ERIC Number: ED331994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Women in Education for Apprenticeship and Non-Traditional Employment. Final Performance Report.
Portland Community Coll., OR.
This report describes a partnership between Portland Community College (Oregon), private industry, and public agencies to develop and implement a comprehensive program to recruit, train, and place women in apprenticeship and other nontraditional employment in the building trades. The Building Futures in Industry and Trades (B-FIT) program's final performance report, budget statement, and third-party evaluation are included in this package. These sections briefly describe the high graduation and employment rates of initial participants in the program. The majority of the document is an appendix containing the following project information: (1) course description; (2) industrial skills training course outline; (3) training objectives; (4) 13 B-FIT course content guides; (5) sample class schedule; (6) student orientation/screening procedures; (7) news articles; (8) job placement status report; and (9) advisory committee. The 13 B-FIT courses outlined in this document are: (1) applied construction I; (2) electrical/mechanical trades I; (3) basic trade builders math; (4) orientation to vocational training for skilled trades and industry; (5) targeting occupations in skilled trades and industry; (6) health and fitness for industry I; (7) applied construction II; (8) electrical/mechanical trades II; (9) contemporary worksite issues; (10) health and fitness for industry II; (11) microcomputers; (12) welding; and (13) cooperative education--building construction. Each course includes some or all of the following elements: an introduction, comments on course activities and design, prerequisite knowledge and skills, evaluation, instructional goals and objectives, and worksheets. (NLA)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Community Colleges, Construction Industry, Course Descriptions, Employed Women, Instructional Materials, Mathematical Applications, Nontraditional Occupations, Occupational Safety and Health, Physical Fitness, School Business Relationship, Technological Advancement, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges, Work Environment
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Portland Community Coll., OR.
Identifiers: Oregon; Partnerships in Education; Portland Community College OR
Note: Brochure, poster, and training videotapes are not included in this document. Photographs and newspaper clippings may not reproduce well.