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New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

Introduction to USPS Bulk Mail (MWT311)

Location: 
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.
Length: 

Version 1 and  2: 35 hours (1 week).

Dates: 
Version 1: March 2007 - October 2013. Version 2: November 2013 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 or 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the functions of conveyor systems in bulk mailing operations; use precision measurement and perform tool use tasks required for building and installing conveyor systems; and use precision optical instruments to correctly set machinery elevation.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: This course introduces apprentices to the installation and maintenance of conveyor systems. Millwrights install and repair conveyors used in bulk mailing operations, such as the U.S. Postal Service, Fed Ex and UPS. Millwrights also work with conveyors in other settings, such as airports, sewage treatment plants and retail distribution centers. Apprentices completing this course learn the basics of conveyor terminology, installing and repairing both belt and monorail conveyors and associated precision measurement and leveling tasks.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Millwright or Construction Technology (11/08). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright or Construction Technology (11/13 revalidation) (1/19 revalidation). 

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