ERIC Number: ED393002
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Plastics Technical Competency Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document, which is intended to assist individuals responsible for developing tech prep programs, lists the occupational, academic, and employability competencies that representatives from education, business/industry, and labor throughout Ohio have identified as being necessary for employment in technician-level positions involving the manufacture and/or use of plastics. Included in the introductory section are the following: overview of the technical competency profile (TCP) process used to identify the technical competencies; lists of TCP team members; plastics job definitions; and plastics technical competency profile matrix. The plastics technical competencies identified by the TCP team are listed by the following categories: communications literacy; mathematics literacy; science literacy; technological literacy; employability skills; professionalism; teamwork; technical recording and reporting; problem analysis; project management; computer literacy; basic economics; workplace safety; industrial electricity; electric test and measurement equipment; drafting technology; print reading; computer-aided design fundamentals; equipment maintenance; electromechanical technology; basic machining; hydraulics and pneumatics; industrial manufacturing technology; programmable logic controllers; welding basics; supervision; quality assurance; plastics press technology; sheet metal fabrication; mold making; polymer technology; plastics troubleshooting; plastics product design; color matching; instrumental methods; rheology; and plastics manufacturing. Concluding the document are a sample glossary and plastics TCP index. (MN)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Employment Qualifications, High Schools, Job Skills, Plastics, Postsecondary Education, Statewide Planning, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations
Center on Education and Training for Employment, College of Education, The Ohio State University, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Development, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Note: Product of the Ohio Tech Prep Initiative.