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ERIC Number: ED350466
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 52
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Instrumentation Technology. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Sappe', Hoyt; Squires, Sheila S.
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of instrumentation technology, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train instrumentation technicians. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; and State Technical Committee developmental recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; list of typical job titles; and appropriate trade resources and sources, including references and textbooks, audiovisuals, curriculum materials, periodicals, safety manual, standards and recommended practices, test materials references, and sources of additional information. A verified occupational duty and task list is comprised of 27 duties, including AC and DC circuit theory application; matter; shop practices; safety; hand tools; blueprints, schematics, drawings; technical writing; electronic, hydraulic, pneumatic, and thermal test instruments; troubleshooting; and servicing equipment, systems, and measuring instruments. Other contents include staff and facilities recommendations. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia