ERIC Number: ED210013
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Cable Television and CETA: An Industry Guide to Working with Government and the Private Sector Initiative Program (PSIP).
Society of Cable Television Engineers, Inc., Washington, DC.
Intended to provide cable television company owners and operators, managers, supervisors, suppliers, and manufacturers with broad guidelines for the operation of and participation in a local or regional Private Industry Council (PIC), this handbook begins with a description of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA); a brief history of federal employment and training; and a discussion of the administrative structure of the CETA/Private Sector Initiative Program (PSIP), the role of a PIC, and its relationship with its sponsors. A discussion of reasons why cable television operators should participate is followed by a list of 19 benefits the program would provide the cable television industry, including on-the-job training, classroom training, and targeted jobs tax credit. Descriptions provided of model programs at Worldwide Educational Services, Inc., the Maricopa County Skill Center, and Cablevision Training Center, Inc., include program type, numbers of people trained, funding levels, sources of funds, and contact persons. The appendices include resources to contact; Part 679, PSIP Regulations; frequently used acronyms; a PIC Proposal Evaluation Form; and a sample on-the-job-training agreement. (CHC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Cooperative Education, Demonstration Programs, Employment Programs, Federal Government, History, Industrial Training, On the Job Training, Program Descriptions, Public Agencies
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (1981-339-331:8159).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society of Cable Television Engineers, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; Private Industry