|This course will identify wall framing parts and describe the use of these components to include rough opening parts for windows and doors. Different methods of corner and T-wall connections will be explained. The concept of layout will be covered as well as details on sheathing and blocking.|
Activities are included in this course to complement these lessons for students to practice framing walls including plate layout.
|Course Learning Objectives:|
|1 - Identify wall framing parts and describe their purpose in a wall panel|
|2 - Describe different types of headers and materials they are made of|
|3 - Explain different methods of corner and T wall connections and the pros and cons of each|
|4 - Demonstrate 24”, 16”, and 12” O.C. layouts on plates|
|5 - Describe different types of blocking and their purpose in wall frame in relation to wall strength, fire control, material support and wall to wall connections|
|6 - Frame a wall panel to include a double top plate, studs on layout, and a door and window rough opening per a set of instructions|
|TEACH Resource/Type||Notes||Topics Covered|
|Wall framing elements|
|Video - 11:25|
Slide Count - 27
|This lesson covers the parts of a typical wall frame to include: |
Door rough opening parts
Window rough opening parts
Common layout spacings
|Wall Framing Elements quiz||13 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of the parts of a framed wall panel to include common layouts and parts used to make a rough opening|
|Wall Connections||Video - 13:39|
Slide Count - 32
|This lesson parts and methods used to connect walls with:|
T wall Connections
Energy-efficient framing options
Nailing considerations for future materials
|Blocking||Video - 15|
Slide Count - 11:15
|This lesson covers blocking and how it can be used for:|
Strengthening a wall
Preventing the spread of fire
Edge support for sheathing materials
Support for other materials
|Wall Connections and Blocking Quiz||10 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of wall blocking and wall to wall connections|
|Stud layout||Video - 6:41|
Slide Count - 13
|This lesson covers stud layout and its importance in wall panel construction and materials that will be added to the wall in later construction phases.|
24", 16", and 12" O.C. layouts.
Placement of full studs
Placement of partial studs in rough openings
|Plate layout||Video 1 - 8:01|
Video 2 - 16:30
Slide Count - 18
|This lesson takes information learned from stud layout and uses it to show layout measurements and marks on plates to frame walls. Layout concepts, tape measure, and speed square skills used are demonstrated|
|Stud and plate layout quiz||5 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of stud layout concepts|
|Precut studs||Video - 3:57|
Slide Count - 15
|This video explains the purpose of precut stud lengths that are used to build 8 foot, 9 foot, and 10 foot walls|
|Headers||Video - 11:55|
Slide Count - 24
|This lesson covers headers to include, |
Common materials used for headers
Different placement of headers in the wall
Sandwich, single ply, box, and insulated header types
|Headers quiz||6 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of header materials, types, and concepts|
|Sheathing||Video - 15:14|
Slide Count - 29
|This lesson covers aspects of exterior wall sheathing:|
OSB and plywood
Fastener types and placement
Vertical and horizontal orientation
Zip system sheathing
|Sheathing quiz||12 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of sheathing materials, fasteners, and concepts|
|Wall framing vocabulary||Terms related to wall framing|
|Plate layout skills exercise||60 min||This skills exercise gives practice in making layout measurements and marks on a 2x4 for various standard stud spacings|
|Wall framing skills exercise||180 min||This skills exercise uses a basic set of plans to produce a wall panel with a rough opening|
|Compressors||Video - 14:22|
Slide Count - 32
|This lesson covers the basics of compressors. |
Parts and features
Types of portable compressors
Settings and maintenance procedures
Safety information regarding storage and use
|Compressor vocabulary||Terms related to compressors|
|Air nailers pt 1||Video - 9:32|
Slide Count - 20
|This lesson covers the basics of air nailers.|
Parts, features and settings
Types of nailers
Oiling a nailer
|Air nailers pt 2||Video - 11:58|
Slide Count - 18
|This lesson covers the basics of using air nailers. |
Setup of the gun and compressor
Loading nails in the magazine
Nailer safety and use
|Air nailer vocabulary||Terms related to air nailers|
|Compressors quiz||11 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of features, parts, safety, and use of compressors|
|Nailers quiz||11 Questions||Quiz to test knowledge of features, parts, safety, and use of pneumatic nailers|
|Building Credentials Competencies|
|WF.1 - Identify various materials used in wall framing and describe their purpose|
|WF.1.K1 - Be able to identify common materials used in wall framing to include: standard lumber, engineered lumber,OSB and plywood used in the framing process|
|WF.1.K2 - Be able to identify common tools, materials, and the process used in metal stud wall framing|
|WF.1.K3 - Describe specific tools used in the framing process|
|WF.2 - Demonstrate knowledge of standard parts and processes used when framing walls|
|WF.2.K1 – Be able to identify the parts of a wall frame and their purpose to include common studs and end studs, blocking, and plates|
|WF.2.K2 - Describe components used to make a rough opening for a door and window to include jack and king studs, headers, cripples, and a sill|
|WF.3 - Demonstrate knowledge of materials and proper methods of wall to wall connections|
|WF.3.K1 - Describe proper connections at corners and T intersections to include traditional and more energy efficient options|
|WF.4 - Demonstrate the ability to construct, erect, and brace wall panels with standard stud layouts and rough openings|
|WF.4.K1 - Describe standard stud layout patterns used when wall framing to include 12", 16", and 24" O.C.|
|WF.4.S1 - Measure and mark standard stud layout patterns including 12", 16", and 24" O.C. and placement of rough openings and related framing parts|
|WF.4.S2 - Demonstrate the ability to construct a basic wall panel with plates and studs|
|WF.4.S3 - Demonstrate the ability to construct a wall panel/s with door and window rough openings|
|WF.4.S4 - Demonstrate the ability to erect, brace, and connect wall panels at corners and T intersections|
|WF.4.S5 - Demonstrate the methods of plumb, level, and square when constructing and connecting wall panels|
|WF.4.S6 - Describe the common methods for installing sheathing on walls|
|WF.6 - Describe the purpose and practice of energy efficient framing when compared to traditional framing methods|
|WF.7 - Demonstrate the ability to estimate materials required to frame a wall|
|Module Six (27111-13) describes the procedures for laying out and framing walls, including roughing-in door|
and window openings, constructing corners and partition Ts, bracing walls, and applying sheathing. The mod-
ule also includes estimating materials required to frame walls.
|Learning Objective 1|
• Identify the components of a wall system.
a.Identify methods used to construct corner posts.
b.Describe how to frame partition intersections.
c. Explain the purpose of headers and describe how they are constructed.
d.Describe how metal-framed walls are constructed.
Learning Objective 2
• Describe the procedure for laying out a wood frame wall, including plates, corner posts, door and window openings, partition Ts, bracing, and fire-stops.
a.Describe how to properly lay out a wood frame wall.
b.Explain how to lay out wall openings.
Learning Objective 3
• Describe the correct procedure to assemble, erect, and brace exterior walls for a frame building.
a.List the steps involved in assembling a wall.
b.Identify where fire stops are to be installed and explain how they are installed.
c. List the four steps involved in erecting a wall.Performance Tasks
Performance Task 1 (Learning Objective 2)
• Lay out a wood frame wall, including plates, corner posts, door and window openings, partition Ts, bracing, and fire-stops.
Performance Task 2 (Learning Objective 3)
• Assemble and erect a wood frame wall, including plates, corner posts, door and window openings, partition Ts, bracing, and fire-stops.
Performance Task 3 (Learning Objective 3)
• Correctly install sheathing on a wall.