SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2021 1:24:57 PMADLTED 748.5 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 748.5Title:  INTRO SPRINKLER REPAIR  
Full Title:  Introduction to Sprinkler Repair and Maintenance
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.004 min.Lab Scheduled24.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 24.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course introduces students to the basics of irrigation systems with particular focus on: repairing sprinklers and damaged lines; raising, lowering, and relocating sprinkler heads; troubleshooting the main assembly.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742)Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742)Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742)

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course introduces students to the basics of irrigation systems with particular focus on: repairing sprinklers and damaged lines; raising, lowering, and relocating sprinkler heads; troubleshooting the main assembly.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742)Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742)Course Completion of ADLTED 742.1 ( or ADLTED 742)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Install and maintain irrigation systems under the supervision of an experienced irrigation
    specialist.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe and explain the basic components of irrigation systems
2. Identify broken irrigation system components
3. Repair irrigation system components under the supervision of an experienced irrigation
    specialist

Topics and Scope
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I. Common Landscape Irrigation Terminology
 
II. Irrigation Components
    A. Sprinkler heads
    B. Filters
    C. Valves
    D. Pipes and fittings
    E. Pressure Regulators
    F. Controllers
    G. Sensors
    H. Flow meters
    I. Backflow preventions
 
III. Irrigation Principles and Hydraulics
 
IV. Landscape Irrigation Design Basics
 
V. Causes of Failure
    A. Obstructions
     B. Suspended materials
    C. Chemical precipitation
    D. Soil ingestion
    E. Biologic buildup
    F. Other
 
VI. Installation and Maintenance Basics
    A. Replacing sprinkler heads
    B. Raising/lowering/relocating sprinkler heads
    C. Repairing damaged lines
    D. Troubleshooting the main assembly
 
VII. Tools and Safety
    A. Basic installation tools and materials
    B. Safety in the field

Assignments:
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1. Poster project of irrigation components
2. Maintenance worksheets (2 to 4)
3. Oral quizzes (2)
4. Group projects installing and repairing irrigation systems (2)
5. Active attendance and participation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 15%
Worksheets
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
40 - 50%
Group projects installing and repairing irrigation systems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Oral quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
30 - 35%
Poster project; active participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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