The Residential Home Building program provides training to participants in the many components of the home building process, and teaches them the skills necessary to construct homes safely and efficiently. Training involves classroom learning and extensive hands-on activities. DVDs available for this program include: Flooring SystemsWall Framing; Roof Framing; Installing Exterior Doors and Windows; Installing Insulation, Vapor Barriers and Drywall; Exterior Finishing-Walls; Landscaping; and Exterior Finishing-Roofs. Additional support materials for this program include: Hazard Communication; Hoisting and Rigging Basics; Soils Compaction; Back Injury Prevention; Heat Stress; and Hearing Safety.

Topics Covered

  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Performing Basic Carpentry Skills
  • Materials, Plans, Specifications and Codes
  • Flooring Systems
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof Framing
  • Installing Exterior Doors and Windows
  • Installing Insulation, Vapor Barriers and Drywall
  • Finishing Exterior Walls
  • Finishing Roofs
  • Landscaping