SimBuild

The first interactive training simulation that teaches carpentry and construction skills


SimBuild Carpentry teaches fundamental skills used in residential construction Students learn by completing increasingly complex work orders from reading a measuring tape, to laying out a gable roof, to proper estimation of board feet needed for a project while SimBuild Carpentry teaches the practical skills of carpentry and safety, the student learns core academic concepts in reading, engineering and math.


Benefits of Simbuild
  • Reinforce math, reading and problem solving skills
  • Covers all basics of carpentry - reading a measuring tape, proper tool use, applied math, component and system terminology
  • Interpret information and review procedures in real world context
  • Increase safety awareness
  • Practice without wasting material
  • Engage students with a variety of challenging activities
  • Objective scoring of accuracy and efficiency in job completion
  • Assessment activities reinforce learning
  • Integrated learning management system tracks student’s performance across industry and academic skill standard

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Increasingly complex work orders teach how to:

  • Estimate, measure, and cut materials
  • Place studs, trimmers, rafters
  • Frame floor, wall, roof systems
  • Install doors, windows, locks, hinges
  • Build stairs
  • Install and finish drywall
  • Calculate rise and run

The learning management system tracks students through the program - their progress, performance, and acquisition of academic and construction skills. Students and instructors can evaluate overall performance and learning momentum, how quickly students absorb and understand the material.

 

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