ERIC Number: ED443020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Illinois Occupational Skill Standards: Floristry Cluster.
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 occupational education in the floristry cluster. 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 27 tasks typically performed by individuals employed in floristry occupations. 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: handling customer requests; dealing with visitors and vendors; merchandising products and services; preparing designs and plants for delivery; and planning a store design and caring for plant materials. Appended are the following: glossary; lists of Illinois Occupational Skill Standards and Credentialing Council, Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcouncil, and Floristry Standards Development Committee members; Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcouncil Floristry Cluster Recognition Proposal; and a list of workplace skills. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Definitions, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Environmental Education, Evaluation Criteria, Glossaries, Guidelines, Horticulture, Job Skills, Labor Force Development, Occupational Clusters, Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Performance Based Assessment, Program Guides, Public Relations, Retailing, Salesmanship, Secondary Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Waste Disposal
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 (501b, $7). For full text: http://www.standards.siu.edu/pdf/agriculture/floristry.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