2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Pile Driver, CA


CODE: PDA-CT     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 31     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: NOT eligible


RESTRICTED ENTRY PROGRAM
Students MUST be indentured in the Carpenters Apprenticeship Program before enrolling in classes. Special consideration will be given students who complete the Pile Driver Certificate of Achievement if they are affected by the retroactive six-year rule. For further information, contact the Division of Apprenticeship Studies at 702-651-4127.

DESCRIPTION
This degree prepares students for employment as a Journeyman Pile Driver with the Carpenters Union. Along with special program courses, academic skills emphasizing related math, science and human relations components are stressed to prepare students to meet the challenges common in the workplace.

COMPUTATION & HUMAN RELATIONS COMPONENTS
  • Computation: CPT 137B
  • Human Relations: CPT 102B and CPT 104B

 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Comprehend and utilize all applicable pile driver tools.
  2. Comprehend and utilize formulas used in the calculations of all phases of pile driver work.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and repair any problems that arise with pile driver work.

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 3


 

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 28


Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in a Certificate of Achievement program will not count toward graduation requirements.

Any PDA journeyman course offered for credit may be substituted for any of the above PDA apprentice courses. Please contact the program coordinator for more details.