ERIC Number: ED350445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Heavy Equipment Mechanic Program Guide.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Designed to train an entry-level mechanic, this heavy equipment mechanic program guide presents the standard curriculum for technical institutes in Georgia. The curriculum addresses the minimum competencies for a heavy equipment mechanic program. The general information section contains the following: purpose and objectives; program description, including admissions, typical job titles, and accreditation and certification; and the curriculum model, including standard curriculum sequence and lists of courses. The next four sections contain the courses: three general core courses (job acquisition and employability skills, basic mathematics, English); five fundamental technical courses (basic skills and laboratory safety, engines I, drive systems I, electrical I, hydraulics I); eight specific technical courses (air conditioning, engines II, drive systems II, hydraulics II, electrical II, engines III, drive systems III, drive systems IV), and two electives (diesel injection, engines IV). Each course consists of the following: course overview (description, competency areas, prerequisites, credit hours, contact hours); course outline with student objectives and class and lab hours; and resource list. Appendixes include an equipment list and addresses of organizations that are sources of additional training materials. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Employment Potential, Engines, Entry Workers, Hydraulics, Job Skills, Maintenance, Mechanical Skills, Mechanics (Process), Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Program Guides, State Curriculum Guides, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Georgia; Heavy Equipment Mechanics
Note: For the program standards, see CE 062 128.