ERIC Number: ED481337
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Public Safety Core. Integrated Academic and Technical Competencies (ITAC).
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
This document, which lists the public safety core competencies that are part of the Integrated Academic and Technical Competencies (ITAC) in Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations develop a course to provide students with knowledge and skills applicable to public safety careers, including but not limited to firefighter, emergency medical technician basic, and criminal justice. The course is to be taught only in conjunction with a firefighter, EMS, criminal justice or other approved senior-level specialized public safety program, and is intended only to be taught in the 10th or 11th grade. The competencies, under each of which are listed competency builders, are listed in the following 15 categories: public safety introduction; ethics; safety; CPR/first aid; computer technology; communications; diversity and disabilities; schematics, maps, and geographic information systems (GIS); healthy living styles; psychology of stress; equipment training; hazardous materials training awareness level; terrorist assessment training; incident command; and emergency telecommunications. (MO)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, Competency Based Education, Computers, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Employment Qualifications, Ethics, Fire Science Education, Hazardous Materials, Health Education, High Schools, Law Enforcement, Minimum Competencies, Safety Education, Secondary Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Telecommunications, Terrorism
For full text: http://www.ode.state.oh.us/ctae/teacher/fastrak/public_safety/publicsafety.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio