Industrial Technology: Mechanical Apprenticeship Option, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Industrial Technology - Mechanical Apprenticeship Option, the apprentice demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training to work in mechanical maintenance at a hydroelectric plant facility. The apprentice demonstrates proficiency in the installation, repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical systems including compressors, pumps, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, and plant auxiliary equipment. The program is offered as part of the State Department of Water Resources Joint Apprenticeship Committee and the State Division of Apprenticeship Standards. The apprentice receives a State Journey-level Certificate upon successful completion of the program.

Minimum Units Required: 34

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

A-IND 072A

Introduction to Apprenticeship

2

A-IND 076

Applied Technical Mathematics

2

A-ELE 075A

Basic Electricity

2

A-IND 077A

Mechanical Fundamentals

2

Second Semester

A-IND 077B

Bearings, Pumps, and Turbines

2

A-IND 077D

Plant Auxiliary Equipment

2

Third Semester

A-ELE 075C

Transformers and Polychlorinated Biphenyl

2

A-IND 077E

Hydraulics

2

A-IND 077F

Pneumatics

2

Fourth Semester

A-IND 077G

Governor Systems

2

A-IND 077H

Computers in Hydro-Electric Plants

2

A-IND 077N

Electro-Mechanical Print Reading

2

Fifth Semester

A-IND 077K

Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

2

A-IND 077L

Project Control and Power Contracts

2

A-MEC 074A

Basic Welding

2

Sixth Semester

A-MEC 074B

Machine Shop

2

Seventh Semester

A-IND 077M

Air Conditioning

2

Each course must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

Minimum Units 34