ERIC Number: ED350467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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)
Descriptors: Assembly (Manufacturing), Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Machine Tool Operators, Machine Tools, Metal Working, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Secondary Education, Sheet Metal Work, Statewide Planning, Task Analysis, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.