ERIC Number: ED401437
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology (MAST). Common Ground: Toward a Standards-Based Training System for the U.S. Machine Tool and Metal Related Industries. Volume 7: Industrial Maintenance Technology, of a 15-Volume Set of Skill Standards and Curriculum Training Materials for the Precision Manufacturing Industry.
Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
This document is intended to help education and training institutions deliver the Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology (MAST) curriculum to a variety of individuals and organizations. MAST consists of industry-specific skill standards and model curricula for 15 occupational specialty areas within the U.S. machine tool and metals-related industries. This volume provides the MAST standards and curriculum for the industrial maintenance technology specialty area. (An industrial maintenance mechanic uses mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical skills to maintain, repair, and install equipment and machinery used in industry.) This volume is organized in the following sections: (1) a profile of Augusta Technical Institute (Georgia), the development center that produced these standards and curriculum; (2) an industrial maintenance mechanic competency profile of job duties and tasks; (3) an industrial maintenance mechanic duty, task, and subtask outline; (4) a course curriculum outline and course descriptions; (5) a technical workplace competencies and course crosswalk; and (6) a Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) proficiencies course crosswalk. Individual syllabi for the following courses are provided: Algebraic Concepts; Direct Current Circuits I; Industrial Maintenance Safety Procedures; Industrial Mechanics I; Introduction to Microcomputers; English; Alternating Current I-II, Pumps and Piping Systems; Industrial Hydraulics; Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development; Industrial Mechanics II; Industrial Pneumatics; Refrigeration Fundamentals; Metal Welding and Cutting Techniques; Lathe Operations I; and Industrial Maintenance-Mechanical Review. Each course syllabus includes the following: course hours, course descriptions, prerequisites, required course materials, teaching and evaluation methods, lecture and laboratory outlines, course objectives for technical and SCANS competencies, and suggested references. Two appendixes contain industry competency profiles and the pilot program narrative. (KC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Course Content, Curriculum Development, Entry Workers, Hand Tools, Job Skills, Job Training, Learning Modules, Machine Repairers, Machine Tools, Machinery Industry, Maintenance, Manufacturing Industry, Metal Working, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Standards, Teaching Methods
World Wide Web: http://machinetool.tstc.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
Note: For other volumes in this set, see CE 072 924-938.