SRJC Course Outlines

1/18/2022 11:20:54 PMAPED 362 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  APED 362Title:  APP PLUMBERS, HVAC, 3RD  
Full Title:  Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Third Semester
Last Reviewed:5/14/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled1.5018 max.Lecture Scheduled27.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.508 min.Lab Scheduled81.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total108.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  54.00Total Student Learning Hours: 162.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Indentured apprentice.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Related supplemental instruction of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration for apprentice plumbers and pipefitters.
(Grade Only)

Limits on Enrollment:Indentured apprentice.
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe and demonstrate electrical/ plumbing principles and regulations related to heating,
    ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration trade.
2.  Apply best practices in practical environment related to heating, ventilation, air conditioning,
    and refrigeration trade

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Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:
1. Explain, summarize, and demonstrate basic principles of electricity.
2. Evaluate, identify, and have knowledge of common occupational hazards
    and demonstrate recommended safety practices for the refrigeration/air
    conditioning industry including Red Cross First Aid and C.P.R.
3. Explain, identify, and demonstrate testing and analyzing metering

Topics and Scope
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I. Basic Electricity
    A. Introduction to DC electrical theory
    B. Components of DC electrical circuits
    C. Simple wiring diagrams
    D. Terms and definitions
    E. Simple electrical formulas and application
    F. Introduction to AC electricity
    G. Components of AC circuits
    H. Basic AC motor theory
    I. Use of tools for electrical circuits.
II. Safety Procedures
    A. Definitions
    B. Occupational safety and health provisions
    C. Hazards
    D. Corrosives and irritants
    E. Weather protection
    F. First aid
    G. Job site safety
    H. Electrical
III. Metering Devices
    A. Introduction to refrigerant controls
    B. Principles of operations of metering devices
    C. Care and maintenance of metering devices
    D. Troubleshooting and repair
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course

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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Written homework assignments (1 to 2 sets per week)
2. Project homework assignments (1 to 2 sets per week)
3. Weekly reading 10-15 pages
4. Quizzes and examinations (4 to 6 per semester)
Lab-Related Assignments:
5. Class performances and field work (on-the-job demonstrations) of skill development, safety
    practices, equipment, and material handling.

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%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Homework assignments; field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 65%
Class performances; field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and examinations to include multiple choice, true/false, matching items, and completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Job Safety & Health. International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. 2010 (classic)
Basic Electricity. International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. 2009 (classic)

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