPT 152 - Home Remodeling/Additions

Course Description

Introduces basic principles of framing structures, insulation, paneling, ceramic tile for floors and walls, and basic carpentry skills. Topics covered include: stairs, roofing, basic plumbing and wiring, finishing work, skylights and windows and kitchens and bathrooms.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Demonstrate proper applications of framing members including headers, beams, roof joist.
Lay out a stairway.
Apply ceramic tile with use of mastic or substrate.
Explain the basic concepts involved of home wiring.
Install a window into a new or existing opening.
Solder 1/2" and 3/4" copper tubing.
Construct a simple drainage branch using plastic pipe.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2