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Apprenticeship - CE

APP 029 – Basic Mathematics

This course is designed to review, remediate where necessary, and advance the student in their fundamental and trades mathematics skills.

Course Objectives:
1. Explain fractional and decimal operations with an applied format.
2. Review percentage as it would pertain to discounts, interest, and percentage increase or decrease.
3. Solve proportions.
4. Review interconverting feet and inches and decimals.
5. Discuss the square of a number and its square roots by computation and use of a table.
6. Develop a table of square roots as they relate to the trade.
7. Develop a table of constant measuration formula and be able to apply the formulae.
8. Compute perimeter and circumference.

APP 030 – Concrete/Masonry Construction

This course provides the apprentice with the concepts of concrete/masonry fundamental necessary for conventional applications to building construction.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify various types of masonry units
2. Identify and use masonry tools.
3. Properly mix mortar and other bonding materials.
4. Recognize various brick surfaces and know their applications.
5. Build a 4 inch and 8 inch brick wall, corner, and return.

APP 031 – Metal Studs and Drywall

This course provides instruction in the basic installation procedures for gypsum board products.

Course Objectives:
1. Explain the procedures for handling and storing gypsum board.
2. Use hand and power tools safely when performing installations.
3. Review procedures for proper wood framing.
4. Describe the uses of single and double layer application.
5. Perform special cuts.
6. Explain the procedures for installing non-load bearing partitions.
7. Describe drywall items, chase wall framing, channels, and hangers.
8. Install one and two piece frames.

APP 033 – Millwright I

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss the history of mill wrighting.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of the importance of safety as it pertains to mill wrighting.
3. Describe the types of precision tools and their uses.
4. Describe the kinds of power tools and their uses.

APP 060 – I.E.C.Electrical Apprenticeship 1st Year Part A

This course is designed to instruct 1st year electrical apprentices who are working toward their journeyperson status on interior wiring and basic electrical processes. installation and testing of residential wiring, interpreting electrical symbols, using electrial tools and equipment safely will are be included.

Course Objectives:
1. install and test residential wiring including AC circuits and transformers,
2. interpret electrical symbols appearing on blueprints,
3. use electrical tools and equipment safely,
4. draw brain electrical circuits, and
5. distinguish between direct and alternating currents.

APP 061 – I.E.C. Electrical Apprenticeship 1st Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct 1st year electrical apprentices who are working toward their journey person status on interior wiring and basic electrical processes. Wiring including AC circuits and transformers, drawing brain electrical circuits and distinguishing between direct and alternating currents will be included.

Course Objectives:
1. perform basic calculations relating to the electrical trade,
2. select appropriate conductors and insulation based on electron theory,
3. classify wire size and resistance potential,
4. wire compatible circuits allowing for voltage drop and grounding,
5. develop an understanding of National Electrical Code process, and
6. develop the ability to read residential blueprints.

APP 066 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship - 2nd Year Part A

This course for the 2nd year electrical apprentices, who are working toward their journeyperson status, on wiring and electrical processes will have an opportunity to learn about safety, grounded conductors, AC circuit math, DC meters, and transformers.

Course Objectives:
1. use test equipment to determine voltage amperage and resistance,
2. apply transformers to appropriate wiring circuits,
3. identify and solve problems occurring within series and parallel circuits,
4. recognize circumstances requiring capacitors in series and parallel circuits, and
5. demonstrate the ability to differentiate different types of transformers.

APP 067 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship-2nd Yr. Part B

his course for 2nd yr. electrical apprentices, who are working toward their journeyperson status, on wiring and electrical processes will have the opportunity to learn about safety, capacitors, projection sketching, parallel circuits, rigging, motor drives, refrigeration cycles, introduction to fire alarms and refrigeration cycle.

Course Objectives:
1. understand electrical hazards,
2. develop the ability to use rope and chain for rigging purposes,
3. differentiate between different types of capacitors,
4. ability to projection sketch,
5. recognize and understand the use of motor drives, and
6. comprehend refrigeration cycle.

APP 076 – ABC Sprinklerfitter Apprenticeship Yr 3 Part A

This course is designed to enable the Associated Builders Contractors (ABC) sprinkler fitter apprentice to learn the skills needed to perform sprinkler fitter installation.

Course Objectives:
1. perform sprinkler fitter system design, layout and installation;
2. read construction plans for the installation of sprinkler systems, and demonstrate an understanding of the symbols, layout building codes, and standards that must be applied;
3. identify types of tanks, water main configurations, flow test procedures, systems meters, and fire department connections; and
4. operate dry pipe systems including appropriate air pressure precautions and calculations for determining system volume.

APP 077 – ABC Sprinklerfitter Apprenticeship Yr 3 Part B

This course is designed to enable the Associated Builders Contractors (ABC) sprinkler fitter apprentice to learn the skills needed to perform sprinkler fitter installation.

Course Objectives:
1. use English, metric and SSI systems of measurement when installing sprinkler systems;
2. demonstrate an understanding of chemical and physical properties of water;
3. install water supply for an automatic sprinkler system;
4. install pre-action and deluge systems; and
5. install deluge valves, auxiliary detection systems, release systems, hydraulic, and pneumatic activation.

APP 084 – ABC Sprinklerfitter Apprenticeship Year 4 Part A

This course is designed for the student who is a registered fourth year apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics to be covered include water supplies, repair, testing, maintenance of valves and headers.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of how to determine availability of necessary water supplies and compensate when needed;
2. demonstrate the ability to maintain, test, and repair valves and headers; and
3. demonstrate the ability to install, test, and maintain sprinkler alarms.

APP 085 – ABC Sprinklerfitter Apprenticeship Year 4 Part B

This course is designed for the student who is a registered fourth year apprentice, employed full-time, and working toward journeyman status. Topics to be covered include sprinkler alarms, special systems, and copper piping.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of how to install, test, and maintain special systems that include lawn sprinklers and fountains;
2. demonstrate the ability to utilize copper piping where it is required;
3. demonstrate the ability to identify and comprehend cardox, halon, dry and wet pipe sprinkler systems; and
4. demonstrate the ability to install and service deluge sprinkler systems.

APP 090 – Introduction to a Career in Plumbing, Steamfitting, Heating, Ventilation, AC

This course is designed to teach the history and economic value of a career in the field of plumbing, steamfitting, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the history of a career in the field of plumbing, steamfitting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and
2. demonstrate knowledge of the economic implications associated with a trade in the field of plumbing, steamfitting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

APP 091 – Achieving Apprenticeship Success

This course will emphasize basic study habits, reading comprehension, writing and organizational skills that will enhance your success with the classroom related instruction portion of an apprenticeship.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the proven techniques of study,
2. develop organizational skills, and
3. demonstrate enhanced comprehension of classroom related instructional materials.

APP 092 – Instrumentation and Process Controls

This course covers the fundamentals of industrial instrumentation and calibration. Basic sciences and fundamentals related to instrumentation and controls will be discussed. Participants will participate in hands-on work. This course provides participants with a thorough knowledge of the installation of pneumatic and electronic process control systems.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the installation of pneumatic and electronic process control systems;
2. develop the ability to repair and maintain instrumentation and process controls;
3. troubleshoot electric, instrumentation, and process controls;
4. calibrate process control systems for maximum efficiency; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of the services involved in instrumentation and controls.

APP 093 – Finish Carpentry

This course is designed to provide the carpenters apprentice with an explanation of tools, materials, terms, and techniques required to install interior and exterior finishing components. Topics include: doors, windows, interior and exterior trim, siding, and roofing.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate skill in carpentry and woodworking techniques using lumber, plywood, hardboard and other types of wood products;
2. reinforce corners with rabbit joints, glued-in reinforcing blocks, brackets or dadoed joints as appropriate using hardboard or particle board;
3. use basic or complicated woodworking joints that are appropriate to the job;
4. use a miter box to ensure square accurate cuts for wood moldings;
5. demonstrate the proper use of a coping saw in cutting/fitting molding;
6. describe the various types of hardboard used for outdoor and indoor use;
7. discuss the reasons to pre-assemble framework for a wall partition or frame out by building it in place; and
8. describe variations of roof-framing and truss construction.

APP 099 – Introduction to CAD Software

This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge to the fundamentals of a CAD (Computer Aided Design) software program. Topics include getting started, display commands, drawing setup, coordinates, basic drafting tools, 2D geometry, creating, editing, managing object properties, CAD construction techniques, creating text, defining styles, clocks, page setup, layouts, and plotting.

Course Objectives:
1. use a CAD drawing to display areas of the drawing;
2. use CAD software to create a new drawing from specifications of a part and/or geometric figures to meet the exact size and location of the assigned object;
3. demonstrate an understanding of using existing geometry to select objects, organize entity properties, and manipulate and modify Windows to correct specifications;
4. describe construction techniques from design parameters to allow drawing production;
5. use an existing drawing to add, changed text and text properties for accurate annotations on the drawing; and
6. use a drawing to create a scaled plot for a working drawing that meets industry standards.

APP 100 – BEP MACHINIST TRAINING YR3 WK1

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to change mechanical drives and couplings,
2. demonstrate the ability to perform alignments,
3. demonstrate the ability to operate a lubrication system,
4. demonstrate the ability to assemble a machine line shaft drive, and
5. demonstrate the ability to change seals and bearings

APP 101 – BEP MACHINIST TRAINING YR3 WK2

Course Objectives:
1. troubleshoot hydraulic systems,
2. troubleshoot pneumatic systems, and
3. align chain drives and gear boxes.

APP 102 – BEP/ELECTRO-ELECTRICAL/YR3/WK1

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to assemble and disassemble basic electronics;
2. demonstrate the use of instrumentation techniques to control processes; and
3. measure process controls through the use of pressure, temperature, and flow.

APP 103 – BEP/ELECTRO-ELECTRICAL/YR3/WK2

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of process control theory,
2. demonstrate the ability to maintain and activate process control systems, and
3. demonstrate the ability to maintain and repair DC power supplies.

APP 106 – Lead Paint Visual Inspector Training

Learn to perform lead paint inspections as approved by the Maryland Department of Environment's Lead Risk Reduction Standard. Topics include reports and protocols, health effects of lead exposure and lead hazard controls.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to perform lead paint inspections under Maryland lead risk reduction standard,
2. demonstrate the ability to perform dust wipe testing for lead, and
3. demonstrate readiness to apply for accreditation with the Maryland State Department of the Environment.

APP 107 – LEAD PAINT SUPERVISOR TRAINING

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to safely work in a lead paint based environment,
2. explain how to bring rental properties into compliance with Maryland¿s Lead Risk Reduction Standard, and
3. demonstrate preparedness to apply for accreditation with the Maryland Department of Environment.

APP 108 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 1 Part A

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with the skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include orientation and Introduction to structural steel and architectural iron; hookup and cutting techniques for oxyaceteline/carbonarc.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to mark and measure beam center,
2. demonstrate the ability to ball and weld connections,
3. demonstrate the ability to burn and cut iron,
4. demonstrate the ability to layout specific cutting techniques, and
5. demonstrate the ability to grind iron.

APP 109 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 1 Part B

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with the skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include OSHA 30 hours safety course and reinforcing steel.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the readiness to obtain OSHA standards 29 CFR part 1926 Construction;
2. demonstrate the ability to perform First Aid CPR; and
3. demonstrate the ability to identify, describe, and use various rebors, epoxy steel, and concrete.

APP 110 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 1 Part C

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with the skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include architectural and ornamental glass.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to unload, store, and handle glass;
2. demonstrate the ability to read levels, transits, and laser instruments;
3. demonstrate the ability to use power activated guns and fasteners;
4. demonstrate the ability to caulk and seal windows and glass; and
5. demonstrate the ability to layout a design.

APP 111 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 2 Part A

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include vertical and overhead welding, American Welding Society Certification test.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to drive a forklift,
2. demonstrate the ability to erect a scaffold,
3. demonstrate the ability to read a blueprint, and
4. demonstrate an understanding of welding theory.

APP 112 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 2 Part B

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include vertical and overhead welding, American Welding Society Certification test.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to cut and make #36 test coupons,
2. demonstrate the ability to weld ¿V¿ groove coupons,
3. demonstrate the ability to grind and stamp coupon sections, and
4. demonstrate the readiness to obtain certification on the AWS test.

APP 113 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 2 Part C

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include basic flux core ARC welding, basic gas metal ARC welding, American Welding Society Certification test.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to weld a basic flux core ARC,
2. demonstrate the ability to weld a basic gas metal ARC,
3. demonstrate the ability to grind and stamp coupon sections, and
4. demonstrate the readiness to obtain certification on the AWS test.

APP 114 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 3 Part A

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include rigging, crones, reinforcing and post-tensioning slabs, floors, desks and walls.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to safety rig slabs, floors, and steel;
2. demonstrate the ability to tie knots;
3. demonstrate the ability to wire rope part, types, and lays;
4. demonstrate crane hand signals; and
5. demonstrate the ability to reinforce slab, floor, deck, joint, bridge, and retaining walls.

APP 115 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 3 Part B

This course is designed to provide Ironworker apprentices with skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include structural steel, post tension and multi-strand.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to erect steel,
2. demonstrate the ability to connect and bolt steel,
3. demonstrate the ability to erect single and multi-leveled layers,
4. demonstrate the proper procedures to apply grouting, and
5. demonstrate the ability to finish off steel tendons

APP 116 – Ironworker Apprenticeship Year 3 Part C

This course is designed to provide Ironworkers apprentices with skills and knowledge needed to become a journeyman. Topics to be covered include all types of rigging equipment/crane formulas and structural bridge designs.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to operate rigging power equipment,
2. demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain cranes,
3. demonstrate the ability to assemble and disassemble cranes,
4. demonstrate the ability to calculate math formulas for lifting capacities, and
5. discuss and calculate crane and jib capacities.

APP 117 – CONCERTE FORM ADVANCED

Course Objectives:
1. assess the importance of blueprints and specifications;
2. use the tools of the mason and identify their uses;
3. describe the types of mortar and their properties
4. mix mortar properly;
5. define the concepts in construction of general framework to include footings, foundations, and walls;
6. identify the materials, types, and uses of concrete and masonry; and
7. define panel system construction.

APP 118 – BEP Electro-Electrical - C

This course is designed to teach students further in the area of Electricity/Electronics. This course is a follow-up to BEP Electro-Electrical year 3 week 2. Topics to be covered include instrumentation diagrams, electronic relays, programmable controllers, fiber optics and basic electronics.

Course Objectives:
1. read and interpret an instrumentation diagram,
2. identify electronic relays and their use,
3. set up and use a programmable controller,
4. discuss when and how fiber optics are used in industry, and
5. demonstrate the use of specific transistors for various applications.

APP 119 – BEP Electro - Mechanical - C

This course is designed to teach students how to perform mechanical jobs in the manufacturing arena. This course includes theory and hands-on. This course is a follow-up to Electro-Mechanical year 3 week 2. Topics to be covered include gear boxes, hydraulics, pneumatics, and cams.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and rebuild gear boxes;
2. identify various hydraulic components and their uses;
3. inspect a hydraulic system, identify problem areas, and repair the problem areas;
4. discuss pneumatic systems and their use in industry; and
5. demonstrate the ability to layout a cam.

APP 121 – Import Export Process and Procedures for Port Clerks and Checkers

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the processes and procedures required for the import and export of commodities at the Port of Baltimore. The course will focus on those jobs performed by the clerks and checkers and emphasizes the impact their job tasks have on the successful operations of the Port. This course includes the tasks involved with Pre-check, TIR, loading and unloading vessels, documentation of all processes and the differences in shipping various types of cargo.

Course Objectives:
1. identify the various job categories and their functions;
2. discuss safety issues at a terminal and on a vessel;
3. identify all types of cargo and the equipment used to handle the cargo, to include Lower-the-Load (LTL), war wagon, and cranes;
4. describe the cargo flow process;
5. explain the basic components and functions of a delivery order and a dock receipt;
6. identify typical problems with cargo, to include damage and out-of-gauge;
7. perform basic industrial measurements, to include metrics, weight, and height;
8. describe the receiving process;
9. verify cargo on a tally sheet matches cargo loaded; and
10. verify that appropriate cargo leaves the yard for loading.

APP 122 – Train the Trainer

This course is designed to enable the prospective teacher to learn the skills necessary to teach in the apprenticeship program. The course examines the "Instruction Cycle" for use in both cross and top-down training contacts. Participants will explore the importance of demonstration in training sessions and the impact that effective communication skills, both verbal and written, have on successful training assignments. Topics to be covered include the benefits of effective training sessions, planning training sessions, Instruction Cycle, and written communication skills.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the benefits of a properly conducted training session,
2. plan a training session,
3. demonstrate an understanding of the Instruction Cycle process, and
4. demonstrate effective communication skills to employ in a training session.

APP 145 – Estimating

Course Objectives:
1. Prepare a bid for a job.
2. Evaluate job profit.
3. Write quick and accurate quantity take-offs.
4. Write labor estimates.
5. Analyze working drawings to develop estimates.

APP 154 – OSHA Safety/Scaffold User's Cr

Course Objectives:
1. Identify construction site hazards.
2. Evaluate construction site hazards.
3. Eliminate/reduce site hazards.
4. Know OSHA safety regulations.
5. Erect and dismantle construction scaffolding safely.

APP 156 – Transit/Level Basics

This course prepares the student to perform the duties of any member of a surveying party, both in the field and in the office.

Course Objectives:
1. Describe the importance and uses of surveying.
2. Explain the elements of surveying.
3. Measure horizontal and vertical lengths and angles.
4. Solve surveying problems and demonstrate methods of taping.
5. Demonstrate tape accuracy and electronic distance measurement.
6. Identify the parts and uses of a transit and how to use the compass.
7. Measure an angle.
8. Level the transit precisely and use elementary triangulation.
9. Compute lengths and bearing from coordinates.

APP 167 – Basic Blueprint Reading

This course is designed to introduce the Carpenter Apprentice to basic blueprint reading. The student will be taught how to identify, view, and explain the various wordings and symbols associated with blueprints. The student will also be able to differentiate between pictorial and working drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. Differentiate between pictorial and working drawings.
2. Demonstrate understanding of the significance of the different line styles, symbols and abbreviations.
3. Interpret dimensions on the drawings to determine project size, shape and relative positioning of its components.
4. Explain the relationship and correlation between various views as they pertain to plans, elevations, sections, and details.

APP 178 – Estimating Academy

This course is designed to enable new or aspiring estimators to learn the basic concepts of construction estimating. Topics to be covered include preparation of an estimate, summarizing an estimate, and bid preparation strategies.

Course Objectives:
1. develop costs for projects;
2. calculate overhead;
3. complete bid-risk analysis;
4. determine capability of performing work; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of bid form preparation.

APP 180 – Confined Space Certification

This course is designed to prepare the apprentice to sit for the State Confined Space Certification. Hands-on training will include air monitoring, ventilation, supplied-air respirator (SARs), self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs), entry procedures, retrieval and other aspects of permit-required confined space entry.

Course Objectives:
1. sit for the Confined Space Certification;
2. demonstrate lab and confined space entry; and
3. properly apply for confined space permits.

APP 182 – CFC Certification

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about conservation and safe handling of refrigerants; environmental concerns; servicing small appliances; disposing of high or very high pressure systems; appliances with a capacity of below 50 pounds; and systems with a capacity of above 50 pounds; and service and disposal of low pressure system (centrifugal chillers). Written examination administered for Environmental Protection Agency Section 608 EPA certification.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the conservation and safe handling of refrigerants, and
2. complete the Environmental Protection Agency Section 608 EPA certification.

APP 184 – Soldering and Brazing

Techniques and procedures of soldering and brazing will be introduced. This course is designed to enable the student to learn the techniques as well as the practical method of "soft" soldering with lead free solders and brazing using sil-foss. Base metals covered include copper, brass, steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Safety in all work practices will be discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of different methods of soldering,
2. demonstrate an understanding of different methods of brazing,
3. demonstrate an understanding of different methods of burning,
4. demonstrate an understanding of safety in all work practices, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and identify types and uses of copper tube.

APP 185 – Union Heritage

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about the opportunities provided in a pipe trades career as well as the responsibilities and attitudes required for success. Topics include getting off to the right start, the union, the employer, effectiveness on the job, and the most important partner.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of union history and heritage,
2. demonstrate an understanding of the importance of customer relations,
3. demonstrate an understanding of the Local Union, and
4. discuss benefit package.

APP 186 – Drawing II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the basic skills needed to read and understand construction blueprints. The apprentice will review and discuss drawing development. Topics covered include isometrics, organization of drawings, how to read site plans, and architectural and mechanical/electrical drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of construction blueprints,
2. demonstrate an understanding of basic drawing techniques,
3. demonstrate an understanding of drawing development,
4. read site plans and architectural and mechanical/electrical drawings, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and draw isometric sketches.

APP 187 – Related Science

This course is designed to enable the student to learn introductory information about matter, liquids, hydraulics, and the science required to understand the work of the air conditioning, refrigeration, and plumbing industry.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the principal sources of water supply, vent systems, and types of gas;
2. demonstrate an understanding of water, steam, air and their properties;
3. demonstrate an understanding of mechanics: work, power, and machines;
4. demonstrate an understanding of metals, alloys, and synthetics; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of corrosion.

APP 188 – Basic Electricity

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the safety and basic fundamentals of electricity. It lays the foundation for an understanding of the function and operation of the electric and electric controls used in connection with mechanical systems.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate a basic understand of electrical theory and basic practical skills,
2. demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures; including lockout tagout,
3. perform basic mathematical computations,
4. demonstrate understanding of the terminology used in electrical installation,
5. demonstrate understanding of the use of hand tools and electrical materials, and
6. safely use electrical testing equipment.

APP 189 – Advanced Plan Reading

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about advanced plan reading, working sketches, the development of sleeve and coordinated drawings, and an introduction to Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). The student will perform job take offs, make material lists and redraw portions of the mechanical systems. AutoCad will be introduced.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate understanding of advanced blueprint reading and drawing;
2. demonstrate understanding of the development of sleeve and coordinated drawings;
3. perform job take offs, make material lists and redraw portions of the mechanical systems;
4. interpret blueprints and schematic drawings, i.e. rough-in sheets, single line sketching and drawing of projects and views; and
5. demonstrate basic knowledge of Auto-cad software.

