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Free construction course offered for adults at North Baldwin Center for Technology

Washington, DC – December 18, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — The Alabama Home Builders Foundation is sponsoring a free 8-week course offered to adult learners needing basic knowledge and skills for construction work. Enrollment is limited to people who plan on obtaining employment in the residential construction field.

The program will be taught by Scott Larson, the Building Construction instructor at North Baldwin Center for Technology in Bay Minette.

The class will meet 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 23 through April 14 at the North Baldwin Center for Technology.

The course outline is as follows:

Week 1 – Basic construction tools, reading a tape measure, importance of safety

Week 2 – Basic construction site layout, reading blueprints

Week 3 – Floor framing, wall framing

Week 4 – Roof and ceiling framing, cutting rafters

Week 5 – Window and door installation, siding and exterior trim

Week 6 – Interior trim and finishes

Week 7 – Stairs

Week 8 – Finishing; wrap-up

Each class meeting will provide time for classroom instruction, theory and hands-on time in the shop lab.

Students completing the course requirements will earn valuable NCCER credits and a certificate of completion from the Home Builders Association of Alabama.

North Baldwin Center for Technology is located at 505 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Bay Minette, AL.

There is a minimum of 10 students required for the class. If registration has not met this threshold one week before classes, students will be notified and invited to a class at a future date.

There is a limit of 15 students per class. Registration forms and liability waivers are available at Bay Minette City Hall and can be faxed to (251) 937-4688 attention Scott Larson. For more information, email Larson at slarson (at) bcbe (dot) org or call Larson at (251) 937-6751.