Power Mechanics 1

  • Prerequisite Course(s): (Recommended) Principles of Technology or taken concurrently
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional):
  • Career Cluster Area: Industrial Engineering
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: American National Standards Institute
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with fundamental skills necessary to understand basic engine function and modern shop practices and procedures.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Safety and hazardous material
    2. Tools and equipment
    3. Fasteners and sealants
    4. Principles of operation
    5. Technical reading and writing
    6. Career opportunities
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Describe hazards found in power mechanics shop.OSHA Art 7-9HL AA6B3 E8Health / SafetyPre / Post Test
2. Describe the correct use of fire extinguishers.OSHA Art 13HL AA6B3 E8Health / SafetyPre / Post Test
3. Describe proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste.OSHA Art 15HL AA6B3 E8Health / SafetyPre / Post Test
4. Demonstrate the functions of fasteners, gaskets, and sealants.ASE 6TechnicalLab Assignment
5. Demonstrate proper use and care of power mechanic tools and equipment.OSHA Art 8TechnicalLab Assignment
6. Explain operating principles of various engines and systems.ASE 6B4TechnicalLab Assignment
7. Demonstrate an ability to utilize fundamental troubleshooting skills.ASE 3A2B4TechnicalLab Assignment
8. Explain common power plant applications and auxiliary systems.ASE 1-8LA DB4TechnicalLab Assignment
9. Demonstrate effective technical reading and writing skills.R4 W2,3LA BA2TechnicalLab Assignment
10. Identify career opportunities in the power mechanics field.A3 A4 B2D5TechnicalLab Assignment

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