APP 191 – SMAW - Shield Metallic Arc Welding II

This course is designed to enable the student to continue to learn about shielded metallic arc welding.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate knowledge of the total welding discipline;
2. weld using shield metal arc;
3. perform oxy-fuel welding, brazing, and cutting; and
4. demonstrate an understanding of resistance welding and pipe welding.

APP 192 – Use and Care of Tools

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the correct and safe use of tools, and when they should be used. The proper care of tools is also addressed.

Course Objectives:
1. name, use, and care for basic tools;
2. demonstrate an understanding of the danger associated with each tool; and
3. demonstrate an understanding of safety precautions.

APP 194 – Builders Level Transit

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the basics of construction stakeout using a transit level. Topics include stakeout ties; road and utility alignments; and offsets and grades. The student will participate in hands-on activities such as placing stakes in the ground to ascertain the location of the various construction points.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the basics of construction stakeout using a transit level;
2. demonstrate an understanding of stakeout ties, road and utility alignments, and offsets and grades;
3. demonstrate the ability to locate the various construction points;
4. set up transit and shoot elevations; and
5. meet stakeout specifications.

APP 195 – Electricity II

This course is designed to enable the student to study advanced electrical design and troubleshooting of mechanical systems. A final exam will require the student to design and build a control system for mechanical equipment.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of intermediate electrical theory and practical applications;
2. demonstrate the ability to design and build a control system for mechanical equipment; and
3. diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical systems.

APP 196 – SMAW - Shielded Metallic Arc Welding III

This course is designed to enable the student to learn advanced shielded metallic arc welding.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate advanced knowledge of shielded metallic arc welding;
2. demonstrate preparedness to successfully complete the UA #21 (Stick) exam;
3. demonstrate preparedness to successfully complete the UA #22 T.I.G. root and stick out hands-on evaluation; and
4. demonstrate preparedness to successfully complete the UA #41 T.I.G. hands-on evaluation.

APP 198 – Medical Gas Certification

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the installation of medical gas systems. Participants must pass a written exam and a proctored braze test. This course covers the codes and standards that govern medical gas and medical-surgical vacuum piping systems installation and testing per NFPA-99 and ASSE 6010. Other topics include requirements for installer qualification and requirements for brazer qualification in accordance with ASME Section IX.

Course Objectives:
1. install medical gas and vacuum systems;
2. operate and maintain medical gas and vacuum systems;
3. calculate gas and vacuum pressures;
4. identify various medical gases for purity and cleanliness;
5. conduct crossed connection, pressure, blowdown and purge testing;
6. read and regulate medical gas instruments;
7. install and maintain alarm systems for medical gas and vacuum;
8. install and maintain source supply systems for various medical gases both compressed gases and cryogenic systems; and
9. install and maintain medical air, medical vacuum, instrument air and WAGD supply systems.

APP 199 – Backflow Certification

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the guidelines for acceptable practices for testing, annual inspection, and repair of backflow prevention assemblies used in cross-connection control programs. Course material includes information needed for identifying cross-connections, understanding how backflows occur and the dangers they present, methods used to control backflows and recommended applications for each type of backflow assembly, laws and liability, and hands-on testing and maintenance procedures for various assemblies. The student who successfully passes the certification exam administered at the conclusion of the course will be certified as a Backflow Prevention and Assembly Tester.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of backflow prevention;
2. demonstrate an understanding of how backflows occur and the dangers they present;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the methods used to control backflows;
4. troubleshoot backflow problems;
5. demonstrate readiness to sit for the certification exam to become a backflow prevention and assembly tester;
6. demonstrate an understanding of the history and reason for backflow prevention; and
7. discuss what to do in case of an occurrence and whom to notify.

APP 200 – Electric Controls

The course is designed to enable the student to learn about the fundamentals of electric controls in order to service mechanical equipment installations such as air conditioning, heating, fuel burning, water heating, and refrigeration, etc. Sixty electrical diagrams are provided for a practical approach to learning about servicing and trouble-shooting electrical devices and systems.

APP 202 – Centrifugal Chiller

This course is designed to enable the student to study centrifugal overhaul procedures. Topics include precision measuring techniques, teardown techniques, start-up, and chiller analysis. Compressor component functionality is stressed in order to give the student a good working knowledge of centrifugal compressor design and operation, including step-by-step centrifugal teardown procedures. There will be a hands-on training exam at which time a centrifugal compressor will be completely disassembled and rebuilt.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of centrifugal overhaul procedures;
2. demonstrate an understanding of precision measuring techniques and teardown techniques;
3. demonstrate an understanding of start-up and chiller analysis;
4. demonstrate knowledge of centrifugal compressor design and operation;
5. demonstrate knowledge of the tear-down of centrifugal chillers; and
6. disassemble and rebuild a centrifugal compressor.

APP 203 – Pneumatic Controls - ATC Systems

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the fundamentals of pneumatic control; basic control theory and definition; VAV control with discussion of velocity reset control; calibration and discussion of single and dual thermostats; transmitters; and single and dual receiver controllers. Pneumatic control applications dealing with heating, cooling, humidity, and static pressure will also be discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of pneumatic control systems;
2. demonstrate an understanding of basic control theory and definition;
3. demonstrate an understanding of VAV control;
4. calibrate thermostats, transmitters, and receiver-controllers; and
5. repair and maintain pneumatic control systems.

APP 204 – Drawing I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the vocabulary and drawing techniques used on mechanical, civil, and architectural construction drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of basic drawing terminology and techniques;
2. read symbols on blueprints;
3. interpret and draw relevant blueprints;
4. discuss how to install pipe according to architect's or engineer's drawing; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of the basic types of drawings including isometric and elevation drawings.

APP 205 – Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II

This course is designed to enable the student to study and understand advanced theory air conditioning and refrigeration systems. The focus is on design and trouble-shooting.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of intermediate air conditioning and refrigeration systems;
2. demonstrate the ability to repair and maintain air conditioning and refrigeration systems;
3. demonstrate knowledge of special tools used in repair and maintenance of air conditioning systems;
4. demonstrate knowledge of safe practices in A/C repair and maintenance; and
5. demonstrate readiness to obtain apprentice level HVAC licensing required by the State of Maryland.

APP 206 – Plumbing Fixtures

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about the design and function of plumbing fixtures, installation practices, institutional fixtures and equipment, and fixture controls. The Maryland Plumbing Code is emphasized.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss basic plumbing code;
2. identify the variety of plumbing fixtures and fixture controls;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the installation of plumbing fixtures;
4. demonstrate an understanding of institutional plumbing fixtures and equipment; and
5. identify and use specialty tools.

APP 207 – SMAW - Shielded Metallic Arc Welding I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about safety, cutting, welding, and some layout and cutting procedures. Technical aspects as well as the practice of cutting with plasma arc and welding with plate and pipe will be discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. weld using shielded metal arc;
2. apply proper welding techniques to a variety of materials;
3. demonstrate an understanding of on-the-job safety procedures;
4. weld using TIG arc;
5. fit up a weld joint; and
6. prepare a welding machine for SMAW or TIG.

APP 208 – Related Math

This course is designed to enable the student to learn basic math, pipe measurements, formulas for related math in the pipe trades, metric measurements, and instruments used for the layout of piping systems.

Course Objectives:
1. use basic mathematics;
2. display a basic knowledge of measurements, formulas, and angles;
3. demonstrate close attention to detail;
4. use a tape measure and ruler; and
5. apply math to piping systems.

APP 210 – Natural Gas Code

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the properties of natural gas sizing as well as code requirements in accordance with the National Fuel Code Standards. Upon completion, the participant will be prepared to sit for the Maryland Gasfitters test.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate knowledge of the National Fuel Code Standards;
2. demonstrate preparedness to complete the Maryland Gasfitters test;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the installation procedures;
4. size gas piping systems; and
5. size venting systems.

APP 211 – Oil and Gas Burners

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the basic principles of gas and oil burner service. The student will be trained in burner set up, maintenance, and repair. Basic principles of combustion, gas, and oil burner design flame, safeguard controls, and combustion efficiency testing will also be discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate a working knowledge of oil and gas burners and controls;
2. demonstrate knowledge of and ability to repair and maintain oil and gas burners and controls;
3. troubleshoot oil and gas burners and controls;
4. size and install new equipment; and
5. convert burners from one fuel to another.

APP 212 – Gas Installations

This course is designed to enable the student to examine gas trainers, simulating the operation of appliances and electrical control systems for residential, commercial and industrial applications. The student will be required to size gas distribution systems and understand the local gas codes. Upon completion of this course, the student will be prepared to sit for the Maryland Gasfitters test.

Course Objectives:
1. examine gas trainers simulating the operation of appliances and electrical control systems;
2. demonstrate an understanding of local gas codes;
3. demonstrate the ability to size gas distribution systems;
4. demonstrate an understanding of size gas venting systems; and
5. demonstrate readiness to sit for the Maryland Gasfitters test.

APP 213 – Rigging

This course is designed to enable students to learn the basic fundamentals of rigging. Rigging safety in basic knots and their uses, wire rope and web slings and their applications in the trades will be discussed. Other topics include signaling methods and practical, safe uses of "Rules of Thumb" in everyday installations in the piping industry. Correct crane signaling will be tested.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the basic fundamentals of rigging;
2. demonstrate rigging safety;
3. demonstrate the proper use of wire ropes and slings;
4. demonstrate signaling methods and their safe use; and
5. properly use two way radios in signaling.

APP 214 – Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I

This course is designed to enable students to learn theory, psychrometrics, properties of air, building heating and cooling load calculations, all types of related equipment, energy conservation, heat recovery, sound abatement, and other related topics will be discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of air conditioning and refrigeration systems;
2. demonstrate the ability to competently maintain and repair air conditioning and refrigeration systems;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the dangers of freon;
4. demonstrate an understanding of why freons are recovered and re-used;
5. demonstrate an understanding of conditioning and refrigeration systems; and
6. define the difference between air conditioning and refrigeration.

APP 215 – High Pressure Steam

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the fundamentals of high pressure steam and power piping.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of high pressure steam and power piping;
2. demonstrate an understanding of the use of high pressure steam to generate electric;
3. demonstrate an understanding of power piping;
4. demonstrate an understanding of the dangers of high pressure steam;
5. demonstrate an understanding of the advantages of high pressure steam; and
6. discuss temperature in relation to pressure.

APP 217 – Basic Heating and Controls

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the basic principles of heating and heating control systems. The course will focus on gas-fired and oil-fired warm air furnaces and boilers.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of basic heating and controls;
2. demonstrate knowledge of and ability to maintain and repair basic heating and controls;
3. demonstrate a basic understanding of gas fired and oil fired warm air furnaces and boilers;
4. discuss the theory of air conditioning, ventilation and heating; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of energy management.

APP 218 – Electricity I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn introductory basic electricity and its practical application on the job. Safety and the fundamentals of electricity, as needed to understand the function and operation of the electric and electronic systems, will be discussed.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of electrical theory and have basic practical skills;
2. demonstrate an understanding of safety procedures;
3. explain differences in alternating and direct current;
4. explain differences between series and parallel circuits; and
5. effectively troubleshoot basic electrical circuits.

APP 221 – Industrial Refrigeration

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the design and control of an industrial refrigeration system, which includes all the equipment needed to build and service an economic and energy efficient ammonia refrigeration system. A computerized mock-up will be used to simulate an ammonia process refrigeration plant.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of industrial refrigeration;
2. demonstrate an understanding of the repair and maintaining of industrial refrigeration;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the benefits of flood refrigeration;
4. demonstrate an understanding of hot gas defrost works systems; and
5. demonstrate an understanding of liquid refrigerate return systems.

APP 224 – BEP ELECTRO-MACHINIST/YR2 WK1

Course Objectives:
1. calculate angles from blueprints,
2. thread chase and counter bore,
3. demonstrate the use of thread wires and optical comparator, and
4. demonstrate how to set up sine bars using gauge blocks.

APP 225 – BEP ELECTRO-ELECTRICAL/YR2 WK1

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot AC/DC circuits,
2. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot transformers,
3. demonstrate an understanding of operating and maintaining three-phase systems, and
4. disassemble and repair electric motors.

APP 226 – BEP ELECTRO-ELECTRICAL/YR2 WK2

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain three-phase system,
2. demonstrate the ability to repair motor control circuits,
3. demonstrate an understanding of BEP schematics, and
4. demonstrate the ability to disassemble servo and stepper motors.

APP 227 – BEP ELECTRO-MACHINIST/YR2 WK2

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to setup and operate a milling machine for keyway cutting,
2. demonstrate the ability to setup and operate dividing heads,
3. demonstrate the ability to use trigonometric calculations for a lathe and mill setup, and
4. demonstrate the ability to use a grinding machine to complete a project.

APP 228 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 1 A

This course is designed to teach apprentice carpenters the beginning skills necessary for becoming a Journeyman Carpenter. This is first year material that will be built on in the up-coming years of apprenticeship.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to correctly use architect¿s and engineer¿s scales,
2. demonstrate the ability to set up a transit,
3. use the transit with the use of angles, seconds and degrees,
4. demonstrate the ability to convert measurements using fractions and inches,
5. identify different stud types,
6. demonstrate the ability to frame a wall using given studs,
7. recognize and show the ability to use various drywall tools,
8. demonstrate the ability to install drywall, and
9. inspect job sites and identify any dangers that may be present.

APP 229 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 1 B

This course is designed to teach apprentice carpenters the beginning skills necessary for becoming a Journeyman Carpenter. This is first year material that will be built on in the up-coming years of apprenticeship. This course is a follow-up to Baltimore Carpenters Yr.1a.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to use hand and power tools safely,
2. demonstrate the ability to erect scaffolds safely,
3. demonstrate an understanding of the history of the apprentice program and the union,
4. demonstrate the ability to reduce the risks of injury on the job,
5. recognize the types of fall hazards and how to avoid them, and
6. demonstrate the ability to use hand signals for rigging.

APP 230 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 2 A

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the previous year of apprenticeship training, parts 1a and 1b.

Course Objectives:
1. identify the different types of footings,
2. demonstrate the ability to layout a footer,
3. demonstrate the ability to build a footer form,
4. recognize the different applications and uses for different types of forms,
5. prepare a site for work,
6. use appropriate formwork components for a given job,
7. demonstrate the ability to strip a form,
8. determine which fastener type is needed for given scenarios,
9. discuss when and how to use embedded hardware, and
10. demonstrate the ability to safely use turnbuckle form aligners.

APP 231 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 2 B

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the year 2a class.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and use form ties,
2. demonstrate the ability to explain where and why brackets and clamps are used,
3. determine what type of shoring material is needed in given situations,
4. calculate tread layout for given stairways,
5. demonstrate the ability to layout a landing, and
6. demonstrate the ability to explain when and where PPE is needed.

APP 232 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 3 A

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the previous years of apprenticeship training.

Course Objectives:
1. complete an inspection of a site-pre-work,
2. plan a job listing tools and materials necessary to do the job,
3. demonstrate the ability to erect a perpendicular line,
4. identify and know when to use different layout tools,
5. demonstrate the ability to layout doors and windows,
6. demonstrate the ability to put up the necessary metal framing for drywall,
7. demonstrate the ability to hang drywall,
8. demonstrate the ability to finish drywall,
9. prepare a site for a given job, and
10. discuss industry's 5 recommended levels of drywall finish and when each level is used.

APP 233 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 3 B

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the year 3a class.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and use case molding,
2. demonstrate the ability to install a countertop,
3. determine which base molding to use, then apply,
4. demonstrate the ability to make scrib cuts,
5. demonstrate the ability to hang a chair rail, and
6. demonstrate the ability to use crown molding.

APP 234 – BEP Electro - Mechanical D

This course is designed to teach students how to perform mechanical jobs in the manufacturing arena. This course includes theory and hands-on. This course is a follow-up to Electro-Mechanical C.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss vacuum pumps and their uses,
2. explain when and where direction and flow controls are used in hydraulic systems,
3. demonstrate the ability to install pneumatic transmitters,
4. use and determine if pneumatic sensors are working correctly, and
5. demonstrate the ability to fabricate a cam.

APP 235 – BEP Electro - Electrical D

This course is designed to teach students further in the area of Electricity/Electronics. This course is a follow-up to BEP Electro-Electrical - C.

Course Objectives:
1. explain when and where instrument transducers are used,
2. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot pneumatic equipment,
3. demonstrate the ability to understand basic digital electronic concepts,
4. use a CPU to perform job related duties, and
5. demonstrate the ability to work on integrated circuits.

APP 236 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 4 A

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the year 3 of apprenticeship training.

Course Objectives:
1. plan an installation of given door type,
2. construct a wooden door frame,
3. demonstrate the ability to install wooden, metal and masonry door frames,
4. discuss the different types of door hinges,
5. prepare a door for hanging,
6. demonstrate the ability to install hinges on door,
7. demonstrate the ability to hang different types of doors,
8. identify different types of hinges and tell when they are used,
9. demonstrate the ability to identify different types of locks and where they are used, and
10. select the correct lock type for a given job and install it on a given door.

APP 237 – Baltimore Carpenters Year 4 B

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the year 4a class.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and use different types of door closers and stops,
2. discuss the different exit device types and styles and where they are used,
3. discuss when and where the different types of specialty doors are used,
4. demonstrate the ability to install high security devices and monitoring switches,
5. use drills and the corresponding taps correctly for given jobs, and
6. demonstrate the ability to read complex blueprints.

APP 238 – Plumbing Code Review

This course is designed for Journeyperson plumbers who are employed full time and working toward increased knowledge in the Plumbing Code area. Topics to be covered include code construction, general use of codes, and code applications.

Course Objectives:
1. utilize the plumbing code in the construction of new commercial and industrial facilities,
2. develop an understanding of the existing code and any recent updates,
3. apply code to plumbing installation, and
4. interpret code to insure that completed plumbing installations meet requirements of the code.

APP 239 – Baltimore Utilities Year 1A

This course is designed to provide the apprentice with instruction in the performance of installing and repairing water and waste water equipment. This course will teach the necessary skills and theories to perform their duties. Topics to be covered include CPR, 1st aid, water vaults, blueprint reading, hand tools that are frequently used in the field, math, motorized equipment used in the field and threading black pipe.

Course Objectives:
1. perform CPR,
2. demonstrate the ability to give minor first aid on the job,
3. discuss water vaults and their uses,
4. demonstrate the ability to read a given blueprint,
5. use given hand tools frequently used in the field,
6. demonstrate the ability to do math problems that relate to their job,
7. demonstrate the ability to understand the motorized equipment that is used on the job, and
8. demonstrate the ability to thread a black pipe.

APP 240 – Baltimore Utilities Year 1B

This course is designed to provide the apprentice with instruction in the performance of installing and repairing water and waste water equipment. This course follows yr.1a will teach the necessary skills and theories to perform their duties. Topics to be covered include CPR, 1st aid, water mains, clamps, pipe fittings, packing lead joints, reading schematics and codes.

Course Objectives:
1. perform CPR,
2. demonstrate the ability to do minor first aid in the field,
3. classify what a water main is and what its function is,
4. differentiate between the different types of clamps and where they can be used,
5. identify the different pipe fittings and know how they are used,
6. demonstrate the ability to pack a lead joint on given pipe,
7. demonstrate the ability to read schematics, and
8. use the given codes for the different jobs they will perform.

APP 241 – Baltimore Electricians/Cable Splicing

This course is designed to teach apprentices how to splice various given cables. Topics to be covered include hand taped splices, hand taped terminations, installing cables, splicing cables and testing cables.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to do a hand taped splice properly,
2. demonstrate the ability to use the hand taped method to do a termination,
3. demonstrate the ability to install given cables,
4. demonstrate the ability to splice given cables, and
5. demonstrate the ability to test cables to be sure they are safe to use in a given application.

APP 242 – Baltimore Electricians/Blueprint Reading

This course is designed to teach apprentices how to read and interpret blueprints. Topics to be covered include scales, electrical symbols, mechanical symbols, applications of residential, commercial and industrial blueprints.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to recognize the common scales used on blueprints,
2. demonstrate the ability to identify the different electrical symbols,
3. differentiate between the various mechanical symbols given, and
4. demonstrate the ability to comprehend the applications of residential, commercial and industrial blueprints.

APP 243 – Baltimore Electricians/PLC

This course is designed to teach apprentices how basic motor control operations are programmed using a PLC (programmable logic controller). Topics to be covered include series contacts, parallel contacts, relays, timers, and system installation.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to use a PLC to make series contacts,
2. demonstrate the ability to make parallel contacts using a PLC,
3. demonstrate the ability to control relays using a PLC,
4. demonstrate the ability to set timers using a PLC, and
5. demonstrate the ability to install a PLC system.

APP 244 – Baltimore Electricians/Instrumentation

This course is designed to teach apprentices the basics of instrumentation and move to the more complex tasks involved in instrumentation. Topics to be covered include instrumentation terms and symbols, parameters of industrial measurement and control of pressure, flow, level and temperature, and calibration.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to properly use instrumentation terms and symbols,
2. demonstrate the ability to identify the parameters of industrial measurement,
3. demonstrate the ability to control pressure through the use of instrumentation,
4. demonstrate the ability to set flows, levels, and temperature through the use of instrumentation, and
5. demonstrate the ability to calibrate analog and digital instruments.

APP 245 – Baltimore Electricians/Fire Alarm

This course is designed to teach apprentices the history, requirements and the operating principles of fire alarms. Topics to be covered include the history of fire alarm systems, fire protection system types, power supplies, monitoring and wiring systems, and installation of fire alarm systems.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to understand how and why fire alarm systems have evolved over the years,
2. demonstrate the ability to identify the different types of fire protection systems,
3. demonstrate the ability to select the correct power supplies for given systems,
4. demonstrate the ability to monitor a system for integrity, and
5. demonstrate the ability to install a fire alarm system.

APP 246 – Baltimore Electricians/Electricial Project Supervision

This course is designed to teach apprentices the supervisory end of the electrical trade. Topics to be covered include team building, verbal and written communication, performance management, scheduling, and material management.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to use team building skills on the job,
2. demonstrate the ability to communicate verbally and in writing effectively,
3. demonstrate the ability to manage the workers performance,
4. demonstrate the ability to schedule people¿s time for maximum efficiency, and
5. demonstrate the ability to manage materials for given jobs.

