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CR215-00 2018 IRC Deck Construction

Overview

This course examines the 2018 International Residential Code for requirements pertinent to deck construction.  Topics will include proper foundation and framing, wall anchoring, as well as other elements involving stair tread and riser dimensions, handrail, and guard height and baluster requirements. Students will also be challenged to inspect for all safety hazards pertaining to decks since such spaces and structures are used often, have prolonged exposure to weather, and must frequently support large numbers of occupants in many different functions.

Course Code

CR215-00

Length

1 Hour

Fees

Please contact TFACA for pricing information.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

None

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

N/A

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Calculator
  • Highlighter
  • 2018 International Residential Code

References

  • 2018 International Residential Code

Course Objectives

  • Familiarize the students with the 2018 ICC Residential Code deck requirements. 
  • Familiarize the students with the proper, conventional deck construction.
  • Familiarize the students with the potential dangers of poorly constructed residential decks.

Other Notes

None

Register

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