SRJC Course Outlines

1/28/2022 3:29:49 AMAPED 367 Course Outline as of Spring 2020

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Discipline and Nbr:  APED 367Title:  APP PLUMBERS, HVAC, 8TH  
Full Title:  Apprentice Plumbers, HVAC/Refrigeration, Eighth Semester
Last Reviewed:5/14/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled3.0018 max.Lecture Scheduled54.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled3.008 min.Lab Scheduled54.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total108.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  108.00Total Student Learning Hours: 216.00 

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 apprenticeship

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

Limits on Enrollment:Indentured apprenticeship
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, demonstrate, analyze, start, test, and balance HVAC systems.
2. Define, demonstrate, and explain best practices for customer relations.
3. Explain, demonstrate, define, and interpret symbols and plans for installation
    and service of HVAC systems.

Topics and Scope
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I. Starting, testing, and balancing
    A. Introduction to start, test, and balancing HVAC procedures
    B. Evaluation of HVAC start procedures
    C. HVAC testing and troubleshooting procedures
    D. Balancing of HVAC systems
II. Customer Relations
    A. Best procedures for assisting customers
    B. Communication and  customer relations
III. Plans and Plan Reading
    A. Terms and symbols used on plans
    B. Using plan schedules,  elevations, and symbols in:
         1. Architectural drawings
         2. Structural drawings
         3. Mechanical drawings
         4. Shop drawings
IV. Using plans to coordinate with other trades
All topics are included 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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A Guide to Service Work. International Pipe Trades Joint Training Committee. 2010 (classic)

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