PCC/ CCOG / APR

Course Content and Outcome Guide for APR 200

Course Number:
APR 200
Course Title:
Trades Preparation
Credit Hours:
8
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
60
Lab Hours:
60
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Includes Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Trade topics such as industry orientation, hazardous materials, general on-the-job questions, material handling, scaffolding, rigging, fire protection, hand and power tool use, fall protection, and electrical basics. Covers safety procedures that apply to each topic. Also covered will be related terminology, task planning, methods and functions of construction, apprenticeship application process, program requirements, resume and interview skills and OSHA 30-hour safety training. Recognized by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry: Apprenticeship and Training Division's Council as an approved Pre-Apprenticeship program. Prerequisite: Placement in MTH 60 or higher or department permission. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This course will instruct students in utilizing the BOLI website to review apprenticeship responsibilities, and standards as well as seek the different classifications of construction trades.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Intended Outcomes for the Course 

  1. Identify general safety and health techniques.
  2. Identify typical health and safety hazards on construction sites.
  3. Demonstrate electrical safety procedures, lockout/tagout.
  4. Identify signs, signals, and barricades.
  5. Demonstrate proper overhead protection.
  6. Demonstrate proper use and storage of common hand and power tools.
  7. Demonstrate proper tool maintenance and storage procedures.
  8. Identify various types of heavy construction equipment and their uses.
  9. List tasks performed on construction projects.
  10. Identify basic elements of construction plans.

Course Activities and Design

Course Activities and Design

Classes will be presented in a lecture, lec/lab and lab discussion format and will provide safety and background knowledge necessary for successful completion of this course. Students will utilize the internet for apprenticeship background knowledge and responsibilities.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will be assessed according to their performance on in-class exercises, homework projects, applications of concepts and skills as well as quizzes. Assessment will also be based on their individual and group participation. Procedures will be addressed at the first class session. The instructor€™s specific grading policy will accompany class handouts.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Identify general safety and health techniques.
  2. Identify typical health and safety hazards on construction sites.
  3. Demonstrate electrical safety procedures, lockout/tagout.
  4. Identify signs, signals, and barricades.
  5. Demonstrate proper overhead protection.
  6. Demonstrate proper use and storage of common hand and power tools.
  7. Demonstrate proper tool maintenance and storage procedures.
  8. Identify various types of heavy construction equipment and their uses.
  9. List tasks performed on construction projects.
  10. Identify basic elements of construction plans.