ATDW-1310 Tools and Methods of Drywall Finishing

2 Credits

Introduction to basic tools and procedures of drywall finishing trade including identification, components, and use of hand and power tools, and cleaning, drying, and storage of tools.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program, or departmental approval.

ATDW-1330 Materials and Methods of Drywall Finishing

2 Credits

Introduction to basic materials and procedures of drywall finishing trade including identification of boards, fasteners, adhesives, beads, and trim; measuring and cutting beads and trim; application of beads to various surfaces and structures.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Admission to any Applied Industrial Technology program, or departmental approval.

ATDW-1620 Taping Tools & Procedures

2 Credits

Instruction in tools and procedures in drywall taping and wiping including tools and materials, dry taping, wet taping, hopper and banjo taping methods, and wiping procedures.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): Admission to any Applied Industrial Technology Program, or departmental approval.

ATDW-2310 Automatic Taping Tools

2 Credits

Instruction in principles and procedures of automatic tool taping including tools and equipment, the Bazooka automatic taping tool, loading, holding positions, and procedures for automatic tool taping individually and in teams.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATDW-1620 Taping Tools and Procedures, or departmental approval.

ATDW-2330 Finishing Boxes

2 Credits

Instruction in use of finishing boxes including preparing, repairing, and loading flat finishing boxes; procedures for filling flats, butt joints and ceiling joints; procedures for using fastener spotters and angle finishing boxes; and cleanup procedures.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATPT-1300 Introduction to Painting, Drywall Finishing and Glazing, and ATDW-1310 Tools and Methods of Drywall Finishing or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.

ATDW-2340 Texturing

2 Credits

Instruction in texturing, including types of textures, surface preparation, texturing machines and application, spraying techniques, using color, texturing large areas, repairing damaged areas, and hand texturing.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATPT-1300 Introduction to Painting, Drywall Finishing and Glazing, and ATDW-1310 Tools and Methods of Drywall Finishing, or departmental approval.

ATDW-2350 Filling Compounds/Procedures

2 Credits

Instruction in basic elements and procedures for using filling compounds including terminology, selection of filler, elements of drying, application of filler with trowel and broad knife, and finish sanding.

Lecture: 2 hours

Prerequisite(s): ATPT-1300 Introduction to Painting, Drywall Finishing and Glazing, and ATDW-1310 Tools and Methods of Drywall Finishing or concurrent enrollment, or departmental approval.