Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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IW 131    Reinforcing II/Post Tensioning    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: IW 130 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course includes the interpretation of standard codes, code classifications, plans, schedules, charts and specifications commonly used in the iron worker trade. Construction techniques, use of bar supports, placement of reinforcing iron, general principles of bar splicing and welding are presented in depth.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 29-Sep 02
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 30354 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 150    Welding I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the structure of ferrous metals and their reaction to heat. It provides knowledge of the equipment and materials employed in the use of shielded metal-arc, gas shielded-arc, and oxy-acetylene welding.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 10-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 30493 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 151    Welding II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: IW 150 with a grade of "C" or better.
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course extends the study of ferrous metals and their reactions to heat. Equipment and materials employed in the use of shielded metal-arc and gas shielded-arc are included in this course.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 26-Sep 30
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 30446 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 152    Welding III    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: IW 151 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on skill development in shielded metal arc and gas shielded arc welding on ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Vertical and overhead positions on all types of joints as they relate to structural stability are also covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 07-Nov 11
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 30549 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 181    Architectural/Ornamental II    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: IW 180 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of IW 180 and provides detailed information on knowledge, procedures and practices employed by the ironworker in architectural and ornamental iron working. Topics include tools, anchors fasteners and various layout instruments. Additionally, constructing curtain wall systems, applying sealants, and glazing systems are covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 22-Aug 26
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 30310 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 298    Work Experience in Iron workers Apprenticeship    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Endentured in the Iron worker's apprenticeship program.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students the opportunity to work in the iron worker's apprenticeship for the purpose of developing specific skills to meet the goals and objectives of the iron worker's Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (J.A.T.C.). Students complete work experience hours at approved training sites. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 30340 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011