APP 247 – Baltimore Electricians/Grounding and Bonding

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of grounding and bonding.. Topics to be covered include grounding AC systems, service equipment, bonding and grounding of enclosures, fault protection, and location requirements for grounding and bonding.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to ground an AC system,
2. demonstrate the ability to determine how to ground given service equipment,
3. demonstrate the ability to bond and ground an enclosure,
4. demonstrate the ability to ground fault given equipment, and
5. demonstrate the ability to identify the location requirements for grounding and bonding given equipment.

APP 248 – Baltimore Electricians/Code Systems

This course is designed to teach apprentices and journeymen the codes as they are now and to keep up with changes when they occur. Topics to be covered include load calculations, wiring methods and materials, branch circuits and feeders, grounding and transformers.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to calculate loads for one family and multi-family dwellings,
2. demonstrate the ability to use the code to determine which wiring methods and materials are to be used in given circumstances,
3. demonstrate the ability to select the correct branch circuits and feeders for given jobs using the code,
4. demonstrate the ability to ground various jobs according to the code, and
5. demonstrate the ability to determine what size transformers are needed for given tasks.

APP 249 – Baltimore Electricians/OSHA 30

This course is designed to teach apprentices the standards and requirements of safety as related to the electrical trades. Topics to be covered include rules on inspection, citations, penalties, and the requirements for recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to correctly follow the rules required when doing inspections,
2. demonstrate an understanding of the importance of following rules to avoid citations and penalties,
3. demonstrate the ability to record occupational injuries and illnesses, and
4. demonstrate the ability to report occupational injuries and illnesses.

APP 250 – Baltimore Electricians/Motor Controls

This course is designed to teach apprentices the concepts of motor controls. Topics to be covered include motor controller installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and choosing the appropriate equipment for given jobs.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install a motor controller,
2. demonstrate the ability to perform maintenance on a motor controller,
3. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot a motor controller, and
4. demonstrate the ability to choose the appropriate equipment needed for given jobs involving motor controllers.

APP 252 – Insulators Year 1B

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals insulating pipe. This course continues where Year 1a leaves off. Topics to be covered include layout tools; using hand tools to cut insulation; using power tools to cut insulation; sharpening tools; applying jacketed pipe coverings; applying unjacketed pipe coverings; applying insulating cement to fill cracks and voids and the math necessary to do calculations.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to identify and use layout tools correctly,
2. demonstrate the ability to cut insulation using hand tools,
3. demonstrate the ability to use power tools to cut insulation,
4. demonstrate the ability to sharpen tools as necessary,
5. demonstrate the ability to apply jacketed and un jacketed pipe coverings,
6. demonstrate the ability to fill cracks and voids with insulation cement, and
7. demonstrate the ability to do calculations to determine how much material is needed.

APP 253 – Insulators Year 2A

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals insulating pipe. This is a follow-up to their Yr.1 curriculum. Topics to be covered include estimating, ordering and distribution of materials: advanced Geometry; scaffolding; CPR; first aid; insulating cryogenic pipe and equipment; insulating underground pipe; and finish underground piping using pipe covering.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to estimate, order and distribute materials for a given job,
2. demonstrate the ability do advanced geometry as it relates to insulation,
3. demonstrate the ability to erect scaffolding,
4. demonstrate the ability to insulate underground pipe,
5. demonstrate the ability to perform CPR and first aid,
6. demonstrate the ability to insulate cryogenic pipe and equipment, and
7. demonstrate the ability to finish underground piping using pipe covering.

APP 254 – Insulators Year 2B

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals insulating pipe. This is a follow-up to their Year 2a curriculum. Topics to be covered include layouts for tees; layouts for valves; layouts for flanges; layouts for end caps; insulating ducts with fibrous board; insulating duct fittings with fibrous board; and insulating straight duct with duct wrap.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for tees,
2. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for valves,
3. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for flanges,
4. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for end caps,
5. demonstrate the ability to use fibrous board to insulate ducts,
6. demonstrate the ability to use fibrous board to insulate duct fittings, and
7. demonstrate the ability to insulate straight duct with duct tape.

APP 255 – Insulators Year 2C

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals insulating pipe. This is a follow-up to their Year 2a curriculum. Topics to be covered include layouts for cones; layouts for bevels; layouts for tank heads; insulating duct fittings using duct wrap; insulating duct using flexible sheet; insulating interior surfaces of plenums; and sealing and finishing ducts and breechings.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for cones,
2. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for bevels,
3. demonstrate the ability to layout insulation for tank heads,
4. demonstrate the ability to insulate duct fittings using duct wrap,
5. demonstrate the ability to insulate duct using flexible sheet,
6. demonstrate the ability to insulate interior surfaces of plenums, and
7. demonstrate the ability to seal and finish ducts and breechings.

APP 256 – Insulators Year 3A

This course is designed to follow-up on the Insulators year 2 curriculum. Topics to be covered include removable and reusable insulation; select and layout insulation materials; use of sewing machine for assembly of insulation; effective supervision; and organizational management.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to remove and reuse insulation as needed,
2. demonstrate the ability to select and layout materials to be used for insulation,
3. demonstrate the ability to use a sewing machine to fabricate insulation,
4. demonstrate the ability to motivate employees under one's supervision,
5. demonstrate the ability to control, reward and discipline employees under one's supervision, and
6. demonstrate the ability to manage employees in the organization effectively.

APP 257 – Insulators Year 3B

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals insulating pipe. This course continues where Yr.3a leaves off. Topics to be covered include PVC covers; asbestos abatement; blueprint reading; blueprint estimating; selection of approved fire stop and smoke seal systems; and confined space entry procedures and regulations.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install PVC covers on valves, tees and strainers;
2. demonstrate the ability to perform asbestos abatement in a safe manner;
3. demonstrate the ability to read blueprints as given;
4. demonstrate the ability to make estimates from given blueprints;
5. demonstrate the ability to select the correct fire stop and smoke seal systems for given jobs; and
6. demonstrate the ability to follow the correct procedures and regulations when performing confined space entries.

APP 258 – Baltimore Electricians/Part1

This course is designed to teach Baltimore Electrician apprentices the basics of the electrical trade. Topics to be covered include tools of the trade; care and use of ladders; sizing wire; basic trigonometric functions; algebraic equations; Ohm's law; calculating resistance; DC parallel circuits; Voltage polarity; and blueprint reading.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to indentify given tools of the trade and properly use them,
2. demonstrate the ability to use and care for ladders properly,
3. determine the wire size needed for a given job,
4. perform trigonometric functions as related to electricity,
5. demonstrate the ability to solve algebraic equations as related to electricity,
6. discuss Ohm¿s law as it pertains to electricity,
7. calculate resistance in a DC series circuit,
8. apply the theory of DC parallel circuits to given calculate power,
9. demonstrate the ability to understand voltage polarity, and
10. demonstrate the ability to read given blueprints.

APP 259 – Baltimore Electricians/Part 2

This course is designed to teach Baltimore Electrician apprentices the basics of the electrical trade. This is a follow-up to Part 1 training. Topics to be covered include NEC(National Electric Code); comparing AC to DC; three phase systems; inductive reactance; capacitance; AC circuits; parallel and in series capacitors; inductive reactance; analyzing residential circuits; and lay-out of residential circuits.

Course Objectives:
1. use the NEC code book to find information as needed,
2. compare and contrast Alternating Current (AC) and Direct Current (DC),
3. discuss three phase systems,
4. describe what inductive reactance is and how it is used in the electrical field,
5. demonstrate the ability to work safely with capacitance,
6. identify the basic characteristics of AC circuits,
7. demonstrate the ability to work with capacitors that are in series and/or parallel,
8. relate to others what inductive reactance is,
9. analyze a given residential circuit, and
10. demonstrate the ability to lay-out a given residential circuit.

APP 260 – Baltimore Electricians/Part 3

This course is designed to teach Baltimore Electrician apprentices the basics of the electrical trade. This is a follow-up to Part 2 training. Topics to be covered include multimeters; oscilloscopes; installing wire; installing cable; PPE(personal protective equipment); industrial prints; diodes and rectifiers; amplifiers; grounding AC systems; and ground fault protection of equipment.

Course Objectives:
1. use a multimeter correctly,
2. use an oscilloscope to view AC waveforms,
3. demonstrate the ability to install given wire,
4. demonstrate the ability to install given cable,
5. demonstrate the ability to know where PPE is needed and use whenever needed,
6. demonstrate the ability to read industrial prints,
7. demonstrate the ability to understand the basic functions of diodes and rectifiers,
8. describe amplifiers and how they are used,
9. demonstrate the ability to ground an AC system, and
10. perform ground fault protection on equipment.

APP 261 – Baltimore Electricians/Part 4

This course is designed to teach Baltimore Electrician apprentices the basics of the electrical trade. This is a follow-up to Part 3 training. Topics to be covered include types of overcurrent protection devices(OCPD); transformer protection; AC alternators; polyphase motors; wound-rotor motors; DC motors; installing motors; installing pulleys; installing couplings; and troubleshooting.

Course Objectives:
1. identify the different types of OCPD,
2. identify the code and practices used for transformers,
3. describe AC alternators and where and when they are used,
4. demonstrate the ability to understand what a polyphase motor is and it¿s uses,
5. identify and use wound-rotor motors,
6. demonstrate the ability to chose which applications require a DC motor,
7. demonstrate the ability to install different types of motors,
8. demonstrate the ability to install given pulleys,
9. demonstrate the ability to install couplings as needed, and
10. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot equipment.

APP 262 – Baltimore Electricians/Part 5

This course is designed to teach Baltimore Electrician apprentices the basics of the electrical trade. This is a follow-up to Part 4 training. Topics to be covered include digital electronics; Boolean Algebra; instrument calibration; instrumentation; telecommunications grounding and bonding; solar photovoltaic systems; fuel cells; power system troubleshooting; and building automation networks.

APP 263 – Baltimore Electricians/Security

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of security control systems. Topics to be covered include wiring, installation, troubleshooting of security systems, passive infrared intrusion detectors, and seismic glassbreak sensors.

APP 264 – BEP Electro - Mechanical & Electrical

This course is designed to teach apprentices the theory and applications of electronic circuits that are necessary to work on the equipment at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Topics to be covered include interpreting analog schematics; analog test equipment; troubleshooting analog equipment; electronics safety; Ohm's Law; semiconductor theory; open and closed loop theory; and analog integrated circuits.

APP 266 – Journeyman Built-Rite Certification

This course is designed to enable the student who is a journeyperson plumber steamfitter to receive a Built-Rite safety certification to work in petroleum refineries. Topics to be covered include identification of safety hazards, reporting of safety hazards, and understanding how to communicate safety rules in the petroleum refinery.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to safely work in petroleum refineries,
2. observe safety hazards and report violations, and
3. communicate safety rules as they pertain to a petroleum refinery.

APP 267 – Insulators Accelerated Apprenticeship Part A

This course is designed to teach craftspeople who have been working in the Insulator field for at least 6 years and want to work towards their Journeyman's license. In this 8 month program students will receive the theory behind the work they have been doing in the field for the last 6 years. Topics to be covered include using Armaflex fittings; drawing perpendicular lines; dividing circumferences into equal parts; OSHA codes; First Aid; CPR; pipe covering; and insulating cement.

Course Objectives:
1. use Armaflex fittings correctly,
2. demonstrate the ability to draw perpendicular lines,
3. demonstrate the ability to divide given circumferences into equal parts,
4. discuss the codes covered in the OSHA 10 class,
5. perform minor first aid,
6. demonstrate the ability to render CPR if needed,
7. demonstrate the ability to cover given pipe as instructed, and
8. use insulating cement correctly.

APP 269 – Concrete Form Hardware

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: selecting hardware, installing hardware, comparing and contrasting different hardware, and hands-on use of form hardware.

Course Objectives:
1. select the best form hardware for given jobs,
2. demonstrate the ability to install given form hardware,
3. compare and contrast different types of form hardware, and
4. use form hardware to do given jobs.

APP 327 – Sht Met Wk Ap 2nd Yr JATC Pt A

Course Objectives:
1. Draw layouts involving various arrangements of complex parallel line development.
2. Apply offset formulas and develop duct patterns using combinations of triangulation and radial line development.

APP 340 – Plumbers Appr Level III Part A

Course Objectives:
1. Determine elevations and grades on blueprint and convert into values to be used for installation practice.
2. Use a builder level for grading of sewer, water, air, gas and other piping systems.
3. Define types of construction drawings.
4. Recognize architectural, plumbing, mechanical and other symbols used in construction drawings.
5. Define water weight and pressure, heat and expansion, and hydraulic pressure.

APP 359 – Hvac Apprenticeship: 1st Year Abc Part A

This course is designed to prepare the student in the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: introduction to heating, ventilating and air conditioning, trade math, and tools.

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss the career opportunities in HVAC and apprenticeship programs.
2. Use math to measure lines, area, volume, weight, angles, pressure, vacuum, and temperature.
3. Use tools such as wrenches, saws, hammers, drills and measuring instruments safely and keep maintained.

APP 360 – Hvac Apprenticeship: 1st Year Abc Part B

This course is designed to prepare the student in the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: piping, soldering and brazing, and basic electricity.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the selection and use of both plastic and metal piping.
2. Explain the procedures and safety precautions for soldering and brazing.
3. Describe power generation and distribution, electrical components, DC circuits, and electrical safety.

APP 361 – Hvac Apprenticeship: 2nd Year Abc Part A

This course is designed to prepare the student in the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: air properties and distribution, chimneys, and venting.

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss the career opportunities in HVAC and apprenticeship programs.
2. Use Math to measure lines, area, volume, weights, angles, pressure, vacuum, and temperature.
3. Use tools such as wrenches, saws, hammers, drills and measuring instruments safely and keep maintained.

APP 362 – HVAC Apprenticeship: 2nd Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to prepare the student in the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: mechanical maintenance, basic electronics, and alternating current.

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss the career opportunities in HVAC and apprenticeship programs.
2. Demonstrate understanding of the selection and use of both plastic and metal piping.
3. Explain the procedures and safety precautions for soldering and brazing.
4. Describe power generation and distribution, electrical components, DC circuits, and electrical safety.

APP 363 – HVAC Apprenticeship: 3rd Year ABC Part A

This course is designed to prepare the student in the heating, ventilating and air conditioning trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: preventive maintenance, introduction to troubleshooting, troubleshooting electric heat and oil heat, troubleshooting heat pumps and cooling, and troubleshooting accessories.

Course Objectives:
1. Service and perform preventive maintenance on gas and oil furnaces, electric heating equipment, cooling equipment and heat pumps.
2. Troubleshoot electronic controls, gas heating, electric heating, oil heating, cooling, and heat pumps.

APP 364 – HVAC Apprenticeship: 3rd Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to prepare the student in the heating, ventilating and air conditioning trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: commercial heating and cooling systems, air and water balance, steam systems, and customer relations.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the operating principles, safety concerns, piping systems, and service requirements associated with different types of boilers, chillers, chilled water systems, and absorption equipment.
2. Interact with customers in ways that earn the customer's confidence, and to solve customers' relations problems that occur in HVAC service situations.

APP 366 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 1st Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the student on inside wiring and is working toward journeyman status. Topics include: tools and equipment, basic electrical circuits, and AC and DC generation.

Course Objectives:
1. Perform basic calculations relating to the electrical trade.
2. Select appropriate conductors and insulation based on electron theory.
3. Classify wire size and resistance potential.

APP 367 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 1st Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to offer instruction for the first year electrical student on inside wiring and is working journeyman status. Topics include: electrical symbols, mathematics in electrical work, electrical code process, blueprint reading, working with wire and cable, and residential wiring.

Course Objectives:
1. Protect electrical devices from overloading.
2. Wire compatible circuits allowing for voltage drop and grounding.
3. Distinguish between direct and alternating currents.
4. Interpret electrical symbols appearing on pertinent blueprints.

APP 368 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 2nd Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the registered second year student on inside wiring and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: electrical testing, National Electrical Code applications, advanced AC and DC theory, transformers, and inductors.

Course Objectives:
1. Use appropriate test equipment to determine voltage, amperage frequency, and resistance.
2. Attach transformers to appropriate wiring circuits.

APP 369 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 2nd Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered second year electrician, inside wiring, and is currently employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: LCR circuits, circuits, series circuits, parallel circuits, branch circuits, capacitors, and lighting.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify and solve problems occurring in series and parallel circuits.
2. Recognize situations requiring capacitors in series and parallel circuits.
3. Use ratchet conduit bender for segment and concentric conduit bending.

APP 370 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 3rd Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered third year electrician apprentice, currently employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: diodes, transducers, transistors, amplifiers, grounding, and three phase transformers.

Course Objectives:
1. Use transistors in multi-stage and special transistor circuits.
2. Determine the size of AC motors and the power factor for each situation.
3. Wire three-phase motors and transformers where required.

APP 371 – Electician Apprenticeship - 3rd Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered third year electrician apprentice, currently employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: electrical loads, industrial prints, zener diodes, and triacs/diacs.

Course Objectives:
1. Protect electric motors with the use of starters and relays.
2. Demonstrate understanding of all legal codes as they pertain to specifications.
3. Establish separate systems for emergency lighting.
4. Safely and properly ground electrical circuits and/or systems.

APP 372 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 4th Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered fourth year electrician apprentice, currently employed full-time, working toward journeyman status. Topics include: motor installations, motor controls, lighting protection, motor circuits, wiring circuits, schematics, AC and DC motors and controls, and three phase motors.

Course Objectives:
1. Determine size of AC motor and power factor for each situation.
2. Wire three phase motors and transformers where required.
3. Observe all legal codes as they pertain to motors and hazards.
4. Design and install lightning protection systems.
5. Read blueprints to determine specifications and layout of electrical circuits.

APP 373 – Electrician Apprenticeship - 4th Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered fourth year electrician apprentice, currently employed full-time working toward journeyman status. Topics include: digital electronics, logic circuits, National Electrical Code as it related to motors and hazards, and fiber optics.

Course Objectives:
1. Read blueprints to determine specifications and layout of electrical circuits.
2. Define and characterize triacs and diacs.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of motor control devices for AC and DC motors.
4. Read motor control diagrams.

APP 374 – Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship - 1st Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the registered first year sheet metal worker apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: use and care of hand tools, construction safety and first aid, and sheet metal math one.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify and use all necessary hand tools.
2. Exhibit first aid and safety skills relevant to sheet metal industry.
3. Demonstrate math skill in reference to sheet metal layout work

APP 375 – Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship - 1st Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the registered first year sheet metal worker apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: tinning and soldering, and hand and machine operation.

Course Objectives:
1. Tin and solder tinplate and copper.
2. Layout for a bend, make a 90 degree fold and on a bar folder, and notch for corners.

APP 376 – Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship - 2nd Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the first year sheet metal worker apprentice who is employed full-time in the trade and working toward journeyman status. The student will apply the skills learned in the first year to more complex situations. Topics include: parallel line development using round tees, Bishops Miter, round elbow, offsets, arrangements of center lines and diameters, offset formulas, drawing duct patterns using combinations of triangulation, and radial line development.

Course Objectives:
1. Draw layouts involving various arrangements of complex parallel line development.
2. Develop duct patterns using the rise method and using primary and secondary true length lines.
3. Apply offset formulas and develop duct patterns using combinations of triangulation and radial line development.

APP 377 – Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship - 2nd Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the first year sheet metal worker apprentice who is employed full-time in the trade and working toward journeyman status. The student will apply the skills learned in the first year to more complex situations. Topics include: making duct fittings using patterns applied in drafting, lap seam and groove seam construction, and shortcut rise method.

Course Objectives:
1. Draw layouts involving various arrangements of complex parallel line development.
2. Join Metal parts to create a duct using lap seam construction, groove seam construction, and Bishops Miter while applying appropriate soldering and spot welding techniques.
3. Follow safety procedures for working with scaffolding and working in confined spaces.

APP 380 – Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship - 4th Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the registered fourth year sheet metal worker apprentice who is employed full-time in the trade and working toward journeyman status. The student will learn to design and draw complete HVAC (Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning) systems as well as further develop skills in welding, estimating, installation, and supervision. Topics include: design and draw HVAC systems, field measurements, applied shop drawings, and architectural sheet metal.

Course Objectives:
1. Use appropriate safety procedures.
2. Design and draw a complete HVAC system.
3. Estimate the cost of labor and materials for sheet metal work.
4. Read and use shop drawings.

APP 381 – Sheet Metal Worker Apprenticeship - 4th Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the registered fourth year sheet metal worker apprentice who is employed full-time in the trade and working toward journeyman status. The student will learn to design and draw complete HVAC systems as well as further develop skill in welding, estimating, installation, and supervision. Topics include: welding skills with hot rolled steel, galvanized and stainless steel, aluminum, refined welding techniques for more complex joints, and work and safety procedures for rigging and plasma machine.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate proficiency with gas metal arc welding and shielded metal arc welding using a variety of materials.
2. Use appropriate work and safety procedures for use with rigging, and operating a plasma machine.

APP 382 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 1st Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered first year plumber apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: basic math review, and use and care of hand tools.

Course Objectives:
1. Comprehend and use basic mathematics.
2. Name, use and care for basic hand tools used in plumbing.

APP 383 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 1st Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered first year plumber apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: basic math review, and use and care of hand tools.

Course Objectives:
1. Perform oxy-acetylene cutting and welding.
2. Solder and braze pipe connections.
3. Identify piping materials and fittings.

APP 384 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 2nd Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered second year plumber apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: drawing interpretation, and pipe measurement.

Course Objectives:
1. Interpret simple blueprints relating to the plumbing trade.
2. Measure piping and compensate for threading.

APP 385 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 2nd Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered second year plumber apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: general piping, and gas installations.

Course Objectives:
1. Install cold and hot water systems using pipefitting and valves.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of code requirements for design and installation of gas supply systems.

