Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Safety, Tools, and Fastenings

 Title Abbreviation:   SAFETY TOOLS & FASTENING

 Department:    MT

 Course #:    105

 Credits:    6

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    7

 CIP:    490306

 EPC:    736

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Shop safety including use of tools, fastening, and maintenance practices.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 44

Lab: 44

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Operate safely: basic power tools common to marine trades.
  2. Select proper fastenings.
  3. Install fastenings properly.
  4. Select and apply proper adhesives and bedding compounds.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. General tool safety requirements and safe practices
  2. Wood and plastic shaping and forming tools
  3. Basic hand tools
  4. Power tools
    • shapers, laminate cutters, and routers
    • tables and chop saws
    • planers and jointers
    • drills, drill presses, hydraulic presses
    • grinders and finishing machines
  5. Fastenings and fastening methods
    • screws
    • nuts, bolts, and machine screws
    • special purpose fasteners
  6. Glues, adhesives, and bedding compounds