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Lubrication Technician Apprentice

50-423-7 Apprenticeship (A) 9.2 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

As a Lubrication Technician apprentice, you'll work with industrial machinery and equipment components. You'll learn to adhere to safety and industry standards, and demonstrate safe work practices. In related training, you'll learn to compare greases, oils, hydraulic fluids and other lubricants; perform general lubrication, operate hydraulic and central lube oil systems; and perform preventative maintenance. This program requires you to first be employed before starting your on-the-job and classroom instruction.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (9 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Hydraulics for MMMP Trades
    50-423-717
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423717
    • Credits: 0.75

    Analyzes inspecting, servicing, and troubleshooting hydraulic systems and components. Apprentices will learn safety related issues and be taught proper safety procedures for working with hydraulic systems and components.s

  • Pneumatics & Compressed Air for MMMP Trades
    50-423-718
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423718
    • Credits: 0.75

    Provides instruction to apprentices concerning many aspects of inspecting, servicing, and troubleshooting pneumatic systems and components. Apprentices will learn safety related issues and be taught proper safety procedures for working with pneumatic systems and components.

  • Pipefitting and Valves for MMMP Trades
    50-423-720
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423720
    • Credits: 0.75

    Introduces apprentices to pipe sizes, materials and schedules, examines fittings, tubing and valves, and develops skills related to layout, installation, and maintenance.

  • Packings, Seals, Gaskets for MMMP Trades
    50-423-722
    0.5Credit
    18
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423722
    • Credits: 0.50

    Examines packing, seals, and gaskets and compares materials and applications. Then skills in layout, cutting, inspecting, removing, and installing these components will be developed. This course was the former C-13 module for the MMMP apprenticeship program.

  • Pumps for the MMMP Trades
    50-423-732
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423732
    • Credits: 0.75

    Compares different pump types and their applications. Apprentices will complete a field inspection of pumps and learn how to troubleshoot, remove, overhaul, install and perform preventative maintenance on pumps.

  • Conveyors for the MMMP Trades
    50-423-736
    0.25Credit
    9
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 9
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423736
    • Credits: 0.25

    Examines chain, belt, and other types of conveyors and related components.

  • Lubrication Fundamentals for Apprentices
    50-423-760
    1.25Credit
    72
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423760
    • Credits: 1.25

    Includes interpreting oil test analyses, examining automated lubrication technologies, exploring ultrasound testing, comparing filtration technologies and exploring other fundamental concepts involved in lubrication technologies. Course is intended for apprentices enrolled in related instruction, and the fundamental concepts presented in this course will be applied to industrial equipment and machines and trade work practices.

  • Bearings for the MMMP Trades
    50-423-730
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423730
    • Credits: 0.75

    Examines bearing types and applications, and compares equipment bearings. Then learners will develop skills related to bearing inspection, selection, removal, mounting, lubrication and diagnosing bearing failures.

  • Couplings & Alignment for the MMMP Trades
    50-423-731
    1Credit
    36
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423731
    • Credits: 1.00

    Compares different coupling types and examines common misalignment problems. Apprentices will develop skills related to inspecting, troubleshooting, and preparing couplings for removal and installation, and also aligning and lubricating couplings.

  • Belts, Sheaves, Pulleys, and Drives
    50-423-733
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423733
    • Credits: 0.75

    Compares different belt types and drive components. Apprentices will develop skills related to inspecting, troubleshooting, removing, selecting, and installing belt drive systems.

  • Gears, Gearboxes, Gear Assemblies
    50-423-734
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423734
    • Credits: 0.75

    Compares gear types and applications. Apprentices will develop skills inspecting gear assemblies, troubleshooting gear problems, removing gears and components, and reassembling gear drive systems.

  • Mechanical Power Transmission
    50-423-735
    0.75Credit
    27
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 50423735
    • Credits: 0.75

    Examines drive transmission systems and their applications, including roller chains. Apprentices will develop skills inspecting power transmission systems and troubleshooting mechanical drive systems.

    Occupational Supportive (0.2 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Transition to Trainer-8 Hr
    47-455-456
    0.2Credit
    N/A

    Introduces students to the tools of a job site trainer. Students will explore the role of a journeyworker/trainer, discover how to deliver hands-on training and examine the process for giving useful feedback.

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