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APR105 (0 credits)
Apprenticeship: Credit for Prior Certification
Credit awarded for documented work-based learning for registered apprentices and journey persons.

APR107A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Basics
The course provides an introduction of the fundamentals of refrigeration, common refrigeration tools and materials, as well as basic refrigeration systems, compression systems and compressors. The course also includes Basic First Aid. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR107B (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration
Covers the introduction and fundamentals of refrigeration that includes: refrigerant controls; domestic refrigerators and freezer; service and installation of small hermetic system; commercial system; hazard communication and safe practices. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR107C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Safety and Environmental Controls
Includes refrigerant composition, recovery requirements and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules in HVAC. Students will gain the knowledge to successfully test for the required EPA Card.  Topics include: chlorofluorocarbon refrigerants (CFC) composition; refrigerant recovery, recycling and reclaiming; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Rules; EPA regulations/air conditioning and refrigeration; and preparation for testing for the EPA Certification Card. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR107D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Electrical Basics
The course includes basic electrical theory including OHM's Law, circuit schematics symbols, circuit characteristics, as it applies to DC and AC circuits in the HVAC industry. Topics include: electrical safety; electrical theory; electrical schematics and component symbols; electrical testing equipment/ meters; electrical-magnetic fundamentals. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR107E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Electrical Circuit I
The course includes components, symbols and circuitry of air conditioning wiring diagrams, alternating current power distribution, and voltage systems as it pertains to installation of heating, cooling and refrigeration systems. Components and operation of the basic electrical motor will be included. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR107F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Electrical Circuit II
This course covers common control components found in HVAC systems. Specific devices include contactors, relays and overloads, thermostats, pressure switches and other electric control devices, and heating control devices. Prerequisite:
Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR111A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Introduction to Plumbing Skills
Provides an introduction to plumbing materials and tools encountered in the plumbing trade, and their safe usage. On successful completion students will be able to identify common tools and materials and explain their use. Apprentices will know how to use MSDS as a tool read and create simple blueprints, and locate ORS and OARs that impact plumbing applications and licensed plumbers. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR111B (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Plumbing Principles I
Provides the plumbing apprentice with knowledge to combine appropriate tools with materials required for the job. Students will use math and science principles in completion of plumbing tasks. Intermediate blueprint reading skills will be included in the course. An overview of fixture types, operation of water heaters and other hot water systems along with characteristics of water in pressure piping will be included. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR111C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Plumbing Principles II
Upon satisfactory completion the student will be able to safely and efficiently use hand and power tools in the plumbing trade, render isometric drawings from blueprints, define the characteristics of water, select proper water pipe size, and explain the principle of backflow prevention and hot water heaters. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR111D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Mathematics of Plumbing and Commercial Drawing
Reviews methods for finding angles using the Pythagorean Theorem. Students will interpret and use civil, architectural, structural, mechanical plumbing and electrical drawings when installing plumbing systems. Techniques to create isometric drawings, material takeoffs and approved submittal data will be included. Methods are introduced for attaching and running DWV and water supply piping in relation to structural elements and code requirements. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR111E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Water Piping and Fixture Installation
Includes techniques for installation and testing of water supply piping, installation of basic plumbing fixtures and an introduction to the principles of electricity common to plumbing-related electrical applications. Code requirements will be included for each section. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR111F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Installation of DWV Systems and Water Heaters
Gives the apprentice the knowledge to install a complete drain, waste and vent (DWV) system, techniques for installing common drains according to code and review of types of valves and their applications. Identification, troubleshooting and repair of water heaters, fixtures and valves will also be included. The course is designed to provide the knowledge required to pass the Oregon Plumber Licensing Examination. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR116A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Basic Electricity
A one-term course intended to supplement on-the-job training with technical training required for trade comprehension, applications, and practices.  The apprentices will have a basic understanding of electrical theory, safety procedures when working with electrical equipment and installation, features of an electrical schematic, electricity measurements and industrial applications of AC and DC motors. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR116B (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Carpentry
Provides an overview of carpentry skills needed by the journeyman millwright. Topics include shop safety, hand, stationary and pneumatic tool operation, and construction methods. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR116C (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Power Transmission
Provides an overview of carpentry skills needed by the journeyman millwright. Topics include shop safety, hand, stationary and pneumatic tool operation, and construction methods. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR116D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Boilers
The course provides the apprentice with technical training required for trade-specific comprehension, application, and practice in the operation and maintenance of boilers. The course supplements the skills and experience in required on-the-job training. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR116E (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Welding I
This course is intended to supplement on-the-job welding experience by enhancing the apprentice's knowledge, understanding, and views of commonly used cutting and welding processes encountered as a journeyman Millwright. Special emphasis will be placed on safety, maintenance of equipment, and fabrication on the worksite. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR116F (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Welding II
Welding II is a comprehensive one term training for advanced apprentices who have completed Welding I and have on-the job welding experience. Course will enhance the apprentice's knowledge and ability to complete cutting and welding processes requiring more knowledge and skill. This class will meet the safety, maintenance and fabrication needs of a journeyman millwright. Prerequisites: Registered Apprentice with the Southern Oregon Millwright JATC; APR116E.

