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TST 151
Shop Fundamentals


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30    Lab Hours:20


Description
Instruction in shop performance, management, exercises in safety, hand and machine tool operation, use and maintenance, hardware identification, and other basic shop skills necessary for the successful outdoor power equipment manager.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply safety equipment effectively.
  • Recognize unsafe shop practices, maintain clean working equipment, and demonstrate proper use of lifting equipment.
  • Identify and use common shop tools, such as tape measures, micrometers, and dial calipers.
  • Demonstrate proper handling, usage, and disposal of common chemicals and sealants used in the shop.
  • Use effective customer service skills.
  • Construct coherent, organized written and spoken expressions to explain cause of failure, alternatives, and methods of prevention to customers.
  • Analyze finances, sales growth, and inventory levels in a service shop. Manage a service shop for profit, growth, and efficiency.

  • Course Topics
  • Safety Equipment
  • Shop safety and lifting techniques
  • Communications
  • Work order documentation
  • Common shop tools
  • Chemicals and Sealants
  • Professionalism
  • Customer Relations
  • Shop Management
  • Work efficiency

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    TST 151
    Fall 2009
    5810
    George Klein
    TST 151
    Fall 2008
    5810
    George Klein
    TST 151
    Fall 2006
    1350
    George Klein
    TST 151
    Fall 2005
    1350
    George Klein
    TST 151
    Fall 2004
    2344
    George Klein


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.