ERIC Number: ED289980
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
CATV Aerial Construction Course. Model Vocational Education Project for Special Needs Incarcerated Youth.
Elgin Community Coll., IL.
This curriculum guide provides materials for a course to enable a student to meet the entry-level requirements of the cable industry as an aerial construction crew member. It is appropriate for a juvenile correctional facility, high school, or junior college. The course is intended to be completed in a minimum of 150 hours, including time in both the classroom and aerial practice field. It includes an introduction to the history of cable television (CATV), an overview of the entire process of cabling a city, a discussion of safe construction of the aerial portion of the plant, job survival skills, and job safety. Fourteen units cover 28 objectives. The 14 units are introduction, safety, electricity, preconstruction phase, mapping, pole framing, climbing, ladders, drilling, stranding, cabling, splicing, survival skills, and inventory. For each objective these components are provided: task, performance objective, setting, performance guide, resource list, and checklist for student evaluation. Appendixes include primary and secondary vocabulary lists, a curriculum checklist, and a listing of sources of materials. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Elgin Community Coll., IL.