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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

GE Familiarization (MWT233)

35 hours (1 week).
The New York City District Council of Carpenters, 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY.

March 2007 - May 2023.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the components, terminology and operations associated with the GE Combustion Turbine; discuss the type and methods of inspection used; discuss the basics of GE turbine installation; work with a generator rotor; discuss how precision optical levels are used in turbine installation and repair; perform the two-peg test; and read blueprints at a basic level


This course covers turbine components, inspection procedures, factors affecting turbine life, troubleshooting standard procedures and turbine installation using precision optical instruments. Topics include: principles of operation; component identification and function; simple and combined cycle methods; auxiliary systems and maintenance path procedures. Students practice optical instruments usage and perfect the two-peg test in preparation for the hands-on training at the Carpenters International Training Center in Las Vegas.

Credit recommendation: 

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