APP 386 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 3rd Year - ABC Part A

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered third year plumber/steamfitter apprentice and is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: water treatment, valves, pumps, and sewage disposal.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of local codes for the safe supply of potable water for residential and commercial consumption.
2. Select and install piping, valves and pumps.
3. Install drainage systems for safe removal of sewage, waste and storm water.

APP 387 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 3rd Year - ABC Part B

Course Requirements:

Course Length:

Miscellaneous Information: Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors 410-461-5977
Plumbers/Steamfitters Local Union #486 410-866-5313

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of local code requirements for drains, traps and vents.
2. Install hot and cold water supplies with cross connections.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of drainage systems.

APP 388 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 4th Year - ABC Part A

Course Requirements:

Course Length:

Miscellaneous Information: Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors 410-461-5977
Plumbers/Steamfitters Local Union #486 410-866-5313

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate knowledge of local codes and apply to job situations.
2. Read and interpret architectural blueprint layouts and symbols.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of plumbing fixtures and controls.

APP 389 – Plumber Apprenticeship - 4th Year - ABC Part B

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered fourth year plumber/steamfitter apprentice and is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: plumbing fixtures, fixture controls, appliances, and metallic arc welding.

Course Objectives:
1. Perform metallic arc pipe welding.
2. Rough in and install plumbing fixture, appliances and controls.

APP 390 – ABC Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship - 1st Year Part A

This course is designed to instruct the student who is registered first year sprinkler fitter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: introduction to sprinkler systems, care and use of tools, and safety regulations.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate understanding need for and function of sprinkler systems.
2. Use, recognize and care for the tools of the trade.
3. Demonstrate understanding of the need for safety on the job site.

APP 391 – ABC Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship - 1st Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct the student who is registered first year sprinkler fitter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: safety regulations, rigging, cutting threading, and grooving pipe.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate understanding of the need for safety on the job site.
2. Attach materials to cranes for hoisting.
3. Cut, thread, and groove pipe.

APP 392 – ABC Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship - 2nd Year Part A

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered second year sprinkler fitter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: basic blue print reading, types of systems, and sprinkler calculation.

Course Objectives:
1. Read and interpret relevant sprinkler system drawings.
2. Identify and comprehend various types of sprinkler systems.
3. Calculate and determine pipe sizes that maintain adequate pressure.

APP 393 – ABC Sprinkler Fitter Apprenticeship - 2nd Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered second year sprinkler fitter apprentice who is employed full time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: sprinkler lead piping, and first aid and CPR.

Course Objects:
1. Install and test sprinkler lead piping.
2. Determine pipe sizes and maintain adequate pressure.
3. Exhibit first aid and CPR.

APP 394 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 1st Year Part A

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered first year carpenter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: related math, hand tools care and use, and stationary and portable power tools.

Course Objectives:
1. Use basic mathematics related to the carpentry trade.
2. Identify, use and care for hand tools of the carpentry trade.
3. Identify, use and maintain stationary and portable tools of the trade.

APP 395 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 1st Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct the student who is a registered first year carpenter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: fasteners, adhesives, concrete handling and placement, and industrial safety.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify and then apply appropriate fasteners and adhesives to wood, concrete, and metal.
2. Mix, move, pour, and finish concrete.
3. Use safe procedures relating to handling materials, scaffolding, and ladders.

APP 396 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 2nd Year Part A

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered second year carpenter apprentice and is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: framing, rough construction, and basic blueprint reading.

Course Objectives:
1. Frame doors and windows.
2. Rough construct floors, walls and roofs.
3. Read and interpret blueprint specifications and symbols.

APP 397 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 2nd Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct the apprentice who is a registered second year carpenter apprentice and is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: foundation and wall forming, and water and damp proofing.

Course Objectives:
1. Construct and install forms for concrete foundations and walls.
2. Select and apply water and damp proofing materials, substances, and compounds to masonry walls.

APP 398 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 3rd Year Part A

This course is designed to provide to instruct the carpenter apprentice who is employed full-time in the carpentry trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: stair construction, reinforcing concrete, and patented forms.

Course Objectives:
1. Identify stair parts and types.
2. Describe correct stair dimensions.
3. Use practical techniques for stair layout.
4. Describe types and uses of reinforcing bars, mesh, and screens.
5. Reinforce footings, slabs, and walls.

APP 399 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 3rd Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct the carpenter apprentice who is employed full-time in the carpentry trade to achieve journeyman status. Topics include: interior finish, ceiling systems, exterior wall finishes, roofing applications, installation of cornices, gutters, and down spouts.

Course Objectives:
1. Describe interior finishes, ceiling and exterior wall finishes.
2. Describe roofing applications.
3. Install cornices, gutters and downspouts.

APP 400 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 4th Year Part A

This course is designed to instruct the fourth year registered carpenter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: reading architect blueprints, industrial safety, stair building, and roofing.

Course Objectives:
1. Read architect blueprints.
2. Demonstrate understanding of OSHA safety standards.
3. Demonstrate understanding of stair building.
4. Demonstrate understanding roof construction.

APP 401 – ABC Carpentry Apprenticeship - 4th Year Part B

This course is designed to instruct the fourth year registered carpenter apprentice who is employed full-time and working toward journeyman status. Topics include: estimating building costs, forms and centering, specifications writing, and building fireproofing.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate understanding of forms and centering.
2. Write specifications.
3. Estimate building costs.
4. Demonstrate understanding of fireproof systems.

APP 500 – Concrete Stairs and Landings

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: forming systems, components of various forms, erecting forms, and dismantling forms.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the different forming systems used in the field,
2. compare and contrast the different types of components used in forms,
3. demonstrate the ability to erect given forms safely, and
4. demonstrate the ability to dismantle given forms safely.

APP 507 – Estimating for Carpenters

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: estimating terms, preparing takeoffs, step by step process for cost estimates, and estimates for small commercial projects.

Course Objectives:
1. use the correct terminology when performing estimates,
2. prepare takeoffs,
3. demonstrate the ability to make cost estimates using the correct process, and
4. demonstrate the ability to estimate small commercial projects.

APP 508 – Union Orientation

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: the history and benefits of the union, ergonomics, fall protection, and basic rigging.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the history and benefits of the Carpenters Union,
2. use tools in a smart and safe manner,
3. discuss fall hazards and how to prevent falls, and
4. perform basic rigging.

APP 509 – Scaffold Users

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: the safe use of the various types of scaffolding, OSHA 10, proper care of tools, and PPE(Personal Protective Equipment).

Course Objectives:
1. use the various types of scaffolding safely;
2. discuss the OSHA 10 codes;
3. demonstrate the ability to maintain and use tools properly; and
4. use, inspect, and maintain PPE.

APP 510 – 18 Hour Gas Code Review

This course is designed for Journeyperson Plumbers who are employed full-time and working toward increased knowledge in the Gas Code area. Topics to be covered include: Gas Code of new and existing commercial and industrial facilities, and interpreting gas codes.

Course Objectives:
1. utilize the Gas Code while working on commercial and industrial facilities, and
2. interpret the Gas Code correctly to insure gas installations meet the requirements of the code.

APP 511 – Total Station I

This course is a part of the apprenticeship training for the Baltimore Carpenters. Topics to be covered include: terminology, equipment set-up, coordinate Geometry, and building lay-out.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to understand the terminology used in Total Station I,
2. demonstrate the ability to set-up the Total Station I equipment,
3. perform the coordinate geometry needed to operate Total Station I equipment, and
4. demonstrate the ability to layout (stakeout) a building using Total Station I.

APP 512 – Introduction to Welding

This course is a part of the apprenticeship training for the Baltimore Carpenters. Topics to be covered include: oxyacetylene torch use, stick welding, safety, and preparation of different types of joints for welding.

Course Objectives:
1. use an oxyacetylene torch safely,
2. perform basic stick welding,
3. demonstrate that ability to do all tasks using proper Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and in a safe manner, and
4. prepare different types of joints to be welded.

APP 513 – Concrete Flat and Slabs

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: excavating and preparing the ground, constructing slab and deck forms, building formwork, and safe practices for working on slabs and decks.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to excavate and prepare the ground for slab formwork,
2. demonstrate the ability to construct slab and deck forms,
3. demonstrate the ability to build formwork as necessary, and
4. use safe practices while doing work.

APP 514 – Concrete Bridge Forms

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the apprenticeship training. Topics to be covered include: the different types of concrete bridges, the major design features of bridges, properties of concrete, and safe practices for working on bridges.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the different types of concrete bridges;
2. compare and contrast the different major design features of concrete bridges;
3. discuss the properties of concrete; and
4. use safe practices for working on bridges, both on land and over water.

APP 515 – PLS Welding 1

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) fillet welds on T- Joint coupons in the 2F Horizontal, 3F Vertical and 4F Overhead positions using E6010electrodes, basic Math, oxy-acetylene cutting torches and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create fillet welds on T-Joint coupons in the 2F Horizontal position using E6010 electrodes,
2. demonstrate the ability to create fillet welds on T-Joint coupons in the 3F Vertical position using E6010 electrodes,
3. demonstrate the ability to create fillet welds on T-Joint coupons in the 4F Overhead position using E6010 electrodes,
4. perform the necessary math required to do welding,
5. use an oxy-acetylene torch to cut steel, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 516 – PLS Welding 2

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 1. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) fillet welds on T- Joint coupons in the 2F Horizontal, 3F Vertical and 4F Overhead positions using E7018 electrodes, basic Math, oxy-acetylene cutting torches and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create fillet welds on T-Joint coupons in the 2F Horizontal position using E7018 electrodes,
2. demonstrate the ability to create fillet welds on T-Joint coupons in the 3F Vertical position using E7018 electrodes,
3. demonstrate the ability to create fillet welds on T-Joint coupons in the 4F Overhead position using E7018 electrodes,
4. perform the necessary math required to do welding,
5. use an oxy-acetylene torch to cut steel, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 517 – PLS Welding 3

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 2. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on plate coupons in the 1G Flat, 2G Horizontal, 3G Vertical and 4G Overhead positions using E6010electrodes, standard hand tools, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on plate coupons in the 1G Flat position using E6010 electrodes,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on plate coupons in the 2G Horizontal position using E6010 electrodes,
3. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on T-Joint coupons in the 3G Vertical position using E6010 electrodes,
4. demonstrate the ability to open butt groove welds on T-Joint coupons in the 4G Overhead position using E6010 electrodes,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding,
6. demonstrate the ability do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 518 – PLS Welding 4

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 3. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on plate coupons in the 1G Flat, 2G Horizontal, 3G Vertical and 4G Overhead positions using E7018 electrodes, standard hand tools, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on plate coupons in the 1G Flat position using E7018 electrodes,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on plate coupons in the 2G Horizontal position using E7018 electrodes,
3. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on T-Joint coupons in the 3G Vertical position using E7018 electrodes,
4. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on T-Joint coupons in the 4G Overhead position using E7018 electrodes,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding.
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 519 – Baltimore Utilities Year 2A

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the year 1a & b classes. Topics to be covered include: reading schematics, plats and maps; water mains and valves; trenching and shoring; sediment erosion; local codes; role of Miss Utility; and flagging operations.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to read given schematics, plats and maps;
2. identify different water mains and valves;
3. demonstrate the ability to follow proper procedures when trenching and shoring sites;
4. discuss the properties of soil erosion;
5. demonstrate the ability to follow the local codes when doing work;
6. demonstrate the ability to know when to call Miss Utility before working in a given area; and
7. demonstrate the ability to follow proper procedures when flagging.

APP 520 – Baltimore Utilities Year 2B

This course is designed to follow-up and add to the material given in the year 2a class. Topics to be covered include: waste water collections, sewer drain cleaning machines, pipe fittings, tap machines, acceptable work standards, clamps and sediment erosion.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the proper procedures for waste water collections,
2. demonstrate the ability to know how and when to use sewer drain cleaning machines,
3. identify and use different types of pipe fittings,
4. use tap machines safely,
5. discuss acceptable work standards,
6. identify and use different types of clamps, and
7. demonstrate the ability to know what causes sediment erosion and take the appropriate measures to prevent it from happening.

APP 521 – BC Scaffold Erector

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters apprenticeship program. Topics to be covered include: OSHA safety regulations, scaffold basics, procedures for erecting frame scaffolds, mobile tower scaffolds, tube coupler scaffolds and system scaffolds.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the OSHA safety regulations that apply to scaffold erecting,
2. identify the different types of scaffolding used in the field,
3. demonstrate the ability to erect a frame scaffold safely,
4. demonstrate the ability to erect a mobile tower scaffold safely,
5. demonstrate the ability to erect a tube coupler scaffold, and
6. demonstrate the ability to erect a system scaffold.

APP 522 – PLS Welding 5

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 4. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on 6 inch schedule 40 and 3 inch schedule 40 pipe with E6010 root and E7018 fill in the 2G position, hand tools and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 6 schedule 40 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 2G position,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 6 schedule 40 pipe with E7018 fill electrodes in the 2G position,
3. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 3 schedule 40 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 2G position,
4. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 3 schedule 40 pipe with E7018 fill electrodes in the 2G position,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 523 – PLS Welding 6

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 5. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on 6 inch schedule 40 and 3 inch schedule 40 pipe with E6010 root and E7018 fill in the 5G position, hand tools and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 6 schedule 40 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 5G position,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 6 schedule 40 pipe with E7018 fill electrodes in the 5G position,
3. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 3 schedule 40 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 5G position,
4. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 3 schedule 40 pipe with E7018 fill electrodes in the 5G position,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding,
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 524 – PLS Welding 7

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 6. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on 2 inch schedule 80 with E6010 root and E7018 fill in the 2G and 5G positions, hand tools, measuring tools and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 80 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 2G position,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 80 pipe with E7018 fill electrodes in the 2G position,
3. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 80 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 5G position,
4. use basic measuring devices,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 525 – PLS Welding 8

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 7. Topics to be covered include SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on 2 inch schedule 80 with E6010 root and E7018 fill in the 5G and 6G positions, hand tools, measuring tools and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 80 pipe with E6010 root electrodes in the 6G position,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 80 pipe with E7018 fill electrodes in the 6G position,
3. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 80 pipe with E6010 fill electrodes in the 5G position,
4. use basic measuring devices,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding,
6. demonstrate the ability to take the United Association's UA-21 weld test, and
7. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 526 – PLS Welding 9

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 8. Topics to be covered include GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on 6 inch and 2 inch schedule 40 pipe coupons with ER 70S-2 wire in the 2G position, OSHA10, piping and equipment terminology, hand tools and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 6 schedule 40 pipe with ER 70S wire in the 2G position,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 40 pipe with ER 70S wire in the 2G position,
3. discuss the OSHA10 codes,
4. use the proper terminology when talking about piping and equipment,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 527 – PLS Welding 10

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of welding. This course is a follow-up to PLS Welding 9. Topics to be covered include GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) open butt groove welds on 6 inch and 2 inch schedule 40 pipe coupons with ER 70S-2 wire in the 5G position, OSHA10, piping and equipment terminology, hand tools and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 6 schedule 40 pipe with ER 70S wire in the 5G position,
2. demonstrate the ability to create open butt groove welds on 2 schedule 40 pipe with ER 70S wire in the 5G position,
3. discuss the OSHA10 codes,
4. use the proper terminology when talking about piping and equipment,
5. use the standard hand tools associated with welding, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all welding and burning in a safe manner with the proper personal protective equipment.

APP 528 – ABC Scheduling Academy

This course is an elective with the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) apprenticeship program. Topics to be covered include: project planning, cost control and schedule development.

Course Objectives:
1. plan projects with little help,
2. demonstrate the ability to control the cost of given projects, and
3. develop a schedule for given jobs.

APP 529 – ABC Superintendents Academy

This course is an elective with the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) apprenticeship program. Topics to be covered include: problem solving, time management and project cost.

Course Objectives:
1. Solve given problems related to the construction arena.
2. Manage time effectively.
3. Calculate the cost for given projects.

APP 530 – ABC Master Electrician Prep

This course is designed to enable the student to prepare for the Master's Electrician's test. This course is an elective with the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) apprenticeship program. This course is designed to prepare Electrical Journeymen for their Master's license. Topics to be covered include Ohms Law, conductor sizing, grounding and building service calculations.

Course Objectives:
1. use Ohms Law to calculate voltage,
2. choose the correct conductor size for given jobs,
3. demonstrate the ability to ground given jobs to code, and
4. calculate the service needed to supply given buildings.

APP 531 – BC Interior Systems/Job Planning

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about job planning. Topics to be covered include site inspection, tools, materials, and communicating.

Course Objectives:
1. inspect a site to aid in the planning of a given job,
2. determine what tools and materials will be needed for a given job, and
3. demonstrate clear, concise communication on the job.

APP 532 – BC Materials/Safety

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about materials and safety. Topics to be covered include ceiling; walls and framing components; handling; storage; and safety precautions for hazards on the job.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and use the proper components for framing ceilings and walls.
2. handle and store materials in the proper manner.
3. work in a safe manner using safety precautions on the job.

APP 533 – BC Interior Systems/Installation

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about interior systems and installation. Topics to be covered include drywall, drywall finishing, tools, and methods for taking measurements.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to safely hang drywall using proper methods,
2. demonstrate the ability to finish drywall using proper techniques, and
3. demonstrate the ability to take measurements using the correct tools and methods.

APP 534 – BC Layout

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about layout. Topics to be covered include laying out special shapes, layout tools, and different lines used in layout.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to layout special shapes as given,
2. use layout tools in the proper manner, and
3. choose and use the correct lines (parallel, control, gridlines, perpendicular, etc.) when doing laying outs.

APP 535 – BC Concrete Shoring Systems

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about concrete shoring systems. Topics to be covered include tubular welded frame shoring, wooden shoring, and adjustable metal pole shoring.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to shore an area using tubular welded frames,
2. demonstrate the ability to shore an area using wooden shoring, and
3. demonstrate the ability to shore an area using adjustable metal pole shoring.

APP 536 – BC Concrete Gang Forms

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about concrete gang forms. Topics to be covered include basic types of gang forms, applications and uses of gang forms, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and use the different types of gang forms,
2. determine where the different types of forms can be used, and
3. demonstrate the ability to do all work in a safe manner.

APP 537 – BC Doors and Hardware

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about doors and hardware. Topics to be covered include door frames, hanging devices, hinge selection, and installation.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install different types of door frames, wood, metal, masonry;
2. indentify and use different types of hanging devices; and
3. demonstrate the ability to select the correct hinge for a given job and install on a door.

APP 538 – BC Interior Systems/Advanced Layout

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about interior systems and advanced layout. Topics to be covered include partitions, angle walls, and shapes (radii, arches, and polygons).

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to layout partitions,
2. demonstrate the ability to layout angle walls, and
3. demonstrate the ability to layout shapes such as arches and polygons.

APP 539 – BC Interior Systems/Trim

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters (BC) apprenticeship to enable the student to learn interior systems and trim. Topics to be covered include chair rail, handrail, stairs, and base and crown molding.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install chair rail and handrails,
2. demonstrate the ability to trim stairways, and
3. demonstrate the ability to install base and crown molding.

APP 540 – BC Interior Systems/Casework

This course is designed as an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters apprenticeship to enable the student to learn about interior systems and casework. Topics to be covered include upper and base casework, countertop, and scrib cuts.

Course Objectives:
1. perform upper and base casework safely,
2. demonstrate the ability to layout and install given countertops, and
3. demonstrate the ability to make scrib cuts safely.

APP 541 – Sprinklerfitters Year 1A

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. Topics to be covered include introduction to sprinkler systems, care and use of tools, rigging, cutting pipe, threading pipe, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the need for and function of sprinkler systems;
2. recognize, use, and care for the tools of the trade;
3. demonstrate the ability to rig given objects to be picked up;
4. demonstrate the ability to cut given pipe to specifications;
5. demonstrate the ability to thread pipe to given specifications; and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment in a safe manner.

APP 542 – Sprinklerfitters Year 1B

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 1A. Topics to be covered include the American labor movement, grooving pipe, CPR, First Aid, general safety and health, and safety on the job.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the American labor movement as it pertains to the AFL-CIO and the local union,
2. demonstrate the ability to groove pipe to given specification,
3. demonstrate the ability to administer CPR,
4. demonstrate the ability to administer First Aid,
5. identify general health and safety issues that relate to the construction industry, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment and in a safe manner.

APP 543 – Sprinklerfitters Year 2A

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 1B. Topics to be covered include blueprint reading, types of sprinkler systems, pipe sizing, pressure, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret given sprinkler system blueprints,
2. identify and discuss the different types of sprinkler systems,
3. determine pipe size for given jobs,
4. demonstrate the ability to maintain appropriate pressure on given sprinklers, and
5. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment in a safe manner.

APP 544 – Sprinklerfitters Year 2B

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 2A. Topics to be covered include: the installation of sprinkler heads, testing of sprinkler heads, CPR, First Aid, general safety and health, and safety on the job.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install sprinkler heads as per specifications,
2. demonstrate the ability to test sprinkler heads,
3. demonstrate the ability to administer CPR,
4. demonstrate the ability to administer First Aid,
5. identify general health and safety issues that relate to the construction industry, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment and in a safe manner.

APP 545 – Sprinklerfitters Year 3A

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 2B. Topics to be covered include installing sprinkler systems, maintenance of sprinkler systems, advanced blueprint reading, codes and requirements, cutting and burning with torches, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install a sprinkler system in accordance with given specifications,
2. perform maintenance on sprinkler systems,
3. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret given advanced blueprints for piping,
4. demonstrate an understanding of legal and functional requirements for sprinkler system installation,
5. demonstrate the ability to burn and pipe cut using oxyacetylene gas, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment in a safe manner.

APP 546 – Sprinklerfitters Year 3B

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 3A. Topics to be covered include performing preventative maintenance on sprinkler systems, repairing sprinkler systems, arc welding, CPR, First Aid, and safety on the job.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to perform preventative maintenance on sprinkler systems,
2. demonstrate the ability to make repairs to sprinkler systems,
3. demonstrate the ability to weld given pieces using shielded metal arc welds,
4. demonstrate the ability to administer CPR,
5. demonstrate the ability to administer First Aid, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment and in a safe manner.

