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Course Descriptions

APR101 Trade Skills Fundamentals
Introduces the apprenticeship industry and the requirements necessary to enter an apprenticeship program. Includes employment and industry opportunities, and base construction and maintenance skills used in various crafts. Examines concepts in safety. Covers use of trade vocabulary, math, hand and power tools, blueprint reading, basic rigging, and basic principles of resume writing. Offered as needed
4 Credits

APR102 Advanced Trade Skills Fundamentals
Presents the second term of the Trade Skills Fundamentals courses. For registered youth apprentices in the construction trades. Covers CPR and First Aid, applied mathematics for limited maintenance electricians and millwrights, and print reading and construction drawings. Prerequisite: APR101 with a grade of C or better; or recommendation of Registered Youth Apprenticeship Committee; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
4 Credits

APR104 TSF: Introduction to Plumbing Trade
Introduces basic plumbing practices and completion of minor repairs. Covers tools, safety, materials, codes, and plumbing career opportunities. Does not require previous knowledge or skill in plumbing. Upon successful completion, students may acquire points for selection in the plumbing apprenticeship trade. Su
4 Credits

APR105 Electrical Trade Skills Fundamentals
Introduces students to work tasks in the electrical construction industry. Covers basic electrical concepts and building basic circuits using the physical components of electrical systems. Focuses on the use of electrical trade tools, equipment, and materials relevant to constructing wiring projects. Offered as needed
4 Credits

APR105A Electrical Level 1A
Covers hand bending, fasteners, and anchors; electrical theory; electrical test equipment; and introduces the National Electrical Code. Prerequisite: MTH020 or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or APR101; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.) F
2 Credits

APR105B Electrical Level 1B
Covers raceways, boxes, fittings, and conductors; introduces electrical blueprints, commercial and industrial wiring, and residential wiring. Prerequisite: MTH020 or equivalent course as determined by instructor; or APR101; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W, Sp, Su
2 Credits

APR116A Millwright Apprenticeship-Basic Electricity 1A
Covers basic electrical theory, safety procedures, electrical equipment, installation, electrical schematic, electricity measurements, and the industrial applications of AC/DC motors. Offered as needed.
5 Credits

APR153A Electrician Apprenticeship Fundamentals
Provides training for the inside wire electrician apprentice. Includes trade history and concepts, trade math, basic electrical DC theory, and an introduction to the National Electrical Code. Prerequisite: MTH070 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR153B Electrician Apprenticeship AC/DC Circuits
Provides training for the inside wire electrician apprentice. Covers mathematical formulas of equations, basic AC theory, use of test equipment, and applicable National Electrical Code. Includes safety procedures, first aid, and CPR. Prerequisite: APR153A with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR153C Electrician Apprenticeship Measurements
Covers first year, Area II, of the inside wireman apprenticeship-related training. Includes direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) electrical theory, practical residential wiring, and related National Electrical Code study. Prerequisite: APR153B with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR153D Electrician Apprenticeship Theory
Presents training for the inside wire electrical apprentice. Includes requirements for wiring and installation of electrical devices, auxiliary gutters, raceways, fuses and over-current devices, wire devices, hazardous locations, busways, residential calculation, and applicable National Electrical Code. Prerequisite: APR153C with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR153E Electrician Apprenticeship Wiring and Print Reading
Provides training for the inside wire electrical apprentice. Includes requirements for wiring and installation of electrical devices, auxiliary gutters, raceways, fuses and over-current devices, and wire devices. Covers hazardous locations, busways, residential calculation, and applicable National Electrical Code. Prerequisite: APR153D with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR153F Electrician Apprenticeship Residential Installation
Includes requirements for wiring and installation of electrical devices, auxiliary gutters, raceways, fuses, and over-current devices. Covers hazardous locations, busways, residential calculation, and application of National Electrical Code sections for inside wire electrician apprentices. Prerequisite: APR153E with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR156A HVAC/R Apprenticeship Fundamentals 1
Focuses on general construction safety, use of hand and power tools, and construction math using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, ratio proportion, percent, geometry, and math applications in measurement. Introduces basic electricity concepts. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. F
5 Credits

