Applies the quantity survey and quantity take-off methods of residential estimating through the interpretation of plans, specification of materials, material pricing and projection, use of checklists, estimating forms and Excel worksheets.
Introduces the learner to the creation of drawings and documents used to specify and build light commercial buildings. Topics covered include the commercial building code, cost estimating, the preparation of working drawings, specifications and other documents used to bid, construct and obtain plan approval for light commercial buildings.
Strengthens the learners' understanding of the procedures employed in estimating construction materials and labor costs for new and remodeling construction systems pertaining to application, sizing, plan layout and code application. Learners analyze and interpret plans and specifications, explore the use of estimating tables, and develop material lists utilizing estimating software.
Introduces learners to the fundamentals of management in the areas of construction and project management. Identification of the types of organizations, positions and responsibilities, subcontract relationships and insurance requirements for contractors, project management and public/labor relationships and scheduling contracts and documents.
Examine how personality, teamwork and ethics contribute to both personal and professional success within the cosmetology industry. Through implementation of safety and infection control practices, learners will execute a positive guest experience including, the greeting of guests to completion of services. Learners will complete this course in an on-campus salon environment.
Explores Trimble's SketchUp as a design and visualization tool. Develops learners' skills in creating realistic computer models that can be used to create full color renderings, animations, exported/imported AutoCAD files for construction drawings and Layout as a construction documentation tool.
Introduces theoretical concepts in anatomy and physiology related to the profession. The study of the structure, growth, diseases, disorders and conditions of the nail. The study of anatomy of the hand, arm, foot, and leg to effectively apply massage techniques. Safety and infection control practices will be introduced with procedures to be followed with each and every service.
Provide services to Studio Max guests under the supervision of an instructor. Learners will complete the following services in a salon setting: manicuring, pedicuring, cutting, styling, scalp treatments, and hair coloring. Competencies will include determining how a front desk is run, along with the importance of inventory control and record keeping.
Explores the theory of design and its application in the world of architecture. Focuses learners’ skills of creating and thinking within the architectural field. Examines critical elements of design theory, sketching application, and space planning. Develops skills in visualization, modeling, presentation drawings, floor plans and exterior compositions. Prepares learners to be able to discuss projects in architectural terms with appropriate professional vocabulary.