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    Classes Offered By The Industrial Tech Department

     

    Sentinel Industrial Technology Course Guide

    2020-21

    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION (CTE)

    Industrial Technology

     

    Building Trades, Welding, Automotive, and Project Lead The Way Engineering

    All courses are co-curricular with SkillsUSA or TSA

    Overview

    11, 12

    COURSE

    GRADE

    TERM

    CREDIT TYPE

    PREREQUISITE

    Building Trades 1  

    9, 10, 11, 12

    Semester

    CTE

    None

    Building Trades 2

    9, 10, 11, 12

    Year

    CTE

    Building Trades 1

    Building Trades 3  

    11, 12

    Year

    CTE

    Building Trades 2

    Building Trades independent Study 

    11, 12

    Semester or Year

    CTE

    Building Trades 3

             

    Welding  1

    9, 10, 11, 12 Semester CTE None

    Welding  2

    10, 11, 12 Year CTE Welding  1

    Welding 3 - Fabrication

    11-12

    Year

    CTE

    Welding 2

    (WLDG 180 SMAW) Dual Credit Welding

    11 - 12

    Year

    CTE - DC

    Welding 2

    IT Industrial Work Experience in Welding

    11-12

    Year

    CTE 

    Welding 2

     

             

    Automotive 1 

    Intro to Mechanical Systems

    9, 10, 11, 12

    1 Semester 2 Per - Bus

    CTE

    None - Hellgate and Bigsky Only - 2 Periods

    Auto 1 

    Intro to Mechanical Systems

    9, 10, 11, 12

    1 Semester 1 Per - SHS

    CTE

    None - Sentinel Only - 1 Period

    Auto 2  (MLR

    Maintenance & Light Repair

    10, 11, 12

     

    1 Year 2 Per - Bus

    CTE

    Auto 1 Intro to Mechanical Systems - 2 Periods

    Auto 2  (MLR) 

    Maintenance & Light Repair

    10, 11, 12

    1 Year 1 Per - SHS Only

    CTE

    Auto 1 Intro to Mechanical Systems

    Auto 3

    Exploring Automotive Careers

    11

    1 Year MB

    CTE

    Auto 2 (MLR) Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair - Mod Block

    Auto 4 

    Exploring Automotive Careers

    12

    1 Year MB

    CTE

    Auto 2 (MLR) Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair - Mod Block

    Tire Technology -TIA Cert

    12

     

    Semester

    Mod Block

    CTE

    None - Mod Block

    Automotive 4 Dual Credit

    12

    Semester

    CTE

    TBD - Concurrent Class

    IT Industrial Work Experience in Auto

    12

    Sem / Year

    CTE

    Consent of Instructor

             

    Intro to Engineering and Design  (PLTW)

    9, 10, 11, 12

    Year

    CTE

    None

    Principles of Engineering (PLTW)

    10, 11, 12

    Year

    CTE

    IED (PLTW)

    Civil Engineering and Architecture (PLTW)

    10,11,12

    Year

    CTE

    IED, POE, or Instructor Consent

    Engineering Design and Development (PLTW - EDD)

    11-12

    Year

    CTE

    Consent of Instructor

    Career Pathways/Programs of Study

    Building Trades Pathway

    Welding Pathway

    District Automotive Pathway

    PLTW Pathway

     

    Carpentry Program of Study - suggested course sequence

     

    Core Pathway Classes

    Optional Pathway Classes

    Dual Credit Classes

    Freshmen

    Building Trades 1  

     Woods 1  CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers

    Sophomore

    Building Trades 2

    Welding Technology 1

     MAT 111 Technical Math

    Junior

    Building Trades 3

    Welding Technology 1

     WLDG 150 Welding Layout Techniques
    Senior

    Building Trades independent Study 

    Welding Technology 1

    Welding Technology 2

    WRIT 101 Tech Writing 101

    WLDG 180 SMAW Welding

    Dual Credit Options (TBD total of  credits): Students can earn dual credit when they take Carpentry 4 (Pending)                                               This is an option of dual credit is with Missoula College. 

    Certifications: NCCER Certifications, OSHA - 10, & S/P2 Safety Certification.

    Welding Program of Study - suggested course sequence

     

    Core Pathway Classes

    Optional Pathway Classes

    Dual Credit Classes

    Freshmen

    Welding 1

       WRIT 101 Tech Writing 101

    Sophomore

    Welding  2

    Welding 1

     

    MAT 111 Technical Math

    Junior

     

    Welding 3 - Fabrication

    Welding 1

    Welding  2

     WLDG 150 Welding Layout Techniques
    Senior

    Dual Credit Welding

    (WLDG 180 SMAW)

    Welding 1

    Welding 2

    WLDG 180 SMAW Welding
    Senior

    IT Industrial Work Experience in Welding

    Welding 2

    CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers

     

    Dual Credit Options (9 total of  credits): Students can earn dual credit when they take Welding Technology 3 This is an option of dual credit with Missoula College course WLDG 150 Welding Layout Techniques. Students can also get other core requirements by taking the above dual credit options.

     

    District Automotive Program of Study - suggested course sequence

     

    Core Pathway Classes

    Optional Pathway Classes

    Dual Credit Classes

    Freshmen

    District Auto 1 Intro to Mechanical Systems

    Welding 1

     

    Sophomore

    District Auto 2 ( MLR)

    Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair 

    District Auto 1 

    Welding 1

     WRIT 101

    Tech Writing 101

    Junior District Auto 3 - Exploring Automotive Careers 

     District Auto 2 ( MLR)  

    MAT 111

    Technical Math

    Senior

    District Auto 4 - Exploring Automotive Careers

    District Auto 2 or 3

    WLDG 180 SMAW Welding

    Senior

    Tire Technology -TIA Cert

     None

    CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers

    Senior

    Tech Ed-Work Place Experience

    School Credit While Working

     

     

    Dual Credit Options: Students can earn dual credit from Missoula College and use the credits in different Automotive Programs in and out of state. Students can also get other core requirements by taking the above dual credit options.

    Certifications: Tire Tech Certification, Pro-Turing Rotor Certification, S/P2 Safety Certification, NC3 Electrical Certification, Automotive Lift Certification, and  UTI Advance Placement Certification.

     

    PLTW Pre - Engineering Program of Study - suggested course sequence

     

    Core Pathway Classes

    Optional Pathway Classes

    Dual Credit Classes

    Freshmen

    Intro to Engineering and Design  (PLTW)

     Carpentry 1, Welding 1  CAPP 120 Introduction to Computers

    Sophomore

    Civil Engineering and Architecture (PLTW)

    Carpentry 1, Welding 1

     MAT 111 Technical Math

    Junior

    Engineering Design and Development (PLTW - EDD)

    Carpentry 1, Welding 1

     WLDG 150 Welding Layout Techniques
    Senior

    Engineering Design and Development (PLTW - EDD)

    Carpentry 1, Welding 1

    WRIT 101 Tech Writing 101

    WLDG 180  DC SMAW Welding

    Senior

    Engineering-Workplace Experience - PLTW

    School Credit While Working

     

    Dual Credit Options (TBD total of  credits): 

    Certifications: PLTW Certs, NCCER Certifications, OSHA - 10, & S/P2 Safety Certification.





    Course Descriptions

     

    Course Name                         Course No.                Grades              Length                       Credit

    Building Trades 1                   VT                 9-12                    1 Semester           CTE - .50 per Semester

    (Design & Construction Pathway)

    Prerequisite: None

    Course Description: Building Trades 1 is an introductory course in which students are introduced to the various kinds of woods used in industry. Students are given experience in using selected hand held and power woodworking tools to design and construct projects. Correct and safe use of tools and equipment is emphasized. Students will also be introduced to advanced digital and production methods using industry standard software and computer controlled machines (CNC). Students may interact with industry representatives during both job site and classroom/shop demonstrations.

