Industrial Technology

Programs

Course Descriptions

ID1001: OSHA 10

Credits 1
Through a variety of classroom and/or lab learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: explain job/site safety and precautions for job/site hazards; determine the uses of personal protective equipment (PPE); identify the safety equipment and procedures related to safe work practices and environment; identify fire prevention and protection techniques; explore Hazard Communication (HazCom) including Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

ID1003: Basic Industrial Math

Credits 3
This course is for students in industrial technology programs. This online course uses modular instruction and practice. Students will develop the mathematical skills necessary to be successful in these programs. Topics include addition and subtraction; multiplication and division; fractions, percentages, proportions, and angles; formulas; and introduction to algebra. All skills will be applied to technical areas. For each unit of credit, a minimum of three hours per week with one of the hours for class and two hours for studying/preparation outside of class is expected.

ID1004: Trade Basics

Credits 4
This course is designed for students in industrial technology programs. Students will develop the introductory skills necessary to be successful in these programs. Topics include basic measurement and math skills, hand tool & power tool basics, & introduction to reading construction drawings. All skills will be applied to technical areas.

ID1103: Electrical Theory

Credits 3
This course is an entry level course into DC and AC electrical fundamentals found in the energy industries. It will cover basic electrical safety, electron theory, Ohm’s and Kirchhoff’s laws, magnetism, resistors, circuit characteristics, meter usage and schematics.

ID1104: HVAC

Credits 4
After completing this course students should be able to; 1. Explain the principles of the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system. 2. Describe air-conditioning components and operating principles. 3. Identify and explain the three methods of heat transfer and how heat energy is measured. 4. Describe the purpose and operation of heating system components. 5. Explain the operation of rotary piston air compressors. 6. Explain the operating principles of a cycling clutch orifice tube (CCOT) air-conditioning system. 7. Explain the operating principles of a thermal expansion valve (TXV) air-conditioning system. 8. Identify and explain the difference between an accumulator and a receiver/filter/drier. 9. Explain the purpose of refrigerant and the refrigerant classification system. 10. Identify the purpose and explain the function of refrigerant oil. 11. Describe the principles of the air-conditioning service process. 12. Discuss air conditioner capacity and why it is important to determine the proper charge. 13. Explain the process of performance testing the air-conditioning system. 14. Explain the purpose and methods of leak testing.

ID1113: Electrical I / DC Circuits

Credits 3
This course is an entry level course into basic DC electrical systems in the industrial technology industry. It will cover basic electrical safety, electron theory, ohms law, charging, instrumentation, tooling, connectors, schematics and diagnostics.

ID1123: Body Shop Welding

Credits 3
Through classroom and/or shop/lab learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: explain gas metal arc welding process (GMAW); demonstrate the safe and correct set up of the GMAW workstation. Correlate GMAW electrode classifications with base metals and joint criteria; demonstrate proper electrode selection and use based on metal types and thicknesses.; produce basic GMAW welds on selected weld joints; and conduct visual inspection and destructive testing of GMAW weld.

ID2111: OSHA Forklift Certification

Credits 1
This course is designed to train and OSHA certify the student in the proper identification, operation, and safety aspects of forklifts used in industry.

ID2113: Principles of Troubleshooting

Credits 3
This course is designed to teach participants logical approaches to troubleshooting and its relationship to organizational excellence. Using logic tools, related test equipment, and the presentation of independent study topics on troubleshooting the technician will demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot problems.

IM1003: Pumps, Compressors and Mechanical Drives

Credits 3

This course is a study of the theory and operations of various types of pumps, compressors, and mechanical drives. Topics include mechanical power transmission systems including gears, v-belts, and chain drives. Working knowledge of the principals involved in the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps and compressors; identify the function of various components in pumps and compressors, disassemble and reassemble pumps, compressors, and mechanical drives, and troubleshoot pumps, compressors, and mechanical drives.