ERIC Number: ED414458
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Automotive Diagnostic Technologies.
Columbus State Community Coll., OH.
This document contains materials developed for and about the automotive diagnostic technologies tech prep program of the South-Western City Schools in Ohio. Part 1 begins with a map of the program, which begins with an automotive/diagnostic technologies program in grades 11 and 12 that leads to entry-level employment or a 2-year automotive technology program at a community college that in turn leads to a technical career or transfer to a four-year college or university. Also included in part 1 are the high school curriculum pathways and pathway narratives. Part 2, which constitutes approximately 60% of the document, lists the program's (unleveled) secondary technical competencies. Secondary academic competencies (unleveled) and postsecondary competencies are presented in parts 3 and 4, respectively. The following are among the categories of competencies included: workplace safety; quality assurance; supervision; fundamentals of electricity; troubleshooting and repair; test and measurement equipment; equipment maintenance; mechanical power transmission; basic hydraulic theory and pneumatics; welding; engine repair; and diesel engines. Concluding the document are the following: labor market data; list of advisory/review committee members; and program application (information on employment opportunities in the area, potential exit occupations for the program, and plans for the program's delivery). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Advisory Committees, Articulation (Education), Auto Mechanics, Competence, Competency Based Education, Consortia, Curriculum Guides, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Equipment Maintenance, Grade 11, Grade 12, High Schools, Labor Market, Models, Teaching Guides, Tech Prep, Technical Institutes, Technical Occupations, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Columbus State Community Coll., OH.