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**Course #: **Block X21
**Duration: **30 hours (includes 6 tests)
**What Students Learn: **

This module of six study units offers the trainee arithmetic and basic mathematics, metric measurement, and calculator fundamentals. The Metric System is an introductory unit which includes metric conversions. Problem exercises and examples in this module are presented in on-thejob scenarios with applications drawn from the industrial context.

- These updated study units replace lessons contained within the current version of Practical Math and Measurements, Block X01. Each study unit contains a progress exam.
- Formulas, study unit 186012 replaces Formulas, study unit 2468.

- 186008 Addition and Subtraction
- 186009 Multiplication and Division
- 186010 Fractions, Percents, Proportions, and Angles
- 186011 Metric System
- 186012 Formulas
- 186013 Introduction to Algebra

**Course #: **186008
**Course Objectives: **

- Define the terms: whole number, numeral, digit, decimal, place value, addend, sum, minuend, subtrahend, and difference.
- Explain the significance of the digit zero in a number.
- Differentiate between concrete and abstract numbers.
- Properly prepare numbers for addition and subtraction.
- Perform addition and subtraction on numbers.
- How to check your answers to both addition and subtraction problems.
- How to use a calculator to add and subtract numbers.

**Course #: **186009
**Course Objectives: **

- Define the terms: factor, multiplicand, multiplier, partial product, dividend, divisor, quotient, and remainder.
- Recognize the various signs used for multiplication and division.
- Properly prepare numbers for multiplication and division.
- Perform multiplication and division on whole numbers and decimals.
- How to check your answers to both multiplication and division problems.
- How to find the average of a group of numbers.
- How to use a calculator to multiply and divide numbers.

**Course #: **186010
**Course Objectives: **

- Define the terms: fraction, proper fraction, improper fraction, lowest common denominator, percent, ratio, and proportion.
- How to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and decimals.
- How to change fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.
- Solve problems involving percent.
- How to use a protractor to measure angles.
- Lay out templates for checking angles.
- How to use a calculator to solve percent problems and to convert fractions to decimals.

**Course #: **186011
**Course Objectives: **

- Name the base units most commonly used in the metric system.
- Identify metric prefixes and their values.
- Apply conversion factors to increase or decrease metric base units.
- Estimate lengths in metric units.
- Express temperature in degrees Celsius.
- Define the terms: mass, density, force, torque, and pressure. Identify the metric units used to measure each one.
- How to use a calculator to convert one metric unit to another.

**Course #: **186012
**Course Objectives: **

- Explain the use of letters in formulas.
- Prepare and use formulas to solve problems.
- The use of formulas to calculate the perimeter of a triangle and rectangle, distance, area of a triangle, rectangle, and circle, volume of a pyramid, current in a circuit, and volume of a sphere.
- How to use a calculator to find square root and solve formulas.
- Transform and solve an equation.
- Perform basic arithmetic operations with signed terms.
- Substitute given numerical values for letters in a formula and find the unknown quantity.

**Course #: **186013
**Course Objectives: **

- Define the terms: term, constant, coefficient, exponent, monomial, trinomial, and polynomial.
- Identify and combine like terms in an expression.
- Multiply and divide terms containing exponents.
- Remove parentheses from an expression and simplify the expression.
- Perform basic arithmetic operations with signed terms.

**Course #: **Block X22
**Duration: **25 hours (includes 5 tests)
**What Students Learn: **

The five lessons in this block present the trainee with a broad overview of measurements found in an industrial setting. In addition to the basic measurements of length, temperature, energy, force, and power, the trainee will learn how materials are measured and handled in bulk quantities. Fluid measurements include the measuring of fluid flow, fluid pressure, and fluid level. All lessons include the metric conversions in addition to the English units.

- This Block replaces the X0105 to X0109 lessons contained within Practical Math and Measurements. Each study unit contains a progress exam.

