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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience

Laser/Optical Alignment (M119)


40 hours (1 week).

Mid-Central Illinois Regional Council of Carpenters –Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (MCIRCC-JATC) authorized instructional and work sites.

October 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: safely operate laser equipment according to OSHA regulations listed in 29 CFE-Part 1926.54; use Optalign Laser Alignment System to measure machinery alignment accuracy; and take readings using the Brunson Precision Optical Level. 


Major topics include: OSHA regulations and standards, laser equipment, machinery alignment, and proper use of hand and power tools. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).