• Program: Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • Course: Industry Practices and Procedures
  • Course #: METS1200
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will familiarize the learner with a variety of established practices and procedures. This course introduces widely followed environmental procedures prescribe by State and Federal laws. An emphasis on established safety, preventive maintenance and good industrial practices will be experienced throughout this course. A focus on accepted workplace rules, behavior & professionalism, material handling, hand tool identification & proper usage will be discussed. The importance of utilizing emerging computer software and mobile based applications will be highlighted. This course is appropriate for those seeking employment within technical skill fields.

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:
Explain key terms and concepts and the importance of safety-related work practices
Describe confined spaces terminology and concepts
Identify the elements contained in lockout/tagout procedures
Utilize various software applications found in the workplace
Review Safety Data Sheet systems related to hazard communication programs with regard to the labeling of hazardous materials
Demonstrate proper use of hand tools
Recognize the importance of machine guarding to preventing injury
Utilize workplace based mobile applications
Recognize hazardous waste as per the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Demonstrate the ability to perform material handling techniques
Follow various professional communication protocol methods

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on computer literacy assessment test OR METS1000
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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