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Construction: Trade Technology (LABOR)
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MUST BE A UNION APPRENTICE. Illinois Laborers and Contractors for southeastern Illinois is located in McLeansboro, IL. Also, students seeking admission must meet the admission requirements of the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, U.S. Department of Labor, and Illinois Eastern Community Colleges. For further information concerning apprenticeship training, contact Local Labor Union McLeansboro at 866-317-1197, the Dean of Workforce Education/Wabash Valley College or the Associate Dean of Career & Technical Education Programs/District Office.

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Requirements
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LBR 1201
Labor Craft Orientation
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The purpose of this class is to present training information and other important aspects of what you must know to work safely, effectively, and efficiently in the Laborers craft. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1202
Occupational Safety and Health
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Occupational Safety and Health Act 29 CFR 1926, common causes of accidents and fatalities in industry. Students practice applications of standards. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1203
Mason Tending
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Practices and procedures of mason tending includes scaffold erection, stocking techniques, mixing mortar and grout, and forklift operation. The purpose of this course is to teach apprentice laborers the principles of Mason Tending. Students will be prepared to work in the field of Brick Laying. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1204
Concrete Practices and Procedures
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Concrete materials, mix proportions, tools and equipment used with concrete are studied. This course is designed to prepare students to work in the construction trade as a laborer for concrete contractors. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1205
Asphalt Tech and Construction
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Asphalt technology and construction, flagger certification, manual tape application, paint striping operator, and carbide asphalt grinder will be studied. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1206
Principles of Pipelaying
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This course prepares participants to safely install pipe systems by introducing them to the tools, equipment, and techniques typically used in pipelaying. Special attention is paid to the proper work practices and safety measures to follow when installing a variety of piping systems. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1207
Highway Construction Plans
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Reading and interpreting highway construction plans and specifications. Course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractor Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1208
Asbestos Abatement
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Asbestos abatement principles and practice, approved by Illinois Department of Public Health, EPA Accredited.

LBR 1209
Basic Construction Surveying
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This course is designed to introduce the student to plane surveying with emphasis on building construction applications. The student will learn field survey measurements including horizontal and slope distances, vertical distances and horizontal and vertical angles. Construction surveys are used to precisely define the field location for a proposed construction project or a pipeline. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1210
Apprenticeship I
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On-the-job component of Laborer's Apprenticeship Program; work related to skills learned in the classroom including mason tending, concrete procedures and asphalt use. All work activities performed under direct supervision of journeyman. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1211
Bridges
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Methods of bridge construction, renovation, and demolition for the laborer.

LBR 1212
Hazardous Waste
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This course was designed to provide the student with training in hazardous material legal rights and responsibilities, health effects, hazard recognition, information sources, personal protective equipment and respirators, site practices and hazard control, decontamination, medical surveillance, site control, monitoring, emergency response and confined spaces.

LBR 1215
Apprenticeship II
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On-the-job component of Laborer's Apprenticeship Program; work related to skills learned in the classroom including abatement, principles of pipe laying and landscape maintenance. All work activities performed under direct supervision of journeyman. This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

LBR 1220
Apprenticeship III
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On-the-job component of Laborers Apprenticeship Program; work related to skills learned in the classroom including basic surveying, bridge construction and Hazardous Waste. All work activities performed under direct supervision of journeyman This course is team taught with the cooperation of the Illinois Laborers and Contractors Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program.

Term Total
39
Other Required Courses
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SP2018
LBR 2200
History of the Labor Movement
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Effects of labor on economic, political, and social systems of the United States.

LBR 2201
Labor Management Development
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Develops skills needed to serve as foreman on construction jobs. Includes leadership, motivation, documents, safety, planning and control, communication and conflict resolution.

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6
Required General Education Courses
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ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

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ENG 1201
Communications
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This course is designed to develop the student's appreciation of the value of communication between individuals and between business and industries. It is to provide a practical application for today's trades, business, and industrial workers, particularly in the comprehension and expression of written English as it applies to business letters, reports, and memoranda.

MTH 1102
College Algebra
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This is an advanced course in algebra. It includes a review of algebraic concepts and skills; first and second degree equations and inequalities; complex numbers; systems of equations and inequalities, including matrices and determinants; functions; graphing; the theory of equations; sequences, series; and binomial expansion. Additional topics may be selected from mathematical induction, permutations and combinations, probability. This course requires the use of appropriate technology, such as graphics calculators and/or computers. PREREQUISITE: The equivalent of 2 years of high school algebra and 1 year of geometry with grades of C or better, or PRE 0420 Intermediate Algebra and PRE 0415 Elementary Geometry, with grades of C or better, or a sufficient score on a placement test.

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MTH 1201
Technical Mathematics
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This course is designed for students enrolled in technical programs. Topics include: measurement and approximation, algebraic principles and operation, identification and use of formulas. In addition, geometric and trigonometric principles may also be covered if applicable to the program area. Emphasis is placed on the application of mathematical concepts to the solution of problems in vocational and technical fields. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning algebra level on placement exam.

PHY 1111
Technical Physics I
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This is a course in mechanics and fluids for the vocational-technical student. It covers Newton's Laws, conditions for equilibrium, torque, momentum, motion in one and two dimensions, work, energy, power, and fluids.

ELEC
Science, Social Science, or Humanities Gen Ed Elective marked
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Term Total
15
Program Total
60


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