ITSC 134: BLUEPRINTS, LEED, TITLE 24
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||6 lecture, 3 laboratory per quarter (9 total per quarter)|
|Prerequisite:||Completion of recognized sound and communication apprenticeship or equivalent and recent employment as an installer/technician in the sound and communication industry.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
The student will be able to:
A. Scale a drawing accurately
B. Differentiate between extension lines and dimension lines
C. Describe the function of plans and elevations
D. Describe the function of sections and details
E. Describe the purpose of the LEED program
F. Identify the LEED certification levels
G. Describe the purpose of Title 24
A. Introduction (Lec)
B. Blueprint Reading (Lec and Lab)
1. Site plans
2. Floor plans
5. Schedules and specifications
C. LEED (Lec)
D. Title 24 (Lec)
1. Energy efficiency
2. California Energy Code
3. California Green Building Standards Code
A. Work individually and in teams with basic tools of the trade, test instruments and tool safety.
B. Included will be the installation of sound and/or communication devices.
C. Equipment safety and safe handling practices are reviewed and applied.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. When taught via Foothill Global Access, on-going access to email software and hardware; email address.
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Results of assessments
B. Results of quizzes and tests
C. Discussion participation
Method(s) of Instruction
B. Group discussion
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Blueprint Reading for Electricians. 3rd ed. MD: National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, 2010.
NOTE: This is the standard Sound & Communications 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. We will adopt the next edition, as it is published.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
A. Reading assignment:
1. Read Blueprint Reading for Electricians pp. 88-98
B. Writing assignments:
1. Describe what floor plans are and how they are used by an electrical worker
2. In your own words, describe how sections are used. Include how looking at a section drawing would benefit an electrical worker