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VOC 042 – Preparation for Maryland Stationary Engineer's Certificate

Prepare for your 2nd grade licensing examination. Qualified experienced stationary engineers will review exam qualifications, basic boiler construction and classification, boiler care and operation, safety, pumps, fire prevention and control devices. Text is included.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to pass the Maryland Stationary Engineers Certification and NIUPLE Exam.
2. Identify boiler concepts, boiler accessories, and auxiliary systems components.
3. Safely operate a boiler.
4. Explain, operate and maintain equipment essential to power generation, heating, ventilation, and climate control in building complexes.

VOC 044 – Preparation for Refrigerant Recovery Certification

Learn about the regulations, procedures and equipment that apply to refrigerant recovery, reclaiming and recycling in accordance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification standards.

Course Objectives:
1. Interpret clean air act and EPA regulations.
2. Determine recovery requirements.
3. Set up a recovery system.
4. Monitor refrigerant removal.
5. Establish and maintain recovey records.
6. Perform proper disposition of recovered refrigerant.
7. Successfully pass the EPA certification test for recovery technician.

VOC 045 – Basic Plumbing

Learn the basics of the plumbing trade including repair and maintenance of home plumbing systems; plumbing theory and measurements needed for residential plumbing jobs.

Course Objectives:
1. Apply common terms used in plumbing.
2. Name, use, and care for basic hand tools used in plumbing.
3. Name, use, and care of basic plumbing materials.
4. Repair existing residential plumbing fixtures.
5. Install new residential plumbing fixtures.
6. Cut, thread, and install water pipes.
7. Install gas lines.
8. Demonstrate understanding of basic maintenance of water pumps, and heaters.

VOC 053 – Basic Electricity

Learn industry terminology, basic electrical skills and the use of hand tools and electrical materials. Topics include basic electrical theory, basic mathematical computations, layout for installation, repair of electrical fixtures, installation of fixtures, basic wiring, light fixtures and safety procedures.

Course Objectives:
1. Demonstrate understanding of terms applied by electricians.
2. Name and use basic hand tools used by electricians.
3. Name and use materials needed for residential electrical jobs on interiors.
4. Demonstrate understanding of the layout for installing electrical fixtures.
5. Perform basic repairs on existing home electrical fixtures.
6. Install new electrical fixtures.
7. Adhere to safety procedures.
8. Explain the steps necessary to perform a wiring task.

VOC 054 – Basic Carpentry

Become familiar with the basic carpentry skills needed to build, repair and maintain structural and finishing components of buildings. Develop an understanding of the proper tools and terminology for particular jobs. Learn how to fit joints; erect inside walls and install drywall on ceilings and walls.

Course Objectives:
1. recognize and apply terms used in carpentry,
2. identify basic hand tools necessary to complete a project,
3. measure and cut lumber for a specific job,
4. measure and erect inside walls,
5. identify different types of nails,
6. install baseboard, door, and window moldings;
7. install and repair windows and doors, and
8. install wood flooring.

VOC 244 – Preparation for the Maryland Home Improvement Exam

Prepare for the home improvement exam and starting a home improvement business. Home Inspection Law, Door-to-Door Sales Act and a review of various business/employee laws included in the exam will be presented.

Course Objectives:
1. Discuss the laws governing home improvements in Maryland.
2. Explain the Door-to-Door Sales Act.
3. Identify the current business laws and their effect on the home improvement industry.
4. List the considerations in hiring employees.
5. Describe how employee laws affect his/her business.
6. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages in hiring sub-contractors through the use of case studies.

VOC 543 – Preparation for the Maryland Stationary Engineering Cert Exam

This course is designed to prepare the stationary engineer student to sit for and pass the Maryland Stationary Engineers Certification and National Institute for Uniform Practices Licensing Examination. Topics to be covered include: pumps, compressors, air conditioning, and distillers.

