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WTMT118 - Work Practicum
Course Code:
WTMT 118

Calendar Description:
This unpaid work practicum allows students to practice newly acquired skills and knowledge in a live wind park environment under the guidance of an experienced Wind Turbine Technician. Students will complete 160 hours of in-field experience covering a variety of maintenance planning and practical tasks. Employers will be asked to complete a College generated evaluation of the learner's performance.

Date First Offered:
2010-02-01

Hours:

Total Hours: 160

Practicum Hours:
On the Job Experience: 160

Total Weeks:
4

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
ABTC 121 - Electronic Spreadsheet
ABTC 144 - Groupware
ABTC 194 - Presentation Software
WTMT 101 - Wind Turbine Basics
WTMT 102 - Electrical Safety Protocol
WTMT 103 - Electrical Fundamentals
WTMT 104 - Meters and Test Equipment
WTMT 105 - Semi-Conductors
WTMT 106 - SCRs, Diacs and Triacs
WFTR 101 - OFA Level 1
WFTR 143 - Confined Space Entry
WFTR 170 - Industrial Fire Extinguisher Training
WFTR 230 - Wind Turbine Safety
WFTR 232 - Wind Turbine Tower and High Angle Rescue, Climbing, and Personal Protective Equipment
WFTR 233 - Fall Protection
WFTR 311 - Hoisting and Rigging

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Standard maintenance practices for wind park operation
- Safe work practices for typical maintenance procedures
- Field management meetings and follow up

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

- Transfer newly acquired skills and knowledge to the wind park field environment
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge to field technicians and wind park management personnel

Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks.

Attitudes:
Use time productively.

Skills:
Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Practicum: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Supplies:
Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.Add Content...
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