APR118A (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Introduction to Sheet Metal
Apprentices will properly apply job site safety practices and show competence in the use of basic drafting equipment and fabricating equipment to lay out and fabricate basic sheet meal projects in the classroom on paper and in the shop in metal. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South-Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR118B (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Duct Lay Out
The course topics include measurement of materials, lay out and fabrication of basic duct work using the parallel line method and mathematical formulas. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR118C (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Parallel Line Development
This is an advanced course in lay out and fabrication of sheet metal projects using the parallel line method. Fittings will first be drawn on paper that includes all dimensions and specifications. The layout will be used as a pattern in fabrication the fitting. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South-Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR118D (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Applied Field Practices
The apprentice will select appropriate screws, bolts, rivets and other fasteners or hangers for specific sheet metal installation or fabrication applications. Special attention will be given to common filed installation practices. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR118E (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Architectural Sheet Metal
The apprentice will fabricate sheet metal gutter, flashings and roofing according to design specifications so that water will properly drain off of a structure without penetration. Instruction will include copper soldering techniques using copper soldering irons and bar solder. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR118F (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Round Fittings
The apprentice will lay out and fabricate round fittings using the following development methods: Radial line; Parallel line; and Triangulation. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC. 

APR120A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Boiler Operator: Introduction to Boiler Operation
The course provides an introduction to the safety considerations, theory, tools, machinery, mathematics, blueprint reading and their applications in energy generation. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Boiler Operators JATC. 

APR120B (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Boiler Operator: Mechanics of Steam Generated Power
The course provides the apprentice with an understanding of the thermodynamics of steam and the theory of combustion. Factors including air flow, gas removal, fuel characteristics, equipment design, and water chemistry will be included. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Boiler Operators JATC.

APR120C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Boiler Operator: Boiler Component Design and Operation
The course prepares the apprentice to conduct tests for water chemistry, proper installation of valves, steam traps, soot blowers, boiler startup and documentation of procedures and operation to assure efficient steam generation safely. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Boiler Operators JATC.

APR120D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Boiler Operator: Steam Turbine Operation
The course provides an overview of steam turbine design, applications and maintenance. The principles of basic electricity and motor control theory pertinent to power generation and transmission will be included. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Boiler Operators JATC.

APR120E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Boiler Operator: Instrumentation and Control Devices
The course introduces the apprentice to instrumentation and control devices used with various input/output mediums. Instruments required to take measurements in assessing the status of boiler operations will be introduced with detailed instruction of proper usage.  Safety and efficient operation of the boiler will be a consideration in all discussions of control devices. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Boiler Operators JATC.

APR120F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Boiler Operator: Installation and Operation of the Heating Boiler
The course will provide detailed construction, installation and maintenance information for heating, hot water, water tube, tubular and cast iron sectional boilers.  Topics will include refractors, insulation, fittings, controls, basic refrigeration and security in the plant. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Boiler Operators JATC.

APR127A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Electrical Theory I
Electrical Theory I is designed to familiarize the beginning electrical apprentice with both practical and theoretical aspects of electricity and electrical circuits. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR127B (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Electrical Theory II
Electrical Theory II is designed to familiarize the beginning electrical apprentice with more advanced aspects of electrical theory and math. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR127C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Electrical Theory III
Electrical Theory III is designed to familiarize the beginning electrical apprentice with advanced aspects of electrical theory, math, and power distribution. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice

APR127D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Advanced Electrical I
The course expands electrical theory to three phase circuits, function and operation of single and three phase transformers, DC motors and generators, one and three phase motors and alternators, and calculations required for operation of circuits and transformers. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR127E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Advanced Electrical II
This course is designed for the Inside Wireman Electrical Apprentice. Instruction includes Residential code calculations, motors, generators, transformers, blueprint reading, branch circuits, ampacity, and conduit fill. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR127F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Advanced Electrical III
This course is designed to increase understanding of formulas and tables used in calculating sizing of conductors, branch circuits, breakers and junction boxes. Applications will apply to single phase and three-phase loads. A variety of motor control circuit functions including two and three wire control, peripheral devices, interlocks, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) will be covered. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR129A (6 credits)
Apprenticeship/Aviation Overview
Serves as an overview of the aviation industry, regulations and technology. Four segments of the aviation industry will be targeted including: Aviation as a Career; FARS and Technical Publications; Basic Physics and Basic Aerodynamics; Weight and Balance; Ground Handling; Human Factors and Risk Management; Blueprints; Drawings, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Aviation JATC.

APR129B (6 credits)
Apprenticeship/Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics: Aircraft Systems I
Provides a detailed understanding of electronics with aviation applications. Six segments will be included: Aircraft Electrical Circuits test equipment and Fault Isolation; Repair/
Identification Damage and Broken Aircraft Electrical Wires; Cables and Connectors; Aircraft Hydraulic Systems; Landing Gear Systems; Aircraft Brake Systems and Aircraft Flotation Systems.  Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Aviation JATC.

APR129C (6 credits)
Apprenticeship/Aircraft Systems II
Provides a basic understanding of fixed wing and rotary wing systems and drive train. Seven segments will be included:  Propellers and Propeller Systems, Helicopter Power Train Systems, Aircraft Fuel Systems, Aircraft Fire Detection and Fire Protection Systems, Environmental Control Systems,
Anti-ice/De-ice Systems and Structural Material Identification. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Aviation JATC.

APR129F (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Basic Electrical Theory
The course will guide the student through the basics of electricity up through electrical systems in regards to aviation and aircraft. Special emphasis will be given to: Introduction to basic electricity, Chemical Energy, Aircraft Batteries, Magnetism, Types of electricity, Production of electricity, Electrical relationships, Ohms law, Direct Current electricity, Alternating Current electricity, Circuits and components, Electrical Motors, Generators and Aircraft Circuits. This course is designed to prepare for the FAA licensing examination. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Aviation JATC or properly registered student taking additional aviation related training.

APR207A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Systems I
This course is designed to develop the ability to perform residential/commercial heat-loss calculations for heating systems and size system components. Additional system topics will include: recharging a refrigeration system; service estimates; absorption and compression refrigeration system; and physical principles of air movement and humidity. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR207B (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Systems II
This course is designed to provide an understanding of special refrigeration systems and their applications, the fundamentals of air conditioning, basic heating and air conditioning systems and heating and humidification systems. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR207C (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Systems III
The course is a continuation of the systems series and includes cooling and dehumidifying systems, central air conditioning and heat pumps, solar energy systems, advanced air conditioning-heating systems, and automotive air conditioning. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR207D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Airflow and Systems Controls I
This course provides a review of basic refrigeration and A/C controls in preparation for determining ventilation requirements, calculating duct size, utilization of instruments in checking airflow and draft control. Control systems, control circuit diagrams and architectural blueprints will be used to make calculations. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR207E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Airflow and Systems Controls II
This course is an introduction to the primary concepts that lead to building controls systems including thermostats, pneumatic controls and microprocessor based/ Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems. Servicing, troubleshooting and troubleshooting procedures will be included. Prerequisite: Registered with the Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR207F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/HVAC: Operations and Systems Review
This course provides review of basic air conditioning, refrigeration, schematics, electrical components, building codes, service and troubleshooting fundamentals covered the during previous terms in preparation for the HVAC-JATC Journeyman's test. Prerequisite: Registered with the Rogue Valley HVAC/R JATC.

APR211A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Water Supply Systems
Provides applied math concepts that include geometry, instruction on how to size water piping in all applications and treatment of potable water for private and public water systems. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR211B (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Plumbing DWV and Compressed Air Systems
Covers sizing Drain, Waste, and Vent (DWV) piping as well as sizing storm drains, roof drains and roof storage and drainage systems. There will be coverage of sewage pumps and sump pumps which includes sizing, installations, troubleshooting and repair. The course will also cover compressed air line installation, sizing and troubleshooting. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR211C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Plumbing Backflow Prevention
Introduces the principles and hazards of backflow prevention, and reviews different types of vents that can be installed in a drain, waste and vent system. It also covers corrosive waste and reviews the safety issues and hazard communications. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR211D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Review of Oregon Plumbing Code
Provides a review of all Oregon state plumbing codes, OSHA rules and the use of mathematics in plumbing in preparation for taking the Oregon Plumber Licensing Examination (OPLE). Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR211E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Test Preparation I
Serves as the first of two designed to review all preceding plumbing apprenticeship classes to prepare for successful passage of the Oregon Plumbing Licensing Exam (OPLE). Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR211F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Test Preparation II
The second in a series designed to prepare the fourth year apprentice for taking the Oregon Plumber Licensing Examination (OPLE). Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Area V Plumbers JATC.

APR216A (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Machine Shop I
Provides an overview of carpentry skills needed by the journeyman millwright. Topics include shop safety, hand, stationary and pneumatic tool operation, and construction methods. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR216B (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Machine Shop II
Provides an overview of carpentry skills needed by the journeyman millwright. Topics include shop safety, hand, stationary and pneumatic tool operation, and construction methods. Prerequisites: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC and APR216A.

APR216C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwrights: Drafting
A one-term course that will supplement on-the-job training with technical training required for trade comprehension, applications, and practices. The course introduces the apprentices to basic mechanical drafting techniques. Topics include mathematical calculations used to determine circular, linear, area and volume measurements, drafting terminology, characteristics of various types of drawings, drafting symbols and blueprint interpretation. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR216D (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwrights: Hydraulics-Pneumatics I
This course will supplement on-the-job training with technical training required for trade comprehensive, application, and practices. A Vickers hydraulic training power unit is used to demonstrate different aspects of fluid power, which includes pumps, motors, cylinders, manually and electrically-operated directional valves, flow controls, pressure reducing devices, fittings, and various types of piping, hoses, etc. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR216E (2 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwrights: Hydraulics-Pneumatics II
The advanced Hydraulics-Pneumatics course is the second in a series designed to supplement on-the-job training with technical training required for trade comprehensive, application, and practices. A Vickers hydraulic training power unit is used to demonstrate advanced aspects of fluid power, which includes pumps, motors, cylinders, manually and electrically-operated directional valves, flow controls, pressure reducing devices, fittings, and various types of piping, hoses, etc. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Southern Oregon Millwright JATC; APR216D.

APR216F (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Millwright: Rigging
Prepares the apprentice to apply general and specific rigging applications on the work site that may include lifting and positioning equipment; using ropes, cables, hoists and cranes. Topics include: evolution of rigging systems; mathematics of rigging; basic system principles; rope tying techniques; real work situations; and mobile and stationary crane operation. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Jackson County Millwrights JATC.

APR218A (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Duct Design
The course will assist the apprentices to design duct systems to carry the air volume needed while maintaining static pressure and velocities while minimizing air turbulence. Topics included: Calculating cubic footage; Calculating area;
Calculating air flow; and Duct design. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR218B (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Field Math
The course will assist the apprentices in making geometric and trigonometric computations used in designing and fabricating sheet metal. Many of the practice calculations will be made in simulated field installations. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR218C (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Triangulation
The course assists the apprentice to lay out advanced sheet metal fittings using the triangulation method. Sample sheet metal fittings will be fabricated using metal forming equipment. Field installation scenarios will be used to practice computations. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR218D (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Industry Standard
The course assists the apprentice to read blue prints and interpret architectural specifications regarding specific tasks, installation, equipment, accessory and material. Letter designations and symbols will be explained and used to perform duct and flashing take-offs. Abbreviations, scheduling from blueprints and dimensional scale will be used to create a mechanical plan for a small residence. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR218E (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Specialty Items
The course assists the apprentice in performing layout and fabrication of: fiberglass duct and fittings; equipment cabinets; duct accessories; and specialty duct fittings. Instruction and practice using oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting equipment and soldering iron techniques will be conducted in the lab. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR218F (3 credits)
Apprenticeship/Sheet Metal: Advanced
Sheet Metal
The course provides the apprentice with the skills necessary to fabricate using MIG, TIG, ARC and Oxy-acetylene techniques. Practice in fabrication of projects using steel and aluminum requiring cutting and welding will be given. The final apprentice project will require design and fabrication of an individual project. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the South Central Oregon Sheet Metal JATC.