VOC 851 – Maryland Basic Boating

This course is required by law for all recreational boat operators born after July 1, 1972. It is also recommended for anyone who ventures out onto the water in a boat. It offers a straightforward approach to safe boating by teaching the basic principles of safety on the water with an emphasis on common sense and accident avoidance. Topics include: Navigation Rules, Fire on Board, Aids to Navigation and Legal Requirements. State certification card valid for life. This course is also recommended for personal watercraft operators (not recommended for those under 13 years of age).

Course Objectives:
1. identify types of vessels,
2. discuss the safe operation of open water vessels,
3. discuss the effects of alcohol and substance abuse on safe boating,
4. describe federal and state boating regulations,
5. describe types of waterways in Maryland,
6. prepare plans for dealing with emergency situations, and
7. describe approved methods of handling and storing fuels on powerboats.

VOC 935 – BASIC BLUEPRINT READING

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to read and understand blueprints, specifications, and related contact documents;
2. explain the relationship between drawings and specifications; and
3. discuss material, symbols, and drawing language as related to specifications.

VOC 936 – AIRCRAFT BONDING I

Course Objectives:
1. describe the proper technique used to debulk medium and large parts;
2. explain the potential difficulties when bonding larger parts;
3. verify that the debulk bag is tight around the perimeter of the tool;
4. connect the sucker valve so it is secured to the base;
5. complete the debulk without bridging the part;
6. check that there are no leaks in the bag; and
7. apply the first ply without tears, wrinkles, or pinches.

VOC 937 – AIRCRAFT BONDING II

Course Objectives:
1. lay up the ply without bridging,
2. determine when to cut off excess material,
3. identify the warp direction of the ply,
4. verify that the ply used on a seam are all the same warp direction,
5. place the sucker valve on the debulk and final bags according to project specification,
6. apply the final tape on the sucker valve to secure the seal, and
7. determine the leak rate once the vacuum is pulled.

VOC 938 – AIRCRAFT BONDING III

Course Objectives:
1. perform a series of butt seams on a medium and large part,
2. complete a seam overlap on a medium and large part,
3. troubleshoot a leak in the final bagging of a medium and large part,
4. repair an incorrect splice,
5. decrease the time to complete bonding on a medium and large part, and
6. calculate out-time without any errors.

VOC 939 – RIGGING/STRUCTURAL/FABRICATION

Course Objectives:
1. use proper terminology,
2. determine what clothes and equipment are appropriate for given tasks,
3. handle and store materials in a safe manner,
4. cut pieces using an oxy fuel torch,
5. interpret blueprints and shop drawings,
6. prepare a field sketch,
7. layout and assemble structured shapes,
8. identify proper hand signals used with overhead crane operators, and
9. rig materials for lifting.

VOC 942 – Advanced Current Good Manufacturing Practices

Acquire in-depth knowledge of CGMPs. Discuss GMPs as applicable to small molecules and biotechnology products will be discussed. Roundtable discussions and case studies are used. Topics include information on the FDA's recent guidance on Quality Systems, the GMPs for the 21st century, risk-based GMPs and other current topics.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of risk-based decision making,
2. describe recent FDA guidance documents impacting CGMP compliance,
3. describe ICH guidance documents Q7 through Q10, and
4. demonstrate an understanding of how to implement a CAPA system.

VOC 943 – Preparation for Maryland Stationary Engineer's Certificate Class 4th and 5th

Learn about high and low pressure boiler systems and plant equipment and operations up to 100 boiler horsepower.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the operation of a steam boiler,
2. demonstrate an understanding of basic fire protection associated with steam boilers,
3. demonstrate an understanding of safety concerns associated with steam boilers, and
4. discuss basic electrical requirements for steam boilers.

VOC 952 – Heating Systems

Investigate the construction and operation of gas fired, oil fired and electric forced air heating equipment. Learn to practice safe and appropriate procedures for installing, testing, adjusting, and maintaining heating equipment. Prerequisite: VOC 955 and VOA 654.

