Industrial Technology: Mechanical Apprenticeship Option

Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Industrial Technology Certificate-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.

Total Units Required 34
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
A-IND 72A Introduction to Apprenticeship 2
A-IND 76 Applied Technical Mathematics 2
A-ELE 75A Basic Electricity 2
A-IND 77A Mechanical Fundamentals 2

Second Semester
A-IND 77B Bearings, Pumps, and Turbines 2
A-IND 77D Plant Auxiliary Equipment 2

Third Semester
A-ELE 75C Transformers and Polychlorinated Biphenyl 2
A-IND 77E Hydraulics 2
A-IND 77F Pneumatics 2

Fourth Semester
A-IND 77G Governor Systems 2
A-IND 77H Computers in Hydro-Electric Plants 2
A-IND 77N Electro-Mechanical Print Reading 2

Fifth Semester
A-IND 77K Fundamentals of Thermodynamics 2
A-IND 77L Project Control and Power Contracts 2
A-MEC 74A Basic Welding 2

Sixth Semester
A-MEC 74B Machine Shop 2

Seventh Semester
A-IND 77M Air Conditioning 2