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ERIC Number: ED428289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 135
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Rotational Molding Process Technician. Instructional Program Package.
El Paso Community Coll., TX.; College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.; Association of Rotational Molders, Oak Brook, IL.
This curriculum package contains materials developed through a partnership of the Association of Rotational Molders, El Paso Community College (Texas), and the College of DuPage (Illinois). The materials, which were developed during a 2-day DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process, are based on national skill standards and designed for manufacturing firms conducting their own in-house training, community college customized training, and continuing education programs. The package includes a DACUM chart, course outline overview, and nine course outlines. Each course outline includes the following: course description; course length; prerequisite competencies; course objectives; integration of academic and workplace skills; foundation skills; workplace competencies; method of instruction; method of evaluation; materials and texts; and course outline. The course topics are as follows: introduction to the rotational molding process and operation; safety; material handling; start-up and shut-down procedures; handling molded parts; mold setup and mold change; preparing and servicing the mold; quality control; and processing and troubleshooting. Appended are the following: annotated listing of 34 recommended resource materials and websites; list of the employment skills identified by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills; and list of the 210 National Voluntary Skill Standards for Advanced High Performance Manufacturing. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: El Paso Community Coll., TX.; College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.; Association of Rotational Molders, Oak Brook, IL.