APR156B HVAC/R Apprenticeship Fundamentals 2
Focuses on developing a basic understanding of heating, cooling and associated piping. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR156A with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR156C HVAC/R Apprenticeship Fundamentals 3
Focuses on soldering and brazing, bending and flaring tubing and steel piping. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR156B with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR156D HVAC/R Apprenticeship Intermediate 1
Focuses on the principals of AC power, functionality of refrigeration compressors, characteristics and use of refrigerants and oils; and leak detection, evacuation, recovery, and charging refrigerant systems. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR156C with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR156E HVAC/R Apprenticeship Intermediate 2
Focuses on various types of metering devices and their effects; operation fundamentals of heat pumps; inspection and maintenance of HVAC/R systems; principles of combustion; and various venting types and designs. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR156D with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR156F HVAC/R Apprenticeaship Intermediate 3
Focuses on HVAC ducting types and principles; various types and designs of commercial airside systems; indoor air quality design and application; and hydronic systems. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR156E with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR158A Plumber Apprenticeship Fundamentals
Introduces related training for the plumber apprentice in trade theory and practices. Includes an introduction to the trade, basic math, related science, plumbing code, blueprint reading, first aid and CPR. Prerequisite: Indentured apprentice or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR158B Plumber Apprenticeship Math and Print Reading
Continues related training for the plumber apprentice to study theory and trade practices. Includes mathematics, installation practices, related plumbing code, health and safety, and blueprint reading and sketching. Prerequisite: APR158A with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR158C Plumber Apprenticeship Pipe Sizing
Provides training for the plumber apprentice in the interpretation of plumbing code theory and practice. Focuses on current national plumbing code and Oregon amendments. Prerequisite: APR158B with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR158D Plumber Apprenticeship Basic Installation
Continues related training and trade practices for the plumber apprentice. Includes installation and related codes, safety and CPR, welding and brazing, and blueprint reading. Prerequisite: APR158C with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR158E Plumber Apprenticeship Occupancy
Continues theory and trade practices for the plumber apprentice. Includes single occupancy installation and code, trade math calculations and related sources, properties of water, pressure and testing, and single occupancy. Prerequisite: APR158D with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR158F Plumber Apprenticeship Advanced Waste Water Systems
Covers theory and trade practices for plumber apprentices. Includes installation standards (I.S.) and reviews. Focuses on 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC). Prrerequisite: APR158E with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR166A Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Fundamentals
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes introduction to the trade, terminology, tools, mathematics, safety, fasteners, rigging, and hoisting. Prerequisite: Indentured apprentice; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR166B Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Fundamentals of Drawings
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheet metal trade. Includes layout and fabrication of common fittings and SMACNA standards. Prerequisite: APR166A with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR166C Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Fundamentals of Layout
Presents related training consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes advanced sheet metal calculations, an introduction to architectural sheet metal, blueprint reading and layout of common fittings. Prerequisite: APR166B with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR166D Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Basic Installation
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheet metal trade. Includes common layout methods, roof drainage components, and miscellaneous ventilation fittings. Prerequisite: APR166C with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR166E Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Architectural Systems
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheet metal trade, including fabrication of roof drainage components and HVAC ductwork. Prerequisite: APR166D with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR166W Welding Processes for Apprenticeship
Introduces the fundamentals of shield metal arc welding, oxyacetylene welding and cutting, metallic inert gas (MIG) welding, and arc-air procedures. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Sheet Metal Apprenticeship program; or consent of instructor. W
4 Credits

APR216G Millwright Apprenticeship-Machine Shop 3A
Covers basic machine tool practices, bench work, engine lathes, vertical and horizontal mills, precision grinding, tool room operations, and elements of production work. Prerequisite: APR116F. Offered as needed,
5 Credits