APR227A (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/National Electrical Code I
The first in a three-part series designed to familiarize the Electrical Apprentice with the current National Electrical Code (NEC) edition. Emphasis will include motor calculations, wire sizing, transformers and trade safety. All topics will include technical applications and NEC implications. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR227B (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/National Electrical Code II
The second in a three-part series designed to familiarize the Electrical Apprentice with the current National Electrical Code (NEC) edition. Emphasis within this course will include box and conduit fill, voltage drops, feeders, branch circuits and service calculations for commercial and residential installations. All topics will include technical applications and NEC implications. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR227C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/National Electrical Code III
The third in a three-part series designed to familiarize the Electrical Apprentice with the current National Electrical Code (NEC) edition. Emphasis within this course will include NEC lay-out, and grounding vs. bonding systems. All topics will include technical applications and NEC implications. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR227D (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Oregon Electrical License Preparation I
The first of three courses in a series designed to familiarize Apprentice Electricians with advanced test taking skills and increase their knowledge of the current electrical code. Emphasis will be on reviewing current code, calculations and formulas, practical electrical application and workplace safety. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR227E (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Oregon Electrical License Preparation II
The second of three courses designed to prepare the Apprentice Electrician to pass the Oregon Electrical licensing exam. Course serves as a review of current electrical code calculations using standard and optional methods, practical electrical applications and workplace safety practices. All testing will simulate the Oregon Electrical Licensing Examination. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR227F (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Oregon
Electrical License Preparation III
The third of three courses in a series designed to familiarize the Apprentice Electrician with advanced test taking skills and increase their knowledge of the current electrical code, with a major focus on Oregon Revised Statutes, Oregon Administrative Rules and the Oregon Addendums. The course will interpret NEC code article content, review electrical components and application characteristics, and clarify terminology including industry jargon. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice.

APR229A (6 credits)
Apprenticeship/Power Plant Systems and Flight Controls
Provides an understanding of power plant construction and systems including the basic reciprocating engine, its major sections, the axial and centrifugal flow compressors, and accessory section components. Instruction will concentrate on the characteristics and service requirements. Engine component replacement and tools/techniques for aircraft pressurization will be discussed. This course is in preparation for passing the FAA licensing examination and includes: basic engine major sections, engine component replacement, common hand tool usage, precision measuring equipment, safety locking devices, safety equipment and procedures, seal installation, hardware installation, corrosion inspection and preventive maintenance of reciprocating engines. The course also includes: basic engine major sections, axial and centrifugal flow compressors, accessory section component, distinguishing characteristics of the turboprop, turbo shaft, turbofan engine and auxiliary power plants of turbine engines. Engine replacement will be discussed including: common hand tool usage, precision measuring equipment, safety locking devices, safety equipment and procedures, seal installation, hardware installation, corrosion inspection and preventive maintenance. Other topics include: aircraft pressurization components and operation, aircraft pressurization equipment maintenance and safety, engine electrical / electronic controls and flight control systems. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Aviation JATC.

APR229B (6 credits)
Apprenticeship/Structural Inspection and Repair
Guides the student through the inspection and identification of a variety of aircraft structural damage while assessing the type of repair that is required to assure an airworthy repair. Special emphasis will be given to: Types and characteristics of materials in the metallic aircraft structure, repair procedures and required documentation as per the FAR's, general techniques of sheet metal repair, to include forming characteristics, rivet layout and installation, proper drilling techniques, use of sealants, specialized tools and precision instruments, cable identification, inspection and fabrication, composite material repairs, non-destructive testing, basics of welding theory, vibration analysis and balance theory. This course is designed to prepare for the FAA licensing examination. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with Southern Oregon Aviation JATC.

APR229C (4 credits)
Apprenticeship/Avionics
Introduces aviation electronics. Electronic systems designed for use on an aircraft will be the main topic with special attention to electrical operation in communications, navigation and the display and management of multiple systems. Prerequisite: Registered Apprentice with the Southern Oregon Aviation Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC).