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"The Future of Industrial Training: the New Digital Classroom"

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At TPC Training Systems, we’ve been on the hunt for ways that our industrial skills training solutions can evolve to meet the needs of all of our customers, and we’ve learned some things in the process. In this webinar, we’ll share what we’ve learned and give you a preview of the future of industrial training.

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    Finishing the Building Interior

    Finishing the Building Interior

    The Finishing the Building Interior course covers constructing stairways, installing doors, and finishing procedures. Emphasizes interior walls, ceilings, and floors. Finishing the Building Interior is available in course manual format.

    TPC Training Systems is authorized by IACET to offer 0.5 CEUs for this program.

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    Lesson 1 - Interior Walls and Ceilings


    Plasterboard construction and application; Fastening and cutting plasterboard; Corners and edges; Drywall construction and taping; Paneling; Plaster and masonry walls; Suspended tile ceilings

    Learning Objectives:
    – Explain how to fasten single-ply plasterboard panels to the stud framing for interior walls.
    – Describe the three-step procedure for cementing and taping drywall construction.
    – Name the advantages of a drywall system that uses metal studs.
    – Explain how to install interior plywood paneling.
    – Differentiate between the three coats of plaster required for plaster wall construction.
    – Identify the main parts of the framing system for suspended tile ceilings.

    Lesson 2 - Laying Flooring


    Concrete and wood floors; Finishing and prefinished wood floors; Underlayment; Resilient floor coverings; Ceramic tile; Wood decking

    Learning Objectives:
    – Tell the differences between strip, block, and plank flooring.
    – Explain how to lay flooring strips, keep them straight, and make adjustments when they are not straight.
    – Tell how to plan and make a careful layout for installing a wood block floor.
    – Give the sequence of sanding operations for a newly installed wood strip floor.
    – Name the materials you can use for underlaying a resilient or ceramic floor.
    – Explain how to lay a tile floor with the tile veneer method.

    Lesson 3 - Stair Construction


    Prefab stairs; Stairway parts, framing; Determining the height of risers, width of treads, run of stairway, and length of stringers; Railings

    Learning Objectives:
    – Describe some of the common stairway configurations: open, closed, L-shaped, U-shaped, etc.
    – Starting with the stringers, name all the parts in a stair assembly.
    – Explain how to use a story pole to check stair calculations.
    – Tell how to anchor a flight of stairs.
    – Name the guidelines for constructing handrails or railings in stairways.

    Lesson 4 - Interior Doors and Door Jambs


    Hinge construction, operation, and installation; Constructing a door jamb; Installing doors; Locking devices for doors

    Learning Objectives:
    – Explain how hollow-core, fiber-core and solid-core doors differ in construction.
    – Tell how to remove a door hung on hinges with fixed pins. Also with loose pins.
    – Give the guidelines for placing three hinges on the edges of a door.
    – Describe how to install a single-swing door.
    – Differentiate between pocket-type and bypass-type sliding doors.
    – Name a few of the types of locks used on interior doors.

    Lesson 5 - Installing Interior Trim


    Types of molding; Joints; Using a miter box; Installing door trim, window trim, and baseboards

    Learning Objectives:
    – Differentiate between a base shoe molding and a baseboard molding.
    – Give the uses of cove, crown, and half-round moldings.
    – Describe how to make a scarf joint and coped joint.
    – Demonstrate how to cut a 45° miter with a miter box.
    – Tell how to install the casing around a door opening
    – Explain how to construct the interior casing for a window.

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