APR216H Millwright Apprenticeship-Machine Shop 3B
Stresses advanced machine tool practices, drafting, bench work, engine lathes, vertical and horizontal mills, precision grinding, tool room operations, and production work. Prerequisite:APR216G. Offered as needed.
5 Credits

APR216I Millwright Apprenticeship-Drafting 3C
Covers the use of mathematical calculations to determine circular, linear, area and volume measurements, drafting terminology, characteristics of various types of drawings, drafting symbols, and blueprint interpretation. Prerequisite:APR216H. Offered as needed.
5 Credits

APR216J Millwright Apprenticeship-Hydraulic/Pneumatics 1 4A
Covers aspects of fluid power, manually and electrically-oriented directional valves, flow controls, pressure reducing devices fittings, and types of piping. Prerequisites: APR216I. Offered as needed.
5 Credits

APR216K Millwright Apprenticeship-Hydraulic/Pneumatics 2 4B
Presents advanced aspects of fluid power, electrically-oriented directional valves, flow controls, pressure reducing devices fittings, and types of piping. Prerequisite:APR216J. Offered as needed.
5 Credits

APR216L Millwright Apprenticeship-Rigging 4C
Explores the evolution of rigging systems and the mathematics of rigging. Covers basic system principles, rope tying techniques, and mobile and stationary crane operations. Prerequisite: APR216K. Offered as needed.
5 Credits

APR253G Electrician Apprenticeship Safety and Code
Provides training for the inside wire electrical apprentice. Covers applied electrical theory, residential and commercial wiring practices, busways, motor fundamentals application and the National Electrical Code. Prerequisite: APR153F with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.
5 Credits

APR253H Electrician Apprenticeship Motors and Controls
Focuses on understanding the sequence of operations for heat pumps, gas and oil furnaces, and HVAC accessories.. Designed for Oregon state recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR253G with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR253I Electrician Apprenticeship Fiber Optics
Covers applied electrical theory, residential and commercial wiring practices, busways, and motor fundamentals. Applies National Electrical Code for inside wire electrician apprentices. Prerequisite: APR253H with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR253J Electrician Apprenticeship-Math and Test Equipment
Offers related training for the inside wire electrical apprentice. Includes trade history, safety and first aid, blueprint reading, commercial and residential calculations, wiring methods, related theory, and applicable National Electrical Code. Prerequisite: APR253I with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR253K Electrician Apprenticeship-Voltage
Offers training for the inside wire electrician apprentice. Includes a thorough review of the National Electrical Code publications. Focuses on theory and application of motor controls, solid state fundamentals, special termination, layout, hazardous locations, and transformer locations. Prerequisite: APR253J with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR253L Electrician Apprenticeship-Code and Test Preparation
Covers a thorough review of the National Electrical Code books for the inside wire electrician apprentice. Includes theory and application of motor controls, solid state fundamentals, special termination, layout, hazardous locations and transformer locations. Prerequisite: APR253K with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR256G HVAC/R Apprenticeship-Intermediate 4
Focuses on operational sequences of HVAC controls, basic refrigeration concepts, and compressor replacement. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR156F with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR256H HVAC/R Apprenticeship-Intermediate 5
Focuses on understanding the sequence of operations for heat pumps, gas and oil furnaces, and HVAC accessories.. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR256G with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR256I HVAC/R Apprenticeship-Intermediate 6
Focuses on identifying variable refrigerant flow, hydronic and steam heating systems; troubleshooting retail refrigeration systems; and the importance of appropriate customer relation skills. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR256H with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR256J HVAC/R Apprenticeship-Advanced 1
Focuses on energy conservation methods and building management equipment, as well as indoor air quality and water treatment. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR256I with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR256K HVAC/R Apprenticeship-Advanced 2
Focuses on air balancing; procedures for system startup and shutdown; interpreting industry drawings and specifications; system design; and LEB test prep. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR256J with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR256L HVAC/R Apprenticeship-Advanced 3
Focuses on commercial and industrial refrigeration; alternative heating and cooling systems; and crew leadership. Designed for Oregon State recognized apprentices working in the HVAC/R trade. Prerequisite: APR256K with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR258G Plumber Apprenticeship-Residential Installation
Continues training for plumber apprentices in trade theory and practices. Includes installation of residential and commercial fixtures and appliances, use of mathematics related to gas and pipe sizing, 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Codes (OPSC), related science, and blueprint reading. Prerequisite: APR158F with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR258H Plumber Apprenticeship-Commercial Installation
Continues related training for the plumber apprentice in trade theory and practices. Includes commercial installation practices, related applied math and science, OSHA, safety, CPR, and Uniform Plumbing Code. Prerequisite: APR258G with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR258I Plumber Apprenticeship-Code
Covers theory and trade practices for plumber apprentices. Focuses on 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC), including: installing fixtures and appliances; reading blueprints; and interpreting plumbing code. Prerequisite: APR258H with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR258J Plumber Apprenticeship-Industrial Installation
Continues training for plumber apprentices to study theory and trade practices. Includes installation practices emphasizing industrial and institutional systems and service, blueprints of drainage and venting and special waste systems, mathematics of volume and pipe sizing, safety and sanitation, and applicable 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC). Prerequisite: APR258I with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR258K Plumber Apprenticeship-Basic Waste Water Systems
Provides training for plumber apprentices in trade theory and practices. Covers water supply protection, breaker valve assembly, heating systems, science of hydraulics, pumps and system performance and maintenance, shop and isometric drawings of systems and special components, and 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC). Includes an examination review. Prerequisite: APR258J with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR258L Plumber Apprenticeship-Code and Test Preparation
Covers theory and trade practices for plumber apprentices. Focuses on installation of waste systems, hydraulic theory, isometrics, and related 2017 Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code (OPSC). Includes exam review. Prerequisite: APR258K with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
3 Credits

