ERIC Number: ED443019
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards: Entry-Level Truck Driver.
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
This document, which is intended to serve as a guide for workforce preparation program providers, details the Illinois Occupational Skill Standards for programs preparing students for employment as entry-level truck drivers. The document begins with a brief overview of the Illinois perspective on occupational skill standards and credentialing, the process used to develop the skill standards, and assumptions underlying the standards. Presented next are skill standards for 21 tasks performed by entry-level truck drivers. Each skill standard statement contains the following components: (1) a job summary; (2) the actual skill standard (including the conditions of performance, work to be performed, and performance criteria); (3) performance elements and assessment criteria; and (4) a recommended assessment and credentialing approach. The following are among the tasks for which skill standards are provided: read/interpret control systems; perform vehicle inspections; perform standard driving maneuvers; read shipping documents and evaluate cargo loads; deal with accident scenes; and plan trips. Appended are the following: (1) glossary; (2) lists of members of the Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Subcouncil, and the Entry-Level Truck Driver Standards Development Committee; (3) Entry-Level Truck Driver Recognition Proposal; and (4) list of workplace skills. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Competence, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Driver Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Glossaries, Guidelines, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Occupational Clusters, Performance Based Assessment, Program Guides, Secondary Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Trade and Industrial Education, Traffic Safety, Two Year Colleges
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 46, 1 University Circle, Macomb, IL 61455-1390, Tel: 800-322-3905, Fax: 309-298-2869, e-mail: CPC@wiu.edu. For full text: http://www.standards.siu.edu/pdf/transportation/trucking.pdf
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Carbondale.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois