2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jul 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Equipment Operators, CA


CODE: OPEEQP-CT     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 30     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: NOT eligible


RESTRICTED ENTRY PROGRAM

Students MUST be indentured in the Operating Engineers Apprenticeship Program before enrolling in classes. Special consideration will be given students who complete the Operating Engineers 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 Operating Engineer with the Operating Engineers Union. Along with special program courses, academic skills emphasizing math, science and human relations are stressed to prepare students to meet the challenges common in the work place.


COMPUTATION & HUMAN RELATIONS COMPONENTS

  • Computation: OPE 153B and OPE 155B
  • Human Relations: OPE 101B

 

Student Learning Outcomes


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

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 3


 

Special Program Requirements


TOTAL SPECIAL PROGRAM CREDITS: 27


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