ERIC Number: ED431871
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Technology. Tech Prep Competency Profile.
Lakeland Tech Prep Consortium, Kirtland, OH.
This tech prep competency profile covers these occupations: manufacturing technician, computer-assisted design and drafting (CADD) technician, quality technician, and mechanical technician. Section 1 provides occupation definitions. Section 2 lists development committee members. Section 3 provides the leveling codes---abbreviations for grade level (by the end of grade 12, by the end of associate degree), academic codes (communications, math, or science related), and depth (introduce, reinforce, proficient). Section 4, the table of contents, also indicates whether the entire or partial unit is required for each of the occupations. Section 5 provides the competencies categorized into 45 units. Each unit consists of essential or local competencies divided into builders. Competencies and builders are listed in columns and followed by the codes that indicate depth and related academic area for each grade level. Unit topics are as follows: employability skills; professionalism; teamwork; professional practices; workplace safety; project management; problem analysis; general administrative functions; economic and business principles; computer literacy; quality assurance; technical recording and reporting; drafting technology; visualization and design for function; CADD fundamentals; intermediate CADD; advanced CADD; basic electricity; electronics troubleshooting and repair; programmable logic controllers; industrial electricity; electrical test and measurement equipment; equipment installation; equipment maintenance; industrial engineering basics; industrial manufacturing technology; basic materials science; mechanical power transmission; fundamentals of machine anatomy; electromechanical technology; hydraulics and pneumatics; computerized numerical control; precision machining; metal stamping dies; press technology; sheet metal fabrication; welding basics; production methods and costs; engineering mechanics; advanced engineering mechanics; computer programming; computer-based descriptive geometry; design of machines and machine elements; quality; and production planning and control. (YLB)
Descriptors: Competence, Computer Assisted Design, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Drafting, High Schools, Job Skills, Machinists, Manufacturing, Mechanical Design Technicians, Mechanics (Process), Occupational Information, Production Technicians, Profiles, Quality Control, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Lakeland Tech Prep Consortium, Kirtland, OH.
Note: Revision of ED 410 374.