ERIC Number: ED431872
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Electronics Technology. Tech Prep Competency Profile.
Lakeland Tech Prep Consortium, Kirtland, OH.
This tech prep competency profile covers the occupation of electronics technician. Section 1 provides the occupation definition. 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 35 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; basic computer concepts and applications; quality assurance; technical recording and reporting; drafting technology; computer-assisted design and drafting (CADD) fundamentals; intermediate CADD; basic electricity; fundamentals of electronics technology; electronic noise; analog circuits; digital logic circuits; microcomputer electronics technology; instrumentation and control technology; electro-optic technology; electronics troubleshooting and repair; programmable logic controllers; communications electronics technology; industrial electricity; electrical test and measurement equipment; electromechanical technology; hydraulics and pneumatics; computer-aided engineering; wiring methods; electronic assembly and repair; local area network operations; and mechanical power transmission. (YLB)
Descriptors: Communications, Competence, Computer Assisted Design, Drafting, Electricity, Electronic Equipment, Electronic Technicians, Electronics, Equipment Maintenance, High Schools, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Profiles, Quality Control, Repair, 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.