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INDUSTRY LEADERS IN HANDS-ON BUILDING TRADE WORKSTATIONS

INDUSTRY LEADERS IN HANDS-ON BUILDING TRADE WORKSTATIONS

Workstation Descriptions

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  • Air Conditioning

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    Air Conditioning workstations are a combination of desk and stand-up workstations with see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, and power strip. Students test and service an air conditioning unit, perform electrical, mechanical, and maintenance tasks. They also learn about the installation, maintenance, and operation of residential air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Principals of air conditioning and refrigeration are explained, including gas expansion and compression, heat transfer, evaporation, condensation, thermostatic control, motors and electrical circuitry. Students calculate cooling requirements and perform hands-on electrical, mechanical, and maintenance tasks in a realistic job simulation.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks. Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Testing of electrical systems
    • Disassembling and assembling parts of an air conditioning unit
    • Testing system pressures and temperature
    • Filling out work orders
    • Calculating the cooling load for a given space

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  • Architectural Structures

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    These workstations consist of a locking desk with see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students learn and practice traditional drawing techniques, and build and test basic architectural shapes. They learn and apply the concepts of load, span, stress, and rigid geometry, and investigate the strength of different materials. Units emphasize application of the scientific method, use of tables and formulas, and the importance of making accurate records and measurements.

    Materials Include:

    Portable Drafting Table Protractor Drafting Compass Pencil Digital Calculators Architect's Triangle Hydraulic Testing Device Drafting Triangle T-square Hand Drill Miter Box and Saw Light-Duty Staple Gun Scissors

    Curriculum

    The curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Learning basic structural concepts of load, span, stress, tension, and compression stress
    • Testing different materials and shapes
    • Completing scaled drawings of arched doorway and roof truss
    • Build, test, and compare basic structural shapes: lintels, cantilever, compression truss, tension truss, suspension span
    • Evaluating tests

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  • Bricklayer

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    These workstations consist of a stand-up workstation with see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students learn to mix their own mortar and learn to lay a course of brick. Students explore a variety of job tasks in laying a course of brick. Workstation includes instruction in laying, spacing, determining verticle or horizontal alignment, cutting, shaping, and notching to construct and repair. One student acts as the helper while the other lays a course of brick. The roles are then reversed. When finished they disassemble and clean up the workstation and tools.

    Materials Include:

    Aprons Shovel Cement Hoe Mortar Box Mortar Bucket Sand Bucket Lime Bucket Clean-Up Bucket Brick Wall Bricks Brick Ties Lime Sand

    Curriculum

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    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Mixing mortar (non-curing mix so bricks may be cleaned and reused)
    • Applying moisture to bricks
    • Spreading mortar
    • Buttering bricks
    • Laying brick to a level line
    • Plumbing to a line
    • Finish joint with joint trowel


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  • Building from Blueprints

    Blueprints Workstation
    This workstation teaches construction and framing techniques, as well as basic blueprint reading. Students construct a 1/12 scale model of a corner section of a wood framed building. The model includes window and door framing, joist layout, sub-flooring, and roof truss construction. Students read and interpret blueprints to cut and install lumber components.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Miter Box Razor Saw Utility Knife Glue Ruler Assembly Board Floor Patterns Gusset Patterns

    Curriculum

    Curriculum is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Measuring and cutting studs and other framing members
    • Marking lumber for assembly
    • Following blueprints to install lumber for two exterior walls and an interior wall
    • Constructing window and door frames
    • Constructing floor assembly including header, sills, joists, and sub-flooring
    • Cutting angles with miter box and razor saw to construct roof trusses


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  • Cabinetmaker

    CabinetmakerThis locking desk-style workstation includes a see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students use cabinetmaking hand tools, a router, miter box, and saw to cut and shape wood. They learn the complete cycle of cutting, shaping, and assembling parts of a wood product, and perform basic cabinetmaking operations in the construction of a paper tray. A Danish oil finish is applied to the project. Students work from a drawing to learn about various types of joints, and measure wood to specifications.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Aprons Carpenter Apron Miter Box and Saw 3/4" Chisel Chisel Board Hammer Tape Measure Miter Gauge Nail Set 4 oz Storage Bottle 1 1/2" Putty Knife Router Table 3/4" Router Bit Vice-Woodworking Router Wrench Router Sample Joints Sanding Blocks Smoothing Plane Fence Gauge Can Opener Paper Towel Holder Carpenter Pencil 120 Grit Sandpaper 180 Grit Sandpaper Finish Oil Wood Putty 1" Braids 4D Nails Paper Towels Wood Glue 1/4" x 9 1/2" x 11 3/4" Plywood 34" x 2 1/4" x 45" Pine 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 12" Scrap Pine

