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Sheet Metal Apprentice - ASHM


While no outlines currently exist for this course, below are the course learning outcomes/competencies.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Perform Safety-Related Functions
  • Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment
    • Use shop tools and equipment
    • Use gas metal arc welding (GMAW) equipment
    • Use shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) equipment
    • Use soldering and brazing equipment
  • Organize Work
    • Use trade-related documentation
    • Interpret drawings
    • Perform basic design and field modifications
  • Use Communication and Mentoring Techniques
  • Perform Pattern Development
    • Develop patterns using simple and straight line methods
    • Develop patterns using parallel line method
    • Develop patterns using radial line development
    • Develop patterns using triangulation method
  • Fabricate Sheet Metal Components for Air and Material Handling Systems
    • Fabricate ductwork, fittings and components
    • Fabricate material handling system components
  • Fabricate Architectural Sheet Metal Products
    • Select material for flashing, roofing, sheeting and cladding
    • Fabricate flashing, roofing, sheeting and cladding
  • Fabricate Products from Specialty Materials
  • Prepare Installation Site
    • Perform on-site measurements
    • Perform demolition for renovations
  • Install and Connect Chimneys, Breeching and Venting to Exhaust Appliances and Mechanical Equipment
    • Install chimneys
    • Connect appliances or mechanical equipment to chimney and breeching
    • Install high efficiency appliances and mechanical equipment
  • Install Air Handling Systems Components
    • Install air handling equipment
    • Install hangers, cables, braces and brackets
    • Install penetrations and sleeves
    • Install system component accessories
  • Install Material Handling System Components
  • Apply Thermal Insulation, Lagging, Cladding and Flashing
  • Perform Leak Testing, Air Balancing and Commissioning
  • Install Metal Roofing and Cladding/Siding Systems
  • Lay out roof and walls
    • Install insulation, isolation material and building envelop components
    • Install roofing, cladding/siding system components
    • Seal exposed joints
    • Install decking
  • Install Exterior Components
    • Prepare surface
    • Fasten exterior components
  • Install Specialty Products form Scheduled Maintenance

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2020

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