This course develops apprentice skills regarding metallurgic concepts. Apprentices will compare various metals and their applications, apply metallurgic techniques to work processes, test metals for hardness, and examine heat treating applications.
Attendees of this class will learn how to operate a chainsaw safely and use proper felling techniques. Class begins reviewing OSHA rules and regulations and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Learners will then cover chainsaw operation, mechanics, and maintenance. In the afternoon, the class will move out into the field to learn about the mechanics of a tree and a cutting demonstration.
Course examines both preventative and predictive maintenance concepts as they apply to millwright work processes and machine maintenance. Apprentices will develop skills related to assessing machine conditions and faults based on both preventative and predictive maintenance.
This course was formerly the C-9 module for the MMMP apprenticeship. It provides instruction to apprentices concerning many aspects of inspecting, servicing, and troubleshooting pneumatic systems and components. Apprentices will learn safety related issues and be taught proper safety procedures for working with pneumatic systems and components.
Green Awareness for the MMMP Trades examines how green projects and sustainable manufacturing initiatives relate to energy efficiency, energy consumption, waste reduction, and changing work processes for the MMMP related trades. Priorities related to cost awareness, energy efficiency, predictive and preventative maintenance, new materials, bearing maintenance, and precision laser alignment are included in this course. Each competency can stand alone and be added to existing modules in the paid related instruction program, or the course can be delivered in its entirety as a new module in the curriculum. Estimated hours shown with each competency are intended to guide educators and employers with planning, and may be modified to meet local needs.
Course examines drive transmission systems and their applications, including roller chains. Apprentices will develop skills inspecting power transmission systems and troubleshooting mechanical drive systems.
Course introduces principles of vacuum systems and interpreting vacuum system schematics. Apprentices will then develop skills related to installing, repairing, replacing and applying troubleshooting principles to vacuum systems and components. Course examines preventative maintenance techniques commonly used on the job.