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ERIC Number: ED012336
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 24
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Reference Count: 0
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SHEET METAL WORKER, A SUGGESTED TRAINING COURSE.
RONEY, MAURICE
THE PURPOSE OF THIS CURRICULUM GUIDE IS TO ASSIST ADMINISTRATORS AND INSTRUCTORS IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPING MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS TO PREPARE WORKERS FOR ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONS IN THE SHEET METAL INDUSTRY. THE MATERIAL WAS PREPARED UNDER CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT BY OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY AND REVIEWED BY ADVISORY GROUPS. IT IS DESIGNED TO GIVE THE TRAINEE A BACKGROUND OF FUNDAMENTALS IN MANIPULATIVE SKILLS AND RELATED INFORMATION. THE COURSE OUTLINE CONTAINS UNITS IN (1) MATHEMATICS AND BLUEPRINT READING, (2) DRAWING, (3) JOB PLANNING, (4) PATTERN DEVELOPMENT, (5) FABRICATION, (6) ASSEMBLY, (7) SHEET METAL INSTALLATION IN CONSTRUCTION, (8) MANUFACTURING (QUANTITY PRODUCTION), AND (9) MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY PROCEDURES. THE COURSE COVERS 780 HOURS OF INSTRUCTION IN A PERIOD OF 26 WEEKS. A DISTRIBUTION OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME FOR RELATED INSTRUCTION AND SHOP PRACTICE IS GIVEN WITHIN EACH MAJOR DIVISION. A CLASS OF 20 OR LESS IS SUGGESTED TO PERMIT TIME FOR THE NECESSARY INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION. THE TRAINEE SHOULD HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION WITH AT LEAST ONE COURSE IN MATHEMATICS AND HAVE MECHANICAL REASONING ABILITY, MANUAL DEXTERITY, AND A SENSE OF SPATIAL RELATIONS. SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS INCLUDE A LAYOUT OF A TRAINING FACILITY AND A LIST OF MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND SUPPLIES FOR A CLASS OF 20 PERSONS. INSTRUCTIONAL TEXTS, REFERENCES, AND FILMS ARE LISTED. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act; Oklahoma