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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Measuring Instruments (CSG-1020) 2. Basic Tools and Measurements (FMG-0103)

Formerly (CS102-0) and Formerly Basic Tools (FMG-0103) or Hand and Power Tools (CS101-0) or (CSG1010)
Location: 
Hellgate Training Center, 910 East 134th Street, Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Length: 

Course 1: 16 hours (2 days). Course 2, Version 1 and 2: 16 hours; includes 8 hours of supervised laboratory experience. Course 2, Version 3: 16 hours; includes 3 hours of supervised laboratory experience. Course 2, Version 4 and 5: 24 hours (3 days).

Dates: 

Course 1, June 1988 - Present.

Course 2, Version 1: May 1987 - December 1995. Course 2, Version 2: January 1996 - January 2001. Course 2, Version 3: February 2001 - November 2004. Course 2, Version 4: December 2004 - November 2003. Course 2, Version 5: December 2003 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the fundamental principles of measuring length, weight, volume, pressure, temperature and time; explain the English and metric measurement systems and define the units of length, weight, volume, pressure, temperature and time; identify and describe the proper use of the machinist's rule, folding rule, tape rule, depth rule, torque wrench, combination squares, various calipers, and dividers; identify and read temperature gauges, pressure gauges and switches, oil level gauges, vacuum gauges, compound gauges; explain use, care and calibration of vernier calipers, inside and outside micrometers, telescoping gauges, dial indicators and fixed gauges; identify and describe the use of voltage testers, continuity testers, multimeters, megohmmeters, low resistance ohmmeters, ammeters, galvanometers, high voltage test sticks; describe the general safety procedures for using electrical measuring instruments and test sets; and identify and describe the uses of oil test sets and dew scopes. Course 2, Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and describe the uses of punches, files, hacksaws, reamers, taps, dies; pipe, strap and chain wrenches; vises, pneumatic drills; portable electric drills, grinders; and list safety practices associated with pneumatic and electric drills and grinders. Course 2, Version 2:  Students will be able to: identify and describe the uses of punches, files, hacksaws, reamers, taps, dies; pipe, strap and chain wrenches; vises, pneumatic drills; portable electric drills, grinders. Course 2, Version 3 and 4: Students will be able to: identify and describe the uses of punches, files, hacksaws, reamers, taps, dies; pipe, strap and chain wrenches; vises; portable electric drills; bench and portable grinders. Course 2, Version 5: All objectives of earlier versions; in addition, students will be able to: use appropriate measuring instruments to measure length, inside diameter, outside diameter, and angle.

Instruction: 

Course 1: Major topics include: English and metric systems; thermometers; rules; calipers; torque wrenches; gauges; micrometers; telescoping gauges; dial indicators; fixed gauges; voltage testers; continuity testers; multimeters; megohmmeters; low resistance ohmmeters; ammeters; galvanometers; high voltage test sets; oil test sets; dew scopes. Course 2, Version 1, 2, 3 and 4: Major topics include: tool safety; punches; files; hacksaw blades and use; reamers; thread cutting tools; wrenches; vises; portable electric drills; grinders; grinding wheels. Course 2, Version 5: Same content as all earlier versions; in addition, use and reading of machinist's rule, inside calipers, outside calipers, and protractors.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Electrical Construction and Plant Maintenance, Electronic Service Technology, or Plant Utilities Maintenance (4/91) (5/96 revalidation) (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation). NOTE: Course 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit.

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