ERIC Number: ED362776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Aug-31
Reference Count: N/A
B-WEST Regional Workforce Training Center. Building Workers Entering Skilled Trades. Curriculum Guide.
Portland Community Coll., OR.
This guide is designed for use in replicating the B-WEST (Building Workers Entering Skilled Trades) and B-FIT (Building Futures in Industry and Trades) program, a two-term professional certificate program designed to prepare individuals for skilled jobs in the electrical, mechanical, and construction trades. The first section contains the curriculum content guides that were originally used during the tenure of the B-WEST program. The curriculum content guides included in the second section reflect the significant revision made to the original guides as a result of feedback received from students and employers involved in the original B-WEST program. The third section contains a complete sample lesson module (including lesson guides and handouts) on cable layouts and wiring diagrams. The curriculum presented follows a competency-based education format, and each course content guide includes some or all of the following: introduction, list of prerequisites, list of required equipment, comments on the course activity and design, instructional goals and objectives, and evaluation procedures/criteria. The following topics are covered: applied construction, applied electrical, applied mechanical, building trades mathematics, masonry, welding, computer familiarization, work zone traffic control, first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cooperative education, career development, and physical conditioning. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Portland Community Coll., OR.