- 186021 Linear and Distance Measurement
- 186022 Bulk Measurement
- 186023 Temperature Measurement
- 186024 Energy, Force, and Power
- 186025 Fluid Measurement

**Course #: **186021
**Course Objectives: **

- Recognize the difference between English and metric units of length.
- Find the perimeter of rectangular, square, or triangular areas or objects, such as rooms or machine bases, after measuring the sides.
- Calculate the circumference of circular objects like pipes of tanks after measuring the diameter.
- Measure lengths with the aid of rigid and flexible rules, thickness gauges and screw pitch gauges.
- Read a typical vernier scale and micrometer to take precise measurements.

**Course #: **186022
**Course Objectives: **

- Measure an angle by degrees.
- Find the areas of rectangles, triangles, and circles.
- Find the volumes of prisms, cylinders, and cones.
- Find the weight of material stored in a container.
- Determine the amount of material that can be stored or handled.
- Discuss the types and uses of conveyors and weighing systems.

**Course #: **186024
**Course Objectives: **

- Distinguish between the concepts of energy, force, and power.
- Explain what the term “work” means, and how it is measured.
- Know by sight the basic machines, lever, inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, and screw.
- Solve simple problems that involve levers, mechanical advantage, and machine efficiency.
- List the forms of energy that have important industrial applications, and the instruments used for measuring energy.

**Course #: **186025
**Course Objectives: **

- Understand the properties of fluids.
- Determine the density, specific gravity, and viscosity of fluids.
- Express pressure in three different units.
- Measure the pressure of fluids using manometers and Bourdon tubs pressure gauges.
- Measure the flow rate of fluids using different types of flowmeters.

**Course #: **186073
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**What Students Learn: **

Basics of problem solving, troubleshooting, and critical thinking

Applying a logical procedure to solving problems and troubleshooting systems

Selecting and using the right troubleshooting tools

Focusing on and collecting information related to the problem at hand

“Using what you know” to understand complex systems

**Course #: **186001
**Course Objectives: **

- Name the agencies that make and enforce safety regulations and explain an employee’s responsibilities under those regulations.
- List the hazards associated with chemicals and describe how to avoid those hazards.
- Name several electrical shock hazards and the techniques used to prevent shocks.
- List the steps in a lockout/tagout procedure.
- Explain the importance of machine guarding and name several types of machine guards.
- Name the four classes of fire and how to extinguish each of them.
- Describe the proper technique used to lift a heavy load.
- Explain how to avoid hand injuries when using hand and power tools.
- List some of the hazards involved in welding and hot cutting operations and how to prevent them.
- Explain how job analysis and the science of ergonomics are used to improve the workplace.
- Explain the importance of personal protective equipment and name several types of PPE.

**Course #: **186002
**Course Objectives: **

- Recognize the six different ways in which a chemical can cause physical injury.
- Name the routes or paths of entry by which chemicals can enter the body.
- Describe the types of injuries caused by chemicals.
- Identify potential chemical dangers in your workplace.
- Describe how to identify, store and label hazardous chemicals.
- List several methods used to prevent chemical accidents.
- Explain why proper training is important to chemical handling.
- Describe the types of personal protective equipment used and worn when handling chemicals.
- Explain the role of governmental agencies in enforcing chemical regulations.

**Course #: **186003
**Course Objectives: **

- Describe the types of property losses and injuries associated with fires.
- Explain how fires are ignited.
- Identify the four classes of fire.
- Describe the primary fire hazards found in the workplace.
- Explain the various ways in which fires can be prevented.
- Describe the operation of several different fixed fire protection systems.
- Identify the proper type of portable fire extinguisher to use on a fire.
- Describe the operation of several different types of fire extinguishers.
- Explain how to defend yourself and others in a fire situation.
- Describe how to safely evacuate a burning building.

**Course #: **186006
**Course Objectives: **

- Recognize the hazards associated with handling materials.
- Know the types of injuries that can be caused by these hazards.
- Understand how to effectively use safe material handling practices.
- Know how to avoid physical injury when handling loads.
- Know and follow the rules for safe operation of powered industrial material handling equipment.
- Understand and respect the limits and restrictions placed on powered material handling mechanisms.

