Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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, Mar 15-Mar 19
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33713 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


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, Feb 01-Feb 05
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33513 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 08-Feb 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33588 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 140    Precast Concrete and Metal Buildings    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the erection of precast concrete and metal buildings. Topics include rigging, handling and installing these in a safe and economical manner. It also covers reading and interpreting charts, tables and blueprints.

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 22-Mar 26
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33792 
Textbook
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, Mar 29-Apr 02
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33790 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 05-Apr 09
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33812 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, Jan 25-Jan 29
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33480 
Textbook
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, Mar 01-Mar 05
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33683 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 08-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33711 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 12-Apr 16
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33837 Textbook
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, Jan 04-Jan 08
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33253 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 11-Jan 14
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33251 Textbook
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, Apr 19-Apr 23
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33845 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   


IW 183    The History of Ironworkers    2.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Enrollment Limitation: Registered Ironworkers Apprentice.
Hours: 45 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the history of ironworking and the ironworkers union movement from its birth in 1896 to the present.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-Jan 22
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 33479 
Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 19
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 33511 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 33512 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 33526 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010