    Building Trades 2                   VT                        10-12                      1 Semester       CTE - .50 per Semester

    (Design & Construction Pathway)

    Prerequisite: Building Trades 1

    Course Description: Building Trades 2 places a special emphasis on construction methods applicable to floor, wall, roof, and/or stair framing, also emphasizes a combination of advanced machine operations and wood technology. Students are presented with various problems for which they must conceptualize the solution, then design and build the final product. Research practice and advanced application of material and machine processes are conducted. Extensive and intricate projects are completed. Current industry standards are introduced. Students develop and use a variety of skills including safe work habits, organization, problem solving, and practical application of woodworking techniques.  Students will also applying advanced digital design and production methods using industry standard software and computer controlled machines (CNC).

    Building Trades 3                   VT                        11-12                    1 Year           CTE - .50 per Semester

    (Design & Construction Pathway)

    Prerequisite: Building trades 2

    Course Description:  Building Trades 3 courses provide information related to the building of wooden structures, enabling students to gain an understanding of wood grades and construction methods and to learn skills such as laying sills and joists; erecting sills and rafters; applying sheathing, siding, and shingles; setting door jambs; and hanging doors. Carpentry courses may teach skills for rough construction, finish work, or both. Students learn to read blueprints, draft, use tools and machines properly and safely, erect buildings from

    construction lumber, perform finish work inside of buildings, and do limited cabinet work. Building Trades 3 may also include specialized trade work.

    Building Trades-Independent Study               VT                        11-12                    1 Year           CTE - .50 per Semester

    (Design & Construction Pathway)

    Prerequisite: Building Trades 3  or Instructor Consent

    Course Description:  Building Trades-Independent Study courses provide work experience in a field related to construction. In collaboration with the teacher and a related professional mentor, students will develop a school and/or workplace-based learning activity that provides an in-depth study of at least one aspect of a selected business or industry (although students are not necessarily paid). These courses may include classroom activities as well, involving further study of the field or discussion regarding experiences that students encounter in the workplace.

    Building Trades   Dual Credit - TBD


    Is a series of High School Classes that fulfil the task list of a college class, which enables a student to receive college credit at the affiliated college.  


    Check with the High School instructor for the documentation needed to enlist in this class.

    Welding 1               VT2200                  9-12                  1 Semester                 CTE - .50 per semester

    Prerequisite: None

    Welding Technology 1 offers students an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of welding technology. This includes using Miller and Lincoln arc welding equipment, Hypertherm Plasma Cutting machines, and Miller and Lincoln wire feed welders. Current industry standards are introduced by having students work on forming basic welds such as t welds, butt welds, and lap welds. Once those welding skills are developed, students will work on the creation of a small project using those skills. Students will learn basic metallurgy such as how like steels are fused and the heat necessary to create a solid weld. Students who learn these skills will be able to repair steel structures and create various metal projects with these skills. Welding processes are commonly used in the manufacturing and construction fields. There are many career opportunities for those with welding skills.

    Welding  2                  VT2300                     10-12                    1 Year                CTE - .50 per semester

    Prerequisite: Welding 1

    Welding Technology 2 affords students an opportunity to master the fundamentals of advanced welding and metal fabrication.  Current industry standards are observed and practiced. Students master and use a variety of skills including safe work habits, organization, problem solving, and practical application of welding techniques. Students engage in a variety of learning activities including lecture and note taking, research, individual projects,demonstrations, and performance tasks.

    Welding 3-Fabrication                                  10-12                  1 Semester                  CTE - .50 per semester

    Prerequisite: Welding 2 or Instructor Consent

    Course Description:

    Metal Processing/Production courses include studying the properties of metals and metal alloys and

    using these materials to construct usable products. These courses enable students to experience the

    process of translating an idea into a finished product, with instruction in planning, designing, selecting

    materials, and using tools and machines.  Students master and apply a variety of skills including safe work habits, organization, problem solving, and practical application of welding techniques. Students are assessed by observing and measuring performance on tests, quizzes, assigned tasks and projects, and by the quality of work produced.

    Students will produce a portfolio of their work,

    IT Industrial Work Experience                                 11-12                  1 Semester                  CTE - .50 per semester

    Prerequisites: Welding Technology 2, Consent of Instructor

    Course Description:

    Workplace Experience courses provide students with work experience in the welding,

    machine technologies, or metalwork fields. Goals are typically set cooperatively by the student, teacher,

    and employer (although students are not necessarily paid). These courses may include classroom

    activities as well, involving further study of the field or discussion regarding experiences that students

    encounter in the workplace.

    District Auto 1 - Introduction to Mechanical Systems     VT1201b            9-10            1 Semester    CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)  BSHS  HGHS                                               (2 periods/day at SHS)

    In this class students explore a variety of mechanical systems.  The focus is primarily on internal combustion engines and related power applications.  In addition, common bicycle maintenance and mechanical systems are covered along with basic automotive maintenance.  This course provides the basic fundamentals for advancement in the MCPS Automotive Pathway.  This class is taught at Sentinel High School and the students from Big Sky and Hellgate are bussed to and from the Auto Center.  This is block class which meets 2 periods.  One semester earns one credit.

    District Auto 1 - Introduction to Mechanical Systems     VT1201              9-10            1 Semester    CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)  SHS Students Only                                       (1 period/day at SHS)

    Prerequisite: None

    In this class students explore a variety of mechanical systems.  The focus is primarily on internal combustion engines and related power applications.  In addition, common bicycle maintenance and mechanical systems are covered along with basic automotive maintenance.  This course provides the basic fundamentals for advancement in the MCPS Automotive Pathway.  This class is taught at Sentinel High School at the Auto Center.  This is not a block class and  meets 1 period per Semester.

    District Auto 2 (MLR) Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair      10, 11, 12   1 Year CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)                VT1203                                                                           (2 periods/day at SHS)

    Prerequisite: District Auto 1 - Introduction to Mechanical Systems

    In Grade 10, students start with a refresher on shop safety and hand-tool use.  Automotive students learn how to maintain, diagnose, and repair suspensions, alignments, and steering systems, brakes, electrical systems, and engine performance.  Specific applications and repairs are discussed, explored and practiced.  Students continue to receive instruction in safety requirements and demonstrate sound safety practices.  Training also includes the safe removal and recycling of hazardous materials.  Technology-related mathematics, reading, writing, vocabulary, and science are integrated throughout the Automotive MLR curriculum.  All areas of instruction in this program help prepare the student for the certification test sponsored by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).


    CTSO of SkillsUSA is required  $25.00 Lab Fee

    Juniors and Seniors Option:

    After taking District Auto 2 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR), students can continue and take District Automotive 3 - Exploring Automotive Careers an Automotive Pathway.

    District Auto 3 - Exploring Automotive Careers        11-12    1 Year          CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)                   VT1505 J                                                                           (2 periods/day at SHS)

    Prerequisite: District Auto 2 Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR)

    In this course students will explore and experience skills related to the automotive industry.  The student will learn maintenance procedures, diagnose problems, and repair automotive components such as: engines, transmissions, trans-axles, drivetrains, suspensions, brakes, exhaust, electrical, components and heating and air conditioning components.  Also included is minor body collision and rust repair.  This course is a partnership with Montana Automotive Technologies (MAT).  SHS provides the shop space, tools and projects.  In addition, MAT provides volunteer mentors to work with the students in various aspects of mechanical repair.  This class is supported by the area automobile dealers and repair shops.  “Tire Tech” is a separate option for students enrolled in this class.  Students can earn a national certification in the tire service industry and will be qualified for entry level jobs.  Successful completion of this class will give a student entry level work skills and knowledge to continue their education in a post-secondary school or the military.  This class is scheduled to enhance the students “hands-on” learning experience with a 3.5 hour lab and a 2 hour class scheduled each week.  Check with instructor for the time, location and day of the week.

    District Auto 4  - Exploring Automotive Careers        12    1 Year          CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)                   VT1505 S                                                                           (2 periods/day at SHS)

    Prerequisite: District Automotive 3 - Exploring Automotive Careers

    In this course students will explore and experience skills related to the automotive industry.  The student will learn maintenance procedures, diagnose problems, and repair automotive components such as: engines, transmissions, trans-axles, drivetrains, suspensions, brakes, exhaust, electrical, components and heating and air conditioning components.  Also included is minor body collision and rust repair.  This course is a partnership with Montana Automotive Technologies (MAT).  SHS provides the shop space, tools and projects.  In addition, MAT provides volunteer mentors to work with the students in various aspects of mechanical repair.  This class is supported by the area automobile dealers and repair shops.  “Tire Tech” is a separate option for students enrolled in this class.  Students can earn a national certification in the tire service industry and will be qualified for entry level jobs.  Successful completion of this class will give a student entry level work skills and knowledge to continue their education in a post-secondary school or the military.  This class is scheduled to enhance the students “hands-on” learning experience with a 3.5 hour lab and a 2 hour class scheduled each week.  Check with instructor for the time, location and day of the week.

    Tire Technology -TIA Cert      12     1 Semester                  CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)                    Needs #                                                                                  (Mod Block at SHS)

    Prerequisite: District Automotive 3 - Exploring Automotive Careers or Instructor Consent

    “Tire Tech” is a separate option for “Seniors” students enrolled in Automotive 4 class.  Students can earn a national certification in the tire service industry and will be qualified for entry level jobs.Check with instructor for the time, location and day of the week.

    IT Industrial  Automotive Work Experience  12    1 Year          CTE - .50 per semester

    (Automotive Pathway)                   VT                                                                                               (Mod Block)

     Prerequisites: District Automotive Pathway, Consent of Instructor
    Workplace Experience courses provide students with work experience in the Automotive fields.

    Goals are typically set cooperatively by the student, teacher, and employer (although students are not necessarily paid). These courses may include classroom activities as well, involving further study of the field or discussion regarding experiences that students encounter in the workplace.

    Introduction to Engineering               VT0450              9, 10, 11, 12               1 Year          CTE - .50 per semester

    and Design (PLTW)

    Prerequisite:  Science & Math

    Students dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects.  They work individually and in teams to design solutions to a variety of problems using 3D modeling software, and use an engineering notebook to document their work.

    Principles of Engineering (PLTW)         VT0475            10, 11, 12                   1 Year            CTE - .50 per semester

    Prerequisite:  IED (PLTW)

    Through problems that engage and challenge, students explore a broad range of engineering topics, including mechanisms, the strength of structures and materials, and automation. Students develop skills in problem solving, research, and design while learning strategies for design process documentation, collaboration, and presentation.

    Civil Engineering and Architecture (PLTW)                      10,11,12                  1 Year           CTE - .50 per semester

    Prerequisite: POE (PLTW) or consent of instructor.

    Improving our world through thoughtful building design and development! Students learn the fundamentals of building design, site design, and development. They apply math, science, and standard engineering practices to design both residential and commercial projects and document their work using 3D architectural design software.

    You can change the world, one project at a time.

    Engineering Design Development                                  11-12                1 Year CTE .50 per semester

    Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor

    In this capstone course, you will work as part of a team to develop a solution to a technical problem of your choosing. Challenge yourself with one of those “don’t you hate it when...” issues of the world and try to solve it. Or see a need here at TCD, your home high school, or your community and find a way to meet that need. Research, design, test, and construct your solution or recommendations, then present it to industry or community partners. You and your team will use what you’ve already learned to guide you through the process of design and product development. Who knows? You may solve a problem that has stumped others!

    Engineering-Workplace Experience     10-12                     1 Year                             CTE - .50 per semester

                                                        VT                                                                                               (Mod Block)

     Prerequisite:  Introduction to Technical Design + Second Level STEM Class
    Engineering—Workplace Experience courses provide students with work experience in an engineering related field. Goals are typically set cooperatively by the student, teacher, and employer (although

    students are not necessarily paid). These courses may include classroom activities as well, involving further study of the field or discussion regarding experiences that students encounter in the workplace.



    Denotes: Freshmen Classes

    Denotes: Sophomore Classes

    Denotes: Junior Classes

    Denotes: Senior Classes