**Course #: **4400
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Electrician Categories and Classifications
- Electrical Safety Standards and Codes, including OSHA, NEC, and NESC
- Materials Standards
- Listing and Labeling by Testing Laboratories
- Electric Shock
- Safety Precautions
- First Aid for Electric Shock
- Protective Clothing

**Course #: **186034
**Duration: **5 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Recognition of how the economy affects the actions of companies, employees, consumers, and investors.
- The concept of capitalism and the principles of supply and demand.
- How government policies affect the amounts of saving, spending, and investing by companies and individuals.
- Understand economic measuring tools such as the inflation rate, the unemployment rate and Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
- How labor is divided into three employment sectors and how wages are set, including the influence of labor unions and the benefits of a multi-functional workforce.
- Recognition of how both the employee and the company must compete in an increasingly international marketplace.

**Course #: **186036
**Duration: **5 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Describe how job roles change as a company evolves in its quality consciousness.
- Explain several ways in which you can support TQM.
- Identify approaches, practices and skills associated with positive organizational change.
- Differentiate between the "change process" at the company level and the manufacturing processes that require improvement.
- Describe major causes of process variation and give examples of how they may affect you in your job.
- Explain why and how the reduction of variability is a key factor in process improvement.
- Describe why and how quality and process improvement depend on data-driven decision making.
- Identify seven quality tools and explain their uses.

**Course #: **Block X25
**Duration: **96 hours (includes 12 tests)
**Prerequisites: **

- Basic Industrial Math (Block X21)

This block introduces the trainee to the various types of prints, drawings, and schematics used in an industrial environment. The trainee will learn how to read and interpret the different types of standard symbols and abbreviations found on these drawings. This block will benefit trainees entering any industrial trade.

- This course replaces Reading Prints and Schematics, Block X05. Each study unit contains a progress exam.

- 186080 Introduction to Print Reading
- 186081 Print Reading Symbols and Abbreviations
- 186082 Dimensioning and Tolerancing
- 186083 Print Reading Applications
- 186043 Building Drawings
- 186044 Electrical Drawings and Circuits
- 186045 Electronic Drawings
- 186046 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Drawings
- 186047 Piping: Drawings, Materials, and Parts
- 186048 Welding Symbols
- 186049 Sheet Metal Basics
- 186050 Sketching

**Course #: **186043
**Course Objectives: **

- Identify the various kinds of building drawings.
- Compare elevations, plans, and sections.
- Match the symbols used on drawings with the various building materials they stand for.
- Interpret the explanations and abbreviations used on building drawings.
- Read steel and concrete structural drawings.

**Course #: **186044
**Course Objectives: **

- Identify electrical construction drawings, schematics, and wiring diagrams.
- Interpret various electrical symbols.
- Read standard abbreviations used in electrical diagrams.
- Tell if a diagram is a block diagram, a schematic diagram, or a wiring diagram.
- Compare closed circuits, open circuits, grounded circuits, and short circuits.

**Course #: **186047
**Course Objectives: **

- Define the term "piping drawings."
- Recognize plans, elevations, and sectional views.
- Identify a view by its placement on a drawing.
- List what working drawings include.
- Evaluate whether or not a freehand sketch serves its intended purpose.
- Interpret the standard symbols and abbreviations and "read" the color coding on piping in industrial and power plants.
- Interpret dimensions marked on piping drawings.

**Course #: **186048
**Course Objectives: **

- Identify by name the welding processes commonly used in plant maintenance work.
- Name the best welding processes for a given welding job.
- Identify by sight, the basic joint and groove designs used in welding.
- Identify by sight, the basic types of welds and describe their uses.
- Interpret the weld symbols most often found in the drawings used in plant maintenance work.

**Course #: **186049
**Course Objectives: **

- Identify sheet metal of known material and thickness by page and weight.
- Figure allowances for bends, circumferences, seams, locks, and edges.
- Know when and where to cut relief radi.
- Catalog and identify by sight the various seams, locks, and edges.
- Name and describe the major tools and machines used in sheet metal working.
- Explain how large fittings can be constructed.
- List the characteristics of PVC and PVF sheet and laminates.

