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Industrial Technology: Apprenticeship


A-IND 72A Introduction to Apprenticeship Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the requirements of an apprenticeship program, State of California Division of Apprenticeship standards, role of the apprentice, general safety, general operating procedures, and documentation.

A-IND 72B Isolated Apprentices Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is intended for the indentured apprentice and it is a courses among a sequential number of course covering the discipline. The theory portion of the sequential courses include mathematics, safety, tools, machines, blueprint reading, material, and estimating as applied to electricity.

A-IND 76 Applied Technical Mathematics Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide a review of the computational and problem-solving skills needed for success in a plant maintenance and operations career. The topics include basic mathematical functions, manipulation of algebraic expressions, ratio, proportions, geometric calculations, and right-angle trigonometry.

A-IND 77A Mechanical Fundamentals Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to basic principles of physics including the laws of motion and fluid behavior.

A-IND 77B Bearings, Pumps, and Turbines Units 2
Prerequisites: Indentured apprentice.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the effects of friction, cavitation and vibration on bearings, pumps, and turbines. The course also identifies various types of pumps and their application.

A-IND 77C Motors and Generators Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to include the theory and advanced application of alternating current motors and three-phase generators. Topics of instruction include the principles of construction of large motors and generators rated up to 10,000 horsepower.

A-IND 77D Plant Auxiliary Equipment Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to include the study of auxiliary equipment used in hydro-electric plants. Emphasis is placed on the operation and application of valves, hydraulic controls, and pneumatic controls.

A-IND 77E Hydraulics Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student to apply schematic interpretation, troubleshooting, and problem solving techniques through the use of a hydraulics simulator.

A-IND 77F Pneumatics Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student to apply schematic interpretation, troubleshooting, and problem solving techniques through the use of a pneumatic simulator. Emphasis is placed on pressure and flow requirements.

A-IND 77G Governor Systems Units 2
Prerequisites: Indentured apprentice.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to include the function, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of governors utilized in a generating plant.

A-IND 77H Computers in Hydro-Electric Plants Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts of using a computer in hydro-electric power plants. The topics include (Microsoft) spreadsheets, word processing, reports, desktop accessories, and running commercial applications for plant operations and maintenance.

A-IND 77J Water Aqueduct Systems Units 2
Prerequisites: Indentured apprentice.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the fundamentals of water measurement and water treatment for a statewide water system. Included are the procedures for monitoring water quality, water testing, water treatment, water management and water flow.

A-IND 77K Fundamentals of Thermodynamics Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of thermodynamics as it applies to air conditioning and refrigeration. The course includes the effects of heat on matter, methods of heat transfer, and properties of gases.

A-IND 77L Project Control and Power Contracts Units 2
Prerequisites: Indentured apprentice.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide a review of contracts related to the State Department of Water Resources; operation, power, and water contract specifications. Also included are be the study of documentation control, operation procedures and electronic communication systems.

A-IND 77M Air Conditioning Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the theory, application, and troubleshooting techniques for basic air conditioning systems.

A-IND 77N Electro-Mechanical Print Reading Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the theory and skills involved in reading and interpreting electrical drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

A-IND 78A Defensive Driving Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to basic driving techniques in order to reduce the risk of being involved in a vehicular accident. The course includes the State of California vehicular code, defensive driving techniques, and State of California service vehicular operation and maintenance rules and regulations.

A-IND 78B Heavy Truck Operation Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the types of heavy trucks used by the California State Department of Water Resources, their maintenance, and their safe operation.

A-IND 78C Diesel and Small Gasoline Engines Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic types of small gasoline engines, diesel engines, and chain saws used by the California State Department of Water Resources.

A-IND 78D Surveying and Flood Control Systems Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to flood control systems, inspection, and major causes of levee and dam failure. The course also includes the fundamentals of surveying.

A-IND 78E Soils, Asphalt, and Concrete Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the various types of soil, asphalt, and concrete used by the California State Department of Water Resources, including their origin, composition, general description, and procedures for application.

A-IND 78F Environmental Awareness Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the federal, state, and local environmental requirements which apply to work performed by the California State Department of Water Resources.

A-IND 78G Power Lift and Four-Wheel Drive Units Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the various types of power lift and four-wheel drive units used by the California State Department of Water Resources, their maintenance, their inspection, and their safe operation.

A-IND 78H Protective Coatings Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to corrosion, painting, and protective coating control programs.

A-IND 78J Small Boat Handling Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the types of small boats used by the California State Departments of Water Resources and their transportation and safe operation.

A-IND 78K Mobile Cranes and Rigging Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the use of mobile cranes, their safe operation and maintenance, and approved methods of rigging for lifting work.

A-IND 78L Motor Grader Operation Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the components and operation of the types of motor graders used by the California State Department of Water Resources.

A-IND 78M Tractor Operations, Trenching, and Shoring Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the types of tractor, trenching, and shoring operations conducted within the civil maintenance units of the California State Department of Water Resources.

A-IND 78N Pesticides and Herbicides Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the types of pesticides and herbicides used by the California State Department of Water Resources, including uses, approved applications, and restrictions.

A-IND 78P Power Actuated Equipment Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Indentured Apprentice.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the requirements and safe operation of the powder-actuated fastening tools and rotary hammer drills used by the California State Department of Water Resources.




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