Catalog  –  2013 - 2014

Industrial Technology

P050 – Industrial Maintenance I5 units

Prerequisite: None.

Total lecture 54 hours, total laboratory 108 hours. This course provides foundational skills training for maintenance technicians. Topics will include activities focused upon creating foundation skills, math skills, basic electrical skills, basic pneumatics and hydraulics, basic mechanical skills, basic plumbing/air-conditioning, and workplace success skills. Completion of this basic course will prepare students for a job as a building or production line maintenance technician. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A)

 

P051 – Industrial Maintenance II 4.5 units

Prerequisite: Grade of “C” or higher in Industrial Technology P050 or equivalent in Industrial maintenance.

Total lecture 54 hours, total laboratory 81 hours. In this course, participants will receive instruction and participate in activities enabling them to build skills in manufacturing maintenance; including pneumatics, mechanical drives, electrical wiring, electronic sensors, HVAC and solar energy. Successful completion of this basic course will prepare students for a job as a building or production line maintenance technician. Approved for pass/no-pass grading option. (A)

 

INDT P052– Programmable Logic Controller Basics2 units

Prerequisite: None.

Total lecture 36 hours. This course provides a solid foundation in PLC theory, installation, programming, operation, and troubleshooting. Students will become knowledgeable with the fundamentals of installing, programming, and troubleshooting digital and analog PLCs. Approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A)

 

INDT P060– Power Tech Pre Apprentice4.5 units

Prerequisite: None.

Total lecture 81 hours. This course provides a broader view of six major industries within the green building field, and prepares students for the Power Technician I and II courses. Topics include environmental stewardship, renewable energy, green building and energy efficiency, biofuels production and farming, green industry trends, environmental compliance and sustainability, and transportation and alternative fuels. Approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A)

 

INDT P061– Power Technician I5 units

Prerequisite: INDT P060.

Total lecture 90 hours. This course is the first part of a two-part course series that provides foundational skills training for utility workers. Topics will include activities focused upon foundational skills, math skills, compliance and ethics, technical drawings, environmental awareness, first aid, hazwoper, and workplace success skills. Approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A)

 

INDT P062– Power Technician II5.5 units

Prerequisite: INDT P060 and INDT P061.

Total lecture 99 hours. This course focuses on creating and maintaining a sustainable competitive advantage in a small business. Topics include an overview of the entrepreneurial process beginning with the initial idea through start-up, growth, and harvesting the business. Using the business plan as a primary learning vehicle, students learn to manage all elements of a business in the entrepreneurial context. Approved for pass/no pass grading option. (A)