ERIC Number: ED478586
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Lather (Interior Systems Mechanic). Occupational Analyses Series.
Chapman, Mike; Chapman, Carol; MacLean, Margaret
This analysis covers tasks performed by a lather, an occupational title some provinces and territories of Canada have also identified as drywall and acoustical mechanic; interior systems installer; and interior systems mechanic. A guide to analysis discusses development, structure, and validation method; scope of the occupation; trends; and safety. To facilitate understanding the nature of the occupation, work performed is divided into the following categories: (1) blocks, the largest division in the analysis that reflects a distinct operation relevant to the occupation; (2) tasks, the distinct activities that in combination make up the logical and necessary steps the worker is required to perform to complete a specific assignment in a block; and (3) sub-tasks, the smallest divisions into which it is practical to subdivide any work activity and that in combination fully describe all duties constituting a task. Other components of a task are trends, related components, tools and equipment, and supporting knowledge and abilities. Each sub-task is accompanied by results of a validation by all provinces/territories. The 4 blocks, which include 13 tasks, are occupation skills; framing; interior systems; and exterior systems. Appendixes include a list of tools and equipment; glossary; blocks and tasks weighting; and task profile chart. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Systems, Building Trades, Construction (Process), Developed Nations, Flooring, Foreign Countries, Industrial Arts, Job Analysis, Job Skills, National Standards, Objectives, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Task Analysis, Technological Advancement, Trade and Industrial Education, Woodworking
For full text (English): http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/hrib/hrp-prh/redseal/english/pdf/Lathe r_2002.pdf. For full text (French): http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/hrib/hrp-prh/redseal/francais/pdf/Latt eur_2002.pdf.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada