ERIC Number: ED038503
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic; A Suggested Guide for a Training Course.
Division of Manpower Development and Training. , BAVT.
Prepared by a technical writer for the Division of Manpower Development and Training, this guide is intended to aid instructors, supervisors, and administrators of vocational education and manpower training programs in establishing training programs for mechanics and technicians entering the occupation of servicing heavy construction equipment. The content provides suggested course outlines, teacher qualifications, student prerequisites, time allocation, instructional material, teaching suggestions, and methodology, as well as information regarding employment opportunities and career progression. The 26 course units outlined include: (1) Hand and Power Tool Orientation, (2) Engines and Engine Systems, (3) Principles of Hydraulics, (4) Automatic Transmissions, (5) Batteries and Fundamentals of Electricity, (6) Welding Fundamentals, (7) Air Conditioning, (8) Industrial Air Compressors, (9) Industrial and Labor Relations, and (10) Shop Economics and Work Relationships. A bibliography, references, films, glossary of terms, suggested shop layout, and suggested list of equipment, tools, and training aids also are given. (AW)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Equipment Maintenance, Machine Repairers, Mechanics (Process), Program Guides, Skilled Occupations, Teaching Guides, Trade and Industrial Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS5.287:87044, $.50)
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Authoring Institution: Division of Manpower Development and Training. , BAVT.