Woodworking 1

  • Prerequisite Course(s): None
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Production
  • Career Cluster Area: Manufacturing
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: Woodworking 1 is an introductory course that gives students the opportunity to explore the equipment and processes involved in the completion of a quality wood project.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Safety
    2. Wood and wood materials
    3. Project layout and design
    4. Measurement
    5. Material selection
    6. Hand tool processes
    7. Machine tool processes
    8. Project construction
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Describe safe shop procedures for work areas.OSHA
R4.6, R4.9
HL AA6C3Health / Safety Work HabitsPre / Post Test
2. Locate safety equipment, escape routes, and emergency procedures.OSHA Art 1HL AA6C3Pre / Post Test
3. Describe the importance of wearing personal safety apparel (PSA’s).OSHA
HL AA6C3Pre / Post Test
4. Demonstrate safe and proper use of hand and power tools.OSHA
NCCER Core #3, 4
MA2.4.1 – MA2.4.4
R.4.4, R4.6
SB.2, 6
HL AA6C3Technical Skills Health / Safety Labor TechnologyPre / Post Test
5. Describe wood characteristics, and lumber and wood product production.MA1.4.1 – MA1.4.7
MA2.4.1 – MA2.4.4
MA3.4.1, MA4.4.2
R4.4, R4.5, R4.11
SA.2, S A.4, SC.6, S.A.1, 2
A4Technical Skills Health / SafetyPre / Post Test
6. Identify lumber terms, defects, and grading.Pre / Post Test Lab Assignment
7. Produce sources of woodworking plans.Lab Assignment
8. Describe the importance of proper planning and drafting.Pre / Post Test Lab Assignment
9. Develop a bill of materials for layout and measurement.Math EPre / Post Test Lab Assignment
10. Demonstrate proper cutting, sanding, and shaping techniques.Pre / Post Test Lab Assignment
11. Describe different wood joining and wood finishing methods.NCCER Cabinet making ModulePre / Post Test Lab Assignment

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