Wall Framing

    Course details

    • Code: CONS.4101
    • Fee: $726*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Carpentry
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class24 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1, Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tokoroa, Taupo, Whakatane

Course Aim

Provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills for wall framing construction to a single-level residential dwelling, and to erect walls in a safe and professional manner.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe timber treatments and grading, and timber wall framing components.
  2. Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications to calculate quantities and costs for wall framing requirements.
  3. Outline the procedure to erect wall frames.
  4. Set-out and erect fabricated timber wall framing from working drawings for a single-level dwelling.
  5. Plumb, straighten and brace walls to NZS:3604 tolerances and explain these procedures.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017