**Course #: **186050
**Course Objectives: **

- Use the right techniques for sketching straight and curved lines, and circles and arcs.
- Draw, with practice, multiview sketches of simple objects that accurately show all the details of the objects.
- Draw dimension sketches of simple machine parts with enough detail that parts can be made.
- Draw, with practice, realistic sketches of objects that have simple rectangular and circular shapes.

**Course #: **186080
**What Students Learn: **

Drawings: Why You Need Drawings; Making Drawing; The Uses of Drawings; Standard Drawing Information; Paper Sizes; Drawing Scales; Communicating with Drawings; Detail Drawings; Assembly Drawings; Drawing Revisions; Lines Used on Drawings; Perspective and Projection Drawing: Perspective Views; Drawing Views; Sectional Views; Full Sections and Half Sections; Symbols in Sections; Wall Thickness--A Useful Section View; Sections through Ribs; Common Feature Representations: Bolt Circles; Arcs and Circles; Slots and Grooves; Holes; Repetitive Features.

- Describe the basic format for conveying technical information in a drawing
- Identify and interpret the various drawing views used in technical drawings
- Understand how information is organized in notes and title blocks
- Interpret the different line types used in drawings
- Understand the concept of the drawing scale and how it affects information shown in the drawing

- This study unit takes the place of study unit 186039.

**Course #: **186081
**Prerequisites: **

- Introduction to Print Reading (186080)

Symbols and Abbreviations: Common Abbreviations and Their Uses; Architectural Symbols; Electrical Symbols; Symbols in Mechanical System Drawings: Plumbing and Piping Symbols; HVAC Symbols; Welding; Symbols in Mechanical Drawings: Materials in Section; Screwand Bolt Specifications; Machining and Finish Symbols ; Hydraulic and Pneumatic Symbols.

- Interpret the most common abbreviations used on drawings
- Understand and interpret the various symbols and notations used on drawings for electrical, architectural, mechanical, and other types of applications
- Recognize how symbols are used to show standard materials, parts, and assemblies
- Interpret thread specifications
- Understand some common symbols used in machining prints
- Recognize common symbols found on hydraulic and pneumatic prints

- This study unit takes the place of study unit 186041.

**Course #: **186082
**Prerequisites: **

- Introduction to Print Reading (186080)

Introduction to Dimensioning Systems: Dimensional Standards; Working with Numbers; Measurement Systems; Dimensioning on Prints: Tolerances; Rectangular Coordinate Dimensioning; Angular Dimensioning; Arcs and Radii; Fits; Gears and Gear Teeth; Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing: Basic GD&T Concepts; Datums; Feature Control Frames; Geometric Tolerances; Modifiers.

- Know the international standards and conventions that apply to drawings
- Understand how different numbering systems were developed and how they’re applied to prints and drawings
- Understand dimensions and tolerances on drawings that describe geometries of parts and assemblies
- Recognize and interpret common symbols and nomenclature used in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
- Understand how GD&T uses symbols to explain and describe the designer’s intent, and eliminate misinterpretation of the print

- This study unit takes the place of study unit 186040.

**Course #: **186083
**Prerequisites: **

- Introduction to Print Reading (186080)
- Print Reading Symbols and Abbreviations (186081)
- Dimensioning and Tolerancing (186082)

Architectural Prints: Blueprint Applications; Working Drawings; Foundation and Site Plans; Floor Plans and Elevations; Building Sections; Mechanical Plans; Electrical Plans; Mechanical Parts and Assembly Prints: A Simple Bushing; More Complex Geometries; An Assembly Drawing; Electrical Prints: Electrical and Electronic Schematics; Electrical Equipment Schematics; Fluid Power Prints: A Simple Hydraulic Schematic; Reading a Hydraulic Schematic.

- Understand standard drawing formats that give information about part titles, part numbers, dimensional standards, revisions, and materials
- Explain how various components shown on prints are connected or related to each other
- Obtain important information from a drawing about quantities, materials, assembly processes, or dimensions
- Visualize the three-dimensional parts and assemblies represented by two-dimensional drawings

- This study unit takes the place of study unit 186042.

**Course #: **386043
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Interpret working drawings.
- Evaluate various systems of dimensions and tolerances.
- Recognize symbols, notes, and specifications called out on detail and assembly prints.
- Identify material requirements as specified on a print.
- Evaluate a print to determine the proper procedure to make a simple part.