Course Objectives:
1. explain the three methods by which heat is transferred and note examples;
2. describe how combustion occurs and identify the by-products of combustion;
3. identify the various types of fuels used in heating;
4. identify the major components and accessories of a forced-air furnace and explain the function of each component;
5. demonstrate the ability to state the factors that must be considered when installing a furnace;
6. identify the major components of a gas furnace and describe how each performs; with supervision use a manometer to measure and adjust manifold pressure on a gas furnace;
7. identify the major components of an oil furnace and describe how each performs; and
8. describe how an electric furnace works, and with supervision perform basic furnace preventative maintenance procedures.

VOC 953 – Comfort Cooling Systems

Apply the theory and principles of refrigeration to comfort cooling systems and learn the proper use of electric heat pumps in residential and light commercial applications. Also discuss the regulations and procedures that apply to refrigerant recovery, recycling and reclaiming and offers hands-on laboratory work in recovery and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: VOA 975 and VOA 970.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of how heat transfer occurs in a cooling system;
2. calculate the temperature and pressure relationships at key points in the refrigeration cycle;
3. demonstrate an understanding of the terms and concepts used in the refrigeration cycle;
4. use temperature and pressure measuring instruments to record readings at key points in the refrigeration cycle while under supervision;
5. identify commonly used refrigerants and demonstrate the procedures for handling these refrigerants;
6. identify the major components of a cooling system and explain how each type works;
7. identify the major accessories available for cooling systems and explain how each type works;
8. identify the control devices used in the cooling systems and explain how each works; and
9. demonstrate the ability to state the correct methods to be used when piping a refrigeration system.

VOC 954 – HVACR Shop Skills

Learn to identify and use the special tools of the HVACR trade involved with basic shop practices.

Course Objectives:
1. use hand tools and machines;
2. demonstrate the ability to construct fittings and components from sheet metal and fiberglass duct board;
3. demonstrate an understanding of duct installation;
4. identify various types of tubing, piping, and fittings used in air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems;
5. use hand tools and machines to thread pipe; and
6. use a drill press and post grinder.

VOC 955 – Fundamentals of Refrigeration

Introduction to the compression refrigeration cycle, common refrigerants and their applications, and the theory of heat transfer as related to the refrigeration process. Learn to evaluate system performance, use tools and equipment for service, and follow installation procedures such as charging, evacuating, and leak detection. Prerequisites: Sufficent math, English and reading skills.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the compression refrigeration cycle;
2. identify mechanical and electrical components of refrigeration systems;
3. perform various service procedures involving hand tools, equipment, and instruments; and
4. demonstrate an understanding of the regulations, procedures, and equipment that apply to refrigerant recovery, reclaiming, and recycling that are set by the Environmental Protection Agency.

VOC 957 – Fundamentals of Refrigeration

Learn the theory of heat transfer as applied to refrigeration processes including compression, types of refrigerants regulations, and procedures for refrigerant recovery, recycling and reclaiming.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the compression refrigeration cycle;
2. identify mechanical and electrical components of refrigeration systems;
3. perform various service procedures involving hand tools, equipment, and instruments; and
4. demonstrate an understanding of the regulations, procedures, and equipment that apply to refrigerant recovery, reclaiming and recycling that are set by the Environmental Protection Agency guidelines.

VOC 958 – Hydraulics

The course is designed to enable the student to learn about hydraulics and their basic components. Topics to be covered include understanding of basic hydraulics, common hydraulic components, reading and understanding hydraulic schematics, and preventative maintenance procedures.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to identify components in a circuit,
2. demonstrate the ability to problem solve using the process of elimination, and
3. demonstrate the ability to identify how components operate.

VOC 959 – Pneumatics

This course is designed to enable the student to learn about pneumatics. Topics to be covered include comparison of pneumatic and hydraulic systems; function of pneumatic components including compressors, valves, cylinders, and regulators; heat exchangers; pneumatic symbols and schematic diagrams; building pneumatic circuits, and troubleshooting practices of pneumatic systems.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to identify components in a circuit,
2. demonstrate the ability to problem solve using the process of elimination, and
3. demonstrate the ability to identify how components operate.

