Program Goals and Outcomes

Home Remodeling and Repair Program Goals and Outcomes

The Home Remodeling and Repair Career Diploma Program helps you learn how to provide home repair services, from basic blueprint layouts and framework to advanced techniques such as tiling and cabinetry.

Home Remodeling and Repair

Career Diploma

8 months

As low as $59/mo

1-800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM ET)

Program Goal

To prepare students for an entry-level career at the apprentice level in the residential construction and remodeling field.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Discuss licensing requirements, local building codes, and the need for inspections.
  • Draw and follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients.
  • Understand procedures for installing structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding.
  • Understand procedures for measuring, cutting, and shaping wood, plastic, and other materials.
  • Understand procedures for constructing building frameworks, including walls, floors, and doorframes.
  • Describe methods for waterproofing and insulating old foundation walls.
  • Discuss how to inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures.
  • Understand some of the potential problems unique to older homes.
  • Identify different grades and sizes of lumber, engineered lumber products, and commonly used fasteners.
  • Understand safe practices for using ladders, ladder jacks, trestles, horses, and power tools.
  • Describe the components of the main electrical panel and calculate the placement of outlets in a room.
  • Understand the principal plumbing considerations in remodeling old houses and the operating principles of various heating systems.
  • Discuss the main considerations that go into designing a functional kitchen, especially the work triangle.
  • Identify the most common considerations for remodeling a bathroom, including the importance of proper venting and common types of lighting, fixtures, and floor coverings.

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