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Measuring, cutting, and planing wood
    • Routing corners and edges
    • Joining sides
    • Assembling and nailing wood pieces
    • Chiseling notches
    • Finishing by sanding
    • Applying oil finish


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  • Cement Mason

    CabinetmakerThis stand-up workstation includes see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students learn to mix, pour, and smooth cement using hand tools. Students explore a variety of job tasks of a cement mason by mixing concrete and pouring it into a stepping-stone form. The form is placed on a layer of sand in a mold pan to allow decorative stones to be cast into the cement. This work experience exposes the student to the processes of mixing, pouring, and finishing concrete.

    Materials Include:

    3 1/2" Bench Vise Steel Pan Forms Wooden Form Sets 16" x 16" Plywood Form Base Boards w/ Cleats Chair Wire Jig Cement Hoe Shovel Mortar Box 2 Gallon Buckets 5 Gallon Buckets Aprons Plastic Rag Container Oiled Rags 16 oz. Squeeze Bottle Work Gloves Bags of Sand Bags of Cement Bags of Gravel Bags of Stone Reinforcement Rods 3/32" Chair Wire Tie Wire Readi-Mis Concrete 20W Oil Utility Knife Blades Hack Saw Blades 15# Building Felt

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Mixing concrete ingredients
    • Pouring concrete
    • Finishing concrete
    • Caring for concrete tools properly

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  • Construction Measurement

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    This desk-style workstation includes built-in locking tool drawer, removable activity/work panel with mounted plumb, level blocks, built-in lock/key, and power strip. Students learn to mix, pour, and smooth cement using hand tools. Students explore a variety of job tasks of a cement mason by mixing concrete and pouring it into a stepping-stone form. The form is placed on a layer of sand in a mold pan to allow decorative stones to be cast into the cement. This work experience exposes the student to the processes of mixing, pouring, and finishing concrete.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum is provided in a three-ring binder with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to the history of weights and measurements, information on units and standards, the student begins a "hands on" experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete measuring tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses String Line Block Line Level Torpedo Level Master Ruler Protractor 16'-5m Tape Measure Folding Ruler Marketing Gage Bevel Square Chalk Line Framing Squares Aprons Sight Level Tripod Grade Stick Set of Measuring Boards (A-E) Chalk Refill

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    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Using standard and metric rulers
    • Using tape measure and folding ruler to measure predetermined points and record measurements
    • Using chalk line to snap a straight line between two measured points
    • Using marking gauge to scribe a straight line to be used as a cut line
    • Using framing square to identify square boards and to determine roof and/or truss pitch
    • Using line and level to show a level line for a brick mason to follow
    • Demonstrating use of a torpedo level to plum and level supplied fixtures
    • Using sliding T-bevel to transfer unknown angles to be measured
    • Using protractor to measure known and unknown angles
    • Demonstrating setup, use, care, and adjustment of sight level, tripod, and grade stick

     

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  • Drafting (Mechanical)

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    These workstations consist of a locking desk with see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students complete an isometric drawing and an orthographic drawing. To complete the drawings, they learn to use traditional drawing tools and a drafting machine. They also learn about the role of drafting in the design process.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Identifying drafting tools
    • Operating drafting machine
    • Mounting and squaring paper
    • Preparing title block
    • Using vertical and horizontal scale
    • Adjusting protractor dial/arm
    • Dimension drawing

