Recent Scheme of Work on Metal Work

Syllabus for Senior Secondary

FIRST TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Introduction To Metal Work And Metals
Topic: General Overview of Metal Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Overview of metal work
WEEK 2

Theme: Metal Joining Processes
Topic: Permanent Metal Joining Process
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of soldering: - Soft, and – Hard.
2. Soldering materials, tools and equipment
3. Soldering operations.
4. Brazing materials, tools and equipment
5. Brazing operations
6. Types of Welding :
-Gas welding.
-Arc welding
7. Joints preparation for welding :
- butt,
- lap and
– Tee.
8. Types of electrodes and their uses.
9. Types of rivets and their uses
WEEK 2

Theme: Foundry Work
Topic: Principles of Casting
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition and Importance of casting
2. Methods of Casting: sand, die casting, Plaster moulds cast, Permanent moulds cast and Shell molding
WEEK 3

Theme: Introduction To Metal Work And Metals
Topic: Career Opportunities in Metal Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Functions of :- Machinists , Fitters, Fabricators, Welders, Technicians, Engineers, etc
WEEK 3

Theme: Metal Joining Processes
Topic: Permanent Metal Joining Process (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of soldering: - Soft, and – Hard.
2. Soldering materials, tools and equipment
3. Soldering operations.
4. Brazing materials, tools and equipment
5. Brazing operations
6. Types of Welding :
-Gas welding.
-Arc welding
7. Joints preparation for welding :
- butt,
- lap and
– Tee.
8. Types of electrodes and their uses.
9. Types of rivets and their uses
WEEK 3

Theme: Foundry Work
Topic: Materials and Equipment for Casting
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of casting equipment: sand casting, die casting, shell casting
2. Sketches of typical Casting moulds
WEEK 4

Theme: Introduction To Metal Work And Metals
Topic: Description of Metals
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of metals
2. Physical properties of metals
3. Mechanical properties of metals
4. Differences between metals and non-metals
WEEK 4

Theme: Sheet Metal Work
Topic: Selection of Materials
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Sheet Metals:- Low-carbon (mild steel) sheet, Galvanized sheet, Tinplate, Copper, Aluminum, and Brass sheet.
2. Standard gauges
WEEK 4

Theme: Foundry Work
Topic: Pattern Making
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of Pattern; simple piece, split, flat back
2. Core Making; boxes, sand etc
3. Processes; melting pouring of ferrous and nonferrous metals, finishing
WEEK 5

Theme: Introduction To Metal Work And Metals
Topic: Types and Uses of Metals
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Ferrous Metals :
- Pig iron
- Steels
- Wrought iron
- Cast iron
2. Non-Ferrous metals:
- Aluminum
- Zinc
- Copper, etc
3. Alloy:- Brass, Bronze etc
WEEK 5

Theme: Sheet Metal Work
Topic: Tools and Equipment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Tools and Equipment:
- Stakes
- Hammers
- Mallets
- Snips
- Hand lever
- shears
- Bench folder
- Slip roll etc
WEEK 5

Theme: Foundry Work
Topic: Casting Defects
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of defects: blown air, holes, complete run out, cold short, core fault.
2. Causes of defects; low venting, defects in sand, incorrect pouring temperature, damages in the core
WEEK 6

Theme: Introduction To Metal Work And Metals
Topic: Uses of Metals
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Uses of Metals: Construction of vehicles, frames, structural members of buildings and bridges
2. Selection of suitable metals for specific jobs.
WEEK 6

Theme: Sheet Metal Work
Topic: Pattern Development and Cutting
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Methods of Pattern Development :
- Parallel line.
- Radial line.
- Triangulation.
2. Types of Patterns :
- Rectangular.
- Plain cylinder.
- Conic section.
- A pipe cut at an angle.
- Intersection of cylinders.
3. Laying out of pattern.
4. Cutting out a pattern
WEEK 6

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Buffing
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Buffing and its uses
2. Types of Buffing wheels; felt, leather, wool, cotton, cloth Cotton flannel, goblet etc Types of Buffing compounds; lime, rouge, stone, crocus, Tripoli etc
WEEK 7

