ERIC Number: ED418211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Oct-18
Reference Count: N/A
The DACUM Job Analysis Process.
Dofasco, Inc., Hamilton (Ontario).
This document explains the DACUM (Developing A Curriculum) process for analyzing task-based jobs to: identify where standard operating procedures are required; identify duplicated low value added tasks; develop performance standards; create job descriptions; and identify the elements that must be included in job-specific training programs. The following are among the topics discussed in sections 1-14: purpose and scope of the process; responsibilities of key players in the process (level 3 facilitators, customers, sponsors, task analysts, workshop facilitation team members); process overview (conducting information presentations, and DACUM Job Analysis Process High Level Flow Diagram); DACUM process policies and guidelines; needs assessment process; considerations in establishing a priority process; customer service agreements; job site visits; three phases of the DACUM job analysis process (DACUM workshop); validation; task analysis; evaluations and audits; DACUM facilitator development process; and recordkeeping and tracking. Concluding the document are a list of four references and the history of the process's revision. Appended are a DACUM information packet and various job analysis process-related forms, including the following: DACUM needs assessment form; internal customer/supplier form agreement; DACUM duty templates; DACUM profile, priority rating chart, and validation letter; task analysis data sheet; job reengineering worksheet; template for developing performance standards; sample level 1 evaluation; audit check sheet; and facilitator evaluation check sheet. (MN)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Data Collection, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Needs Assessment, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, Task Analysis, Validity, Vocational Education, Worksheets, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dofasco, Inc., Hamilton (Ontario).