ERIC Number: ED479672
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Automotive Technologies. State Competency Profile.
Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Tech Prep Curriculum Services.
This document, which lists the technical automotive technologies competencies identified by representatives from business, industry, and labor as well as technical educators throughout Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations in developing college tech prep programs that will prepare students from secondary through post-secondary associate degree programs for employment as automotive service technicians. (Automotive service technicians are individuals who apply technical knowledge and skills to diagnose, repair, service, and maintain all types of automotive vehicles.) The technical competencies are listed in the following categories: (1) preparation in all of the eight National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) skill areas suspension and steering, brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, automatic transmission and transaxle, and manual drive train and axles for certification by ASE testing; (2) basic computer skills; and (3) ability to work collaboratively with others. The competencies, which are separated into essential competencies needed to ensure a minimal level of employability and recommended competencies, are organized by instructional units and include suggestions as to when students should be introduced to and proficient at them. Includes a list of technical competency profile (TCP) panel members and an automotive TCP matrix. (MO)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Auto Mechanics, Competency Based Education, Computer Literacy, Education Work Relationship, Electrical Systems, Employment Potential, Employment Qualifications, Engines, Job Skills, Minimum Competencies, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Technology Education, Vocational Education
For full text: http://www.ohtpcs.org/cp/automotive.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.; Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Tech Prep Curriculum Services.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio