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ERIC Number: ED297129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 27
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Occupational Training Provided by the Military--A Viable Option.
Broadbent, William
This booklet briefly describes the military option in the area of technical training that has ramifications for subsequent employment in the civilian sector. It is written primarily for teachers, counselors, and students involved in either teaching or taking industrial and technical subjects that have occupational implications. Information is provided on reasons for considering the military training option, other sources of information about military skills training, and guidance and counseling. Specific information is presented on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, the alternative training programs/pre-entry, and occupational training through the military system of instruction. The booklet then briefly describes selected training programs provided by the military. These training programs have applications in the civilian sector. For each occupational title (training program), this information is provided: branch of the services offering training, civilian opportunities available after separation, and immediate military opportunities. Representative titles are radio equipment repairers, power plant electricians, electrical products repairers, marine engine mechanics, heating and cooling mechanics, occupational therapy specialists, physical therapy specialists, computer programmers, corrections specialists, and court reporters. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Students; Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of the Director for Vocational Education.