APRT 154A: PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR THE TEST & AIR BALANCE INDUSTRY (TAB-5)
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||30 lecture, 78 laboratory per quarter (108 total per quarter)|
|Prerequisite:||Per California Code of Regulations, this course is limited to students admitted to the Sheet Metal Testing & Air Balance Apprenticeship Program.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- A successful student will be able to list the responsibilities of a test and air balance (TAB) project manager.
- A successful student will be able to produce a list of the tools, equipment and materials required to complete a TAB project.
The student will be able to:
A. Understand and discuss the responsibilities of a test and air balance (TAB) project manager.
B. Recognize and describe the tools, equipment and materials required to complete a TAB project.
C. Discuss legal considerations a project manager must understand.
A. Understand and discuss the responsibilities of a test and air balance (TAB) project manager
1. Role of project manager
2. Understanding contract documents
3. Controlling job costs
4. Preparing for a TAB project
B. Recognize and describe the tools, equipment and materials required to complete a TAB project
1. Business and shop operations
2. Tools, equipment and materials
C. Discuss legal considerations a project manager must understand
1. Legal Considerations
2. TAB project paperwork
A. Work on simulated exercises in project management within the test and balance environment
B. Take a supervisory role in estimating, preparing and scheduling test and balance work to be done
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Results of written quizzes and tests
B. Shop participation
C. Comprehensive written final examination
D. Maintenance of a workbook of student's daily work activities
Method(s) of Instruction
C. Cooperative learning exercises
D. Oral presentations
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Leo A. Meyer & Associates, Inc. Project Management. Hayward, CA: International Training Institute, 2000.
NOTE: This is the standard Sheet Metal textbook/workbook used for this course. Although it may not be within 5 years of the required published date, it is the most current book used when teaching this course.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. An example of a reading assignment is to read Unit 9 of the Project Management text, "Legal Considerations"
B. An example of a written assignment is to produce a Labor and Job Supervision schedule for a given project