Theme: Introduction To Metal Work And Metals
Topic: Production of Metals
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of metals and their sources:- copper-pyrite, aluminum-bauxite, iron hematite, lead-galena, zinc calamine, tin –tin ore.
2. Methods of extraction: open pit, underground etc.
3. Process of Smelting :
- Blast furnace.
- Bessemer converter
- Open hearth furnace.
- Crucible furnace.
- Reverberatory furnace .etc
4. Forms of metal supply billets, blooms, slabs, etc.
WEEK 7

Theme: Sheet Metal Work
Topic: Pattern Development and Cutting (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Methods of Pattern Development :
- Parallel line.
- Radial line.
- Triangulation.
2. Types of Patterns :
- Rectangular.
- Plain cylinder.
- Conic section.
- A pipe cut at an angle.
- Intersection of cylinders.
3. Laying out of pattern.
4. Cutting out a pattern
WEEK 7

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Polishing
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Polishing and its uses
2. Types of polishing abrasives; flint, garnet, emery, crocus, boron carbide etc
3. Polishing methods; hand, machine. 4 Polishing operations ;
WEEK 8

Theme: Workshop Safety Rules And Regulations
Topic: Description of Workshop and Workshop Layout
Sub-Topic:
Content:
General layout of a typical metal workshop
WEEK 8

Theme: Sheet Metal Work
Topic: Basic Fabrication Processes
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Shapes: Angular, cylindrical.
2. Bending operation on bar folder.
3. Raising and Hollowing.
4. Sinking.
5. Expanding and Contracting.
WEEK 8

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Spot Facing
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of spot facing
2. Spot facing tools.
3. Items that can be spot faced.
4. Spot facing operation
WEEK 9

Theme: Workshop Safety Rules And Regulations
Topic: Potential Sources of Accidents in the Workshop and Precaution
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Sources of accidents in a metal workshop
- Clothing
- Personal carelessness
- Machine tools
2. Precautions in a metal workshop
WEEK 9

Theme: Sheet Metal Work
Topic: Joints and Joining
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of Joints :
- lap joints,
- grooves seams etc
2. Types of Riveting
3. Self-tapping screw
4. Soft soldering
WEEK 9

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Plannishing
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of Plannishing.
2. Purposes: To level, stiffen, harden etc
3. Plannishing hammer and stakes.
4. Operations.

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SECOND TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Classification of Tools and Equipment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Classification :
- Hand tools.
- Machine tools.
2. Types of Hand tools :
- Measuring tools
- Marking out tools
- Cutting tools
- Driving tools
Work-holding devices
3. Types of machine tools:
Power saws, Centre Lathe, Grinding machine, Shaping machine, Planning machine, Milling machine, Slotting machine etc.
WEEK 2

Theme: Heet Treatments Of Metals
Topic: Importance of Heat Treatment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Importance of:
- Annealing
- Normalizing.
- Hardening.
- Case hardening
- Tempering etc.
WEEK 2

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Coloring
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of coloring
2. Coloring materials e.g. hydrochloric acid, carbonic acid, ammonium sulphate etc.
3. Methods: heating, chemical
4. Coloring operations
WEEK 3

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Classification of Tools and Equipment (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Classification :
- Hand tools.
- Machine tools.
2. Types of Hand tools :
- Measuring tools
- Marking out tools
- Cutting tools
- Driving tools
Work-holding devices
3. Types of machine tools:
Power saws, Centre Lathe, Grinding machine, Shaping machine, Planning machine, Milling machine, Slotting machine etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Heet Treatments Of Metals
Topic: Materials and Equipment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Materials for heat treatment of metals :
- coal, brine, water, air, oil, etc.
2. Equipment :
- Furnaces, Pyrometer, Oven and furnaces, quenching tanks. etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Plating
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning and importance of plating
2. Materials for plating e.g. copper, nickel, tin, gold etc
3. Types of plating e.g. copper, gold etc.
4 Plating operations
WEEK 4

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Measuring and Marking Out
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of Measuring tools :
- Steel rules, Calipers, Micrometers, Venire calipers, Protractors, Bevel gauges etc
2. Types of Marking out tools:
- Surface plate.
- Marking out table.
- Scriber - Centre punch
- Try square
- Odd leg caliper. etc
WEEK 4

