VCF 124 Maintenance and Safe Use of Static Machines, Power Tools and Equipment

Course Description: This course is designed to teach students the correct and safe methods of using both power tools and static machines when making cabinets and furniture. Students will learn general maintenance, service and care of power tools and static machinery used in the manufacturing process of both domestic and commercial cabinet/furniture making.

  • This Course also meets PLO #(s) ): 2, 5 of General Education program
  • Prerequisite Courses: VCF 104, VSP 153a
  • A. PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs):
    The student will be able to:

    1. Identify safety and occupational health requirements in the cabinet making/furniture making industry
    2. Use specified hand and power tools competently in making products to given specifications.
    3. Demonstrate competence in complete production process from plans to final finishing.
    4. Interpret information from blue prints or drawings.
    5. Participate in the cabinet making/furniture making trade.

    B. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) - GENERAL:
    The student will be able to:

    1. Identify machines, equipment and their parts.
    2. State the function of machines and equipment.
    3. Perform basic setup and safely use machines and equipment.
    4. Identify daily maintenance requirements of machines and equipment.
    5. Demonstrate the safe operation and routine.

    SLO

    PLO1

    PLO2

    PLO3

    PLO4

    PLO5

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    ID

     

     

     

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    IDM

    I = Introduced
    D = Demonstrated
    M = Mastered

    C. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs)-SPECIFIC:
    The student will be able to:

    General SLO 1. Identify machines equipment and their parts.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    1.1 Identify the static machines and their Parts.

    Oral questioning Written tests Individual written assignments Active participation in group activity Practical Exercisers

    General SLO 2. State the function of machines and equipments.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    2.1 State the function of the static machines and equipments.

    Oral question
    Written tests
    Individual and group written assignments
    Active participation in group activity.

    General SLO 3. Perform basic setup and safely use machines and equipment.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    3.1 Perform basic setup and safely use of the Machines and equipment.

    Oral question
    Written tests
    Individual written assignments
    Active participation in group activity.

    General SLO 4. Identify daily maintenance requirements of machines and equipment.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    4.1 Identify daily maintenance requirements of the machines and equipment

    Correct and accurate completion of each practical task performed to the standard/tolerance as specified in the assessment criteria.
    Completion of practical tasks
    Oral question
    Written assignments/tests

    General SLO 5. Demonstrate the safe operation and routine maintenance of specified portable power tools.


    Student Learning Outcomes

    Assessment Strategies

    5.1 Demonstrate the correct application of the Portable power tools:

    Correct and accurate completion of each practical task performed to the standard/tolerance as specified in the assessment criteria.

    D. COURSE CONTENTS

    1. Machines, Equipment and their parts
    2. The function of machines and equipment
    3. Setup and safely use machines and equipment
    4. Daily maintenance requirements of machines and equipment
    5. Safe operation and routine maintenance of specified portable powered tools

    E.METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
    Lectures, presentations, individual and group assignments, practical activities

    F. REQURIED TEXT(S) AND COURSE MATERIALS
    NCCER, (2001) Wheels of learning Level One Carpentry. New Jersey: Prentice Hall Pearson Education (or most recent edition).
    Class project materials
    Handout material
    Woodshop with proper tools and equipments

    G. REFERENCE MATERIALS
    Hardware and manufacturers manuals Freirer, J. L., Freirer, M. D.,& Hutchings, G. R.(1997) Carpentry and Building Construction, 5th Edition. New York: Glencoe, McGraw-Hill (or most recent edition).
    Ramuz, M. (2001) The Encyclopedia of Woodworking. New Jersey: Chartwell Books (or most recent edition).

    H. INSTRUCTIONAL COSTS
    None

    I. EVALUATION
    None

    J. CREDIT BY EXAMINATION
    None

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