ERIC Number: ED453374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for the Administration and Accreditation of the Standardized Craft Training Process. Sixth Edition.
National Center for Construction Education and Research, Gainesville, FL.
This document contains guidelines for the administration and accreditation of the standardized craft training process that was developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) in partnership with various sectors of the construction and maintenance industries. The following are among the topics discussed in Chapters 1-9: (1) general history, purpose, and philosophy of the standardized training process; (2) terms and definitions; (3) sponsorship eligibility and responsibilities (craft training program eligibility for accreditation, responsibilities of sponsors and craft training units, the accredited training unit process); (4) instructor certification (master trainer and craft instructor certification, restricted certification, testing out for craft instructor certification); (5) training participants (enrollment, academic progress); (6) program operation (curriculum, facilities and services, security of tests, safety, drugs, substance abuse, alcohol and firearms, program evaluation; budgeting and cost control), (7) record keeping requirements, (8) recognition, and (9) the NCCER accreditation process (purposes of accreditation, the accreditation process, conducting an accreditation site visit, reaccreditation, accreditation costs, complaints, enforcement of accreditation, board of trustees decisions). The following items are appended: a copy of the self-assessment document; suggested guidelines for accreditation site visits and an accreditation visitor questionnaire; and an accreditation process flowchart. Concluding the document are 10 forms including: Stardardized Craft Training Process Registration and Release Form, the Registration of Craft Institute Certification Form and the Application of Accredited Training Unit form. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Annual Reports, Budgeting, Building Trades, Construction (Process), Curriculum, Educational Benefits, Educational Facilities, Educational Objectives, Enrollment, Guidelines, Information Dissemination, Institutional Evaluation, Job Training, Master Teachers, National Curriculum, National Organizations, National Standards, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Costs, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Quality Control, Questionnaires, Recognition (Achievement), Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), School Business Relationship, Self Evaluation (Groups), Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Substance Abuse, Teacher Certification, Testing, Trade and Industrial Education, Training Methods, Vocational Education Teachers
National Center for Construction Education and Research, P.O. Box 141104, Gainesville, Florida 32614-1104. Tel: 352-334-0911; Fax: 352-334-0932; Web site: http://www.nccer.org. For full text: http://www.nccer.org/PDF/execsumm.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Construction Education and Research, Gainesville, FL.