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  • Drywall Installer

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    These stand-up workstations consist of see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock and key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students fit and apply wall board to a wall section, apply tape and compound, then sand to a smooth surface. Workstation includes instruction in lathing, surface preparation, smoothing, and finishing. Students explore a variety of job activities in executing a series of tasks performed by a person in this trade.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum is provided in a three-ring binder with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to the history of weights and measurements, information on units and standards, the student begins a "hands on" experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete measuring tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Chalk Line Utility Knife Tape Measure Drywall Square Rasp Drywall Hammer Drill Motor Magnetic Bit Holder 4" Taping Knife 8" Taping Knife Drywall Sander Compound Pan Drywall Tape Dispenser Roll of Joint Tape Carpenter Pencil Paper Towel Dispenser Mounted Electrical Boxes Saw Horses Clean-up Bucket Paper Towel Rolls Aprons Scrub Brush #2 Phillips Bits 5# Box Drywall Nails 11/4" (30) 15" Length Corner Bead Roll of Joint Tape Gallon Bucket Joint Compound Drywall Sanding Screen Bottle Chalk Refill 2/8" or 1/2" Sheets Drywall


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    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Measuring
    • Cutting
    • Layout
    • Scribing
    • Nailing
    • Sanding
    • Applying joint tape and joint compound

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  • Electric Motor Repair

    electricmotorrepairThis locking desk workstation features a see-through lift-top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip.  This workstation prepares students to assemble, install, test, maintain, and repair electric motors. Students disassemble motor, test circuits, and replace parts in a hands-on introduction to principals of operation of electric motors. An electric motor is provided to teach electric motor principles of operation. Students perform the following tasks in repairing an electric motor: motor dis-assembly, identification of parts, changing the direction of rotation, re-assembly, and changing the capacitor.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    1/4 HP Electric Motor 1/150 HP Motor Safety Glasses Aprons Motor Cradle Step Pulley Capacitor 3/8" Combination Wrench 1/4" Nut Driver 3/16" Screwdriver Needle Nose Plier Wire Stripper/Crimper Self-Powered Test Light 5/32" Allen Wrench Parts Tray 25' 4-2 Orange Cord Male Plug Ends 90 Degree Crimp-On Terminals

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Removing motor from its mounting and disassemble it using hand tools
    • Testing the internal circuits and switch
    • Reassembling and testing the motor, replacing the power cord and receptacle plug on the motor
    • Reversing the motor's direction of rotation
    • Completing a wiring diagram of the motor
    • Identifying motor characteristics from the motor label
    • Completing worksheet showing parts used, costs, labor time, and charges for repair

     

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  • Electrical Wiring / Electrician

    electricianThis stand-up workstation includes a see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock and key, supply drawer, and power strip.  This workstation introduces students to installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems. The student learns about the power lines that transmit electricity from its source of generation to its place of consumption. They explore a variety of job tasks in wiring an actual house circuit. The workstation is a section of a stud wall. The student is exposed to electrical terms and the procedures necessary to complete a basic house circuit. This workstation provides an understanding of job environment and an assessment of interest and ability as an electrician.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks. Pre and post-tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Aprons Storage Jars Junction Boxes Standard Boxes 15 Amp Breaker Keyless Light Fixtures Light Switches Outlets Switch Covers 3/16" Outlet Covers Junction covers 12 Volt Light Bulbs Yellow Wire Nuts 250" Roll 14-2 Wire 1 1/4" Screws  Safety Glasses Tool Pouch w/ Belt Crack Handle Screwdriver 3/16" Insulated Screwdriver #2 Phillips Insulated Screwdriver Wire Stripper Cable Ripper Needle Nose Pliers 12 Volt Tester 3/8" Electric Drill Motor 1" Spade Bit Awl Tape Measure Hammer

     

     

    Hands-On Activities Include:

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    • Installing wire as instructed
    • Threading through studs
    • Splitting and stripping electrical wire
    • Making electrical connections
    • Installing light switch and fixture
    • Inspecting circuitry

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Floor Coverings Installer

    flooringThis stand-up workstation includes a see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock and key, supply drawer, and power strip.  Students install and replace resilient tile, linoleum, vinyl sheets, and carpeting. Students learn to repair subfloors, including how to install underlayments, cutting and fitting. Carpeting is installed using tackless strips.

