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ERIC Number: ED350467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Sheet Metal Contract. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Kirkpatrick, Thomas; Sappe', Hoyt
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of sheet metal, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train sheet metal workers. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; and State Technical Committee developmental recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; list of typical job titles; and appropriate trade resources and sources, including references and textbooks, audiovisuals, curriculum materials, periodicals, safety manual, shop safety signs, and sources of additional information. A verified occupational duty and task list is comprised of six duties: read blueprints, lay out sheet metal, fabricate mechanical systems, fabricate architectural/roofing sheet metal, fabricate food service sheet metal products, install mechanical systems, and install architectural/roofing sheet metal. Other contents include a tools and equipment list, list of contents of standard tool kit, and staff and facilities recommendations. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Georgia