ERIC Number: ED118902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
TAT [Training and Technology.]
Oak Ridge Associated Universities, TN. Manpower Development Div.; Union Carbide Corp., Oak Ridge, TN. Nuclear Div.
The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) of Tennessee and the Nuclear Division of the Union Carbide Corporation established an industrial training program called Training and Technology (TAT) which was conducted at the Oak Ridge Y-12 plant. TAT instructors were provided by the regular work force of Union Carbide while ORAU provided the administration, planning, program development, trainee service, job-related education, and job placement aspects of the program. A brief description of the five training areas offered in the program is presented: welding, machining, industrial electricity, physical testing, and mechanical operations. The job-related education provided in each of the occupation areas includes shop theory, blueprint reading, shop mathematics, and science. In addition, safe working practices and industrial hygiene are also stressed. Basic information about the program such as enrollment, housing, location, and extracurricular activities are provided. Personal experiences from two students who participated in the TAT program are included. (Author/EC)
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Electrical Occupations, Industrial Education, Industrial Training, Industry, Job Skills, Job Training, Machinery Industry, Mechanical Skills, Participant Satisfaction, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, Technology, Training Methods, Welding, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Energy Research and Development Administration, Oak Ridge, TN.
Authoring Institution: Oak Ridge Associated Universities, TN. Manpower Development Div.; Union Carbide Corp., Oak Ridge, TN. Nuclear Div.