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Exploring the Trades

CONSTRUCTION
 
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Exploring Electrical Fundamentals (ELEC1620)


Start Date:
 Semester 2 Waterloo Campus
Secondary Course Code: TCN4T
Credits: 1.0
Passing Grade: 60%

This course will introduce the student to the basic theory of electricity and to the electrical test instruments used throughout the HRAC industry. Using Ohm’s and Watts law the students will interpret electrical calculations and be exposed to troubleshooting electrical test boards and project. Where group work is involved, evaluations of group members will be included. Project work will enable students to practice the interpretation of electrical wiring, pictorial and schematic diagrams, and to apply safe practices, in typical HRAC industry work environments. Project work will replicate typical job work orders.

Exploring Plumbing Practical (PLMB1250)

Start Date: Semester 2
Secondary Course Code: TSM4T
Credits: 1.0
Passing Grade: 50%
 
This course will introduce students to the basic tools, materials, equipment, methods and current regulations as they relate to the residential plumbing field. Students will demonstrate the basic ability to identify, select and install common plumbing piping materials and fixtures as they would be used in field practice. This course will introduce students to the Ontario Building Code relating to Plumbing. Students will use the current regulations to install typical residential fixtures and associated piping and venting.
​FOOD PRODUCTION
 
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Basic Kitchen Production I (CUL1400)

Location: Wellington County Museum (between Elora & Fergus)
Start Date: Semester 2
Secondary Course Code: TVC4T
Credits: 1.0
Passing Grade: 55%

Students will demonstrate the principles of safety, sanitation and hygiene in food preparation areas as well as in the operation of small professional kitchen equipment. Students will apply this knowledge in practical lab experience preparing recipes as a team in preparation for live production. Students will be able to measure products accurately, meet set timelines, and use correct culinary terminology. Evaluation will be based on Skill (Practical knowledge) 70% and a Final Practical Exam 30%

Basic Kitchen Production II (CUL1410)

Location: Wellington County Museum (between Elora & Fergus)
Start Date: Semester 2
Secondary Course Code: TVD4T
Credits: 1.0
Passing Grade: 55%
 
Students will learn to prepare, plate and present foods in a professional working kitchen, serving real customers. Students will rotate through the various areas of the kitchen and will have to perform as an effective team member in each area, while applying the principles of safety, sanitation and hygiene. Students will demonstrate a professional attitude and appearance during preparation and live service. Evaluation will be based on Skill (Practical production plus job knowledge) 70% and a Final Practical Exam 30%.
 
CUL1400 and CUL1410 would be the "Kitchen Production I" course found in the Chef Skills ( Culinary Management ) CUL1150 The student would need to obtain a 55% - Chair sign off is required for exemption.
MECHANICAL TRADES
 
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Introduction to Heavy Equipment (MOTV1135)

Location: Guelph Campus
Date: Semester 2
Secondary Course Code: TTO4T
Credits: 1.0
Passing Grade: 55%
 
Students will demonstrate the ability to identify, inspect, and test basic heavy duty equipment components and systems; to identify basic heavy duty equipment power system problems; and to use a variety of test equipment. Students will develop safe working practices in the use of machinery, tools, and equipment.
Heavy Equipment Tech
Exploring Welding (WELD1880)

Location: Guelph Campus
Date: Sem 2
Secondary Course Code: TLA4T
Credits: 1.0
Passing Grade: 55%
 
This course will introduce the student to the basic concepts of Oxy-Fuel Welding (OFW), Brazing (OFB) and Cutting (OFC), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process. Theory class will cover the safe setup and working practices of these processes as well as introduce the student to the fundamental concepts involved in each process operation. The shop component will see the student implements safe working practices along with skills development in the area of OFW, OFB, OFC, SMAW and the GMAW process. Students will practice the butt, lap and t-joint on mild steel using the above welding processes and use the OFC process to make straight and bevel cuts, pierce holes and cut shapes out of mild steel plate. Students will learn about the required equipment and demonstrate proper and safe setup procedures.​