Spring 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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, Apr 11-Apr 15
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 32004 
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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, Mar 28-Apr 01
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31977 
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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, Mar 14-Mar 18
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31912 
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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, Feb 14-Feb 18
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31833 
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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, Apr 04-Apr 08
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31981 
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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, Jan 31-Feb 04
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31800 
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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, Feb 28-Mar 04
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31915 
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Schedule: Other Term, Mar 07-Mar 11
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 31914 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 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 31000 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011