    Curriculum

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    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Carpet Trimmer Hammer Knee Kick Tool #2 Phillips Screwdriver Stair Tool 24" Straight Edge Utility Knife Aprons 12" x 24" Cutting Board 12" x 12" Vinyl Tile Foam Pad Carpet Tack Strip

    Hands-On Activities Include:

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    • Laying padding and carpet
    • Stretching and attaching to tackless strip
    • Laying out and trimsold vinyl tile
    • Installing carpet strip


     

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  • Glazier/Window Installer & Window Repair

    GlazierThese stand-up workstations consist of see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock and key, supply drawer, and power strip. This workstation provides students with hands-on experience in proper installation of a window unit, glass cutting, and replacement of plexiglass windows. Students will be introduced to the construction process and the role of the glazier in that process.

     

     

    Curriculum

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    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Leather Gloves Glazier Pliers Glass Cutter Rubber Mallet Wood T-Square #2 Phillips Screwdriver Paper Towel Holder

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Preparing and cutting glass
    • Nibbling glass edges
    • Disassembling the window and sash
    • Replacing plexiglass
    • Cleaning and installing sash
    • Completing a work order

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  • Hydraulics

    hydraulicsThis locking desk workstation includes a see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students are introduced to the principles and applications of hydraulic technology. While learning to use compressed oil hydraulic circuits safely, the student connects the various components to create a hydraulic circuit; complete experiments and activities; and interpret graphic symbols and schematics.

     

     

    Curriculum

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    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    (2) Pressure Regulator (2) Supply Ports (2) Return Ports Pump Manual Directional Valve Needle Valves Flow Control Valve Check Valve Cylinder #1 Double Acting Cylinder #2 Double Acting Level/Arm and Fulcrum Mounting Tee Fittings On/Off Switch & Indicator Light In-line Testing Gauge Gun Scissors

    *Note: All fluid power components and fittings are safety rated at 150 Psi

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Connecting oil line hoses
    • Priming the pump
    • Demonstrating input, control, transmission, and output
    • Testing compressibility of fluids
    • Performing experiment using Pascal's Law
    • Developing a circuit using a pressure regulator, flow control valve, and directional control valve
    • Performing cylinder bore size experiment
    • Completing experiment to validate Bernoulli's Law
    • Using force-pressure-area formula to solve practical problems
    • Identifying and operating air piloted and electric solenoid directional control valves

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  • Insulation Installer

    insulationThis locking desk workstation includes a see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, power strip, and audio cassette player with headphones. Students learn to install batt, blanket, board, loose fill, and other forms of insulation in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. Hands-on experience includes calculating ratings for installation, measuring, cutting, and stapling up fiberglass insulation.

    Curriculum

    insulation2Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks. Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include: (Need clarification)

    Safety Glasses (2) Leather Gloves (2) Staple Gun Staple Remover Tape Measure Straight Edge Utility Knife Mounted Outlet Boxes Aprons Masonite Cutting Board Box of Dust Masks Rolls of R-13 Insultation Boxes of Staples

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Measuring wall space for installing insulation
    • Measuring fiberglass blanket insulation, cut it to size, and set in place in wall
    • Cutting out an opening for an electrical outlet box in the insulation
    • Stapling up the insulation
    • Figuring material cost for an insulation job on a worksheet.

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  • Landscape Design

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    These workstations consist of a locking desk with see-through lift-top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, power strip, and audio cassette player with headphones. Students design and draw a landscape plan, selecting appropriate tree, shrubs, and ground cover. They gain hands-on experience completing a landscape plan for a park area as a take-home project. Students will follow detailed step-by-step instructions as they select plants and complete a landscape design for a play area. This job experience is divided into two learning experiences, contained in two sections:

    FUNDAMENTALS introduces the student to greenhouses and nurseries and provides career information.

