CWE 60A: OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Winter 2022|
|Hours:||350 hours of paid employment.|
|Prerequisite:||Must be enrolled in Building Trade Union Apprenticeship Program; 350 hours of paid employment per quarter is required.|
|Advisory:||Students may earn up to a maximum of 24 units of work experience education.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
The student will be able to:
- Secure an in-depth knowledge of the building trades process by observing and working with journeyperson(s) at the worksite.
- Develop, create and implement learning objective(s) that develop workplace readiness skills, building trade skills and specifications.
- Demonstrate job readiness and workplace behaviors skills, in addition to job search products such as resume and project portfolio.
- Enhance and strengthen employee/supervisor/coworker communication and working relationship through on-going feedback loop and/or evaluation.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the workplace through conflict resolution, troubleshooting and team building activities.
- Implement the relationship between building trade classroom theory and practical application through concrete and measurable learning objectives.
- Complete all required program paperwork, course assignments and instructor meetings on a timely basis.
- Demonstrate safety procedures and practices.
- Apprentice/student will learn and enhance technology skills that are pertinent to their building trade choice.
- Apprentice/student will utilize problem solving skills at the workplace through development of verbal communication, listening skills, oral, process analysis, business writing skills and job bidding process.
Apprentice will be working at different worksite projects and have exposure to a variety real life environments in which building techniques will be proven. Labs and related activities are designed to enhance apprentices'/students' understanding of workplace dynamics, development of workplace readiness, technology, and to think critically on real life construction projects and utilize equipment and tools particular to the trade.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
Performance rating from employer via Performance Agreement
Accuracy, timeliness of all assignments/deadlines
Time cards/Blue Book entries verifying employment hours
Trade evaluations conducted by Training Director
Overall job performance and adherence to building trade policies and procedures
Method(s) of Instruction
Cooperative learning exercises
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Materials to be determined by instructor.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
- Lab assignments
- Peer and/or supervisor evaluations
- Classroom reading and writing assignments