Core Curriculum Trainee Guide, 2004 Revision, Perfect Bound

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  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: PEARSONAW
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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Introduction to Blueprints, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, Employability Skills.Instructor SupplementsInstructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at http://oasis.pearson.com . For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at http://nccer.pearsonconstructionbooks.com/store/sales.aspx . Annotated Instructor's Guide (AIG) Paperback 0-13-109191-3 AIG Loose-Leaf 0-13-109192-1 AIG Paperback + Contren Connect Access Code PACKAGE 0-13-229992-5 AIG Contren Connect Access Code ONLY 0-13-239710-2 Computerized Testing Software 0-13-109917-5 Transparency Masters 0-13-109904-3 PowerPointŪ Presentation Slides 0-13-160001-X National Construction Career Test (NCCT) available with this title http://nccer.org/academicAvailAssessments.aspx

Table of Contents

00101-04 Basic Safety (15 Hours)Explains the safety obligations of workers, supervisors, and managers to ensure a safe workplace
Discusses the causes and results of accidents and the dangers of rationalizing risk
Reviews the role of company policies and OSHA regulations
Introduces common job-site hazards and protections
00102-04 Introduction to Construction Math (15 Hours)
Reviews basic mathematical functions such as adding, subtracting, dividing, and multiplying whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, and explains their applications to the construction trades
Explains decimal-fraction conversions and the metric system using practical examples
Also reviews basic geometry as applied to common shapes and forms
00103-04 Introduction to Hand Tools (10 Hours)
Introduces trainees to hand tools that are widely used in the construction industry, such as hammers, saws, levels, pullers, vises, and clamps
Explains the specific applications of each tool and shows how to use them properly
Also discusses important safety and maintenance issues related to hand tools
00104-04 Introduction to Power Tools (5 Hours)Provides detailed descriptions of commonly used power tools such as drills, saws, grinders, and sanders
Reviews applications, proper use, safety, and maintenance
Many illustrations show power tools used in on-the-job settings
00105-04 introduction to Blueprints (7.5 Hours)
Familiarizes trainees with basic blueprint terms, components, and symbols
Explains the different types of blue print drawings (civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing/piping, and electrical) and instructs trainees on how to interpret and use drawing dimensions
Two oversized drawings are included
00106-04 Basic Rigging (20 Elective Hours)
Explains how ropes, chains, hoists, loaders, and cranes are used to move material and equipment from one location to another on a job site
Describes inspection techniques and load-handling safety practices
Also reviews American National Standards Institute (ANSI) hand signals
00107-04 Basic Communication Skills (5 Elective Hours
Must be combined with 00108-04)
Provides trainees with techniques for communicating effectively with co-workers and supervisors
Includes practical examples that emphasize the importance of verbal and written information and instructions on the job
Also discusses effective telephone and e-mail communication skills
00108-04 Basic Employability Skills (15 Elective Hours
Must be combined with 00107-04)
Identifies the roles of individuals and companiconstruction industry
Introduces trainees to critand problem solving skills and computer systems and theindustry applications
Also reviews effective releffective self-presentation, and key workplsexual harassment, stress, and substance abuse
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