Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Safety, Tools, and Fastenings

 Title Abbreviation:   SAFETY TOOLS & FASTENING

 Department:    MT

 Course #:    105

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3.5

 CIP:    490306

 EPC:    736

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Introduction to a broad range of tools and fastener types and procedures and cultivate safe shop and workplace practices in the marine maintenance industry.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate safe and proper hand and power tool use by following manufacturer guidelines and procedures.
  2. Identify, select, and install common fastener types using accepted industry practices and techniques.
  3. Select and apply adhesives and bedding compounds using correct product procedures.
  4. PROGRAM OUTCOME: Exhibit safe & proficient working practices.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. General tool safety requirements and proper work practices.
  2. Basic hand tool types, uses, and procedures.
  3. Power tool types, uses, and procedures.
  4. Adhesives, sealants, and bedding compounds.
  5. Fastener identification, selection, and installation techniques.