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ERIC Number: ED537027
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 48
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7785-8166-6
Boilermaker: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 3809.1
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
The graduate of the Boilermaker apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) understand the principles of drafting; how drawings originate, their purpose and how to correctly interpret the information therein; (2) understand the use of each type of drawing, part work order sketches, materials lists and specification sheets; (3) layout from drawings to material; pattern development and template making; (4) relate to all applicable Codes and Regulations with reference to materials specifications, uses and safety for vessels of all types and the acceptable methods of construction for pressure vessels; (5) relate to metallurgy, structural shapes, plate, pipe and pipe fittings with respect to vessel components, ropes, wire and fibre types, uses of pipe and its respective fittings and materials used with pressure vessels, both metallic and non-metallic; (6) use hand tools and powered equipment in a proper and safe manner; (7) calculate material quantities; (8) perform a satisfactory operation with oxyfuel or electric arc welding equipment in order to facilitate this work; (9) relate to the work of other tradespeople in affiliated trades; and (10) perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry. Requirements for certification--including the content and delivery of technical training--are developed and updated by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on the recommendation of Boilermaker Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. This course outline contains the following sections: (1) First Period Technical Training; (2) Second Period Technical Training; and (3) Third Period Technical Training.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Identifiers - Location: Canada