• Program: Public Works
  • Course: Practical Skills for Public Works
  • Course #: PWRK1045
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This class will introduce basic skills with practical application of industry safety principles. Instruction will include tube and pipe fabrication,sheet metal fabrication, and construction of series and parallel electrical circuits. Students will also be introduced to the material necessary for obtaining a State of MN Special Boilers License.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate safe practices in accordance with OSHA and industry standards
Construct a tubing and a pipe project
Fabricate series and parallel electrical circuits
Analyze series and parallel electrical circuits
Recognize potential hazards associated with public works activities
Demonstrate the use of lock out tag out
Demonstrate the use of fire suppression equipment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 4
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Must have Public Works as a declared Major
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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