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Sinclair College

CAT 1721 Structural Framing Systems

Advanced technical training in wood and light-gauge steel framing systems, including exterior wall finishing and roof construction. Two classroom, four lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: None  


  • Demonstrate installation of exterior finishes.
  • Demonstrate proper construction techniques for wood frame construction.
  • Safely use hand and power tools in rough wood framing construction.
  • Read and interpret framing and structural architectual blueprints.
  • Describe the proper construction of roof rafters and the installation of truss systems.
  • Install shingles and other roof waterproofing systems.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 4