Theme: Heet Treatments Of Matals
Topic: Materials and Equipment (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Materials for heat treatment of metals :
- coal, brine, water, air, oil, etc.
2. Equipment :
- Furnaces, Pyrometer, Oven and furnaces, quenching tanks. etc.
WEEK 4

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Enameling
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning / Importance of enameling.
2. Types of enamels.
3. Equipment for enameling e.g. brush, spray gun etc.
4. Methods of enameling: hand and machine methods.
5. Enameling operations
WEEK 5

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work (Cont.)
Topic: Measuring and Marking Out
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of Measuring tools :
- Steel rules, Calipers, Micrometers, Venire calipers, Protractors, Bevel gauges etc
2. Types of Marking out tools:
- Surface plate.
- Marking out table.
- Scriber - Centre punch
- Try square
- Odd leg caliper. etc.
WEEK 5

Theme: Heat Treatments Of Metals
Topic: Heat Treatment Processes
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Heat treatment processes :
- annealing
- case hardening.
- hardening
- tempering
- normalizing
2. Tempering colours and temperature ranges
WEEK 5

Theme: Finishes And Decorative Processes
Topic: Pickling
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of pickling.
2. Pickling materials e.g. sulphuric acid, water etc
3. Pickling processes
4. Pickling operation
WEEK 6

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Cutting and Filling Operation
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of cutting tools :
- Hacksaw (types)
- Chisels
- Files
- Scrapers. etc.
2. Types and Grades of files: Grades-rough, bastard, smooth, second cut, coarse, etc.
3. Types of files: flat, hand, triangular, round, square and warden files
WEEK 6

Theme: Forging Processes
Topic: Principles of Forging
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of forging
2. Importance of forging
3. Types of forging: - cold, hot and drop forging
WEEK 6

Theme: Computer Application In Metal Work
Topic: Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of Computer Aided Design (CAD)
2 Stages in computer aided design; data collection, data analysis, sketches/ drawing, simulation
3 Computer design of parts/ products
WEEK 7

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Cutting and Filling Operation (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of cutting tools :
- Hacksaw (types)
- Chisels
- Files
- Scrapers. etc.
2. Types and Grades of files: Grades-rough, bastard, smooth, second cut, coarse, etc.
3. Types of files: flat, hand, triangular, round, square and warden files
WEEK 7

Theme: Forging Processes
Topic: Principles of Forging (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Definition of forging
2. Importance of forging
3. Types of forging: - cold, hot and drop forging
WEEK 7

Theme: Computer Application In Metal Work
Topic: Introduction to Computer Aided Machining (CAM)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of CAM
2. Applications of CAM; manufacturing, machining and production
WEEK 8

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Chiseling and Scrapping Operations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of chisels: flat, cross cut, half-round diamond point
2. Types of scrapers: flat, half round, triangular scraper.
3. Selection and uses of correct scrapper for a given operation
WEEK 8

Theme: Forging Processes
Topic: Forging Tools and Equipment
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. List of equipment for forging
2. Sketches of common tools and equipment: anvil, hammer, top and bottom swages, hardies, fuller, tongues, heart forge etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Entrepreneurship
Topic: Entrepreneurial Skill
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Meaning of entrepreneurial skills
2. Setting up a small scale workshop; land acquisition, erecting a workshop, equipping the workshop.
3. Management of a small scale workshop; sourcing of funds, material procurement, job execution, joint partnership
WEEK 9

Theme: Hand tools, Equipment And Bench Work
Topic: Care and Maintenance of Tools, Equipment and Machines
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Needs for maintenance.
2. Types of maintenance :
- Predictive
- Preventive
- Corrective
WEEK 9

Theme: Forging Processes
Topic: Forging Operations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Forging operation: fullering, drawing out, upsetting, bending, drawing down etc.
WEEK 9

Theme: Practical/Project Works
Topic: Projects of Economic Value
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Stages in practical/ project design; working drawing, production, bill of quantities , use of produced items

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THIRD TERM
SSS 1 SSS 2 SSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Metal Joining Processes
Topic: Temporary Metal Joining Processes (Fasteners and Adhesives)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Explanation of temporary metal joining process
2. Identification of common fasteners and their uses :
- Bolts
- Nuts
- Pins
- Screws etc
WEEK 2