APP 547 – Sprinklerfitters Year 4A

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 3B. Topics to be covered include water supplies, maintain valves and headers, test valves and headers, repair valves and headers, installing copper pipe, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. determine availability of necessary water supplies and compensate where needed,
2. demonstrate the ability to maintain valves and headers,
3. demonstrate the ability to test valves and headers,
4. demonstrate the ability to repair valves and headers,
5. demonstrate the ability to install copper pipe as per specifications, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment in a safe manner.

APP 548 – Sprinklerfitters Year 4B

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 4A. Topics to be covered include installing sprinkler alarms, testing sprinkler alarms, maintaining sprinkler alarms, installing special systems, testing special systems, and safety on the job.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install sprinkler alarms as per specifications,
2. demonstrate the ability to test sprinkler alarms,
3. demonstrate the ability to maintain sprinkler alarms,
4. demonstrate the ability to install special systems such as fountains,
5. demonstrate the ability to test special systems such as fountains, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment and in a safe manner.

APP 549 – Sprinklerfitters Year 5A

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 4B. Topics to be covered include special systems, deluge systems, exhausters, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to compare and contrast wet and dry sprinkler systems,
2. demonstrate the ability to identify cardox and halon sprinkler systems and where they are used,
3. demonstrate the ability to install a deluge sprinkler system,
4. demonstrate the ability to service a deluge sprinkler system,
5. demonstrate the ability to set-up and repair exhausters, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment in a safe manner.

APP 550 – Sprinklerfitters Year 5B

This course is designed to provide the sprinklerfitter apprentice with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. This course follows Sprinklerfitters Year 5A. Topics to be covered include auxillerators, alarm devices, soldering, brazing, troubleshooting systems, and safety on the job.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to set-up and repair auxillerators,
2. demonstrate the ability to adjust and test alarm protection devices,
3. demonstrate the ability to solder copper pipe,
4. demonstrate the ability to braze copper pipe,
5. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot given sprinkler systems, and
6. perform all duties using proper personal protection equipment and in a safe manner.

APP 551 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 3 Part A

This course is designed for the student who is a registered third year electrician apprentice, currently employed full time and working toward journeyman status. Topics to be covered include transistor circuits, AC motors, three phase motors and transformers, electric motors, starters, relays, and electric code.

Course Objectives:
1. use transistors in multi-stage and special transistor circuits,
2. determine the size of AC motors and the power factor for each situation,
3. demonstrate the ability to wire three phase motors and transformers where required,
4. demonstrate the ability to protect electric motors with the use of starters and relays, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of all legal codes as they pertain to specifications

APP 552 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 3 Part B

This course is designed for the student who is a registered third year electrician apprentice, currently employed full time and working toward journeyman status. Topics to be covered include calculations of ground fault currents, residential and commercial load system circuits, ground electrical circuits, electrical protection measures and semi-conductor devices.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to calculate ground fault currents,
2. demonstrate the ability to interpret residential and commercial load system circuits,
3. demonstrate the ability to safely and properly ground electrical circuits and/or systems,
4. use appropriate electrical component protection measures, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of semi-conductor devices.

APP 553 – PLS Plumbing Code

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum. Topics to be covered include plumbing fundamentals, plumbing mathematics, backflow prevention, and gas codes applicable to Maryland.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of plumbing materials and concepts,
2. calculate pressure and test plumbing systems,
3. calculate plumbing facilities per building occupancy,
4. demonstrate an understanding of sewer drain systems and pipe measurements,
5. demonstrate the ability to install a backflow prevention system as per code, and
6. demonstrate readiness to sit for the State of Maryland Journey Plumber/Gasfitter examination.

APP 554 – PLS OSHA

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum. Topics to be covered include construction safety and health issues covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Organization (OSHA).

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the OSHA regulations as they pertain to the construction trades, and
2. identify where to find the regulations needed for given jobs.

APP 556 – PLS First Aid/CPR

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum. Topics to be covered include practices used for First Aid and CPR. Students will receive a two year certification through the National Safety Council in First Aid & CPR.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of how to perform basic First Aid, and
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to perform CPR.

APP 557 – PLS Water Supply

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum. Topics to be covered include water mains and services, building water supply systems, cross connections, valves, pumps, water treatment, water purification, and equipment used in the field.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the set up and installation of water mains and water services;
2. compare and contrast the different types of water services used in buildings;
3. identify where cross connections, valves, and pumps are to be used;
4. install a water treatment system; and
5. identify and safely use equipment that is used in the field for water related jobs.

APP 558 – PLS HVACR Code

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum. Topics to be covered include Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) tools, purposes of the HVACR code, and the HVACR code and how it helps in the prevention of illnesses.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to use and maintain HVACR tools,
2. compare and contrast the implications of following and not following the HVACR code, and
3. discuss how following the HVACR code can prevent illnesses.

APP 559 – PLS Drainage

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum. Topics to be covered include sewage disposal, sewers and drains, building drainage systems, plumbing traps, and venting drainage systems.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to set up a sewage disposal system,
2. discuss how sewers and drainage systems work together,
3. set up a drainage system for a given building,
4. install plumbing traps in given systems, and
5. demonstrate the ability to vent a given drainage system.

APP 560 – PLS A/C and Refrigeration III

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' (PLS) apprenticeship curriculum including air conditioning (A/C) and refrigeration. Topics to be covered include gas recovery, centrifugal chillers, bearings, flywheels, head gaskets, and recharging.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to recover gases used in air conditioning and refrigeration;
2. demonstrate the ability to dismantle a centrifugal chiller;
3. demonstrate the ability to replace bearings, flywheels, and head gaskets;
4. demonstrate the ability to recharge an air conditioning system;
5. demonstrate the ability to rebuild a centrifugal chiller; and
6. demonstrate the ability to trouble shoot air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

APP 561 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 1A

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. Topics to be covered include blueprint reading, installation practices, and basic mathematics.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to read given blueprints;
2. demonstrate the ability to sketch a basic plumbing layout;
3. identify and discuss plumbing codes used in Maryland;
4. identify and describe the variety of pipes, fittings used in the plumbing arena; and
5. demonstrate the ability perform calculations using whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers and decimals.

APP 562 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 1B

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Contractors Year 1A. Topics to be covered include first aid, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and scientific principles.

Course Objectives:
1. perform basic first aid and CPR;
2. demonstrate the ability to respond and assist in an emergency;
3. discuss safe and healthful working conditions;
4. demonstrate an understanding of sanitary plumbing; and
5. identify sources of water supply, both private and municipal.

APP 563 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 2A

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 1B. Topics to be covered include mathematics, rigging, welding, and blueprint reading.

Course Objectives:
1. solve problems using fractions and decimals,
2. demonstrate the ability to convert fractions to decimals and vice versa,
3. use the proper personal protective equipment as required,
4. use a burning torch properly,
5. demonstrate the ability to weld given metals to specifications,
6. demonstrate the ability to interpret given blueprints, and
7. demonstrate the ability to rig given items properly to be picked up and moved.

APP 564 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 2B

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 2A. Topics to be covered include water pressure, knots used in rigging, rough-in sheets, and installation practices.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the concepts of water pressure;
2. define pressure and total pressure;
3. demonstrate the ability to tie knots that are used in rigging;
4. identify the appropriate procedure for lifting equipment on scaffolding;
5. demonstrate the ability to interpret rough-in sheets for fixtures, valves, and fittings;
6. define the specifications of fixtures used in residential and commercial projects; and
7. discuss how wells, city mains and reservoirs are used as water sources.

APP 565 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 3A

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 2B. Topics to be covered include mathematics, elevations, builders level transit, symbols used on construction drawings, and water weight and pressure.

Course Objectives:
1. determine elevations and grades on given blueprints,
2. use a builders level transit,
3. compare and contrast the types of construction drawings,
4. identify the different symbols used on construction drawings, and
5. define water weight and pressure.

APP 566 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 3B

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 3A. Topics to be covered include heat transfer, gas fittings, Maryland Gas code, gas venting, and appliances.

Course Objectives:
1. define heat transfer as it pertains to gas, oil, electric and solar energies;
2. identify the different gas fittings and what they are used for;
3. demonstrate knowledge of the Maryland Gas code;
4. demonstrate the ability to vent a gas system properly; and
5. demonstrate the ability to install given appliances.

APP 567 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 4A

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 3B. Topics to be covered include types of major plumbing and mechanical systems; operations aspects of plumbing stations, sewage treatment, and water purification; steam generating boilers; air-conditioning systems; and plumbing code requirements.

Course Objectives:
1. compare and contrast the major plumbing and mechanical systems,
2. describe the major aspects of plumbing stations,
3. discuss the major aspects of sewage treatment,
4. describe the major aspects of a water purification plant,
5. demonstrate the ability to install and troubleshoot steam generating boilers,
6. demonstrate the ability to install and troubleshoot an air-conditioning system, and
7. demonstrate the ability to make installations according to code.

APP 568 – Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 4B

This course is a part of the Maryland Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors (MPHCC) apprenticeship. This course follows Maryland Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors Year 4A. Topics to be covered include circulating lines, estimating, building materials take-off, various types of pumps, and hydraulic rams.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss water heater circulating lines take-off;
2. demonstrate the ability to estimate take-offs for commercial laundries;
3. demonstrate the ability to do take-offs for school buildings materials;
4. demonstrate the ability to work on various pumps such as single action, volume, turbine and compressed air; and
5. demonstrate the ability to identify and discuss how hydraulic rams work.

APP 569 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 1A

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. Topics to be covered include drafting tools, offsets, parallel and radial lines, triangulation, groove seams, spot welds, tinners rivets, pop rivets, and soldering.

Course Objectives:
1. use drafting tools for doing layouts,
2. demonstrate the ability to make offsets as per specifications,
3. demonstrate the ability to draw parallel and radial lines on layouts,
4. use triangulation on layouts,
5. demonstrate the ability to join metal parts using groove seams,
6. demonstrate the ability to make spot welds,
7. demonstrate the ability to rivet metals using tinners and pop rivets, and
8. demonstrate the ability to solder metals together as per specifications.

APP 570 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 1B

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 1A. Topics to be covered include hand jersey locks, machine jersey locks, groove seam construction, lap seams, confined spaces, scaffolding, and shop safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to join metals using hand jersey locks,
2. demonstrate the ability to join metals using machine jersey locks,
3. construct groove seams,
4. construct lap seams,
5. demonstrate the ability to follow appropriate safety procedures when working in confined spaces,
6. demonstrate the ability to follow appropriate safety procedures while working on scaffolding, and
7. demonstrate the ability to follow proper safety procedures while working in the shop.

APP 571 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 2A

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 1B. Topics to be covered include drawing layouts, offset formulas, developing duct patterns, and duct fittings.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to draw layouts involving various arrangements of complex parallel line development,
2. apply offset formulas when doing layouts,
3. develop duct patterns using combinations of triangulation and radial line development,
4. develop duct patterns using the shortcut rise method,
5. develop duct patterns using primary true length lines,
6. develop duct patterns using secondary true length lines, and
7. demonstrate the ability to make duct fittings using patterns applied in drafting.

APP 572 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 2B

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 2A. Topics to be covered include creating ducts, using a Bishops Miter, spot welding, and Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to join metal parts to create duct using lap seam construction,
2. demonstrate the ability to join metal parts to create a duct using groove seam construction,
3. use a bishops miter while soldering,
4. use a bishops miter while spot welding,
5. demonstrate the ability to follow proper safety procedures while working on scaffolding,
6. demonstrate the ability to follow proper safety procedures while working in confined spaces, and
7. demonstrate the ability to follow proper safety procedures and PPE while doing any work.

APP 573 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 3A

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 2B. Topics to be covered include edging machines, bending machines, rolling machines, architectural and structural blueprints, mechanical and electrical blueprints, duct system designs, and shop drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. use an edging machine for making ducts;
2. use a bending machine for making ducts;
3. use a rolling machine for making ducts;
4. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret architectural and structural blueprints;
5. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical blueprints;
6. discuss duct systems and designs used for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; and
7. demonstrate the ability to read and produce shop drawings.

APP 574 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 3B

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 3A. Topics to be covered include CAD drawings, geometrical constructions, trigonometric functions, welding, rigging, and plasma torches.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to read CAD drawings,
2. demonstrate the ability to draw and inscribe geometrical constructions,
3. use trigonometric functions in sheet metal layout work,
4. demonstrate the ability to weld using the spot method on various types of metal,
5. demonstrate the ability to weld using the shielded metal arc weld method on various metals,
6. demonstrate the ability to follow proper safety rules while rigging parts, and
7. demonstrate the ability to operate a plasma torch using the proper safety rules and equipment.

APP 575 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 4A

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 3B. Topics to be covered include HVAC systems, field measurements, estimating, gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to design and draw a complete HVAC system,
2. demonstrate the ability to make field drawings using field measurements,
3. demonstrate the ability to estimate the cost of labor for sheet metal work to be done,
4. demonstrate the ability to estimate the cost of materials for sheet metal work to be done,
5. demonstrate the ability to weld given metals using gas metal arc welding,
6. demonstrate the ability to weld given metals using shielded metal arc welding, and
7. demonstrate the ability to do all given jobs in a safe manner and with proper PPE.

APP 576 – Sheet Metal Workers Year 4B

This course is a part of the Sheet Metal Workers, Local Union #100 apprenticeship. This course follows Sheet Metal Worker Year 4A. Topics to be covered include rigging, cutting with plasma torches, installations, supervisory skills, welding complex pieces, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to rig given objects following all safety procedures,
2. demonstrate the ability to cut given pieces of metal using a plasma torch,
3. demonstrate the ability to install duct work,
4. demonstrate an understanding of how to provide supervision of a job,
5. demonstrate the ability to weld more complex pieces of metal using gas metal arc and shielded metal arc, and
6. demonstrate the ability to do all given work in a safe manner and with the proper PPE.

APP 577 – Operating Engineers Year 1A

This course is a part of the Operating Engineers, Local Union #37 apprenticeship. Topics to be covered include safety, accident prevention, math, hand tools, power tools, and hand signals.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to do all given work in a safe manner while using the proper Personal Protection Equipment (PPE),
2. demonstrate the ability to discuss ways of preventing accidents on the job,
3. demonstrate the ability to do the necessary math as it pertains to Operating Engineers,
4. demonstrate the ability to properly use given hand tools used by Operating Engineers,
5. demonstrate the ability to properly use given power tools used by Operating Engineers, and
6. demonstrate the ability to communicate using hand signals.

APP 578 – Operating Engineers Year 1B

This course is a part of the Operating Engineers, Local Union #37 apprenticeship. This course follows Operating Engineers Year 1A. Topics to be covered include fuel and lubes for heavy equipment, crawlers, scrapers, basic surveying, pavers, and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. compare and contrast the various types of fuels and lubricants used on heavy equipment,
2. list the uses of crawlers and how they operate,
3. list the uses of scrapers and when they are used,
4. perform basic surveying of given areas,
5. identify pavers and their use, and
6. identify loaders and their uses.

APP 579 – Operating Engineers Year 2A

This course is a part of the Operating Engineers, Local Union #37 apprenticeship. This course follows Operating Engineers Year 1A. Topics to be covered include fuel and lubes for heavy equipment, crawlers, scrapers, basic surveying, pavers, and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss how gasoline engines work and where they are used,
2. discuss how LP gas engines work and their uses,
3. discuss natural gas engines work and their uses,
4. discuss diesel engines and their uses, and
5. compare and contrast the different types of engines, their uses, and how they are lubricated.

APP 580 – Operating Engineers Year 2B

This course is a part of the Operating Engineers, Local Union #37 apprenticeship. This course follows Operating Engineers Year 2A. Topics to be covered include intake and exhaust systems, cooling systems, governing systems, bulldozers, pre and post inspections, and Gradalls.

Course Objectives:
1. identify how the intake and exhaust systems work on the various machines,
2. discuss how the cooling systems work on the various machines,
3. demonstrate an understanding of how governors work on the machines and why they are needed,
4. identify when bulldozers are used and how they are operated,
5. perform pre and post inspections on given machines, and
6. describe when and where gradalls are used.

APP 581 – Operating Engineers Year 3A

This course is a part of the Operating Engineers, Local Union #37 apprenticeship. This course follows Operating Engineers Year 2B. Topics to be covered include various types of cranes, track loader backhoes, components of cranes, safe loads, leveling loads, and crane signals.

Course Objectives:
1. compare and contrast the various types of cranes and their uses,
2. discuss track loader backhoes and their uses,
3. indentify the components of cranes,
4. determine the maximum safe load for given cranes,
5. level given loads, and
6. communicate with crane operators using hand signals.

APP 582 – Operating Engineers Year 3B

This course is a part of the Operating Engineers, Local Union #37 apprenticeship. This course follows Operating Engineers Year 3A. Topics to be covered include safety during demolitions, mobile crane set up, block and tackle inspection, ropes, tower cranes, and load charts.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to work safely in areas where demolition is going on,
2. demonstrate the ability to set up a mobile crane,
3. demonstrate the ability to inspect a block and tackle,
4. determine what size rope is required for given jobs,
5. identify the parts of a tower crane, and
6. demonstrate the ability to read load charts.

APP 584 – Baltimore Electricians/Photovoltaics

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of security control systems. Topics to be covered include advantages and disadvantages of photovoltaic systems, site evaluations, system design and sizing.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the advantages and disadvantages of photovoltaic systems,
2. evaluate sites to determine if a photovoltaic system is feasible, and
3. evaluate system designs and determine what size system is needed for given areas.

APP 587 – PLS Soldering/Brazing/Oxy-Fuel Welding

This course is designed to provide the sprinklefitter with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. Topics to be covered include soldering, brazing, layout, burning, cutting, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. use different given methods when soldering given materials;
2. use different methods when brazing given materials;
3. demonstrate the ability to burn and cut given metals using a torch;
4. demonstrate the ability to burn and cut given metals using a plasma arc;
5. demonstrate the ability to perform all given tasks in a safe manner using all the appropriate personal protection equipment;
6. demonstrate the ability to layout pieces to be cut, soldered, or brazed; and
7. identify and explain the uses of various copper tubing.

APP 588 – PLS Pipe Math

This course is designed to provide the sprinklefitter with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. Topics to be covered include basic math, pipe measurements, formulas used in the trades related to piping, instruments used for the layout of piping systems, and reading measuring devices.

Course Objectives:
1. perform basic math functions as related to piping systems,
2. choose and use the correct formulas to develop layouts of piping systems,
3. identify and use the correct instruments for laying out given piping systems,
4. demonstrate the ability to read given pipe dimensions within given tolerances, and
5. use given measuring devices to determine sizes within given tolerances.

APP 589 – PLS Pipe Installation Rigging

This course is designed to provide the sprinklefitter with the skills and knowledge needed to progress to journeyman status. Topics to be covered include fundamentals of rigging, safety, use of wire ropes and slings, signaling, and the knots used in rigging.

Course Objectives:
1. compare and contrast the different ways of rigging given objects,
2. demonstrate the proper use of wire ropes and slings,
3. communicate to others using signaling,
4. demonstrate the ability to correctly tie knots used in rigging, and
5. demonstrate the ability to do all work in a safe manner and using the correct personal protection equipment.

APP 590 – PLS Customer Relations/Sales

This course is a part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' (PLS) apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include communication with customers and organizational skills.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with customers, and
2. use the organizational skills necessary to keep records for billing purposes and for keeping detailed records of maintenance service calls.

APP 592 – Baltimore Electricians/Photovoltaics

This course is designed to enable the apprentice to learn the fundamentals of security control systems. Topics to be covered include advantages and disadvantages of photovoltaic systems; site evaluations; system design and sizing; and incorporating photovoltaic systems into stand alone and interconnected electrical systems.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the advantage and disadvantages of photovoltaic systems,
2. evaluate sites to determine if a photovoltaic system is feasible,
3. evaluate system designs and determine what size system is needed for a given area, and
4. incorporate photovoltaic systems into stand alone and/or interconnected systems.

APP 593 – Baltimore Electricians/Conduit Bending

Learn about the procedures and methods of bending conduit. Topics include hand bending tools, conduit layout, mechanical benders and conduit threading. Intended for electrician apprentices.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to bend conduit using hand tools,
2. demonstrate the ability to layout conduit for given jobs,
3. demonstrate the ability to use mechanical benders to make bends in conduit, and
4. demonstrate the ability to thread conduit.

APP 594 – Baltimore Electricians/Hazardous Locations

Learn about resources that can assist in designing, installing and maintaining electrical systems in hazardous (classified) locations. Topics include the history of hazardous locations and concepts, area classifications, protection techniques and writing requirements. Intended for electrician apprentices.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the history of hazardous locations and concepts,
2. identify areas and their classifications,
3. demonstrate the ability to use protection techniques on specific types of electrical equipment, and
4. identify and use the correct wire size for given jobs.

APP 595 – 6 Hour Backflow Prevention Recertification

Learn backflow prevention including installing backflow prevention devices and maintaining, repairing and testing backflow devices. Intended for Plumber/Steamfitter apprentices.

Course Objectives:
1. install a backflow prevention device; and
2. maintain, repair, and test backflow prevention devices.

APP 596 – 21 Hour Plumbing Code Review

This course is a part of the Maryland Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors' apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include Plumbing Code for commercial and industrial settings; recent updates to the Maryland Plumbing Code; and application of the Code.

Course Objectives:
1. utilize the plumbing code in the construction of new commercial and industrial facilities,
2. identify the code changes that have taken place, and
3. apply knowledge of the code changes while working on the job.

APP 598 – 27 Hour Gas Code Review

This course is a part of the Maryland Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors' apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include Gas code for new and existing commercial and industrial facilities; interpreting gas codes; and all recent updates of the Gas Code.

Course Objectives:
1. utilize the gas code while working on commercial and industrial facilities,
2. interpret the gas code correctly to insure gas installations meet the code, and
3. discuss and utilize all updates to the code that are applicable to a given job.

APP 600 – Baltimore Electricians/Health Care Systems

This course is designed to teach apprentices the requirements of the different codes for working at Health Care facilities. Topics to be covered include requirements of codes and standards for Health Care facilities; NEC(National Electric Code) requirements for Health Care facilities; NFPA(National Fire Protection Association) 99 requirements for Health Care facilities; and electrical installations at Health Care facilities.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of codes and standards of doing work at health care facilities,
2. use the NEC code book to find the requirements of working at health care facilities,
3. demonstrate the ability to do all given work at health care facilities meeting the requirements of the NFPA 99, and
4. perform electrical installations at health care facilities meeting all codes specific to them.

APP 601 – BC Construction Rigging

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include wire rope construction, hardware inspection, knot tying, and sling configurations.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to construct a wire rope to meet code,
2. demonstrate the ability to inspect hardware for safety,
3. demonstrate the ability to tie the knots necessary for rigging, and
4. use the correct sling configurations while doing rigging.

APP 602 – BC Intermediate Welding

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include cutting plate and pipe using various fuels, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to cut pipe and plate using oxy fuel, plasma, and carbon air;
2. demonstrate the ability to weld pipe and plate using the shielded metal arc welding(Stick) process;
3. demonstrate the ability to weld pipe and plate using the gas tungsten arc welding(Tig) process;
4. demonstrate the ability to weld pipe and plate using the gas metal arc welding(Mig) process; and
5. perform all welding following all safety rules and wearing the proper personal protection equipment.

APP 603 – BC Millwright B

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include basic hand tools, construction math, basic rigging, knot tying, drills, taps, and tool safety.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and safely use given hand tools,
2. solve given math problems used in the construction arena,
3. demonstrate the ability to tie knots and perform basic rigging duties,
4. demonstrate proficient hand tapping using small and large taps, and
5. use all given tools in a safe manner.

APP 604 – BC Millwright C

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include blueprint reading topics such as title blocks, pictorial drawings, line styles, elevations, and dimensions.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and find the tile block on a given blueprint,
2. differentiate between pictorial and working drawings,
3. demonstrate understanding of the significance of the different line styles,
4. determine the elevations on given drawings, and
5. interpret dimensions on given drawings to determine project size, shape and relative positioning of components.

APP 605 – BC Millwright D

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include conveyor drive units, setup of conveyors, leveling of conveyors, installation of conveyors, and tracking conveyor belts.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and determine which drive unit is necessary for a given job,
2. demonstrate how to setup a conveyor,
3. demonstrate the ability to level a given conveyor,
4. demonstrate the ability to install a given conveyor, and
5. demonstrate the ability to track a given conveyor.

APP 607 – BC Millwright A

This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safety, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), first aid and CPR, millwright history, and union orientation.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the OSHA code and how it is applied to the construction industry,
2. demonstrate the ability to read a MSDS and determine what the color codes and numbers mean,
3. demonstrate proficiency in both first aid and CPR,
4. discuss the history of the millwright, and
5. relate what one's own responsibilities are as an Union member.

APP 608 – Achieving Apprenticeship Success

This course is designed for students entering their journeyman training in the craftsman trades. The sessions will support and develop the skills needed to foster academic achievement in a classroom setting. This course is designed to assist the beginner apprentice in study skills, learning styles, note taking and time management for the upcoming apprenticeship program. Topics to be covered include learning styles and self assessment, effective reading skills, memorization, basic principles of time management and effective note taking.

Course Objectives:
1. assess one's own dominant learning style,
2. develop and/or increase reading and memorization skills,
3. demonstrate an understanding of time management as it impacts students working full time,
4. prepare for tests and practical assessments, and
5. utilize study and note taking techniques in order to be successful in the apprenticeship program.

APP 609 – LABORERS YEAR 1A

Learn about the operation and maintenance of hand tools, electric tools, soil compaction, pneumatic tools, hoisting and rigging, and oxyfuel cutting. This course is an elective with the Laborers' apprenticeship series.

Course Objectives:
1. operate given hand tools,
2. maintain given hand tools,
3. operate given electric power tools,
4. maintain electric power tools,
5. compare and contrast the different ways to compact given soil types,
6. operate given pneumatic tools,
7. discuss the basic methods of hoisting and rigging given objects, and
8. demonstrate the ability to cut given metals using oxyfuel.

APP 610 – LABORERS YEAR 1B

Learn about OSHA 10, First Aid, CPR, scaffold users safety, reinforced masonry, mason tender duties, stocking masonry materials, and bracing masonry walls. This course is an elective with the Laborers' apprenticeship series.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the rules and standards covered in OSHA 10,
2. perform basic first aid,
3. perform CPR,
4. identify and use scaffold that is safe for use,
5. compare and contrast the different methods of reinforcing masonry,
6. demonstrate an understanding of and perform the duties of a mason tender,
7. demonstrate the ability to stock masonry materials correctly and safely, and
8. demonstrate the ability to brace masonry walls.

APP 611 – BC MILLWRIGHT E

This course is designed to enable the student to learn a part of the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright Apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include pumps, packing, and seals.

Course Objectives:
1. compare and contrast the different types of pumps,
2. demonstrate the ability to disassemble and assemble a given pump,
3. identify the parts of a given pump,
4. set mechanical seals properly, and
5. demonstrate the ability to repack a stuffing box.

APP 612 – BC Millwright F

This course is designed to enable the student to learn a part of the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright Apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include coupling alignment, dial indicators, rim and face method, and double reverse method.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the reasons for coupling alignment and the use of shims,
2. set up a dial indicator for use in alignments,
3. use a dial indicator to do the rim and face method,
4. use the dial indicator to do the double reverse method, and
5. demonstrate the ability to align a coupling within a + or - .002¿ tolerance.

APP 613 – BC Millwright G

This course is designed to enable the student to learn a part of the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright Apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include installing and maintaining machinery, including all components.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to dismantle and assemble a sprocket and chain from a given piece of machinery;
2. demonstrate the ability to remove and put V belts on a given piece of machinery;
3. demonstrate the ability to remove and replace bearings from a given piece of equipment; and
4. demonstrate the ability to layout, center, level and set a machine to elevation.

APP 614 – BC Millwright H

This course is designed to enable the student to learn a part of the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright Apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include installation and maintenance of combustion turbines.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the dynamics of the turbine operation,
2. identify the rigging points of the turbine and generator during disassembly,
3. demonstrate the ability to torque bolts to given tolerances, and
4. complete the shaft align test to within given tolerances.

APP 615 – BC MILLWRIGHT I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn a part of the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright Apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include wind mill installation and their maintenance, hytorc nut tightening devices, wind loads, lubrication, and gearing.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to safely use a Hytorc nut tightening device,
2. discuss wind load and how the pitch of the blades changes power applied,
3. demonstrate the ability to properly lubricate a given wind mill, and
4. demonstrate the use and theory of gearing.

APP 616 – BC MILLWRIGHT J

This course is designed to enable the student to learn a part of the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright Apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include troubleshooting mechanical problems i.e. using the programmable logic controller (PLC), lock out tag out, systematic elimination of potential problems, and preventive maintenance.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the use of a PLC during the troubleshooting of a machine,
2. demonstrate an understanding of and properly use lock out tag out procedures before working on any piece of equipment,
3. demonstrate the ability to systematically eliminate potential problems while troubleshooting a piece of equipment, and
4. discuss the use of preventive maintenance plans and how they are cost effective.

APP 617 – FORKLIFTS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about forklifts as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of forklifts

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of forklifts,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of forklifts,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on forklifts, and
4. operate a forklift following all safety regulations.

APP 618 – SKID STEERS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about skid steers as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of skid steers.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of skid steers,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of skid steers,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on skid steers, and
4. operate a skid steer following all safety regulations.

APP 619 – ROLLERS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about rollers as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of rollers.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of rollers,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of rollers,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on rollers, and
4. demonstrate the ability to operate a roller following all safety regulations.

APP 620 – BACKHOES

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about backhoes as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of backhoes.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of backhoes,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of backhoes,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on backhoes, and
4. operate a backhoe following all safety regulations.

APP 621 – DOZERS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about dozers as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of dozers.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of dozers,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of dozers,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on dozers, and
4. operate a dozer following all safety regulations.

APP 622 – EXCAVATORS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about excavators as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of excavators.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of excavators,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of excavators,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on excavators, and
4. operate an excavator following all safety regulations.

APP 623 – WHEEL LOADERS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about wheel loaders as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of wheel loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of wheel loaders,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of wheel loaders,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on wheel loaders, and
4. operate a wheel loader following all safety regulations.

APP 624 – TRACK LOADERS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about track loaders as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of track loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of track loaders,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of track loaders,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on track loaders, and
4. operate a track loader following all safety regulations.

APP 625 – GRADERS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about graders as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of graders.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of graders,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of graders,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on graders, and
4. operate a grader following all safety regulations.

APP 626 – GRADALLS

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about gradalls as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of gradalls.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of gradalls,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of gradalls,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on gradalls, and
4. operate a gradall following all safety regulations.

APP 627 – HYDRAULIC CRANES

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about hydraulic cranes as part of the Operating Engineers, L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include safe walk inspections, service and fluid checks, start up and control functions, and operation of hydraulic cranes.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of hydraulic cranes,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of hydraulic cranes,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on hydraulic cranes,
4. operate a hydraulic crane following all safety regulations.

APP 628 – CABLE CRANES

Course Objectives:
1. perform safe walk inspections of Cable Cranes,
2. demonstrate the ability to service and check fluids of Cable Cranes,
3. demonstrate the ability to start up and use all control functions on Cable Cranes, and
4. operate a Cable Crane following all safety regulations.

APP 629 – OSHA 10/Safety

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about OSHA and working safely. This course is an elective with the Baltimore Carpenters/Millwright apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include OSHA 10, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), fall protection, and aerial lift.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss and follow the regulations of OSHA 10,
2. identify and get information from a MSDS,
3. demonstrate the ability to work safely on given equipment following the rules of fall protection, and
4. use a given aerial lift safely.

APP 630 – Insulators Year 1A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice, to learn the fundamentals of insulating pipe. Topics to be covered include insulation methods; insulation materials; coverings, finishes, and sealants; measuring and cutting different types of insulation; fasteners; covering pipe with different types of coverings; and application materials.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the different methods of insulating pipe;
2. identify the various materials used in insulating pipe;
3. use the correct coverings, finishes, and sealants for insulating given jobs;
4. measure and cut given types of insulation for insulating pipe;
5. identify and use the correct fasteners for given jobs;
6. demonstrate the ability to cover pipe with correct insulation for the given pipe; and
7. determine which fasteners or adhesives to use for applying insulation to given jobs.

APP 631 – Insulators Year 1B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice, to learn about the fundamentals of insulating pipe. This course follows Insulators Year 1A. Topics to be covered include layout tools, using hand tools to cut insulation, using power tools to cut insulation, sharpening tools, applying jacketed pipe covering and unjacketed pipe coverings, applying insulating cement to fill cracks and voids, and the math necessary to do calculations.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and use layout tools correctly,
2. demonstrate the ability to cut insulation using hand tools,
3. use power tools to cut insulation,
4. demonstrate the ability to sharpen tools as necessary,
5. apply jacketed and unjacketed pipe coverings,
6. demonstrate the ability to fill cracks and voids with insulation cement, and
7. demonstrate the ability to do calculations to determine how much material is needed to do given insulating tasks.

APP 632 – Gas Review

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the National Fuel Code Standards. This course is a part of the Plumbers/Steamfitters' apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include National Fuel Code Standards and installation procedures.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and cite the National Fuel Code Standards, and
2. demonstrate the ability to install piping per Standards.

APP 633 – Rigging Refresher for Plumbers/Steamfitters

This course is designed to enable the student to refresh his/her rigging skills in order to maintain certification. Topics to be covered include equipment inspection and special lift protocol according to the Maryland Rigging Regulation/Crane Safety 09.12.26.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to inspect given rigging equipment, and
2. identify and discuss the special lift protocol according to the Maryland Rigging Regulation/Crane Safety 09.12.26.

APP 634 – Sheet Metal Worker 3rd Year ABC Part B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a third year sheet metal worker apprentice, to continuing working towards journeyman status as a Sheet Metal Worker. The student will learn to produce drawings of duct systems as well as develop skill in welding, field measuring, and installation techniques. Topics to be covered include reading and producing shop drawings, overview of CAD drawing, welding skills with hot rolled steel, galvanized steel, shielded metal arc welding, carbon arc welding, gas metal arc welding, and plasma machine.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proficiency with hot rolled steel, galvanized steel, spot, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, and carbon arc welding;
2. demonstrate the ability to follow safety procedures for using rigging;
3. demonstrate the ability to operate a plasma machine; and
4. demonstrate the ability to read and produce shop drawings.

APP 635 – Pipefitting 1

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice, to learn special techniques to lay out pipe and pipe fittings throughout a piping system. Topics to be covered include pipe measurement, lay out instruments, mitering pipe, and fabricating specialty tools for the trade.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to measure given pipe within tolerance,
2. use given lay out tools to lay out a pipe job,
3. demonstrate the ability to miter given pipe to meet the needs of a given job, and
4. demonstrate the ability to fabricate specialty tools for given pipe jobs.

APP 636 – Baltimore Carpenters: Concrete Construction I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part one in a sequence of courses in concrete construction designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series and focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of concrete construction necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include introduction to formwork, form hardware, types of forms, and builder's level.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the different forming systems used in the field;
2. compare and contrast the different types of components used in forms;
3. demonstrate the ability to erect and dismantle given forms safely;
4. select the best form hardware for given jobs;
5. discuss how concrete is poured, reinforced, and finished;
6. compare and contrast different types of form hardware;
7. utilize form hardware to complete given jobs;
8. compare and contrast DOKA and Symons forms;
9. construct basic form and foundations systems; and
10. demonstrate an understanding of builder's level and transit to establish elevations and to lay out building lines.

APP 637 – Baltimore Carpenters: Concrete Construction II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part two in a sequence of courses in concrete construction designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series and focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of concrete construction necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include footing forms, flatwork, slabs, and decks.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the tools and materials for laying out and forming footings;
2. compare and contrast the most common methods for constructing slab forms;
3. compare and contrast the most common methods for constructing deck forms;
4. demonstrate an understanding of the function of concrete form work in walls, columns, beams, decks, and retaining walls;
5. demonstrate the ability to build formwork as necessary;
6. demonstrate the ability to excavate and prepare ground for slab formwork;
7. demonstrate the ability to erect towers above ground to support deck formwork;
8. set footing elevations correctly and safely; and
9. demonstrate the ability to build footings to given dimensions.

APP 638 – Baltimore Carpenters: Concrete Construction III

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part three in a sequence of courses in concrete construction designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series and focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of concrete construction necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include concrete bridges, and wall, pilaster, and column forms.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the design features and construction techniques involved in business structures;
2. discuss concrete properties and the basics of pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the slab, box beam, and box girder types of concrete bridges;
4. identify and utilize safe practices for working both on land and over water;
5. identify column shapes and common types of materials used for column forms;
6. demonstrate the ability to fabricate and erect wall, pilaster, and column forms;
7. demonstrate the ability to reinforce, mix, pour, and finish concrete;
8. identify commonly used vertical supports and how they are used together or separately; and
9. calculate perimeter, circumference, surface area, and volume for pier and pile caps.

APP 639 – Baltimore Carpenters: Concrete Construction IV

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part one in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include history and benefits of the union, ergonomics, safety, math, measuring, and hand and power tools.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the various types of wooden stairs,
2. discuss the various types of concrete stairs,
3. recognize stair layout,
4. demonstrate an ability to lay out stairs,
5. create and cut stringers,
6. calculate tread layout, and
7. demonstrate the ability to install and finish stairs.

APP 640 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part one in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include history and benefits of the union, ergonomics, safety, math, measuring, and hand and power tools.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss fall hazards and how they are prevented;
2. explain fractional and decimal operations with an applied format;
3. solve proportions;
4. identify the different types of scaffolding used in the field;
5. discuss the usage of picks and scaffold boards for working platforms; and
6. demonstrate an understanding of the history, advantages, and application of metal framing.

APP 641 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part two in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include fall protection, construction math, scaffolds, and metal framing history.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss fall hazards and how they are prevented,
2. explain fractional and decimal operations with an applied format,
3. solve proportions,
4. identify the different types of scaffolding used in the field,
5. discuss the usage of picks and scaffold boards for working platforms, and
6. demonstrate an understanding of the history, advantages, and application of metal framing.

APP 642 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training III

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part three in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include first aid/CPR, construction math, labor history, and metal framing.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proficiency using the approved CPR/First Aid methods;
2. demonstrate an understanding of the different types and applications of metal framing;
3. identify and estimate the materials, tools, and fasteners used to construct metal wall framing;
4. discuss specialized framing such as suspended ceilings, soffits, columns, shaft walls, furring, and chase walls;
5. discuss the history of labor and its effect on civilization and different cultures; and
6. use formulas to work with surface area and volume.

APP 643 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training IV

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part four in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include print reading, construction math, labor history, and green technology.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss types of prints, title blocks, line identification, dimensions, views, elevations ,and governing codes and regulations;
2. demonstrate understanding of the significance of the different line styles, symbols, and abbreviations;
3. demonstrate an understanding of trigonometric functions;
4. develop a table of square roots as they relate to the trade;
5. develop a table of constant measuration formulae and be able to apply the formulae;
6. discuss the modern day skilled labor union and its place in the construction industry; and
7. demonstrate understanding of green carpenter materials and practices.

APP 644 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training V

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part five in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include the study of scaffolding, scaffold basics and safety, and procedures for erecting frame scaffolds, mobile tower scaffolds, tube coupler scaffolds and system scaffolds.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the OSHA safety regulations that apply to scaffold erecting;
2. describe the design, construction and protection requirements of scaffolds;
3. demonstrate an understanding of erect frame, mobile tower, tube coupler, and system scaffolds;
4. demonstrate the ability to erect a frame scaffold safely;
5. demonstrate the ability to erect a mobile tower safely;
6. demonstrate the ability to erect a tube coupler safely; and
7. demonstrate the ability to erect a system scaffolds safely.

APP 645 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training VI

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part six in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include rigging history, hardware and safety, knot tying and splicing, and aerial lifts/cranes.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the history of rigging,
2. demonstrate an understanding of basic rigging hardware,
3. inspect and maintain rigging hardware and equipment,
4. explain the different kinds and characteristics of rope,
5. demonstrate the ability to tie eight different knots,
6. demonstrate an understanding of the types and selection criteria for aerial lifts,
7. identify, utilize and inspect various types of cranes,
8. demonstrate the ability to maintain and operate elevating work platforms safely and in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions,
9. direct crane movements with voice and hand signals, and
10. calculate sling tension and execute sling configurations.

APP 646 – Baltimore Carpenters: General Carpentry Training VII

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part seven in a sequence of courses in general carpentry designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge in general carpentry necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include print reading and interpretation.

Course Objectives:
1. identify the various kinds of building drawings,
2. compare and contrast the various types of drawings,
3. demostrate the ability to read and understand the information presented on blueprints,
4. identify the various kinds of lines used on drawings,
5. define the different types of scales used on drawings,
6. relate the information given in the title block to the drawing,
7. match the symbols used on drawings with the various building materials, and
8. interpret the explanations and abbreviations used on building drawings.

APP 647 – Baltimore Carpenters: Trim and Millwork I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part one in a sequence of courses in trim and millwork designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of trim and millwork necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include door types, frames, and hardware.

Course Objectives:
1. interpret print reading information to correctly place and install doors and frames;
2. identify and select the proper components for a door opening;
3. demonstrate an understanding of door swings and schedules;
4. demonstrate an understanding of proper storage and handling techniques;
5. identify various types of door jambs and frames and demonstrate the installation procedures for placing selected door jambs and frames in different types of interior partitions;
6. demonstrate the ability to install different types of door frames, wood, metal, masonry;
7. demonstrate the ability to place and install selected doors; and
8. install hardware such as locks, deadbolts, and other accessories.

APP 648 – Baltimore Carpenters: Trim and Millwork II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part two in a sequence of courses in trim and millwork designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of trim and millwork necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include cabinet design, construction, installation, and finishing.

Course Objectives:
1. interpret print reading information to correctly place and install cabinets;
2. design cabinet layout;
3. identify proper finishes for cabinetry;
4. identify types of soft/hardwoods and man-made sheet goods available to the cabinet industry;
5. demonstrate an understanding of cabinetmaking methods;
6. demonstrate an understanding of woodworking industry standards, materials and machinery specific to cabinet construction;
7. demonstrate an understanding of drawer and door construction, shelves, and cabinet interiors;
8. demonstrate an understanding of wood bending, wood turning, laminating, inlay, dyeing, coloring, and finishing;
9. demonstrate the ability to build and install cabinets; and
10. apply proper finishing techniques: stains, fillers, sealers, varnish, polyurethane, shellac, and oil finishes.

APP 649 – Baltimore Carpenters: Interior Systems I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part one in a sequence of courses in interior systems designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of interior systems necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include job planning, interior systems layout, and introduction to trim.

Course Objectives:
1. inspect a site to aid in the planning of a given job;
2. determine and use appropriate hand and power tools for a given job;
3. demonstrate the ability to lay out partitions and angle walls;
4. demonstrate the ability to lay out shapes such as arches and polygons;
5. identify the different types of interior trim including door, window, base, and ceiling;
6. identify the different types of standard moldings and describe their uses;
7. demonstrate the ability to make square and miter cuts using a miter box or power miter saw;
8. demonstrate the ability to make coped joint cuts using a coping saw;
9. demonstrate an ability to trim stairways;
10. demonstrate an ability to install chair and handrails; and
11. demonstrate an ability to install base and crown molding.

APP 650 – Baltimore Carpenters: Interior Systems II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part two in a sequence of courses in interior systems designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of interior systems necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include the study and installation of acoustical ceilings.

Course Objectives:
1. recognize the material, design and code changes in acoustical ceilings,
2. identify common grid components in use,
3. interpret print reading information to correctly lay out and install acoustical ceilings,
4. demonstrate an understanding of the proper installation methods for exposed and concealed grid ceilings,
5. design a ceiling system,
6. demonstrate the ability to frame suspended ceilings, and
7. demonstrate the ability to install acoustical ceilings

APP 651 – Baltimore Carpenters: Interior Systems III

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part three in a sequence of courses in interior systems designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It focuses on the theory, proper techniques, and fundamental practical knowledge of interior systems necessary to perform as a skilled carpenter. Topics to be covered include metal framing, drywall applications, and finishing.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the history, advantages and applications of metal framing and drywall;
2. demonstrate proper use of metal studs and framing members;
3. identify the different types of gypsum wallboard and their uses;
4. select the type and thickness of drywall required for specific installations;
5. select fasteners for drywall installation;
6. demonstrate and understand drywall installation and finishing;
7. perform single-layer and multi-layer drywall installations using different types of fastening systems, including nails, drywall screws, and adhesives;
8. identify the materials used in drywall finishing and use of each type of material including compounds, joint reinforcing tapes trim material, textures, and coatings; and
9. identify the manual and automatic tools used in drywall finishing and demonstrate the ability to use these tools.

