ERIC Number: ED420810
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Automotive Technician. Occupational Competency Analysis Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
This occupational competency analysis profile (OCAP), which is one a series of employer-verified competency lists that were developed through a modified DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) job analysis process involving business, industry, labor, and community agency representatives across Ohio, identifies the occupational, academic, and employability skills (competencies) needed to enter the occupation of automotive technician. The OCAP is divided into four sections. In the first section, 461 job tasks identified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and 12 supplementary Ohio-verified tasks are clustered into 11 units; each is assigned 1 of 3 priority levels. Listed in section 2 are 37 employability competencies and more than 200 related competency builders. Section 3, which is devoted to academic job profiles, explains the purpose of job profiling, presents an academic job profile for the job of automotive technician, and enumerates the skills needed to achieve each level of competence for each of the 7 Work Keys academic skills. Section 4 lists the academic competencies that a panel consisting of representatives of business, industry, labor, and community-based organizations deemed most crucial to entry into the occupation of automotive technician. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Career Development, Competence, Competency Based Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Trade and Industrial Education, Units of Study
Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (catalog no. OCAP-10R, $10).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio