Construction Hand & Power Tools – This course includes a survey of hand and power tools typically used to perform construction work. Emphasis is on the development of skills needed to effectively perform layout, measurement, cutting, fastening and finishing operations. Study also includes maintenance of tools and equipment, safe use of hand and power tools, and emerging tool technology. Students have the capacity to earn one post secondary credit for successful completion of this course (amount determined by
Auto CAD (Computer Assisted Drafting) – This Penn College NOW course covers basic to advanced 2D CAD topics. Included are draw and modify commands, drawing management topics, geometric construction procedures, accuracy features, view management, dimension applications, plotting techniques, use of layouts and viewports, external reference file and symbol applications, attributes, tolerencing, introduction to 3D applications, and productivity skills. Students have the capacity to earn 3 postsecondary credits for successful completion of this course (amount to be determined by
Information, Technology, & Society - This Penn College Now course provides an introduction to the basic concepts and applications of computer and internet-related information technology and its impacts on individual users, businesses, groups, organizations, and society. Topics include access, evaluation, and use of digital information, ethical and security implications of information use and storage; human-computer interactions: social aspects of information systems; economic and legal issues; and professional presentation and communication of information. Information literacy skills that promote lifelong learning are developed through exposure to various existing and emerging technologies, including information resources, communication resources, communication methods and technology. Students have the capacity to earn three postsecondary credits for successful completion of this course (amount determined by Penn College).