ERIC Number: ED385776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Applied Academic & Workplace Skills for Collision Repair & Refinish Technicians.
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Herndon, VA.
This task list of workplace skills for collision repair and refinish technicians resulted from grant from the U.S. Department of Education to the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. The skills list is integrated with academic skills. This document lists the following 13 workplace skills, each with subskills: developing an employment plan; seeking and applying for employment opportunities; accepting employment; communicating on the job; interpreting the economics of work; maintaining professionalism; adapting/coping with change; solving problems and critical thinking; maintaining safe and healthy environment; demonstrating work ethics and behavior; demonstrating technology literacy; maintaining interpersonal relationships; and demonstrating team work. The list is followed by four sections that provide the following: (1) a narrative for language arts-related academic skills for the NATEF collision repair and refinish technician task lists; (2) a matrix showing how the language arts skills relate to the NATEF technical skills for collision repair and refinish and definitions of these applications; (3) a list of the language arts/communication skills integrated into the structural analysis and damage repair skills; and (4) the NATEF task list listing the technical skills for collision repair and refinish occupations. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Herndon, VA.