ERIC Number: ED264399
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
V-TECS Guide for Plumbing.
Gregory, Margaret R.; Benson, Robert T.
This curriculum guide is intended to train trade and industrial education students in the hands-on aspects of the occupation of plumber. Included in the guide are course outlines that are grouped according to the following topics: an introduction to plumbing, blueprint reading, preparation and joining of pipes, drainage and venting systems, water systems, pumps, disposal systems, installation of fixtures, heating systems, maintenance and repair, and calculation of estimates. Each course outline contains some or all of the following: a duty; a task statement; a performance objective and performance guide; suggested learning activities; a list of recommended resources; student evaluation criteria, including answers to any evaluation questions or exercises provided; a lesson test; test answers; and attachments (including handouts, forms, and transparency masters). Appendixes to the guide contain a duty and task list, definitions of terms, a tool and equipment list, a bibliography, and evaluation questions and answers. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Blueprints, Building Trades, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Estimation (Mathematics), Heating, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Plumbing, Sanitary Facilities, Secondary Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Trade and Industrial Education, Ventilation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.