- This study unit takes the place of study unit 6720A.

**Course #: **386044
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**Prerequisites: **

- Reading Shop Prints, Part 1 (386043)

- Interpret more complex working drawings.
- Define and use cam, gear, and thread terminology.
- Interpret cam, gear, and thread specifications on shop prints.
- Work with various sectioning techniques.
- Read and interpret a bill of materials.
- Evaluate more complex prints to determine the best order of machining.

- This study unit takes the place of study unit 6720B.

**Course #: **Block X24
**Duration: **70 hours (includes 12 tests)
**Prerequisites: **

- Basic Industrial Math (Block X21)
- Practical Measurements (Block X22)
- Trades Safety: Getting Started (186001)

In all industrial trades, a trainee will often have to several and various tools to get the task done properly. This block introduces commonly used hand and power tools. Safety is stressed while the maintenance worker is learning what tools to use, what tasks the tool can effectively accomplish, and how to use the tools correctly.

- This course replaces Hand and Power Tools, Block X04. Each study unit contains a progress exam.

- 186052 Common Hand Tools, Part 1
- 186053 Common Hand Tools, Part 2
- 186068 Precision Measuring Instruments, Part 1
- 186054 Electric Drilling and Grinding Tools
- 186055 Power Cutting Tools
- 186056 Pneumatic Hand Tools
- 286042 Plumbing and Pipefitting Tools
- 006026 Electricians’ Tools
- 186057 Tool Grinding and Sharpening
- 186058 Woodworking Hand Tools
- 186059 Routers, Power Planers, and Sanders
- 186060 Jacks, Hoists, and Pullers

**Course #: **006026
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**What Students Learn: **

Students will learn the concepts and how to use the following tools: Electricians’ Equipment; Basic Hand Tools; Wire-Working Tools; Conduit-Working Tools; Power Tools; Knowledge as a Tool with Basic Introduction to the Metric System; Units of Electricity; Static Electricity; Electric Current, Measuring Instruments, and the Symbols and Terminology Used by Electricians.

- Electricians’ Equipment: Basic Hand Tools
- Wire-Working Tools
- Conduit-Working Tools
- Power Tools
- Knowledge as a Tool with Basic Introduction to the Metric System
- Units of Electricity
- Static Electricity
- Electric Current, Measuring Instruments, and the Symbols and Terminology Used by Electricians

- This updated course replaces, Electricians’ Tools, course 4401.
- This study unit is primarily appropriate for residential and commercial electricians or electrical contractors.

**Course #: **186052
**What Students Learn: **

Working with Hand Tools: Commonly Used Tools; Tips on Tool Care Safety; Wrenches: Adjustable Wrenches; Open-End, Box, and Combination Wrenches; Striking Wrenches; Socket Wrenches; Socket Drive Handles; Torque and Its Measurement; Pipe Wrenches; Chain and Strap Wrenches; Spanner Wrenches; Setscrew Wrenches; Pliers: General Types and Sizes; Combination Slip-Joint and Tongue-and-Groove Pliers; Using Pliers Safely and Properly; Screwdrivers: Using Screwdrivers Properly and Safely; Care of Screwdrivers; Striking Tools: Hammers; Using Hammers Safely and Properly Care of Hammers; Tool Storage and Benchwork: Workbenches; Tool Storage; Vises, Clamps, and Locking Tools; Scribers and Try Squares.

- Identify common hand tools and their function.
- Explain how to safely use common hand tools.
- Maintain most types of hand tools.
- Describe the benefits of several special features available for some hand tools.

**Course #: **186053
**What Students Learn: **

Struck Tools: Punches; Chisels; Cutting Tools: Snips; Hacksaws; Knives; Sheet Metal Tools; Shaping Hand Tools: Files; Scrapers; Abrasives and Related Finishing Tools; Hand Tools for Threading and Other Precision Work: Reamers; Taps and Thread Files; Dies Removing a Broken Stud or Screw; Specialized Maintenance Hand Tools: Pry Bars; Pullers, Slide Handles and Separators; Lights and Inspection Tools.

