Industrial Technology: Maintenance Apprenticeship Option

Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Industrial Technology Certificate-Maintenance Apprenticeship, the apprentice demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training to work in building and aqueduct maintenance at a hydroelectric plant facility. The apprentice demonstrates proficiency in the installation, repair and maintenance of plant facility and aqueducts, including the use of heavy equipment, concrete, food control systems, protective coatings, tractor operations, trenching and earthwork. 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.

Total Units Required 42
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
A-IND 72A Introduction to Apprenticeship 2
A-IND 76 Applied Technical Mathematics 2
A-IND 78A Defensive Driving 1
A-IND 78B Heavy Truck Operation 1
A-IND 78C Diesel and Small Gasoline Engines 2
A-IND 78D Surveying and Flood Control Systems 2

Second Semester
A-IND 78E Soils, Asphalt, and Concrete 2
A-IND 78F Environmental Awareness 1
A-IND 78G Power Lift and Four-Wheel Drive Units 2
A-IND 78P Powder-Actuated Equipment 1

Third Semester
A-ELE 75A Basic Electricity 2
A-ELE 75B Advanced Electricity 2
A-IND 78H Protective Coatings 2
A-MEC 74A Basic Welding 2

Fourth Semester
A-IND 77H Computers in Hydro-Electric Plants 2
A-IND 77J Water Aqueduct Systems 2

Fifth Semester
A-IND 77L Project Control and Power Contracts 2
A-IND 78K Mobile Cranes and Rigging 2
A-IND 78L Motor Grader Operation 2
A-IND 78M Tractor Operations, Trenching, and Shoring 2

Sixth Semester
A-IND 77E Hydraulics 2
A-IND 78N Pesticides and Herbicides 2
A-MEC 74B Machine Shop 2