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ERIC Number: ED013931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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MACHINE TOOL OPERATOR--GENERAL, ENTRY, SUGGESTED GUIDE FOR A TRAINING COURSE.
RONEY, MAURICE W.; AND OTHERS
THE PURPOSE OF THIS CURRICULUM GUIDE IS TO ASSIST THE ADMINISTRATOR AND INSTRUCTOR IN PLANNING AND DEVELOPING MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS TO PREPARE MACHINE TOOL OPERATORS FOR ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONS. THE COURSE OUTLINE PROVIDES UNITS IN -- (1) ORIENTATION, (2) BENCH WORK, (3) SHOP MATHEMATICS, (4) BLUEPRINT READING AND SKETCHING, (5) POWER SAWS, (6) DRILL PRESS, (7) ENGINE LATHE, (8) MILLING MACHINE, (9) SURFACE AND CYLINDRICAL GRINDERS, (10) SHAPER, AND (11) MASS PRODUCTION METHODS. EACH UNIT CONTAINS A TIME ALLOCATION, OBJECTIVES, UNIT OUTLINE, SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES, AND A LIST OF REFERENCES. INSTRUCTION IN RELATED THEORY IS TO BE CONCURRENT WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS IN THE SHOP. SUGGESTIONS FOR PLANNING THE LESSONS AND EVALUATING THE STUDENTS ARE INCLUDED. THE TRAINING SCHEDULE IS DEVELOPED FOR 1,080 HOURS OF TRAINING IN A PERIOD OF 27 WEEKS. THE INSTRUCTOR SHOULD HAVE BROAD EXPERIENCE AS A SKILLED MACHINE TOOL OPERATOR AND, PREFERABLY, EXPERIENCE AS A SUPERVISOR OF MACHINE TOOL OPERATORS. THE TRAINEE SHOULD HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT WITH A BACKGROUND IN MATHEMATICS AND SHOULD BE OF AVERAGE PHYSICAL CONDITION AND HEALTH WITH GOOD VISION. SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS INCLUDE A LAYOUT OF A TRAINING FACILITY AND SUGGESTED MACHINES. TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND EXPENDABLE SUPPLIES FOR A CLASS OF 20 PERSONS. SUGGESTED TEXTBOOKS, REFERENCES, AND FILMS ARE LISTED. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act