NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Agricultural Mechanics - Wyoming Customized Test (8708)
September 2019 - Present.
Students will be able to: Understand appropriate use of clothing protection and personal protective equipment (PPE); Identify safe practices for fire and electrical dangers; Explain how to create a safe work environment; Recondition and maintain tools; Select appropriate hand and power tools; Use portable and stationary power tools; Understand combustion processes; Identify components of compact engines; Maintain compact engines; Perform safety inspections of equipment and accessories; Set up and operate for gas metal arc welding (GMAW) operations on mild steel; Apply oxyfuel welding and cutting processes and techniques; Set up and operate shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) on mild steel; Perform and identify proper joint positions, set-up, and welding rod selection; Identify metals according to type and shape; Interpret and plan projects with a bill of materials; Use basic math and measuring skills; Explain elements of electricity; Understand basic framing; Select, apply, and calculate for concrete application; Read, comprehend, and interpret technical materials and publications; Produce technical reports and research papers; Produce employment documents (e.g., resumé, cover letter); Identify careers in the agriculture industry.
NOCTI and NBS exams assess an individual's end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a performance component test to assess application of skills.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Agricultural Mechanics or Agricultural Maintenance (10/19). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.