    WORKSTATION ACTIVITIES lets students apply fundamentals learned in completing job experience activities.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses File Holder Tape Dispenser Drawing Board Master Drawing Lead Pointer Lead Holder 30/60 Degree Triangle Compass Drafting Brush Scale French Curve Paper Drafting Tape HB Leads Erasers

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Determining the plant hardiness zone
    • Selecting shade trees, shrubs, and ground cover
    • Using the 30/60 triangle to draw vertical lines and diagonal lines
    • Using the compass to draw graphic symbols for plants
    • Putting dimensions on the plan
    • Labeling the plants and other items on the plan
    • Calculating the square feet of area on the plan
    • Calculating the cost of the plants
    • Completing a planting schedule

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  • Machinist

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    These locking desk workstations include a see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students use tools and jigs to machine raw materials into finished products. They learn to shape metal parts using a drill press, bending jig and drilling jig that will ensure accuracy and teach the techniques of machine operations. Instructions include making computations related to dimensions and layout of parts. Using bench tools and equipment, students make a padlock key ring from aluminum. Special drilling jig and bending fixture is utilized. Apprenticeship programs and related training are emphasized.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Aprons Paper Towel Holder Vise Bending Jig Table Top Drill Press Drill Jig Drill Motor Drill Gauge Hack Saw 8" Adjustable Wrench Awl 10" File File Card Combination Square 12" Metal Ruler Automatic Center Punch Brush 4oz. Plastic Bottle 3/8" x 16" Tap 3/8" x 16" Die 6/32" Die Die Stock-Lg Die Stock-Sm Tap Handle Paper Towels Cutting Oil Hack Saw Blades #29 Drill Bit 1/4" Drill Bit 3/8" Drill Bit 5/16" Drill Bit 6/32" Hex Nuts 3/8" x 4" Bolts 1/8" x 4" Brass Rod 11/2" x 11/2" x 1/4" Poly Carbonate or Aluminum 3" x 4" x 1/4" Aluminum

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Material layout
    • Filing
    • Sawing
    • Drilling
    • Bending
    • Threading assembly
    • Use of jigs

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  • Painter

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    These stand-up workstations include a see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students learn to finish exterior and interior surfaces by applying protective or decorating coating materials. Workstation includes instruction in sanding surfaces and applying coating with brush or roller. Students explore a variety of job tasks in applying paint, varnish, and other finishes to building surfaces to decorate or protect them. Students learn that one of the primary duties of a painter is to prepare the surface to be painted.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Rolls of Masking Tape Paper Towel Holder Paper Towels Claw Hammer Can Opener 11/2" Paint Brush Paint Edge Guide 1" Putty Knife Mixing Stick Paint Roller Sanding Block Paint Container Primer Container Mixing Container Mounted Divider Board Mounted Drop Cloth Hooks Aprons 9" x 12" Drop Cloth Roller Pan Sandpaper Roller Replacements Paint Die Stock-Lg Die Stock-Sm Tap Handle Paper Towels Cutting Oil Hack Saw Blades Primer Spackle Paint Tint

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Preparing painting area
    • Preparing surface to be painted
    • Mixing the paint
    • Tinting the paint
    • Applying the paint with the roller and brush
    • Cleaning up

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  • Plumber

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    These stand-up workstations include a see-through locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students assemble, install, and repair plumbing fixtures and pipe in a section of stud wall, then determine labor and material costs. Students will learn to assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes. Students are exposed to typical plumbing using plastic, copper, and galvanized pipe.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education, and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses 8: Adjustable Wrench Tape Measure Pipe Reamer 10" Pipe Wrench Flux Brush 1/2" Die & Head Propane Torch Kit Leather Gloves Pipe Cutter Tubing Cutter Pipe Threader Ratchet #2 Phillips Screw Driver Bottle of Cutting Oil Paper Towel Holder Mounted Chain Vise Hose Bib Drip Pan 4" Copper Nipple PVC 4" Nipple 1/2" Galvanized Flange Aprons Hose Bib Cutaway 1 Qt. Metal Pail Drip Pan 90 Degree Copper and Galvanized Elbows 8" PVC Vent Pipe PVC P-Trap 1 1/2" PVC Waste Tee 1 1/2" PVC Couplers Copper Couplers Copper Galvanized-Copper Adapters Galvanized Nipples 4" Copper Nipples PVC 4" Nipple Paper Towel Rolls 1/2" Copper Couplers Rubber Washers Roll Emery Cloth Pipe Dope Roll of Lead-Free Solder 1/2" x 24" Copper Pipe and Galvanized Pipe 11/2" x 24" PVC Pipe Solder Flux

