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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5180
Effective Term: 2015 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 28-45
CIP Code: 47.0201

Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 49-9021.00

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Heat and Frost Insulation program is designed to provide apprentice insulators with trade related classroom training as required by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, and the State of Arizona, Apprenticeship Division. It is a program consisting of courses in trade calculations, safety, piping insulation skills, fabrication, shop layout, and pattern making, supervision, blueprints and firestopping.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
Students should select from twenty- eight (28) to forty-five (45) credits from the following courses based on their apprenticeship standing upon program enrollment and in consultation with Apprenticeship Program Coordinator.
+ HFA101 Introduction to Insulation 5
+ HFA102 Insulation Tools and Equipment: Use and Care 3
+ HFA110 Math for Heat and Frost Technology 5
+ HFA115 Fundamental Insulation Skills: Piping I 5
+ HFA150 Shop Fabrication: Layout and Pattern-making for Insulators I 5
+ HFA204 Scaffolding for Insulators 2
+ HFA215 Fundamental Insulation Skills: Piping II 5
+ HFA250 Shop Fabrication: Layout and Pattern-making for Insulators II 5
+ HFA260 Blueprints and Firestopping 5
+ HFA270 Supervision for Foreman 5
Credits: 28-45

1. Describe occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) safety precautions, regulations, first aid, and personal protection specific to the Insulation trade. (HFA101, HFA102)
2. Bend, crimp and shape metal suing proper shaping tool/equipment. (HFA102)
3. Describe proper and safe use, maintenance and repair of tools, equipment, materials and accessories specific to the Insulation trade. (HFA102, HFA115)
4. Examine principals of insulation, materials, methods, application, seal and finish. (HFA102, HFA115)
5. Perform trade calculations including operations with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, and proportions. (HFA110)
6. Perform trade calculations using metrics, algebraic operations, and geometric measurements applicable to the Insulation trade. (HFA110, HFA115)
7. Draw, bisect, trisect, divide and construct geometric linear and curvilinear geometric constructions. (HFA150)
8. Layout and design templates and patterns for tees, valves, flanges, end caps, radius elbows, cones, bevels, and tank heads. (HFA150, HFA250)
9. Demonstrate proper use of cribbing tools, drills, shearing machines and their specific use. (HFA150, HFA250)
10. Demonstrate safe and proper erection, use, maintenance and disassembly of various types of scaffolding. (HFA204)
11. Identify insulation for piping for cryogenic service, underground piping, and ductwork in air handling systems. (HFA215)
12. Insulate vertical and horizontal cylinders, finished heads and bodies. (HFA215)
13. Read architectural, isometric, structural, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and ductwork drawings related to insulation projects. (HFA260)
14. Examine firestopping systems, materials and installation techniques. (HFA260)
15. Review supervision, management, communication, and leadership techniques required for the effective foreman. (HFA270)

+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: April 28, 2015

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.