APP 652 – BC/ORIENTATION/JOB/SITE/SAFETY

This course is designed to enable the student to learn part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It will orient the new apprentice to working safely at a job site as a carpenter within the union. Topics to be covered include keeping safe on the job site and the history and benefits of the union and apprenticeship program.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the history and benefits of the Carpenters Union,
2. discuss the history and ethics of the apprenticeship program, and
3. discuss and demonstrate site and job related safety requirements and procedures.

APP 653 – BC/REFRESHER/TRAIN/1ST/AID/CPR

This course is designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It will enable the apprentice to refresh his/her theory, knowledge and skills to maintain required safety certifications. Topics to be covered include an update of first aid and CPR regulations and certification requirements.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss updates and requirements for CPR recertification,
2. discuss updates and requirements for first aid recertification,
3. demonstrate proficiency and certification in first aid training, and
4. demonstrate proficiency and certification in CPR training.

APP 654 – BC/REFRESHER/TRAIN/SCAFFOLDING

This course is designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It will enable the apprentice to refresh his/her theory, knowledge and skills to maintain required safety certifications. Topics to be covered include scaffolding regulations and certification requirements and protective equipment.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of protective equipment,
2. review OSHA regulations that apply to the safe erection of scaffolding, and
3. demonstrate proficiency and certification in scaffolding.

APP 655 – BC/REFRESHER/TRAIN/RIGGING

This course is designed as part of the Baltimore Carpenters L.U. #101 apprenticeship series. It will enable the apprentice to refresh his/her theory, knowledge, and skills to maintain required safety certifications. Topics to be covered include an update on rigging hardware, procedures, and requirements necessary for attainment of UBC Rigging qualification card.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss latest rigging hardware,
2. discuss and practice required rigging procedures,
3. demonstrate and understanding of applicable OSHA requirements, and
4. demonstrate proficiency and certification eligibility for UBC rigging qualification card.

APP 656 – Millwright 1

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn labor and millwright history and basic safety. Topics to be covered include the responsibilities of apprentices; union history; MSDS; and first aid & CPR.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss one's role and responsibilities as apprentices,
2. compare and contrast the unions of today with labor unions of the past in America,
3. demonstrate the ability to read and understand a MSDS(Material Safety Data Sheet), and
4. demonstrate readiness to sit for first aid and CPR.

APP 657 – Millwright 2

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn construction math and basic hand tools. Topics to be covered include the Pythagorean Theorem; reading precision instruments; using degrees, minutes, and seconds; and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. use the Pythagorean Theorem to solve given problems;
2. demonstrate the ability to show proficiency in the use of tenths, thousandths, and ten thousandths of an inch using precision instruments;
3. demonstrate the ability to work with degrees, minutes, and seconds to solve given problems; and
4. demonstrate the ability to safely use given hand tools.

APP 658 – Millwright 3

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn fall protection, precision instruments, and knot tying for rigging. Topics to be covered include fall protection harnesses, using micrometers, vernier calipers, and knot tying used in rigging.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to correctly put on and use a fall protection harness,
2. demonstrate the ability to accurately measure given objects within a given tolerance using inside and outside micrometers,
3. use vernier calipers to measure given objects within a given tolerance, and
4. demonstrate the ability to tie the eight basic knots used in rigging.

APP 659 – Millwright 4

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn about drills, taps, and oxy-fuel cutting. Topics to be covered include drill sizing, cutting internal and external threads, oxy-fuel torches, and cutting metal with torches.

Course Objectives:
1. determine the size drill to use for a given thread size,
2. demonstrate the ability to cut inside and outside threads on given pieces,
3. set up and use an oxy-fuel torch safely, and
4. demonstrate the ability to make cuts in given metals within a given tolerance

APP 660 – Millwright 5

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn how to install and maintain machinery. Topics to be covered include installing mechanical components, removing and installing bearings, aligning couplings, and preventative maintenance

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install given mechanical components,
2. demonstrate the ability to remove old bearings and install new bearings,
3. demonstrate the ability to align given couplings within a given tolerance, and
4. demonstrate the ability to do PM (preventative maintenance) on given machines.

APP 661 – Millwright 6

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn coupling alignment. Topics to be covered include using shims, using dial indicators, and doing laser alignments.

Course Objectives:
1. use shims to bring couplings into alignment,
2. set up and use a dial indicator to do the rim and face method of alignment,
3. set up and use a dial indicator to do the double reverse method of alignment, and
4. set up and use a laser to get couplings within a given tolerance.

APP 662 – Millwright 7

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn about pumps, packing and mechanical seals. Topics to be covered include pump seals, displacement pumps, centrifugal pumps, pump assembly and disassembly, and packing pumps.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and state the uses for different types of pump seals,
2. compare and contrast positive displacement pumps and centrifugal pumps and their uses,
3. demonstrate the ability to disassemble and assemble a positive displacement pump, and
4. identify the parts of a pump and successfully repack the stuffing box.

APP 663 – MILLWRIGHT 8

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to use precision optical instruments. Topics to be covered include Brunson 545-190 tilting levels, optical micrometers, and leveling projects.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proficient use of Brunson 545-190 tilting level,
2. identify and describe how an optical micrometer works,
3. demonstrate the ability to level a project with an optical level within given tolerances, and
4. demonstrate the ability to level four fixators to given tolerances.

APP 664 – Millwright 9

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to use rigging equipment and use international crane signals. Topics to be covered include safe use of rigging equipment, calculating the center of gravity, lifting objects safely and international hand signals used in rigging.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the safe use of wire rope slings, fabric slings, shackles, eye bolts, and hooks;
2. demonstrate the ability to calculate the center of gravity of given objects;
3. demonstrate the ability to correctly lift given objects using correct safety procedures; and
4. demonstrate the correct use of international hand signals.

APP 665 – Millwright 10

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to install and maintain combustion turbines used in the generation of electrical energy. Topics to be covered include dynamics of turbine operation, bolt tensioners, Hytorc nut torqueing devices, and shaft alignment.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the dynamics of of the turbine operation,
2. identify and safely use bolt tensioners,
3. demonstrate the ability to safely use the Hytorc nut torqueing device, and
4. demonstrate the ability to complete the shaft alignment test to within given tolerances.

APP 666 – Millwright 11

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to read and understand industrial blueprints. Topics to be covered include pictoral and working drawings, symbols used on blueprints, and interpreting blueprints.

Course Objectives:
1. differentiate between pictoral and working drawings;
2. identify, view, and explain the various wording and symbols associated with blueprints;
3. interpret dimensions on the drawings to determine project size, shape, and relative positioning of its components; and
4. explain the relationship and correlations between various views as they pertain to plans, elevations, sections, and details.

APP 667 – Millwright 12

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to install and maintain the various product conveyors used in industry.Topics to be covered include leveling conveyors, speed adjustments for conveyors, monorail conveyors, and tracking the belts on conveyors.

Course Objectives:
1. set up and level a conveyor system,
2. use different drive units to adjust the speed of a given conveyor,
3. discuss the use of monorail conveyors that are used in the auto industry, and
4. demonstrate the ability to track the belts on belt conveyors.

APP 668 – Millright 13

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to weld using the SMAW(Shielded Metal Arc Welding) method. Topics to be covered include weld machine set up, types of welding wires, overhead welds and vertical welds.

Course Objectives:
1. set up and use a given welding machine,
2. identify and discuss the uses for different types of welding wire,
3. perfom overhead welds using E7018 welding rod, and
4. perform vertical welds using E7018 welding rod.

APP 669 – Millwright 14

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to weld using the GTAW(Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), GMAW(Gas Metal Arc Welding), and FCAW(Flux-Cored Arc Welding) methods. Topics to be covered include set up of welding machines, welding using the GTAW method, welding using the GMAW method, and welding using the FCAW method.

Course Objectives:
1. set up and use a given welding machine,
2. perfom overhead and vertical welds using the GTAW method,
3. perfom overhead and vertical welds using the GMAW method, and
4. perfom overhead and vertical welds using the FCAW method.

APP 670 – Millwright 15

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Carpenters/Millwrights' apprentice, to learn the core skills in Carpentry/Millwrighting. Topics to be covered include disassembly of a gas combustion turbine, rigging, measuring parts, inspecting turbine assemblies, and reassembling turbines.

APP 671 – Millwright 16

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a millwright apprentice, to learn to erect different types of scaffolding systems. Topics to be covered include OSHA regulations for scaffolds, and erecting frame, mobile tower and tube coupler scaffolds.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the OSHA regulations for scaffolds,
2. demonstrate the ability to erect a frame scaffold,
3. demonstrate the ability to erect a mobile tower scaffold, and
4. demonstrate the ability to erect a tube coupler scaffold.

APP 672 – Estimating

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice carpenter, to learn the terms used in estimating and how to estimate jobs. Topics to be covered include estimating terms, preparing takeoffs, cost estimates, and estimates for small commercial projects.

Course Objectives:
1. use correct terminology when doing estimates,
2. prepare takeoffs,
3. prepare cost estimates using the correct process, and
4. demonstrate the ability to estimate a small commercial project.

APP 674 – Insulators Accelerated Apprenticeship Part B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a worker in the insulation field, to learn the theory of work with insulation. Topics to be covered include board insulation, canvas coverings, cutting and applying miters, metal gores, metal unequal tees, metal center reducers, metal unequal reducers, metal unequal strainers, stripping, and blueprint reading.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to use board insulation correctly,
2. demonstrate the ability to apply canvas covering to a given duct,
3. demonstrate the ability to cut and apply miters,
4. demonstrate the ability to insulate metal gores,
5. demonstrate the ability to insulate metal unequal tees,
6 demonstrate the ability to insulate metal center reducers,
7. demonstrate the ability to insulate metal unequal strainers,
8. demonstrate the ability to strip old insulation safely, and
9. demonstrate the ability to read given blueprints.

APP 675 – Drawings for Sheet Metal Workers

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice sheet metal worker, to learn how to interpret and make drawings. Topics to be covered include drawing and inscribing geometrical constructions, reading and producing shop drawings, and making field drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to draw and inscribe geometrical constructions,
2. demonstrate the ability to read and produce shop drawings, and
3. produce a field drawing using field measurements.

APP 676 – Core Construction Skills

Learn about the different construction trades and related occupations. Topics cover hand and power tools, conflict resolution, time management, problem solving, industry awareness, heritage of the American worker, and several current employment and labor laws.

Course Objectives:
1. describe construction careers after the apprenticeship,
2. describe several occupations related to the construction industry,
3. explain several current labor laws, including collective bargaining,
4. discuss the history of apprenticeships,
5. describe several major benefits of unionized work,
6. demonstrate an understanding of the importance of time management and conflict resolution, and
7. use various hand and power tools effectively and safely

APP 677 – Blueprint Reading

Learn fundamentals necessary to read and understand construction blueprints. Review and discuss drawing development, organization of drawings, and how to read site plans, architectural and mechanical/ electrical drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. define blueprints, plans, and specifications;
2. describe the preparation of blueprints, plans, and specifications;
3. explain why blueprints, plans, and specifications are important;
4. identify the various parts of blueprints, plans, and specifications;
5. identify terms, components, and symbols;
6. interpret and use the drawing dimensions; and
7. recognize different classifications of drawings.

APP 678 – Construction Math

Learn and apply math concepts that are used in the construction industry such as fractions, geometric formulas, working with measurements and fractions, conversion processes and an introduction to both the Metric System and construction geometry.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers;
2. use standard and metric rulers;
3. demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions;
4. demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals;
5. demonstrate the ability to convert decimals and fractions;
6. explain the metric system;
7. apply basic geometry to measure the volume of shapes; and
8. complete basic math functions with or without the use of a calculator.

APP 679 – Construction Safety

This course is designed to enable the student to learn safe construction job site practices. Topics to be covered include the proper care and use of personnel protective equipment, proper lifting of heavy objects, hazard communication, material safety data sheets, causes of accidents, aerial work, fire safety and electrical safety.

Course Objectives:
1. explain the role of safety on the job-site,
2. describe a competent person,
3. describe a qualified person,
4. identify common jobsite hazards and the appropriate safety precautions,
5. demonstrate the use and care of PPE¿s,
6. discuss the safety procedures for lifting heavy objects,
7. explain HAZCOM and MSDS¿s,
8. describe fire prevention, and
9. describe safe work practices around electrical hazards.

APP 680 – First Aid, CPR, and AED

This course is designed to enable the student to learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid techniques and to become certified by the American Red Cross (ARC). Topics to be covered include basic life support for cardiac arrest, artificial respiration and artificial circulation, techniques for external cardiac compression, causes of shock, controlling severe bleeding, sun stroke and heat stroke, and using an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to understand the purpose of standard First Aid,
2. recognize a life threatening emergency and take appropriate action,
3. recognize breathing and medical emergencies,
4. demonstrate the ability to care for different types of wounds,
5. demonstrate the ability to care for victims of heat or cold related emergency,
6. perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR),
7. perform rescue breathing, and
8. demonstrate the ability to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED).

APP 681 – Carpentry: NCCER Level 1A

Learn the basic carpentry skills needed to repair, build, and maintain structural and finishing components of buildings. Topics include how to use different types of building materials, fasteners, adhesives, hand tools, power tools, how to read plans, and how to install floor systems. National Center for Construction Education and Research

Course Objectives:
1. describe the history of the trade;
2. describe materials used in the construction;
3. discuss care, maintenance, and safe usage of hand and power tools;
4. demonstrate an understanding of blueprints; and
5. demonstrate the ability to lay out and construct a typical floor system.

APP 682 – Carpentry: NCCER Level 1B

Learn the basic carpentry skills needed to repair, build, and maintain structural and finishing components of buildings. Topics include layout work, wall framing, ceiling framing, drywall installation, fastening systems, roofing, concrete formwork, and basic stairs.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to lay out and frame a typical wall;
2. demonstrate the ability to lay out and frame a typical ceiling
3. demonstrate the ability to install drywall on ceilings and walls;
4. demonstrate the ability to choose proper fastening systems;
5. describe various kinds of roofs;
6. describe the ingredients of concrete;
7. discuss different types of concrete formwork;
8. describe various types of windows, skylights, and doors; and
9. demonstrate the ability to lay out and fabricate basic stairways.

APP 683 – Plumbing: NCCER Level 1A

This course covers an introduction to plumbing, plumbing tools, safe work practices, necessary math and blueprint reading skills, and the installation of plastic pipe and fittings.

Course Objectives:
1. use appropriate tools,
2. explain plumbing terminology,
3. discuss the history of plumbing,
4. discuss career options,
5. use proper hand and power tools safely,
6. use relevant math skills,
7. demonstrate an understanding of blueprints, and
8. describe and install plastic piping.

APP 684 – Plumbing: NCCER Level 1B

Learn how to work with and install copper, cast iron carbon steel, and corrugated stainless steel pipe and fittings. Learn how to install fixtures and faucets and gain an introduction to drain, waste, vent and water distribution systems, basic plumbing systems, their use and design.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to work with cast iron pipe;
2. demonstrate the ability to work with carbon steel pipe;
3. demonstrate the ability to work with corrugated stainless steel tubing;
4. discuss the installation of fixtures and faucets;
5. discuss, drain, waste, and vent systems; and
6. describe the major components of a water distribution system.

APP 685 – Transformers

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice electrician, to learn about transformers. Topics to be covered include operation of transformers, maintenance of transformers, and the installation and troubleshooting of transformers.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss transformers and their uses,
2. demonstrate the ability to do maintenance on a given transformer,
3. demonstrate the ability to install a transformer, and
4. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot a transformer.

APP 686 – CADD II

This course is designed to follow up after CADD I for the Plumbers/Steamfitters for people who want to learn more about CAD. Topics to be covered include using point filters, plotting, insert drawings, geometry calculators, and hyperlinks.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to make point selections using point filters;
2. demonstrate the ability to plot CADD drawings at designated scales;
3. explain plot styles, plot style tables, and plot modes;
4. create and insert drawings and blocks;
5. use the geometry calculator to make mathematical calculations; and
6. develop and use hyperlinks.

APP 687 – Core Curriculum Year 1 Part A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' first year apprentice, to learn the core skills needed as an electrician. Topics to be covered include basic tools of the trade; proper use and care of ladders; fastening devices; basic knots; hand signals; ground-fault circuit interrupters; safety; conduit threading and bending; National Electric Code; and wiring devices.

Course Objectives:
1. identify, use, and care for given hand tools;
2. use and care for ladders properly;
3. demonstrate the ability to install given fastening devices;
4. demonstrate the ability to tie the basic knots;
5. perform hand signals per code;
6. discuss why and how ground-fault circuit interrupters are used;
7. demonstrate the ability to thread and bend conduit as per sketch;
8. demonstrate the ability to research the National Electric Code book; and
9. demonstrate the ability to wire a given receptacle and switch.

APP 688 – Core Curriculum Year 1 Part B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' first year apprentice, to learn the core skills needed as an electrician. This course follows Core Curriculum Year 1 Part A. Topics to be covered include calculating power, DC parallel circuits, blueprints, aluminum conductors, sizing building wires, basic algebraic equations, single-phase transformers, 3-phase transformers, conductor ampacity, and circuit test instruments.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to calculate power in a DC series circuit,
2. discuss resistance in DC parallel circuits,
3. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blueprints,
4. demonstrate the ability to work properly with aluminum conductors,
5. discuss the principles of sizing building wires,
6. solve basic algebraic equations,
7. identify and make single-phase transformers,
8. demonstrate the ability to connect 3-phase transformers,
9. determine conductor ampacity, and
10. use electronic circuit test instruments.

APP 689 – Core Curriculum Year 2 Part A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' apprentice, to learn the core skills needed as an electrician. This course follows Core Curriculum Year 1 Part B. Topics to be covered include overcurrent protective devices, 3-phase motors, DC motors and generators, troubleshooting motors, motor nameplates, fault currents, motor starters, infloor installations, and control diagrams and drawings.

Course Objectives:
1. select the proper overcurrent protective device for a given job,
2. identify and work on 3-phase motors,
3. identify and work on DC motors and generators,
4. calculate fault currents,
5. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot given motors,
6. compare and contrast the different types of motors and their uses,
7. demonstrate the ability to read and get needed information from a motor nameplate,
8. select and hook up a motor starter,
9. perform infloor installations, and
10. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret control diagrams and drawings.

APP 690 – Core Curriculum Year 2 Part B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' apprentice, to learn the core skills needed as an electrician. This course follows Core Curriculum Year 2 Part A. Topics to be covered include multi-outlet assemblies, timing devices, voltage drop, electric load calculations, range loads, residential loads, multifamily dwellings, commercial loads, instrument calibration, and troubleshooting.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install multi-outlet assemblies,
2. demonstrate the ability to install timing devices,
3. calculate voltage drop in feeders and branch circuits,
4. perform electric load calculations,
5. calculate the parameters of range loads,
6. calculate the parameters of residential loads,
7. calculate the parameters of multifamily dwellings,
8. calculate the parameters of commercial loads,
9. demonstrate the ability to calibrate instruments following the correct procedures, and
10. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot given equipment.

APP 691 – Firestop Year 1A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a firestop/containments' apprentice, to learn the core skills in firestop/containment, which are the proper methods of stopping and containing fires. Topics to be covered include rules of apprenticeship, labor history, expectations for firestop/containment workers, job site chain of command, CPR, and First Aid.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the rules of apprenticeship and translate their meanings,
2. demonstrate an understanding of how unions have affected labor laws over the years,
3. describe the responsibilities and expectations of a firestop/containment professional,
4. determine the chain of command at a given job site,
5. perform CPR, and
6. apply First Aid correctly.

APP 692 – Firestop Year 1B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a firestop/containments' apprentice, to learn the core skills in firestop/containment. This course follows Firestop Year 1A and is designed to teach the proper methods of stopping and containing fires. Topics to be covered include OSHA 30, industry-related math, use and care of tools, simple construction techniques, simple structure members, and trade specific penetrations and joints.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss safety matters covered in the OSHA 30 curriculum,
2. perform math functions related to the firestop/containment field,
3. use and care for tools used in the trade,
4. utilize simple construction techniques,
5. identify simple structure members, and
6. locate trade specific penetrations and joints.

APP 693 – Firestop Year 2A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a firestop/containments' apprentice, to learn the core skills in firestop/containment. This course follows Firestop Year 1B, and is designed to teach the proper methods of stopping and containing fires. Topics to be covered include rules of apprenticeship; construction safety; general fire protection; construction assemblies; advanced firestop materials; and hands on projects.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the rules of apprenticeship and translate their meanings,
2. implement the safety rules while doing given tasks,
3. explain general fire protection,
4. identify and label construction assemblies,
5. define and use advanced firestop materials, and
6. perform hands on tasks in the firestop/containment field as given.

APP 694 – Firestop Year 2B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a firestop/containments' apprentice, to learn the core skills in firestop/containment. This course follows Firestop Year 2A, and is designed to teach the proper methods of stopping and containing fires. Topics to be covered include construction safety, advanced systems selection, disciplines related to firestopping, advanced construction techniques and materials, hands on projects, and visits to contractors' shops.

Course Objectives:
1. review and restate construction safety rules,
2. select the proper advanced system to use for given scenarios,
3. compare and contrast the different disciplines related to firestopping,
4. identify advanced construction techniques and materials,
5. perform given hands on projects, and
6. compare and contrast the different contractor sites.

