Dec 01, 2021  
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APR 170 - Introduction to Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

4 Credit(s)

Designed for Oregon state-recognized apprentices employed in the sheet metal trade. The course content will include introduction to the sheet metal trade, trade terminology, safe working habits, and basic tools and equipment for forming and installing sheet metal air ducting. Students will obtain a basic understanding of duct layout principles.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the opportunities in the sheet metal trade.

2. Understand basic safety and terminology in the sheet metal trade.

3. Identify the tools and machinery used in the sheet metal trade.

4. Identify different types of sheet metal, material, and fasteners common to the sheet metal trade.

5. Demonstrate how to use patterns, draw for pattern drafting, and cut sheet metal.

6. Demonstrate how to punch, drill and rivet sheet metal; fold edges and make seams.

7. Understand turning, burring, and raising sheet metal as well as forming, crimping, beading, and grooving sheet metal.

8. Understand parallel line development and radial line development.

9. Identify how sheet metal is used in the building trade.

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