- Identify and use various chisels and punches safely.
- Use and care for cutting tools.
- Understand the need for specialized maintenance tools.
- Correctly use threading and other precision tools.

**Course #: **186054
**What Students Learn: **

Electric Drills: Portable Electric Drills; Cordless Drills; Drill Chucks; Drill Presses: Standard Drill Presses; Changing Drill Press Speeds; Taper- Shank Drill Bits and Holding Devices; Setting Up a Drill Press; Drilling Holes with a Drill Press; Drill Bits: Drill Reconditioning; Cutting Fluids; Hammer Drills and Rotary Hammers: Operating a Hammer Drill or Rotary Hammer; Drilling in Concrete; Electric Grinders: Hand-Held Electric Grinders; Bench and Pedestal Grinders; Grinding Wheels; Abrasives: Coated Abrasives; Bonded Abrasives; Maintenance and Safety.

- Safely set up and operate a portable electric drill, drill press, and electric hammer.
- Choose the proper drill bit for many drilling applications.
- Select the proper drilling tool for an application.
- Set up and use a variety of hand and bench grinders.
- Safely use the proper grinder for various jobs.
- Follow the necessary steps for proper tool maintenance.

**Course #: **186055
**What Students Learn: **

Power Saw Safety; Portable Power Saws: Portable Circular Saw; Jigsaw; Reciprocating Saw; Power Cutout Tool; Portable Band Saw; Stationary Circular Power Saws: Stationary Power Saw Safety; Table Saw; Radial Arm Saw; Circular Cutoff Saw; Other Stationary Power Saws: Power Hacksaw; Horizontal Band Saw Machine; Vertical Band Saw Machine; Scroll Saw; Cutting with Stationary Power Saws.

- Identify the most common portable and stationary power saws.
- Identify the various parts of a saw and explain how they work.
- Discuss the types of cuts made by each type of saw.
- List the various safety precautions you should follow when using power saws.
- Choose the most appropriate saw and blade for the type of work being done.

**Course #: **186056
**Course Objectives: **

- Describe the various pneumatic tools used for plant maintenance.
- Identify and describe the safe use of impact, cutting, and grinding tools.
- Explain how pneumatic hammers, nailers, and staplers are selected and used in a safe manner.
- Describe the use of pneumatic assembly tools such as grinders, sanders, screwdrivers, and drills and how other types of production tools are selected and used.
- Identify the proper procedures for pneumatic tool and system care.
- Identify safe tool use procedures and how vibration and excess noise can cause bodily injury.

**Course #: **186057
**Course Objectives: **

- Use a grinding machine, following all safety procedures.
- Hone or whet tools with an oilstone.
- Explain the procedures for grinding metal stock.
- Compare the methods used in grinding screwdrivers, snips, chisels, plane irons, and twist drills.

**Course #: **186059
**Course Objectives: **

- Operate (with practice) the portable router.
- Outline the procedures for using a portable power planer.
- Recognize by sight the common stationary power sanders and compare their operation.
- Choose the right portable sander for a given job, and operate (with practice) the portable belt sander.

**Course #: **186060
**Course Objectives: **

- Identify the many forms of jacks and hoists.
- Safely operate jacks and hoists.
- Understand the construction details of fiber ropes, wire ropes, and chains.
- Properly use and maintain fiber rope, wire rope, and chain slings.
- Properly use jaw and push pullers.

**Course #: **186068
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Purpose and Language of Measurement
- Scale Instruments and Accessories
- Vernier Caliper
- Micrometers, Gages, and Protractors.

- This updated course replaces course 3500A.
- The entire course consists of study units 186068, 186069, and 186072.

**Course #: **286042
**Course Objectives: **

- Identify the various tools available for various tasks by appearance.
- Identify the various tools available for various tasks by appearance.
- Demonstrate your knowledge of job safety and tool safety.
- Demonstrate your knowledge of job safety and tool safety.
- Identify the tools required to join and assemble pipes of different material composition.
- Identify the tools required to join and assemble pipes of different material composition.
- Determine when and how to use pipe-joint assembly tools.
- Determine when and how to use pipe-joint assembly tools.
- Identify the tools required to perform layout, cutting, and boring tasks.
- Identify the tools required to perform layout, cutting, and boring tasks.
- Identify the tools needed for testing and maintaining piping systems.
- Identify the tools needed for testing and maintaining piping systems.
- Determine when and how to use finishing, testing, and maintenance tools for piping systems.
- Determine when and how to use finishing, testing, and maintenance tools for piping systems.

