Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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, Sep 30-Oct 04
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20413 
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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 26-Aug 30
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20383 
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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, Sep 09-Sep 13
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20386 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 07-Oct 11
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20415 Textbook
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, Sep 16-Sep 20
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20351 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 14-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20417 Textbook
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 04-Nov 08
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20451 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 160    Lead Hazard    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course describes the health effects caused by lead exposure. Topics include OSHA regulations, sampling methods, legal rights of workers and the use of proper protective equipment and work methods.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 21-Oct 25
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20434 
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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, Aug 19-Aug 23
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20381 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 180    Architectural/Ornamental I    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers architectural and ornamental iron working. It provides detailed knowledge of the procedures and practices employed by the ironworker in architectural and ornamental iron working. Topics include tools, anchors, fasteners, various layout instruments and constructing curtain walls.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 11-Nov 15
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20449 
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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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 13469 
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Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013