Sample Mechanical Systems Technician Course Map

This sample course map represents the structured approach used to build the skills needed to be a well prepared 21st century Mechanical Systems Technician. This path of Related Training & Instruction (RTI), combined with hands on application, will prepare the apprentice to successfully complete the 3 to 4 years of required On-the-Job (OJT) training. 

Maintenance Fundamentals Courses

101 - Reading Blueprints
102 - Reading Schematics and Symbols
103 - Mathematics in the Plant
104 - Making Measurements
105 - Metals in the Plant
106 - Nonmetals in the Plant
107 - Hand Tools
108 - Portable Power Tools
109.1 - Industrial Safety and Health
110 - Troubleshooting Skills

Mechanical Systems Courses

301 - Basic Mechanics
302 - Lubricants and Lubrication
303.1 - Power Transmission Equipment
304 - Bearings
305 - Pumps
306 - Piping Systems
307 - Basic Hydraulics
308 - Hydraulic Troubleshooting
309 - Basic Pneumatics
310 - Pneumatic Troubleshooting

Ammonia Refrigeration Courses

462 - Positive-Displacement Compressors

Building & Grounds Maintenance Courses

361 - Introduction to Carpentry
362 - Constructing the Building Shell
363 - Finishing the Building Interior
366 - Flat Roof Maintenance
367 - Plumbing Systems Maintenance
374 - Locks and Key Systems

Energy Conservation Courses

376 - Energy Conservation Basics
377 - Energy Losses in Buildings
378 - Heating/Cooling System Efficiency
379 - Mechanical Energy Conservation
380 - Electrical Energy Conservation

Foundations of Technology Course

391 - Force and Motion

Industrial Hazard Control Course

151 - Chemical Hazards: OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard

Machine Shop Practices Courses

315 - Machine Shop Practice
316 - Machine Shop Turning Operations
317 - Machine Shop Shaping Operations
323 - Machine Shop Job Analysis
324 - Lathe- Turning Work Between Centers
325 - Lathe-Machining Work in a Chuck
326 - Basic Milling Procedures
327 - Indexed Milling Procedures
328 - Multiple-Machine Procedures

Machine Tool Series Courses

161 - Measurements
162 - Basic Hand Tools
163 - Work Planning and Setup
164 - Metal Cutting Fundamentals
165 - Cutting Tools I
166 - Cutting Tools II

Material Handling Systems Course

331 - Bulk-Handling Conveyors

Mechanical Maintenance Applications Courses

341 - Mechanical Drive Maintenance
342 - Mechanical and Fluid Drive Systems
343 - Bearing and Shaft Seal Maintenance
344 - Pump Installation and Maintenance
345 - Maintenance Pipefitting
346 - Tubing & Hose System Maintenance
347 - Valve Maintenance/Piping System Protection

Packaging Machinery

311 - Introduction to Packaging
313 - Casing Machinery

Process Control Instrumentation Courses

271 - Introduction to Process Control

Rigging & Equipment Installation Courses

318 - Industrial Rigging
319 - Equipment Installation

Robotics Course

501 - Introduction to Robotics

Welding Courses

416 - Blueprint Reading for Welders
417 - Welding Principles
418 - Oxyfuel Operations
419 - Arc Welding Operations

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