ERIC Number: ED236324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: N/A
Competency-Based Curriculum for Prevocational Exploration. Personal Service.
Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Occupational, Adult, and Safety Education.; West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
This competency-based curriculum was designed to aid teachers in West Virginia to provide students with information about careers in the personal services occupational cluster. The curriculum guide contains 43 lessons, organized into the four areas of attendant services, barber and beauty services, commercial services, and residential services, plus introductory and culminating lessons about personal services occupations. Each lesson contains a career information sheet (with a job title, job duties, sample employment locations, an employment outlook, education and training requirements, special qualifications needed, earnings and benefits, and working conditions and life-styles), an occupational competency, resources and or materials, learning objectives, learning activities, and evaluation procedures. Worksheets and student attitude rating sheets are provided for each lesson. Some of the occupations covered in the personal services cluster are the following: animal caretaker, blind aide, diet consultant, horseshoer, shoe repairer, wedding consultant, barber, cosmetologist, manicurist, sales representative for barber and beauty supplies, custodian, funeral director, janitor, psychiatrist, counseling psychologist, pets and pet supplies salesperson, butler, caretaker, funiture cleaner, rug cleaner, laundry worker, and home housekeeper. The guide is illustrated with cartoon drawings. (KC)
Descriptors: Attendants, Barbers, Career Education, Career Exploration, Competence, Competency Based Education, Cosmetology, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Household Workers, Housekeepers, Laundry Drycleaning Occupations, Lesson Plans, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Prevocational Education, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Sales Occupations, Secondary Education, Service Occupations, Service Workers, State Curriculum Guides, Units of Study, Work Environment
West Virginia Vocational Curriculum Laboratory, Cedar Lakes Conference Center, Ripley, WV 25271.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Marshall Univ., Huntington, WV. Dept. of Occupational, Adult, and Safety Education.; West Virginia State Vocational Curriculum Lab., Cedar Lakes.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia