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ERIC Number: ED409482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
Skill Standards for Open Cut Pipe Laying.
Laborers-AGC Education and Training Fund, Pomfret Center, CT.
This document identifies skill standards for utility construction in a format that uses scenarios to provide a picture of the construction process under consideration. The scenarios provide a general description of the pipe laying and utility construction process. An introduction describes use and benefits of skill standards. Section 2 presents the skill standards for open cut pipe laying. Each standard has four informational components: (1) scenario describing the construction process, context of applications of workplace skills, and industry standards that can serve as performance criteria; (2) conventional industry standards containing proficiency, health and safety, and production requirements that serve as performance criteria; (3) key tasks; and (4) workplace skills, knowledge, and aptitudes. These skill standards are included: site preparation, excavation operation, elevation and alignment control; pressure pipe installation, pressure pipe repair, gravity flow pipe installation, gravity flow pipe repair, and backfill, compaction, and site restoration. Section 3 provides workplace skills, knowledge, and aptitudes (WSKAs) arranged into these categories: aptitudes and abilities, workplace basic skills, cross-functional skills, and occupation-specific knowledge. Each WSKA page contains the following elements: context, mastery performance level, content, reference to applicable job functions, and sample tasks and activities in which the WSKAs are applied. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Laborers-AGC Education and Training Fund, Pomfret Center, CT.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A