ERIC Number: ED338838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Diesel Mechanics. Ohio's Competency Analysis Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
This Ohio Competency Analysis Profile (OCAP), derived from a modified Developing a Curriculum (DACUM) process, is a current comprehensive and verified employer competency program list for diesel mechanics. Each unit (with or without subunits) contains competencies and competency builders that identify the occupational, academic, and employability skills needed to enter this occupational area within that outline are three levels of items: core, advancing, and futuring. Core items are essential to entry-level employment. Advancing items are needed to advance in a given occupation. Futuring items are needed to enter and remain in a given occupation 3 to 4 years from now. This profile contains 17 units: (1) general safety and shop practices; (2) basic mechanical skills; (3) planned maintenance; (4) internal combustion engine operation; (5) gasoline engines; (6) diesel engines; (7) drivetrain; (8) brake systems; (9) suspension and steering; (10) chassis; (11) electrical systems; (12) truck and trailer lighting systems; (13) electronically operated control systems; (14) heating and air conditioning systems; (15) cab and trailer maintenance and repair; (16) record keeping; and (17) employability skills. (NLA)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Diesel Engines, Electrical Systems, Electronic Control, Employment Potential, Equipment Maintenance, Heating, High Schools, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Maintenance, Mechanical Skills, Occupational Safety and Health, Recordkeeping, Task Analysis
Vocational Instructional Materials Lab, Ohio State University, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 ($1.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
Note: For related documents, see CE 059 517-542.