ERIC Number: ED107983
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
An Analysis of the Small Engine Repair Occupation.
Salsbury, Robert C.; Kline, Charles R.
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the small engine repair occupation. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Sixteen 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: testing performance of engine; maintaining and repairing ignition, fuel system, governors, starter systems, charging system, cooling system, lubrication system, valve train, short block assemblies, crankcase breathers, exhaust system, and shop equipment and tools; storing equipment for off season; maintaining small engine powered equipment; and operating a business. A glossary of terms related to small engine repair is appended. (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.