**Course #: **5004A-C
**Duration: **30 hours (includes 3 tests)
**What Students Learn: **

Part 1 (5004A). Introduction to Bench Work; Wrenches, Hammers, Pliers, and Screwdrivers; Punches, Twist Drills, Reamers, and Broaches; Saws, Chisels, and Snips; Finishing and Grinding Tools; Files, Scrapers, and Abrasives.

Part 2 (5004B). Threaded Fasteners; Bolts, Screws, and Studs; Thread Systems; Hole Preparation for Threaded Fasteners; Mechanical Fasteners; Rivets, Keys, and Pins; Threading with Hand Tools; Taps: Tap Drills; Tap Wrenches; Removal of Broken Taps; Repairing Damaged Threads.

Part 3 (5004C). Fitting Practice; Tolerance, Allowance, Clearance, and Fit; Babbitting; Hack Saw; Band Saw Machine; Clamping Work for Sawing; Soldering; Soft Solder; Soldering Copper; Sweat Soldering; Brazing; Hand Solders and Fluxes; Torch Brazing; Induction Brazing; Furnace Brazing.

**Course #: **286091
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Describe the various types of friction.
- Discuss how materials wear.
- List the various functions lubricants perform in industry.
- Explain how lubricants reduce friction.
- Classify lubricants depending upon their composition, properties, and additives.
- Understand why certain lubricants are chosen for certain tasks.
- Explain how to safely handle and store lubricants.

- This updated course replaces course 2531A.
- The entire course consists of study units 286091 and 286092.

**Course #: **286092
**Duration: **10 hours (includes 1 test)
**Course Objectives: **

- Explain how to manually apply various types of lubricants in an industrial environment.
- Describe total-loss lubrication.
- Identify a nonloss lubrication system’s components and describe their operation.
- Explain how to maintain a nonloss lubrication system.
- Identify the proper lubrication procedures to use for special industrial applications including sealed bearings, oil-impregnated bearings and food-processing plants.
- Explain how lubricant-conditioning systems work and how to maintain them.
- Describe how automatic lubrication systems work and how to maintain them.
- List the tasks involved in preventive and predictive lubrication maintenance.

- This updated course replaces course 2531B.
- The entire course consists of study units 286091 and 286092.

**Course #: **X0201
**Duration: **6 hours
**Prerequisites: **

- Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22)

- Remove grouping symbols from algebraic expressions, dividing by a monomial when indicated.
- Multiply binomials by monomials, trinomials, and other inomials.
- Calculate the square root and the third power of given monomials.
- Find special products involving binomials.
- Divide one polynomial by another polynomial of lower degree.

**Course #: **X0202
**Duration: **6 hours
**Prerequisites: **

- Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22)

- Find the prime factors of certain binomials and trinomials.
- Factor a given trinomial.
- Use the Factor Theorem to factor a given polynomial.
- Use factoring to find the roots of an equation.
- Divide one polynomial by another polynomial of lower degree.
- Find the lowest common multiple of several polynomials.

**Course #: **X0203
**Duration: **6 hours
**Prerequisites: **

- Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22)

- Recognize equivalent algebraic fractions.
- Perform additions and subtractions involving algebraic fractions.
- Reduce an algebraic fraction to its lowest terms.
- Find the least common denominator for a group of algebraic fractions.

**Course #: **X0204
**Duration: **6 hours
**Prerequisites: **

- Basic Industrial Math (Block X21); Practical Measurements (Block X22)

- Perform multiplications and divisions involving algebraic fractions.
- Reduce an algebraic fraction to its lowest terms.
- Find the least common denominator for a group of algebraic fractions.
- Solve equations involving fractions or decimals.
- Simplify complex fractions.

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