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HEO 225 Preventive Maintenance
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: The development of skills necessary to identify, prevent and repair mechanical problems as related to the maintenance of heavy earth moving equipment.

Prerequisites: Current and valid driver license required.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) List and explain various safety precautions that should be considered while performing preventive maintenance on heavy equipment.
2. (Evaluation Level) Justify why preventive maintenance is important to the longevity of heavy equipment.
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedures to perform daily preventive maintenance on various types of heavy equipment.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate the proper procedure related to the start up and shut down of heavy equipment.
5. (Application Level) Demonstrate the ability to perform an industry standard 250 hour preventive maintenance procedure on at least one piece of heavy equipment.
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate the ability to recover and record the maintenance history on heavy equipment.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. List and explain the reasons for observing safety precautions followed while performing preventive maintenance on heavy equipment.
a. List the reasons that preventive maintenance should be part of all heavy equipment management programs.
b. By written exam, relate the proper procedures for start up of heavy equipment, preventive maintenance procedures and shut down of heavy equipment.
3. List the items usually included in the 250 hour preventive maintenance schedule.
4. Properly recover and record information to be included in the maintenance history of the piece of equipment.