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Power Sawing
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Description of power sawing operation
2. Types of tools and machines for power sawing.
3. Setting up of machines for power sawing
WEEK 2

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 3

Theme: Metal Joining Processes
Topic: Drilling, Drilling Machines and Reaming
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Description of:
- drilling operations.
- reaming operations
2. Types of Tools for drilling and reaming
3. Setting up of:
- drilling operations.
- reaming operations
4. Types of drilling machines :
- sensitive
- pillar
- redial
WEEK 3

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Lathe Turning Operations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Lathe: Centre, turret, capstan, auto lathe
2. Parts and function: the bed, headstock, tailstock, carriage, feed and thread cutting mechanisms.
3. Operations: facing, Centre drilling, boring, parting off, knurling, taper-turning etc
WEEK 3

Theme:
Topic:
Sub-Topic:
Content:

WEEK 4

Theme: Metal Joining Processes
Topic: Drilling, Drilling Machines and Reaming (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Description of:
- drilling operations.
- reaming operations
2. Types of Tools for drilling and reaming
3. Setting up of:
- drilling operations.
- reaming operations
4. Types of drilling machines :
- sensitive
- pillar
- redial
WEEK 4

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Shaping Operations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of shapers: swivel, tilting and universal table types
2. Parts of a shaping machine and their functions: pedestal, ram, saddle, table and driving mechanism
3. Cutting tools: materials, holders, holding
4 Shaping operations
WEEK 4

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Topic:
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WEEK 5

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Grinding
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Description of grinding operation.
2. Types of grinding wheels.
3. Setting up of grinding operation
WEEK 5

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Milling Operations
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Milling machines: horizontal, vertical, universal.
2. Parts and function: table, arbor, arbor bracket, over arm, traverse hand wheel, knee, and dividing head.
3. Cutting tool (cutters): materials, holders, mounting and feed speeds.
4. Operations: up milling, climb milling, end milling and spiral milling
WEEK 5

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Topic:
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Content:

WEEK 6

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Grinding (Cont.)
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Description of grinding operation.
2. Types of grinding wheels.
3. Setting up of grinding operation
WEEK 6

Theme: Machine Tools And Processes
Topic: Care and Maintenance
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Types of maintenance: preventive, predictive, routine, corrective.
2. Lubricants
WEEK 6

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WEEK 7

Theme: Practical And Project Works
Topic: Selection of Materials for Projects
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Materials: Galvanized iron sheets, Tinplate, Copper, Aluminum, Brass, etc.
2. Factors for selecting materials for specific jobs e.g. strength, corrosion resistance, etc.
WEEK 7

Theme: Design In Metal Work
Topic: Principles of Design
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Balance: formal (symmetrical) and informal (asymmetrical)
2. Unity: balance and proportion
3. Proportion: Golden rule of proportion
4. Harmony, shape, colour lines
5. Rhythm; repetition of shapes, colours, lines
6. Function
7. Emphasis; position, colour, shapes
8. Changes in design; ease of manufacture, efficiency in use, simplicity of maintenance
WEEK 7

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Topic:
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WEEK 8

Theme: Practical And Project Works
Topic: Selection of Materials for Projects
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Materials: Galvanized iron sheets, Tinplate, Copper, Aluminum, Brass, etc.
2. Factors for selecting materials for specific jobs e.g. strength, corrosion resistance, etc.
WEEK 8

Theme: Design In Metal Work
Topic: Elements of Design
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Line types: straight, circular, curved
2. Basic shapes: circular, square, triangular, rectangular
3. Mass forms: cubes, cylinders
4. Texture: varieties
5. Methods of adding colours: anodizing, lacquer, enamel and heat
6. Design selection process: data collection, analysis, selection of possible solutions, sketching, working drawing, prototyping, testing
7. Factors of design selection: practicability, appropriateness, safety, economy, material
WEEK 8

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WEEK 9

Theme: Practical And Project Works
Topic: Carrying Out Functional Project Works
Sub-Topic:
Content:
Construct household equipment, e.g. metal table, Scooper, dust bin etc
WEEK 9

Theme: Practical Project
Topic: Practical Project Work
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1. Steps in project work: needs data collection, analysis of data, working drawing, prototype, testing and production.
2. Selection of appropriate materials; suitability, safety, availability, economy
WEEK 9

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