CWE 65A: OCCUPATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE: APPRENTICE-SHEET METAL
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Effective Term:||Winter 2022|
|Hours:||350 hours of paid employment.|
|Prerequisite:||Student must be working in a trade-related job and be attending a Building Trade 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)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Student/ Apprentice will be able to interpret concepts learned during classroom instruction and correctly apply them to situations that arise during their on the job training.
- Student/ Apprentice will be able to demonstrate proper use and care of industry tools and equipment within their chosen trade occupation in the construction industry during their on-the-job training
- A successful student/ apprentice will ensure all job duties and responsibilities are conducted within the latest codes and industry standards during their on-the-job training
The student will be able to:
- Secure an in-depth knowledge of the Sheet Metal trade process by observing and working with journeyperson(s) at the worksite.
- Develop, create and implement learning objective(s) that develop workplace readiness skills, Sheet Metal 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 Sheet Metal 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 Sheet Metal 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.
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 building trade 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