ERIC Number: ED421656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-May-7
Reference Count: N/A
Engineering Technologies. State Competency Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document contains 397 competencies, grouped into 58 units, for tech prep programs in the engineering technologies cluster. The competencies were developed through collaboration of Ohio business, industry, and labor representatives and secondary and associate degree educators. The competencies are rated either "essential" (necessary to ensure minimal levels of employability by entry employees; must be included in all new tech prep programs) or "recommended." Competency builders are included for each competency. A matrix relates the units to five occupations within the engineering technologies occupational cluster. Some of the groups of competencies covered in the units include the following: employability skills; professionalism; teamwork; professional practices; workplace safety; project management; problem analysis; general administrative functions; economic and business principles; basic computer concepts and applications; quality assurance; technical recording and reporting; supervision; drafting technology; visualization and design for function; computer-assisted design/drafting technology; electricity; fundamentals of electronics technology; analog circuits; digital logic circuits; microcomputer electronics technology; instrumentation control technology; electro-optic technology; electronics troubleshooting and repair; electronic product servicing technology; industrial electricity; wiring methods; electronic assembly and repair; equipment maintenance; industrial manufacturing; electromechanical technology; hydraulics and pneumatics; computerized numerical control; precision machining; metal stamping dies; press technology; sheet metal fabrication; material joining technology; and welding basics. (KC)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Competence, Competency Based Education, Electricity, Electronics, Employment Potential, Engineering Education, Engineering Technicians, Engineering Technology, High Schools, Job Skills, Teaching Guides, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.; Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio