Building Maintenance Training

Carpentry and Hardware

Carpentry and Hardware Courses

Building Maintenance Training

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Intermediate
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

No building system component is taken more for granted than the overhead door. It is important to consider the initial and long-term operating benefits and the ongoing maintenance requirements for a facility’s overhead door to ensure safety, security, and reliability. This online, interactive course is intended to provide guidance on the various types of overhead doors, and the safety features and best practices to consider. This course will also provide a suggested list of preventive maintenance actions as well as troubleshooting techniques to diagnose common maintenance issues.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Compare a selection of overhead doors that will provide uncompromising security and safety to building occupants
  • List mechanical and electronic protection systems that provide the highest levels of reliability and safety when operating overhead doors
  • Describe proper preventive maintenance techniques on overhead doors that will ensure safety and mitigate risk
  • Demonstrate how to troubleshoot and repair common maintenance issues on overhead doors

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

What would happen if you are out of stock of a very important part? MRO, or maintenance, repair, and operations requires identifying which parts need to be on hand based on frequency of failures and balancing the cost of inventory. This interactive online course will discuss how to maintain hardware MRO stock, how to manage consumables, and the benefits and costs associated with MRO management.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how to maintain hardware MRO stock to appropriate levels
  • Differentiate between critical spare parts and routine inventory management
  • Identify how to manage consumables, routine (PM materials), and critical spares
  • Describe the kitting process
  • Describe the benefits and costs associated with MRO management

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Do you know how to fix a door that is sticking? How about one that closes too fast? This interactive online course will describe the fundamentals of commercial door hardware and provide the knowledge to perform basic troubleshooting and repair techniques for some common problems.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the safe use of hand and power tools
  • Explain when a hot work permit is required
  • Describe the purpose of a fire watch
  • Describe how to use a tape measure
  • Explain the use of basic math in carpentry

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Did you know a constantly changing physical environment increases the chances of being injured? Carpentry is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials, primarily wood, during the construction of buildings and other structures. Carpentry typically occurs in a construction area. This interactive online course will cover some of the skills needed to practice good carpentry.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the safe use of hand and power tools
  • Explain when a hot work permit is required
  • Describe the purpose of a fire watch
  • Describe how to use a tape measure
  • Explain the use of basic math in carpentry

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Did you know painting involves various factors such as the composition of paint; the various paint systems, and the procedures for preparing a surface and applying the paint correctly? In addition, choosing the proper tools for a job from start to finish is required. This interactive online course will discuss the correct methods, tools, and procedures to perform a good paint job.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe different paint types
  • Explain various types of painting tools
  • Recall protection requirements prior to painting
  • Summarize taping procedure and best type for use
  • State brush and roller techniques

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

In some situations, you may have to repair drywall that has been damaged or repair drywall that was improperly installed by someone else. This interactive online course will explain and describe the tools, materials, finishing techniques and procedures used in repairing drywall.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to repair holes in drywall
  • Describe proper method to remove damaged drywall
  • Demonstrate the procedure for adding structure for drywall repair
  • Describe techniques for taping, mudding, and finishing drywall repairs

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Did you know personal protective equipment is considered the last line of defense? You will be introduced to several hazards and risks associated with performing basic carpentry tasks. Carpentry involves the use of hand and power tools, and equipment, to complete repairs on items such as cabinets, windows, flooring, and other parts of a building structure. This interactive online course will provide recommended safe work practices to avoid injury and illness.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the components of safe PPE practices.
  • Identify the purpose of a safe work permit and hot work permit
  • Define ergonomics and the proper lifting techniques
  • Describe the proper protocol for the safe handling of flammable and combustible materials.
  • Define PASS and the different types of fire extinguishers

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Did you know painting involves various factors such as the composition of paint; the various paint systems, and the procedures for preparing a surface and applying the paint correctly? In addition, choosing the proper tools for a job from start to finish is required. This interactive online course will discuss the correct methods, tools, and procedures to perform a good paint job.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe different paint types
  • Explain various types of painting tools
  • Recall protection requirements prior to painting
  • Summarize taping procedure and best type for use
  • State brush and roller techniques

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Hand and power tools must be used properly and maintained at all times. Tools that may have been damaged or do not work properly can be dangerous to use. The tools need to be clean, dry and well-maintained. This interactive online course will explain the different types of hand and power tools used in general repair situations and the proper care and use of them to promote safe practices within your facility.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify proper PPE to don, given various situations
  • Identify the appropriate tools to use in a given situation
  • Describe how to use a tape measure for various functions
  • Calculate basic measurement fractions
  • Identify safety requirements, proper use and maintenance of carpentry tools

Duration: 0.50 Hrs

Course Level: Fundamental
Languages: English
Capability: Audio, Video, MobileReady

Commercial doors must be strong and durable to withstand frequent use, and like any other building component, they require maintenance to keep them functioning correctly. This interactive online course will discuss door and door hardware maintenance and repairs associated with commercial building installations.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate how to adjust hydraulic door closers
  • Define bitting and pinning
  • Describe the difference between standard and interchangeable cores
  • Demonstrate how to operate a hole saw