SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2021 12:16:53 PMADLTED 748.6 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 748.6Title:  LANDSCAPE EQUIP OPS  
Full Title:  Landscape Equipment Operations
Last Reviewed:5/13/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled6.004 min.Lab Scheduled48.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total48.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 48.00 

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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Students will learn about pre-operation, operation, and post-operation maintenance of a variety of commonly used types of landscape equipment. Much of the course focuses on hands-on operation of landscape equipment in safe and effective ways.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Students will learn about pre-operation, operation, and post-operation maintenance of a variety of commonly used types of landscape equipment. Much of the course focuses on hands-on operation of landscape equipment in safe and effective ways.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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.  Operate a variety of types of landscaping equipment safely and efficiently.
2.  Perform basic preventive maintenance and repairs to landscaping equipment.
3.  Prepare to apply for positions in the landscaping industry.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Operate a variety of types of landscaping equipment safely and efficiently.
2. Perform basic preventive maintenance and repairs to landscaping equipment.
3. Prepare to apply for positions in the landscaping industry.

Topics and Scope
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I. Overview of Types of Tools and Equipment
    A. Gas-powered mowers, clippers, and edgers
    B. Hand tools
    C. Leaf blowers
    D. Lopping and pruning tools
 
II. Landscape Equipment Operation Skills
 
III. Landscape Equipment Safety
    A. Protective gear and apparel
    B. Common safety mistakes and prevention of accidents
 
IV. Landscape Equipment Repair and Maintenance
    A. Preventive care
    B. Cleaning and post-use care
 
V. Employment in Landscaping Fields
    A. Application materials
    B. Interviewing skills

Assignments:
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1. Equipment-operation practice exercises
2. Equipment-maintenance practice exercises
3. Safety quiz
4. Practice interviews, group and individual
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
0 - 0%
None
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 70%
Equipment-operation exercises; equipment-maintenance exercises
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 10%
Safety quiz
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Practice interviews, individual and group; active participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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