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APR – Apprenticeship Outcomes

AAS - Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete 6000-8000 hours State of Oregon - approved On-the-Job Training (OJT) - Hours vary by trade
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Repair, install, and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations for the Brick Mason, Concrete Finisher, Floor Covering Installer, Glazier/Glass Worker, Laborer, Plasterer, Roofer, Asbestos Removal, Carpenter, HVAC/R, Exterior/Interior Finisher, Painter, Pile Driver, Plumber, Scaffold Erector, and Sheet Metal Worker.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

AAS - Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies AAS Degree

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete 6000-8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training. Apply theory to electrical wiring.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Repair and install electrical wire devises according to licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC for Inside Electrician, Limited Energy Technician-License A, Limited Manufacturing Plant Electrician, Sign Assembler/Fabricator, Sign Make/Erector, and Stationary Engineer.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

AAS - Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship AAS

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete a minimum of 4000 or 8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT) -Hours vary by trade
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Repair, install, and maintain a variety of industrial equipment using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with state regulations for the Air Frame and Power Plant Technician, Boiler Operator, Programable Logic Controller, Boiler/Turbine Operator, Die Cast Mold, Heat and Frost Insulator, Industrial Mobile Mechanic, Instrumentation Technician, Machinist, Millwright, Motor Winder, Pipefitter, Roll Turner and Welder.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

ACERT1 - Construction Trades, General Apprenticeship Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete 6000 or 8000 hours State of Oregon - approved On-the-Job Training (OJT) - Hours vary by trade
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Repair, install, and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations for the Brick Mason, Concrete Finisher, Floor Covering Installer, Glazier/Glass Worker, Laborer, Plasterer, Roofer, Asbestos Removal, Carpenter, HVAC/R, Exterior/Interior Finisher, Painter, Pile Driver, Plumber, Scaffold Erector, and Sheet Metal Worker. 2.2008
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

ACERT1 - Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete 6000 or 8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training. Apply theory to electrical wiring - Hours vary by trade
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Repair and install electrical wire devises according to licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC for Inside Electrician, Limited Energy Technician-License A, Limited Manufacturing Plant Electrician, Sign Assembler/Fabricator, Sign Make/Erector, and Stationary Engineer. 2.2008
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

ACERT1 - Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete a minimum of 8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT) -Hours vary by trade
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Repair, install, and maintain a variety of industrial equipment using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with state regulations for the Air Frame and Power Plant Technician, Boiler Operator, Programable Logic Controller, Boiler/Turbine Operator, Die Cast Mold, Heat and Frost Insulator, Industrial Mobile Mechanic, Instrumentation Technician, Machinist, Millwright, Motor Winder, Pipefitter, Roll Turner and Welder. 2.2008
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence

ACERT - Limited Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete 4000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training. (OJT)
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Repair or install electrical wire devises according to limited licensure regulations to meet NEC and OSC for Limited Energy Technician-License B, Limited Maintenance Electrician, Limited Renewable Energy Technician, and Limited Residential Electrician 2.2008
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence

ACERT - Manual Trades Apprenticeship Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete a minimum of 4000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-Job Training (OJT) - hours vary by trade.
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Repair, install, and maintain a variety of building construction projects using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with building codes and OSHA regulations for the Brick Mason, Concrete Finisher, Floor Covering Installer, Glazier/Glass Worker, Laborer, Plasterer, Roofer. 2.2008
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence

ACERT - Mechanical Maintenance Apprenticeship Certificate

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Complete a minimum of 8000 hours State of Oregon-approved on-the-job training (OJT) -Hours vary by trade
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
Repair, install, and maintain a variety of industrial equipment using trade specific tools and techniques in compliance with state regulations for the Air Frame and Power Plant Technician, Boiler Operator, Programable Logic Controller, Boiler/Turbine Operator, Die Cast Mold, Heat and Frost Insulator, Industrial Mobile Mechanic, Instrumentation Technician, Machinist, Millwright, Motor Winder, Pipefitter, Roll Turner and Welder. 2.2008
  • Communication
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence

ACERTP - Apprenticeship and Trades: Pre-Trades

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Apply research, trades exploration, and self-reflection skills to the application procedures for any of the 40 plus Oregon Registered Apprenticeship Programs
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Demonstrate skill in electrical wiring that meets National Electrical Code standards.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection
Demonstrate applied math skills that meet the math standards for most Oregon Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection

ACERTP - Construction Apprenticeship Technologies: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Be prepared for real world careers which require effective communication by determining the purpose, audience and context of communication, and respond to feedback to improve clarity, coherence and effectiveness.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
Know how to meet Federal Environmental Protection Agency’s mandates, protect the ozone and community resources, and be prepared to take the EPA’s 608 Certification Examination for the recovery, reclamation, and/or recycling of refrigerants of all types.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Reduce carbon dioxide emissions by fine-tuning of HVAC-R systems, precision maintenance, energy management control systems, efficient lighting methods, high efficiency electrical motor operations and load studies.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Identify and investigate problems, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate methods of reasoning to develop creative and practical solutions.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection

ACERTP - Electrician Apprenticeship Technologies: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Be prepared for real world careers which require effective communication by determining the purpose, audience and context of communication, and respond to feedback to improve clarity, coherence and effectiveness.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
Know how to meet Federal Environmental Protection Agency’s mandates, protect the ozone and community resources, and be prepared to take the EPA’s 608 Certification Examination for the recovery, reclamation, and/or recycling of refrigerants of all types.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Reduce carbon dioxide emissions by fine-tuning of HVAC-R systems, precision maintenance, energy management control systems, efficient lighting methods, high efficiency electrical motor operations and load studies.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Identify and investigate problems, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate methods of reasoning to develop creative and practical solutions.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection

ACERTP - Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology Apprenticeship: Trade Worker Apprenticeship Technologies

Degree Outcomes Core Outcomes
Be prepared for real world careers which require effective communication by determining the purpose, audience and context of communication, and respond to feedback to improve clarity, coherence and effectiveness.
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Cultural Awareness
Know how to meet Federal Environmental Protection Agency’s mandates, protect the ozone and community resources, and be prepared to take the EPA’s 608 Certification Examination for the recovery, reclamation, and/or recycling of refrigerants of all types.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Reduce carbon dioxide emissions by fine-tuning of HVAC-R systems, precision maintenance, energy management control systems, efficient lighting methods, high efficiency electrical motor operations and load studies.
  • Community and Environmental Responsibility
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
Identify and investigate problems, evaluate information and its sources, and use appropriate methods of reasoning to develop creative and practical solutions.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Professional Competence
  • Self-Reflection