APP 695 – Firestop Year 3A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a firestop/containments' apprentice, to learn the core skills in firestop/containment. This course follows Firestop Year 2B, and is designed to teach the proper methods of stopping and containing fires. Topics to be covered include rules of apprenticeship, construction safety, advanced math of the trade, reading plans and blueprints, estimating, and foreman and leadership training.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the rules of apprenticeship and translate their meanings,
2. implement the safety rules while doing given tasks,
3. solve given math problems which occur in doing firestop/containment,
4. assess given plans and blueprints,
5. estimate a given job, and
6. demonstrate one's ability to be a foreman/leader in the firestop field.

APP 696 – Firestop Year 3B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a firestop/containments' apprentice, to learn the core skills in firestop/containment. This course follows Firestop Year 3A, and is designed to teach the proper methods of stopping and containing fires. Topics to be covered include construction safety, advanced trade math, plans and blueprints, estimating, foreman and leadership training, and inspection and maintenance.

Course Objectives:
1. review and restate construction safety rules,
2. solve given math problems that occur in the trade,
3. evaluate given plans and blueprints for information,
4. estimate given jobs, and
5. demonstrate the ability to be a foreman/leader.

APP 698 – Distributed Generation

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' apprentice, to learn about various forms of alternative power supplies. Topics to be covered include power quality issues, critical load back up applications, stand alone power production applications, and incorporation of solar photovoltaic and fuel cells into uninterruptible power systems.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss power quality issues,
2. illustrate how distributed generation can be used for critical load back up power applications,
3. recall how distributed generation can be used for stand alone power production applications, and
4. demonstrate an understanding of how to incorporate photovoltaic and fuel cells into uninterruptible power systems.

APP 699 – Instrumentation

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' apprentice, to learn skills needed as an electrician. Topics to be covered include definitions of instrumentation terms and symbols, configuration and calibration of instruments, control valve maintenance, fundamentals of automated process control, and instrument installation.

Course Objectives:
1. define terms and symbols commonly used in the instrumentation arena,
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to configure and calibrate given instruments,
3. perform maintenance on control valves,
4. discuss the fundamentals of automated process control, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of how to install given instruments.

APP 700 – Building Automation

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a Baltimore Electricians' apprentice, to learn skills needed as an electrician. Topics to be covered include devices for controlling temperature, humidity and light level; operation; signaling; and functions of sensors, actuators, and other control devices used in building automation systems of commercial buildings.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of how to control temperature in a building using a control device;
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to control the humidity in a building using a control device;
3. demonstrate an understanding of how to control the light level in a building using a control device;
4. describe the operation, signaling, and functions of common sensors; and
5. state the operation, signaling, and functions of actuators and other control devices used in building automated systems of commercial buildings.

APP 800 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Safety

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the safe operation of heavy duty equipment, OSHA regulations, and safety guidelines and practices as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. Topics to be covered include physical identification and inspection, uses of and associated operating manuals, safety guidelines and procedures for the operation of forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. identify and demonstrate the proper use of the appropriate personal protection equipment required for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders;
2. identify and compare the individual safety checklists for each different type of crane, dozer, excavator, grader, gradall and loader;
3. discuss and apply all OSHA guidelines and requirements for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders; and
4. review and utilize the operating manuals, as they apply to safety, for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

APP 801 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation I

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the first in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3 develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. operate designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 802 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the second in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training & Fundamentals of Operation I. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 803 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation III

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the third in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training & Fundamentals of Operation II. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 804 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation IV

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the fourth in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. The course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation III. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 805 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation V

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loader as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the fifth in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation IV. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 806 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation VI

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the sixth in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation V. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 807 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation VII

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the seventh in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation VI. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 808 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation VIII

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders. part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the eighth in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation VII. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 809 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation IX

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders as part of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the ninth in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation VIII. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 810 – Operating Engineers Applied Training: Fundamentals of Operation X

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the proper techniques and fundamental practical knowledge necessary to operate various pieces of heavy duty equipment to include forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaderspart of the Operating Engineers L.U. #37 apprenticeship series. This component is the tenth in a series of 10 individualized instructional units that will enable the operating engineer apprentice to develop and demonstrate enhanced skills as he/she progresses through the operation of the required pieces of heavy duty equipment. This course follows and builds upon the skills learned in Operating Engineers Applied Training - Fundamentals of Operation IX. Topics to be covered are the physical operation procedures for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate proper use of the controls and instruments in a simulated environment,
2. perform pre-inspections for start up on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
3. develop the ability to start up and use all control functions and instruments on designated pieces of heavy duty equipment,
4. demonstrate an enhanced skill in the operation of designated pieces of heavy duty equipment, and
5. demonstrate an understanding of and apply all safety requirements in the operation of heavy duty equipment.

APP 811 – OPERATING ENGINEERS EQUIPMENT

Course Objectives:
1. develop the ability to perform walk inspections for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders;
2. develop the ability to perform visual/safety inspection of area of operation for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders;
3. perform service and check fluids for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders;
4. develop the ability to check the alignment of moving parts and for worn or damaged parts for cranes, dozers, excavators, graders, gradalls and loaders;
5. apply proper shutdown and storage for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders; and
6. develop the ability to read and utilize the operating manuals, as they apply to maintenance, for forklifts, cranes, rollers, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, skid steers, gradalls and loaders.

APP 900 – Tools

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a plumbers/steamfitters' apprentice, to learn about the basic tools used in the plumbing/steamfitting field. Topics to be covered include names and uses for given tools, how to maintain tools, dangers involved with using tools, tool inspections, selection of tools, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. name given tools and relate their uses,
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to maintain given tools,
3. state the dangers involved with using tools,
4. inspect tools for safety standards,
5. select the proper tools for a given job, and
6. use all tools as per safety standards.

APP 901 – Use and Care of Tools II

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a plumbers/steamfitters' apprentice, to learn more about the basic tools used in the plumbing/steamfitting field. This course follows Use & Care of Tools I. Topics to be covered include names and uses for given tools, how to maintain tools, selection of tools, and tool safety.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss tools and relate their uses,
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to maintain tools, and
3. demonstrate an understanding of tool safety standards.

APP 902 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 1A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an Independent Electrical Contractor apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 1A. Topics to be covered include mathematics, conductors, insulation, National Electric Code, blueprint reading, working with wire and cable, residential wiring, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. use electrical tools and equipment safely,
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to install residential wiring,
3. demonstrate an understanding of how to test wiring,
4. demonstrate an understanding of how to test AC circuits,
5. interpret electrical symbols on prints,
6. demonstrate an ability to draw basic electrical circuits, and
7. compare and contrast AC and DC currents.

APP 903 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 1B

This course is designed to train the I.E.C. Apprentices in the skills needed as an Electrician. Topics to be covered include Mathematics; conductors; insulation; National Electric Code; blueprint reading; working with wire and cable; residential wiring; and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. perform mathematical calculations used in the electrical arena,
2. select appropriate wire size for a given job,
3. discuss why insulation is used on wires,
4. develop an understanding of the National Electrical Code and know where to find needed information,
5. develop an understanding of how to read given blueprints,
6. classify wire size and resistance potential,
7. demonstrate how to wire compatible circuits, allowing for voltage drop and grounding, and
8. develop an understanding of safety standards.

APP 904 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 2A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an Independent Electrical Contractor's apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship 1B. Topics to be covered include amperage, resistance, transformers, math, series circuits, parallel circuits, capacitors in series circuits and parallel circuits, and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. use test equipment to determine voltage amperage,
2. use test equipment to determine resistance,
3. apply transformers to appropriate wiring circuits,
4. solve problems occurring within a series circuit,
5. solve problems occurring within a parallel circuit,
6. identify when capacitors are needed in series circuits,
7. identify when capacitors are needed in parallel circuits, and
8. demonstrate an understanding of safety standards.

APP 905 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 2B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an Independent Electrical Contractor apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 2A. Topics to be covered include safety, rigging, capacitors, projection sketching, motor drives, fire alarms, and refrigeration cycle.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the hazards associated with doing electrical work,
2. use rope for rigging purposes,
3. use chain for rigging purposes,
4. identify given capacitors,
5. prepare a projection sketch,
6. identify and describe the uses for motor drives,
7. demonstrate an understanding of how to install fire alarms, and
8. discuss the refrigeration cycle.

APP 906 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 3A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an Independent Electrical Contractor apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 2B. Topics to be covered include transistors, AC motors, three phase motors, transformers, starters, relays, and National Electric Code.

Course Objectives:
1. use transistors in multi-stage circuits,
2. use transistors in transistor circuits,
3. determine the size AC motor for a given job,
4. determine the power factor for given situations,
5. demonstrate an understanding of how to wire transformers,
6. demonstrate an understanding of how to wire three phase motors,
7. demonstrate an understanding of how to protect motors with the use of relays,
8. demonstrate an understanding of how to protect motors using starters, and
9. demonstrate an understanding of the National Electric Code.

APP 907 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 3B

This course is designed to enable the student, an Independent Electrical Contractor apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 3A. Topics to be covered include calculations of ground fault currents, residential load system circuits, commercial load system circuits, grounding circuits, electrical protection measures, and semi-conductor devices.

Course Objectives:
1. calculate ground fault currents,
2. interpret residential load system circuits,
3. interpret commercial load system circuits,
4. develop an understanding of how to ground electrical circuits,
5. use appropriate electrical protection measures,
6. demonstrate an understanding of semi-conductor devices, and
7. develop an understanding of all safety standards.

APP 908 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 4A

This course is designed to enable the student, an Independent Electrical Contractor apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 3B. Topics to be covered include single phase transformers, calculating voltage, current values, schematic diagrams, setting brushes, DC motors, three phase alternators, using test instruments, rotation meters, and dual voltage motors.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to connect three single phase transformers to form a three-phase bank,
2. demonstrate the ability to calculate voltage for a three-phase transformer connection,
3. demonstrate the ability to calculate current valves for a three-phase transformer connection,
4. demonstrate the ability to draw schematic diagrams,
5. set brushes to the neutral plan position on the commutator of a direct current machine,
6. demonstrate the ability to connect a DC motor for a given direction of rotation,
7. demonstrate the ability to connect a three-phase alternator,
8. demonstrate the ability to make measurements using test instruments,
9. use a phase rotation meter to determine the direction of rotation, and
10. demonstrate the ability to wire dual voltage motors.

APP 909 – IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 4B

This course is designed to enable the student, an Independent Electrical Contractor apprentice, to learn the skills needed as an electrician. This course follows IEC Electrical Apprenticeship Year 4A. Topics to be covered include three phase motors, split-phase motors, shaded-pole motors, repulsion motors, stepping motors, and universal motors.

Course Objectives:
1. list different types of three-phase motors,
2. identify the different types of spilt-phase motors,
3. demonstrate the ability to reverse the direction of rotation of a split-phase motor,
4. demonstrate an understanding of shaded-pole motors,
5. describe the operation of a repulsion motor,
6. identify the uses of stepping motors,
7. demonstrate an understanding of the operation of universal motors, and
8. compare and contrast the different types of motors and their uses.

APP 910 – Pipefitter Apprenticeship: 1st Year ABC Part A

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a first year apprentice, to learn about pipefitting in preparation for the licensing examination for a journeyman's credential. This is the first of a four year apprenticeship program. Topics to be covered include basic safety, construction math, hand and power tools, materials handling, construction drawing, basic rigging, communication skills, materials handling, orientation to the trade, oxyfuel cutting, ladders and scaffolds, and motorized equipment.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the work performed by the pipefitter;
2. demonstrate an understanding of hand tool safety, selection, and maintenance of specific tools;
3. demonstrate knowledge of basic mathematical functions for the construction trades and ability to use metric rulers and tape measures;
4. explain how ropes, chains, and hoists are used to move material and equipment;
5. review the work performed by the pipefitter;
6. explain safety requirements for oxyfuel cutting, identify oxyfuel equipment and provide instructions for setting up, lighting and using the equipment;
7. demonstrate an understanding of the hazards and safety procedures governing the use of stepladders and scaffolds; and
8. explain the operating procedures associated with motorized equipment and safety requirements.

APP 911 – Pipefitter Apprenticeship: 1st Year ABC Part B

This course is designed to enable the student, who is a first year apprentice, to learn about pipefitting in preparation for the licensing examination to obtain his/her journeyman's credential. This is the first of a four year apprenticeship program, following ABC Part A. Topics to be covered include rigging equipment and practices, standards and specifications of pipefitting, advanced trade math, above ground pipe installation, field routing and vessel trim, advanced blueprint reading, pipe fabrication, stress relieving and alignment, steam traps, in-line specialties, hot taps, maintenance of values, and supervisory roles.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the use and inspection of basic equipment and hardware used in rigging;
2. describe basic rigging and crane hazards and related safety procedures;
3. explain how to read and interpret pipefitting standards, codes, and specifications;
4. discuss the use of equivalent and conversion tables and how to use right angle trigonometry;
5. demonstrate an understanding of the applications and safety requirements of drain cleaners, man lifts, and cable lifts;
6. demonstrate ability to secure the work area and determine field run specifications;
7. identify, select, and install pipe hangers and supports;
8. perform pretests, service flow tests and head pressure tests;
9. prepare blueprints used in the shop and field;
10. discuss how to lay out and fabricate mitered bends, laterals, wyes and ninety degree intersections using tables and calculator;
11. demonstrate an understanding of the nature of misalignment and methods of correcting it;
12. describe the types of steam traps and how they function; and
13. demonstrate an understanding of issues related to cultural differences, gender based social behavior, and legal and ethical issues that a supervisor is likely to encounter.

APP 912 – Electric Controls

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about installing, servicing, and troubleshooting electrical devices and systems. Topics to be covered include installing, servicing, and troubleshooting electrical systems for air conditioning, heating, fuel burning, water heating and refrigeration.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to install and service air conditioning electrical controls;
2. demonstrate the ability to install and service a heating system¿s electrical controls;
3. demonstrate the ability to install and service fuel burning electrical control systems;
4. demonstrate the ability to install and service water heating electrical control systems;
5. demonstrate the ability to install and service electrical controls for refrigeration systems;
6. demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot electrical control systems for air conditioning, heating, fuel burning and water heating; and
7. demonstrate the ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.

APP 913 – Welding IV

This course is designed to enable the students to learn about welding in order to bring them up to a given standard. This course is designed to follow Welding III. Topics to be covered include open butt groove welding on 2, 3, and 6 pipe.

Course Objectives:
1. complete an open butt groove welding on 2¿ pipe,
2. complete an open butt groove welding on 3¿ pipe, and
3. complete an open butt groove welding on 6¿ pipe.

APP 914 – Welding V

This course is designed to enable the student to learn more in depth information about the welding processes and learn new techniques to use while welding. Topics to be covered include joint fit up effects on the welding process, multiple pass welds, welding on carbon steel pipe, piping welding clamps and accessories, and oxy-fuel fabrication methods.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss, then observe how the joint fit-up affects the welding process,
2. perform multiple pass welds in the vertical position,
3. perform multiple pass welds in the horizontal position,
4. perform multiple pass welds in the overhead position,
5. learn how too high of an interpass temperature affects the blending of welding passes,
6. use pipe welding clamps and accessories correctly,
7. fabricate metals using the oxy-fuel method,
8. demonstrate readiness for the weld certification test, and
9. demonstrate readiness to produce an ASME approved weld sample for certification.

APP 915 – OSHA 10

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the safety and health standards that will help him/her be a safe worker in the construction trades. Topics to be covered include the rights and responsibilities of the employee and the employer.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the rights and responsibilities of employees on the job, and
2. compare and contrast the rights and responsibilities of employers on the job.

APP 916 – Estimating

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how to estimate given jobs in the building trades. Topics to be covered include terms used in estimating jobs, preparing take-offs, step by step process for cost estimates, and estimating small commercial jobs.

Course Objectives:
1. use the correct terminology when estimating jobs,
2. prepare take-offs,
3. prepare cost estimates using the correct process, and
4. estimate small commercial jobs.

APP 918 – HVAC Code

This course is designed to enable the student to prepare to take the Journeyman HVAC Exam. Topics to be covered include the operation of refrigeration, theory of refrigeration systems, determining heating and cooling loads, and HVAC code.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the operation of refrigeration,
2. compare and contrast the theory behind different types of refrigeration systems,
3. determine heat loads for given areas,
4. determine cooling loads for given areas, and
5. state where to look in the Code Book for given questions.

APP 919 – Specialty/Orbital Welding

This course is designed to enable the student to learn additional processes for welding, as it follows the Welding V course. This course will give the student more in depth information about the welding processes and introduce new techniques to use while welding. It also offers orbital welding and allows the student to practice these new techniques. Topics to be covered include joint fit up effects on the welding process, multiple pass welds, welding on carbon steel pipe, piping welding clamps and accessories, oxy-fuel fabrication methods, installation of orbital welding equipment, weld joint preparation, and developing a weld schedule.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss how the joint fit-up affects the welding process,
2. perform multiple pass welds in the vertical position,
3. perform multiple pass welds in the horizontal position,
4. perform multiple pass welds in the overhead position,
5. use pipe welding clamps and accessories correctly,
6. fabricate metals using the oxy-fuel method,
7. install orbital welding equipment,
8. prepare a weld joint, and
9. develop a weld schedule.

APP 920 – Your Role in the Green Environment

This course brings together the expertise of industry and higher education in defining a topic of growing international importance; green building. Geared to entry-level craft workers to learn more about green building, this course provides fundamental instruction in the green environment, green construction practices and green building rating systems.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the major challenges to the green environment caused directly or indirectly by the built environment,
2. identify decisions and actions in one¿s personal and work life that impact the green environment,
3. prioritize actions in terms of which ones matter most for the green environment,
4. describe the life cycle phases of a building and the impacts on the green environment over its life cycle,
5. identify green alternatives to conventional building practices,
6. identify specific practices one can implement at work to improve one¿s impact on the green environment,
7. describe the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating process,
8. identify construction activities that contribute to a project¿s LEED rating, and
9. identify common construction pitfalls that may affect a project¿s LEED rating.

APP 921 – Pneumatic Controls

This course is designed to teach apprentices the fundamentals of pneumatic controls. Topics to be covered include basic control theory and definition, calibration of single and dual thermostats, transmitters, plus single and dual receiver controllers, and the repair and maintenance of pneumatic controllers.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss and define basic control theory,
2. calibrate single and dual thermostats and transmitters,
3. calibrate receiver controllers, and
4. repair and maintain pneumatic controllers.

APP 922 – Hydronics

This course is designed to enable the plumber/steamfitter apprentice to learn the fundamentals of using water as the heat transfer medium in heating and cooling systems. Topics to be covered include the different types of heating and cooling systems that use hydronics for heat transfer, piping systems, installation, and maintenance.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss and define how water is used for heat transfer in different systems;
2. design and install piping systems;
3. install heating and cooling systems that use hydronics; and
4. maintain heating and cooling systems that use hydronics.

APP 923 – Use and Care of Tools

This course is designed to enable the first year plumbing /steamfitting apprentice to learn about the hand tools used in the trade. Topics to be covered include the proper names of the tools, the tools to use for a given job, how to inspect tools for safety, and the proper maintenance of tools.

Course Objectives:
1. give the proper names for given tools,
2. select the correct tool for a given job,
3. inspect tools to be sure they are safe to use, and
4. properly maintain tools.

APP 924 – Orientation and OSHA 10

This course is designed to enable new apprentices in the Mid-Atlantic Carpenters¿ Apprenticeship Program to learn basic safety through the OSHA 10 training and to learn about labor unions. Topics to be covered include the history of the union, union membership, the apprenticeship program, and OSHA 10 training.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the history of unions,
2. compare and contrast the differences between union and non-union,
3. identify hazardous conditions on a construction worksite, and
4. demonstrate an understanding of fall protection as it relates to heights.

APP 925 – Math, Measuring, and Layout

This course is designed to enable apprentices in the Mid-Atlantic Carpenters¿ Trade Show Apprenticeship Series to learn the required math, measuring, and layout necessary to work in the trade show industry. Topics to be covered include addition, subtraction, dividing and multiplying whole numbers; using fractions and mixed numbers; drawings and floor plans; and trade show floor plan layouts.

Course Objectives:
1. add, subtract, divide, and multiply given whole numbers;
2. solve mathematical problems using fractions and mixed numbers;
3. explain the use of drawings and floor plans; and
4. demonstrate the layout of a floor plan as it is used in the trade show industry.

APP 926 – Journey Plumbing Prep Review

This course is designed as a plumbing license exam review course to enable the student to prepare for the master/journeyperson and plumbing/gas fitting exams. This class will provide intensive study of the National Standard Plumbing Code and the National Fuel Gas Code. Topics to be covered include plumbing fundamentals and safety, material uses and specifications, drain waste and vent systems, plumbing fixtures and fittings, backflow prevention and plumbing and gas math.

Course Objectives:
1. locate and review key points within the National Standard Plumbing Code,
2. locate and review key points within the National Fuel Gas Code,
3. review basic fundamentals and definitions of backflow,
4. review related plumbing and gas math calculations, and
5. discuss the study strategies to prepare for the exam.

APP 927 – Hytorc Bolting

This course is designed to enable the apprentice to learn the application of hytorc bolts and the tensioning and safety while using hytorc bolts. Topics to be covered include torque chart reading and micrometer reading.

Course Objectives:
1. use hytorc bolts following the specifications on the torque chart, and
2. read a micrometer to measure given items.

APP 928 – GE Gas Turbine Familiarization

This course is designed to enable the apprentice to learn about the GE Gas Turbine power generation units and to prepare for the hands-on training. Topics to be covered include components of gas turbines, inspection types and intervals, and factors affecting turbine life.

Course Objectives:
1. identify components of a turbine,
2. describe inspection types and their intervals, and
3. explain the factors that affect turbine life.

APP 929 – Human Performance

This course is designed to enable the apprentice to learn the skills necessary to safely navigate through problems that occur on the job without causing harm to himself/herself or others on the job. Topics to be covered include problem solving on the job with safety as a primary concern.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss safety consideration on a jobsite, and
2. safely troubleshoot given problems without causing harm to anyone.

APP 930 – Forklift

This course is designed to enable the apprentice to learn how to safely operate a forklift. Topics to be covered include safety inspections of forklifts and the operation of forklifts.

Course Objectives:
1. perform safety inspections of given forklifts, and
2. safely operate a forklift.

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