Familiarity with the different types of power and hand tools for formwork and carpentry
More understanding of the usage of formwork, its types, components and roles and responsibilities of a formwork carpenter.
Different types of woods; identification of grades of wood, its thicknesses and defects on wood.
Erect concrete construction formwork for structural members like walls, columns, stairs, water tanks, etc.
How to assemble and dissemble different formwork and the specific kind of formwork to use for each structural members
Wood moisture management, kiln drying
Know how to assemble, erect and dissemble wooden roof trusses and noggins
Know how to erect formwork in excavation/setting out
How to construct and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps.
Understand scaffolding, its types and processes of erecting temporary scaffolding.
Know how to work effectively in a team, importance of being a team player
How to work effectively & sustainability in the construction
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and concrete slabs
Work safely at heights
Carry out concreting to simple forms
Measurements and calculations.
Interprete Plans, drawings and specifications.
Amongst many other inclusions subject to importance with respect to the course.