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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Retired Courses

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:

International Training Institute for the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Industry, Fairfax, VA, and other ITI approved locations.

Length:

30 hours.

Dates:

April 2013 – October 2020. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: conform to and fully support the SMWIA Code of Excellence program; understand workflow processes; and apply lean principles and tools.

Instruction:

Major topics include: lean principles, workflow/batch processes, continuous improvement, lean techniques and tools, and the Last Planner System of the Lean Construction Institute. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, AV materials, quizzes, and projects.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Fundamentals of Operations Management (10/15).

Location:

International Training Institute for the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Industry, Fairfax, VA, and other ITI approved locations.

Length:

Version 1: 300 hours of classroom instruction and 4,000 hours of supervised practical experience over two years. Version 2: 431 hours of classroom instruction and 4,800 hours of supervised practical experience over three years.

Dates:

Version 1: April 2013 – September 2015. Version 2: October 2015 – October 2020.

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: safely design, fabricate, and install different types of signs; identify types of signs and lighting; discuss and use safety techniques when working on signs; identify and use sheet metal tools and equipment; discuss the advantages of various signage materials; utilize various drafting methods to create signs; use computer-based design technology; discuss and use various layout methodologies; create letters for signs; use basic soldering and welding techniques; and safely install and move signs using hoisting and rigging techniques.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: signs, safety, tools and equipment, materials, drafting, computers, layout, letters, soldering and welding, and installation. Methods of instruction include: lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Construction Materials, 3 semester hours in Industrial Health and Safety, 3 semester hours in Drafting, and 3 semester hours in Design and Layout of Signs for a total of 12 semester hours (10/15 administrative review). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Industrial Health and Safety, 3 semester hours in Drafting, 3 semester hours in Design and Layout of Signs, 3 semester hours in Tool and Equipment, 2 semester hours in Construction Materials, 2 semester hours in AutoCAD, 3 semester hours in Layout and Fabrication, 3 semester hours in Soldering and Welding, 3 semester hours in Hoisting and Rigging, and 1 semester hour in Installation and Maintenance for a total of 26 semester hours (10/15). 

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