ERIC Number: ED391008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
ASE Program Certification Standards for Light/Medium Duty CNG/LPG Training Programs.
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Herndon, VA.
This publication provides the evaluation policies, procedures, and standards to which a compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) technician training program must adhere to be granted certification by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. The policies section has three parts: the automobile areas that may be certified and minimum requirements for certification; information about evaluation team leaders, on-site evaluation team members, task lists, tools and equipment, and automobile program evaluation; and discussion of policies on articulation agreements, recognition for certification, appeals and action for revocation. The procedures section provides an overview of the process for certification. The next section contains the 10 program standards in these areas: purpose, administration, learning resources, finances, student services, instruction, equipment, facilities, instructional staff, and cooperative agreements. The task list follows. Lists of assumptions and definitions are provided. The tasks are divided into these areas: electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, LPG diagnosis and repair, LPG maintenance, LPG conversion/installation, CNG diagnosis and repair, CNG maintenance, and CNG conversion/installation. Lists are also provided of applied academics (language arts and communications, mathematics, science) and workplace skills. The final section lists tools and equipment, including hand tools, general lab/shop equipment, and specialty tools and equipment. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, Herndon, VA.