Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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IW 100    Orientation and History of the Trade    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to Ironworker's Apprenticeship responsibilities. It includes Ironworker's rules and regulations, record keeping, as well as evaluations and advancement, work ethic, sexual harassment issues, and basic tools. It acquaints the Iron Worker apprentice with specifications that constitute a safe and healthful working environment under OSHA. It provides an introduction to the rights and obligations that OSHA imposes. An orientation and overview of the history of the Ironwork trade is presented.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 12-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20520 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 110    Mixed Base    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This Mixed Base course acquaints the Iron Worker apprentice with an overview of the type of construction blueprints commonly used with emphasis on function and interpretation. This course offers a brief review of basic math skills and provides an opportunity to apply these skills in solving typical problems relevant to the construction trades.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 15-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20528 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 120    Rigging    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to rigging operations such as wire rope, chains, slings, cranes, helicopters, ladders and scaffolds. Also included are rigging safety, knot recognition and strength identification, as well as knot application to rigging.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Aug 31
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20436 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 130    Reinforcing I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces standard codes, code classifications, plans, schedules, charts and specifications commonly used by the ironworker. Topics include construction techniques used in reinforcing concrete members with steel, use of bar supports, placement of reinforcing iron and general principles of bar splicing and welding. Post tensioning and pre-stressing techniques are introduced.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Aug 24
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20434 
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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 17-Sep 21
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20488 
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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, Sep 17-Sep 21
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20494 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 170    Structural I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the theory and practice of blueprint reading, structural erection procedures and proper steel structure construction.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 01-Oct 05
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20522 
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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 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 20461 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012