ERIC Number: ED107948
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of the Auto Body Repair Occupation.
Stranke, Edward J.; Speck, Samuel R.
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the auto body mechanic occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Eleven duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a two-page table is presented, showing on the first page; tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge (related also to decisions, cues and errors); safety--hazard; and on the second page: science; math--number systems; and communications (performance modes, examples, and skills and concepts). The duties include: managing a body shop; refinishing; repairing and patching damages; repairing and maintaining cooling systems; repairing frame damage and front suspension and steering; removing and replacing panels; repairing and replacing fiberglass panels; maintaining electrical system and interior trim; and adjusting doors, deck lids, hoods, bumpers, and door glass. (BP)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 160, CE 004 162-206, CE 004 263-268 and CE 004 425-427