Spring 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, Feb 04-Feb 08
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20548 
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TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 11-Feb 15
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20539 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 01-Apr 05
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20629 Textbook
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, Mar 18-Mar 22
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20598 
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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, Apr 08-Apr 12
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20631 
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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, Feb 25-Mar 01
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20556 
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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, Jan 28-Feb 01
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20546 
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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, Jan 21-Jan 25
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20389 
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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, Jan 21-Jan 25
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20391 
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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, Jan 14-Jan 18
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 20393 
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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 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 20483 
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Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013