VOC 960 – Basic Carpentry

This course is designed to teach the student basic carpentry concepts and procedures. The student will increase their current carpentry knowledge of hand tool use, walls, floor, and structures, to be a value added asset to their organization. Topics include: understanding wall construction, safe and appropriate tool usage, various flooring practices, and construction principles.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the proper and safe use of various carpentry hand tools,
2. describe and demonstrate the process of building a wall, and
3. discuss various building practices.

VOC 961 – Building Maintenance Walls

This course is designed to teach the student about constructing and repairing walls. Topics to be covered are: tools required to safely do the job, how to install and repair sheet rock walls, the proper method to prime and paint a wall.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the tools needed to install sheet rock,
2. describe the process used to repair sheet rock,
3. describe safety concerns when working with sheet rock, and
4. describe the proper way to prime and paint a wall.

VOC 962 – Building Maintenance Floors

This course is designed to teach the student about repairing and maintaining various types of floors. Topics to be covered are: tools required to safely do the job, how to install and/or repair and maintain various types of floors, and the proper method of cleaning floors.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the tools needed to repair and maintain various types of floors,
2. describe the process used to repair a tile floor,
3. describe safety concerns when working with various flooring materials, and
4. describe the proper way to clean a floor.

VOC 963 – Building Maintenance Power Tool Use and Safety

This course is designed to teach the student about power tools - their use and safety. Topics to be covered are: various power tool use and safety.

Course Objectives:
1. describe some power tool uses,
2. describe some safety concerns when using power tools,
3. discuss some advantages of using power tools over hand tools, and
4. discuss some advantages of using hand tools over power tools.

VOC 964 – Building Maintenance Safety and Math

This course is designed to teach the student about safety and math concepts as they relate to building maintenance. Topics to be covered are: tool safety, personal safety, machine safety, ladder safety, and basic math with applications.

Course Objectives:
1. describe some personal safety procedures to follow,
2. discuss some safe and unsafe practices of using a ladder,
3. describe a safe method of using a hand tool, and
4. demonstrate some basic mathematical calculations.

VOC 968 – Building Maintenance Carpentry

This course is designed to teach the student about existing building structures and designs. Topics to be covered are: Carpentry safety, the use of saws, squares, and lay-out tools, bearing walls, and other building structures.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the safe approach to a building repair/improvement,
2. describe the use of various carpentry tools,
3. describe uses of lay-out tools, and
4. discuss a situation where an expert needs to be consulted.

VOC 969 – Building Maintenance Plumbing

This course is designed to teach the student about existing plumbing systems in a building. Topics to be covered are: Plumbing safety, the use of gauges, various plumbing systems within a building, and when to call the experts.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the safe approach to a plumbing situation,
2. describe the use of a pressure gauge,
3. describe some of the various systems within a building, and
4. discuss a situation where an expert needs to be consulted.

VOC 970 – Building Maintenance Electricity

This course is designed to teach the student about existing electrical circuits in a building. Topics to be covered are: Electrical safety, the use of meters, various currents and voltage, and when to call the experts.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the safe approach to an electrical situation,
2. describe the use of a volt ohm meter,
3. describe uses of different voltage systems, and
4. discuss a situation where an expert needs to be consulted.

VOC 971 – Building Maintenance Documentations

This course is designed to teach the student about documenting all work done with proper forms. Topics to be covered are: Creating maintenance logs, system checks (filters, temperatures, pressures), ordering materials, and when to call in the experts.

Course Objectives:
1. describe the overall look of a daily check list,
2. describe the overall process when a repair is completed,
3. describe the process of ordering materials, and
4. describe the chain of command process.

VOC 972 – Introduction to Machining Career

The course is designed to enable the student to learn about the basics of the machining industry and its profession. Students will be observed and evaluated to determine their mechanical and machining math aptitudes and their current math skills will be enhanced. Topics to be covered include introducing machining career paths; credentialing; job outlook; basic machining vocabulary; basic machining tools; use and understanding of a scientific calculator; and machining math: ratios, proportions, circumferences, and basic measuring.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of machining careers,
2. demonstrate the ability to identify basic machining and measuring tools, and
3. demonstrate basic measuring skills and proper use of the scientific calculator.