APR266F Sheetmetal Apprenticeship-Applied Math
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes shop production and organization, estimating, field measuring and fitting, louvers, dampers, and access doors. Prerequisite: APR166E with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR266G Sheet Metal Apprenticeship-Triangulation and Fiberglass
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes fabrication, triangulation, fiberglass and PVC ducts. Prerequisite: APR266F with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR266H Sheetmetal Apprenticeship-Calculator Layout
Focuses on the use of the hand-held calculator to perform mathematical algebraic and trigonometric functions, as they apply to the sheetmetal layout concepts of HVAC fittings. Prerequisite: APR266G with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR266I Sheetmetal Apprenticeship-Radial Line Development
Presents related training materials consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes radial line development and fume and exhaust system design. Prerequisite: APR266H with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F
5 Credits

APR266J Sheetmetal Apprenticeship-Duct Sizing
Presents related training materials consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes air balance, duct design fundamentals, duct standards, associated equipment and refrigeration. Prerequisite: APR266I with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. W
5 Credits

APR266K Sheetmetal Apprenticeship-Job Site Management
Presents related training material consistent with the minimum skill requirements of the sheetmetal trade. Includes job site organization, time management, goal setting, dispute and/or conflict resolution, organizational techniques, and goals. Prerequisite: APR266J with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Sp
5 Credits

APR266L CAD for Apprenticeship
Incorporates hands-on experience with computer-aided drafting (CAD) software. Introduces standard graphics commands for two-dimensional drawings. Most students will use AutoCAD, but other general-purpose CAD software can also be used. F, W, Sp, Su
3 Credits

APR280A Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
1 Credits

APR280B Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
2 Credits

APR280C Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
3 Credits

APR280D Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
4 Credits

APR280E Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
5 Credits

APR280F Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
6 Credits

APR280G Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
7 Credits

APR280H Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
8 Credits

APR280I Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
9 Credits

APR280J Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
10 Credits

APR280L Cooperative Work Experience
Apprenticeship
12 Credits