ERIC Number: ED476358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Occupation Competency Profile: Gas Utility Operator Certificate Program.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
This document presents information about the apprenticeship training program of Alberta, Canada, in general and the gas utility operator certificate program in particular. The first part of the document discusses the following items: Alberta's apprenticeship and industry training system; the occupation committee and its members; the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board; safety education; legal and administrative aspects of safety; formal or technical training; and procedures for recommending revisions to the course outline. The second part of the document presents the course outline that details the following sections of the program and subject areas within the sections: (1) properties of natural gas; (2) general safety and emergency response procedures (general safety; emergency response procedures); (3) descriptive geometry and applied drafting mathematics (surveying and mapping; transmission and distribution systems; pipeline construction and inspection); (4) operation and maintenance of gas utility systems (corrosion control; operation and maintenance); (6) background knowledge (regulatory agencies and codes; industry advisory network); and (7) practical applications. Each section of the outline includes an anticipated outcome and series of behavioral objectives for each of the job tasks included for each subject area. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Competence, Competency Based Education, Compliance (Legal), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Drafting, Energy Occupations, Foreign Countries, Geometry, Natural Gas, Occupational Safety and Health, Plumbing, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Safety Education, Student Certification, Technical Education, Utilities
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
Identifiers - Location: Canada