VOC 976 – Introduction to Bench Work

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the basic concepts of bench work trade, skills and safety rules as well as the essential techniques of bench work including filing, measuring, drilling, reading a drawing and calculating dimensions. Topics to be covered include essential bench work concepts and safety rules; basic deburring, measuring with a steel rule, and protractor; reading basic assembly drawings and charts; and basic layouts and essential hand tools.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to file fits, flat, size, and deburr projects;
2. demonstrate the ability to do basic measuring with steel rule, and protractor;
3. demonstrate the ability to read basic drawings and charts; and
4. demonstrate an understanding of the basic safety rules.

VOC 977 – Bench Work 1

This course is designed to enable the student to learn the intermediate techniques of bench work including filing, measuring, drilling, reading a drawing, and calculating to complete the NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) Bench Work Certification. Topics to be covered include intermediate bench work concepts and safety rules; intermediate deburring, measuring with a steel rule, and protractor; reading intermediate assembly drawings and charts; and intermediate layouts and essential hand tools.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to file fits, flat, size, and deburr projects;
2. demonstrate the ability to measure with steel rule and protractor;
3. demonstrate the ability to read intermediate drawings and charts; and
4. demonstrate the ability to successfully perform NIMS level bench work.

VOC 979 – Precision Grinding Level 1

This course is designed to provide the student with instruction and basic practice in the theory and operation of surface grinder machine operations including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance to complete the NIMS (National Institute for Metalworking Skills) Level 1 Surface Grinding for certification. Topics to be covered include safe equipment operation; grinding wheel, magnetic chucks, vises, and grinding fixtures; and mount and dress wheels.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to select proper grinding wheels for particular applications,
2. demonstrate the ability to mount and dress wheels,
3. demonstrate the ability to install and use the magnetic chucks, vises, and other fixtures; and
4. demonstrate the ability to perform NIMS level 1 surface grinding skills.

VOC 981 – Introduction to Milling Machine Operations

This course is designed to provide the student with instruction and basic practice in the theory and operation of vertical milling machine selected other machine tools, and the function and use of basic precision measuring tools. Topics to be covered include components of the vertical milling machine; basic processes and procedures of metal milling; and precision measuring using a scale, micrometers, vernier caliper, and gage.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to identify and describe the function of machine tools,
2. demonstrate the ability to calculate speeds and feeds of a mill,
3. demonstrate the accurate use of measuring devices, and
4. demonstrate the ability to set-up and operate a vertical milling machine.

VOC 982 – Milling Machine Operations Level 1

This course is designed to enable the student to gain additional instruction and advanced practice in the theory and operation of the vertical milling machine including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance to complete the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 Milling certification. Topics to be covered include operations and maintenance of vertical milling machines; processes and procedures of metal milling; and precision measuring using a scale, micrometers, dial caliper, gage, and blocks.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to accurately calculate speeds and feeds of a mill,
2. demonstrate the accurate use of measuring devices,
3. demonstrate the ability to create and evaluate a machine part to drawing specifications, and
4. demonstrate the ability to perform NIMS level 1 milling.

VOC 983 – Milling Machine Operations Level 2

This course is designed to enable the student to gain additional instruction and advanced practice in the theory and operation of the vertical milling machine including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance to complete the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 2 Milling certification. Topics to be covered include speeds and feeds; milling keyways; using boring heads and tee slots; and precision measuring using a scale, micrometers, indicator, gage and blocks.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to complete simple and complex set-ups for projects,
2. demonstrate the ability to choose the most efficient process to achieve the required finish,
3. demonstrate the ability to evaluate finished projects as per specifications and list deficiencies, and
4. demonstrate the ability to perform NIMS level 2 milling.

VOC 984 – Introduction to Turning Technology

This course is designed to enable the student to gain instruction and basic practice in the theory and operation of the engine lathes, including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance. Topics to be covered include components of the engine lathe, basic engine lathe set-up, and facing and turning.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to set-up and operate an engine lathe,
2. demonstrate the ability to construct simple set-ups,
3. demonstrate the accurate use of measuring devices, and
4. demonstrate the ability to calculate speeds and feeds for various materials.

VOC 985 – Turning Technology Level 1 Chucking

This course is designed to enable the student to gain additional instruction and advanced practice in the theory and operation of the engine lathes, including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance to complete the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 Chucking certification. Topics to be covered include set-up and operating engine lathe; truing the work; and advanced turning, o.d. groove, i.d. groove, chasing threads, and boring.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to operate the lathe to chase precision threads,
2. demonstrate the ability to calculate speeds and feeds for various materials,
3. demonstrate the ability to evaluate lab projects per specifications and identify deficiencies, and
4. demonstrate the ability to perform NIMS level 1 chucking skills.

VOC 987 – Turning Technology Level 1 Between Centers

This course is designed to enable the student to gain additional instruction and advanced practice in the theory and operation of the engine lathes, including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance to complete the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 Between Centers certification. Topics to be covered include set-up and operating engine lathe; truing work; and advanced turning, knurling, o.d. groove, and chasing threads.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to operate the lathe to chase precision threads,
2. demonstrate the ability to calculate speeds and feeds for various materials,
3. demonstrate the ability to evaluate lab projects per specifications and identify deficiencies, and
4. demonstrate the ability to perform NIMS level 1 between centers skills.

VOC 988 – Turning Technology Level 2 Between Centers

This course is designed to enable the student to gain additional instruction and advanced practice in the theory and operation of the engine lathes, including set-up, operation, adjustment, and maintenance to complete the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 2 Between Centers certification. Topics to be covered include set-up and operating engine lathe; truing work; and more complex turning, knurling, o.d. groove, chasing threads, and form turning.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain an engine lathe,
2. demonstrate the ability to independently operate the lathe to chase precision threads,
3. demonstrate the ability to proficiently calculate speeds and feeds for various materials,
4. demonstrate the ability to evaluate lab projects per specifications and identify safety procedures, and
5. demonstrate the ability to perform NIMS level 2 between centers skills.

VOC 990 – PMP® Certification Exam Preparation

Prepare for the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. Participants must have completed PMI's basic educational requirement and have an understanding of the project management processes and knowledge areas detailed in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Topics include a review of key components of project management as identified in the PMBOK, typical PMP certification exam questions and format and test taking skills.

Course Objectives:
1. explain all processes and knowledge areas of the Project Management,
2. describe the Project Management¿s guidelines,
3. complete and submit an application for exam certification,
4. identify Project Management publications and references for pre-examination review,
5. create a PMP® examination study plan, and
6. demonstrate readiness to sit for the PMI® certification examination.

VOC 993 – Construction Quality Management for Contractors

This course is designed to enable the student to learn Construction Quality (CQ) procedures required by government agencies. Topics to be covered include what is CQ; contractor and government responsibilities; contractor's QC plan; government's QA plan; pre-construction meeting; submittals; testing; documentation; three phases of control - preparatory, initial, follow-up; and completion of work.

Course Objectives:
1. define CQ,
2. discuss main aspects of the three phases of control, and
3. demonstrate readiness to sit for the Quality Construction Management exam.

VOC 997 – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Test Preparation

This course is designed to enable the student to learn an overview of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for New Construction (NC) and Renovation accreditation process as well as resources for passing the exam. Topics to be covered include review of all sections of the LEED - C v2.2 Third Edition October 2007 Rating System, discuss logistics of the LEED AP exam including format and content, and provide tips on how to prepare for the exam and provide sample test questions.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of the LEED accreditation process, and
2. demonstrate readiness to sit for the LEED examination.

VOC 999 – Math for the Trades

This course is designed to enable the student, who is an apprentice,to improve his/her mathematical ability with day-to-day tasks requiring computational skills and to apply those skills within specific trades. Topics include whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, measurements and problem solving.

Course Objectives:
1. use whole numbers in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division,
2. use decimals in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division,
3. use fractions in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division,
4. demonstrate the ability to convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions,
5. demonstrate an understanding of estimation, its application, and appropriate use,
6. calculate perimeter and area, and
7. demonstrate measurement skills using a ruler.

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