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Disassembling a water faucet
    • Replacing a seat gasket
    • Reassembling a faucet
    • Clamping galvanized pipe in vice
    • Cutting thread and reaming pipe
    • Cutting copper tubing
    • Cleaning tubing for soldering application
    • Lighting and adjusting torch
    • Applying solder paste and solder copper fitting to pipe

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  • Pneumatics

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    These workstations consist of a locking desk with see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students are introduced to the basic principles and laws of fluids, which govern the operation and application of pneumatic devices. While learning to use compressed air safely, the student connects the various components to create a compressed air circuit; completes experiments and activities; and interprets graphic symbols and schematics.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Contamination Port Filter Lubricator Test Gauges Flowmeter Air Indicator Air Piloted Valve Manual Valve Double Cylinder #3 Double Cylinder #2 Single Cylinder #1 Solenoid Valve Regulator and Gauge Needle Valves Flow Control Valves Electric PB Switch Cylinder Bracket Electro-Mechanical Panel

    (Note: Requires air supply; portable air supply can be quoted separately.)

     

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Connecting air lines
    • Testing filter unit
    • Applying lubricant
    • Adjusting flow control valve
    • Adjusting pressure regulators and recording pressure readings
    • Identifying and operating flowmeter
    • Identifying and operating directional control valves
    • Identifying and operating air piloted directional control valve
    • Identifying and operating single acting and double acting cylinders

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  • Power Mechanics / Small Engine Repair

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    These workstations consist of a locking desk with see-through lift-up top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students study and inspect a small gasoline engine, and then disassemble, service and operate a working engine. They will be introduced to the general theory of internal combustion engine operation, learn the fundamentals of power mechanics, become familiar with important engine parts and gain hands-on experience with small engines.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Fundamental Activities Kit

    Instruction manual, supplemental textbook and workbook, ball bearing, roller bearing, needle bearing, piston, carburetor, clear plastic cylinder, oil foam air cleaner, compression ring, spark plug, and oil-control ring.

    Note: Requires air supply; portable air supply can be quoted separately.

    Materials Include:

    Running Engine Lab Engine Safety Glasses Aprons Paper Towel Holder Mini-Mag Light 6" Metal Ruler Oil Dip Stick Parts Tray 3/8" Drive Ratchet 3/16" Screwdriver 1/2" Socket 3/8" Socket Spark Plug Socket Wire Type Gap Gauge I-Beam Type Torque Wrench Activity Kit Box Ball Bearing Needle Bearing Tappered Roller Bearing Carburetor with Compression and Oil Control Ring Piston Connecting Rod Plastic Cycle Assembly Spark Plugs Paper Type Air Filter Oil Bath Foam Filter Wrist Pin Paper Towels Caution Tags Oil

    Hands-On Activities:

    Dis-assembly and inspection of:

    • Engine
    • Governor
    • Cooling Fins
    • Spark Plug
    • Valve & Springs
    • Cam Gear
    • Cylinder Walls
    • Breather Assembly

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  • Residential Plumbing

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    These workstations consist of a desk-style workstation with built-in locking tool drawer and a removable plumbing activity/work panel, built-in lock/key, covered storage container,  and power strip. Students learn about residential plumbing components and complete actual plumbing hookups, including supply lines, shower head and gas line.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses 8" Wrench 3/16 Screwdriver #2 Phillips Screwdriver Pipe Wrench Channel Lock Tubing Cutter Level Tape Measure Teflon Tape 2 Handle Kitchen Faucet Sink Basket/Strainers 2 Handle Shower Valve Kit Hose Bib Tub Drain Kit 1/2 Black Pipe Floor Flange Bathroom Faucet Double Sink P Trap 24" Flex Supply Lines Chrome Shut Offs PVC 1/4 Turn x 1/2" Shut Offs PVC 1/2" x Standard Shut Off 1/2 Black Pipe 4" Nipple 1/2 Black Pipe Street 90 Degree 1/2 Shut Off (Lever Style) 1/2 Flex Gas Line Waste Tees PVC 90* Clean Out Adpt 1 1/2" PVC Trap Adpt PVC 1 1/2" Clean Out Cap Tub Spout 3 Piece Shower Assembly 1/2" Tee Fittings-CPVC 1/2" 90* Elbow-CPVC CPVC Valve Adapters 1/2" NPT x 12" Flare Fittings 10" x 1/2" CPVC Pipe Teflon Tape

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Installing tub drain stopper and drain cover
    • Installing drain and traps
    • Completing supply line hookups, pipes, and hoses
    • Installing shower head and spout
    • Completing gas line hookup for stove/oven or gas dryer
    • Disassembling and reassembling hot and cold valves for standard bathroom faucet.
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  • Residential Wiring/Electrician

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    This desk-style workstation consists of a built-in locking tool drawer and a removable wiring activity/work panel, built-in lock/key, covered storage container, and power strip. Students learn about basic electricity; how electricity is generated and transferred to homes; and how it travels around the home to be used. They have a hands-on work experience as a residential electrician, routing wire and hooking up electrical fixtures.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses #2 Phillips Screwdriver 3/16 Screwdriver 1/8 Screwdriver 16' Tape Measure Wire Stripper 6" Needle Nose Pliers 6" Linesman Pliers 12 Volt Test Light Cable Ripper Aprons 12 Volt Power Supply 3 Prong Pig Tail Plug 2 Button Doorbell Kit Power Supply Enclosure Octagon Boxes Electrical Boxes 15 Amp Breakers Bulb Socket w/ Plug End Wire Nuts Ground Screws Single Pole Switches Outlets Switch Cover Plates Outlet Covers Plastic Light Fixtures Octagon Box Covers Doorbell Wire Romex 14-2 12 Volt Light Bulbs

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Identifying types of wires
    • Identifying types of electrical boxes
    • Running wire from service panel to electrical components
    • Connecting wires to complete circuit
    • Wiring a 3-way circuit
    • Wiring a doorbell circuit
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  • Roofer

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    This desk-style workstation consits of a wooden framed mock-up of ½ of a gable roof with removable deck boards with tool box and equipment stored inside the desk. Locking tool box, lock/key, and power strip. Students learn about various roof types, equipment and materials, and then shingle a section of roof according to building codes. They also explore a variety of tasks in roofing materials (other than metal) to make them waterproof including composition shingles or sheets, wood shingles and asphalt and gravel.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Aluminum Straight Edge Safety Glasses Aprons Flat Bar Roofers Hammer Staple Gun Tack Puller Tool Pouch with Belt Utility Knife Aviation Snips Tape Measure Drip Edge Roofing Nails 1/4" Staples Shingle Bundles 15# Tar Paper 2 Additional Deck Boards

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Cutting and installing drip edge
    • Measuring and cutting shingles
    • Installing row of starter shingles
    • Installing rake edges
    • Shingling entire roof
    • Tearing down roof
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  • Sheet Metal

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    This locking desk workstation consists of a see-through lift-top, built-in lock/key, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Students layout and fabricate an item made of sheet metal. Using professional tools, they practice laying out, cutting to size, bending and riveting of sheet metal in fabrication.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Aprons Sheet Metal Break Hole Punch Ruler File File Card Tinners Hammer Rivet Gun Aviation Snips Center Punch Awl Holding Frame Template Marking Jig Gloves 24" x 1/2" x 18" Sheet Metal 24" x 7 3/4" x 12" Sheet Metal Strips 1/8" x 1/4" Rivets

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Layout
    • Measuring
    • Punching
    • Bending
    • Cutting
    • Filing
    • Riveting
    • Hammering

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  • Telecommunications Technician

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    This stand-up workstation consists of a see-thru locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students install and test telephone and cable television wiring and equipment. Students explore a variety of job tasks in installing, connecting, and testing telephone and cable television wiring and equipment, using professional materials and methods.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands-on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Hammer Tape Measure Cable Crimper Wire Stripper Data/Phone Cable Stripper Needle Nose Pliers Side Cutter 3/16" Screwdriver Punchdown Tool Staple Gun Inductive Amplifier Tone Generator Aprons Modular Jacks Multiport Wall Mounts Ground Clamp Ground Wire Snap-In IDC Jacks Snap-In Coaxial Cable Jacks Bridge Clips 3-Pair UTP Telephone Cable Coaxial RG-6 TV Cable RG-6 Connectors 3/8" Cable Staples

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Wiring a punch block using a punch down tool
    • Measuring, cutting, running, and stapling telephone cable
    • Making connections at voice line jacks
    • Testing phone line using tone generator and inductive amplifier
    • Measuring, cutting, running, and clipping coaxial cable
    • Making cable connections at a punch block and snap-in cable connector
    • Making DSL connections at a punch block and snap-in jack
    • Disassembling telephone, data, and cable telephone circuitry

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  • Tile Setter

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    This stand-up workstation consists of a see-thru locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students learn how to apply tile to walls, floors, and ceilings. Workstation includes instruction in spreading mastic and adhesive base and in cutting, arranging, and setting tile. Students explore a variety of job tasks in setting a small section of tile on a piece of masonite by using the same tools and materials used by a tile-setter. The student becomes acquainted with various methods of tile application and the skills required.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Paper Towel Holder Paper Towel Can Opener Measuring Spoon Notched Mastic Trowel Grout Float Water Container Grout Container Mixing Container Aprons Tile Container Tile Cutter Sponge 2 x 2 Ceramic Tile in 3 Color 3" x 3" Sheets of 1" x 1" Ceramic Tiles Grout Mastic Hardboard Panels

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Planning design
    • Spreading mastic
    • Applying tile
    • Mixing and applying grout
    • Cleaning and finishing surface

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  • Wall Coverings Installer

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    This stand-up workstation consists of a see-thru locking tool cabinet, padlock/key, supply drawer, and power strip. Students calculate the amount of wall covering material needed, prepare the surface and install the covering on a section of wall. Using professional paperhanger tools students explore a variety of tasks in preparing the surface to be covered, including removing old wall coverings, measuring the area to be covered, cutting a length from the roll and carefully positioning the patterns to match.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects, and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.


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    Materials Include:

    Safety Glasses Paint Brush Claw Hammer Can Opener Metric Ruler Chalk Line Utility Knife Smoothing Brush Seam Roller Wall Scraper Carpenter Pencil Sanding Block Aprons Cutting Board Drop Cloth Mixing Stick Sponge Plastic Tray Plastic Bucket Water Based Wall Size Sealer Rolls of Pre-pasted Strippable Wallpaper 80 Grit Sandpaper

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Measuring
    • Matching patterns
    • Hanging paper
    • Making seams, inside corner, and outside corner
    • Making a cutout for electrical outlet
    • Preparing surface

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  • Welder

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    This locking desk workstation comes with a see-through lift-top, built-in lock/key, inside of workstation is completely lined with metal for safety, 24" fluorescent light, and power strip. Activities include pattern selection, cutting, bending, assembly, arrangement of holding devices, brazing, welding and torch cutting of metal. Each student will take home a project completed at this workstation.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum manual is provided in a three-ring binder, with pages contained in page protectors. Easy to follow step by step activities are highlighted using full color photographs. Once introduced to career related information (job description, education and training requirements, job prospects and income ranges) the student begins a "hands on" work experience, using professional tools of the trade to complete projects or tasks.  Pre and post tests, worksheets, answer sheets, and instructor's guide.

    Materials Include:

    Cylinder Holder Acetylene Cylinder Acetylene Regulator Oxygen Cylinder Oxygen Regulator Welding Hose Welding Torch Head Cutting Torch Head Spark Ignitor Safety Glasses Aprons Welders Coat Welders Gloves Skull Caps Welders Helmet Goggles Fire Bricks Metal Ruler Linesman Pliers Tank Wrench Torch Tip Cleaner Can Opener Mounted Vise Bending Jig Welding Jig Assembly Jig Brazing Flux Containers 1/2" Washers 3/8" Hex Nuts 1/16" Brazing Rod 1/16" Copper Coated Rod 1/8" Copper Coated Rod 3/32" Copper Coated Rod

    Hands-On Activities Include:

    • Designing welding projects
    • Cutting required metal parts
    • Bending and forming parts on jigs
    • Setting up holding assembly for brazing parts
    • Lighting torch and adjusting flame
    • Cleaning and fluxing parts
    • Brazing parts into finished project
    • Cutting metal with torch in specified pattern
    • Torching shutdown and tank shutoff

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