ERIC Number: ED481358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Concrete Finisher Program. Apprenticeship Training.
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
This document presents information about the apprenticeship training program of Alberta, Canada, in general and the concrete finishing program in particular. The first part of the document discusses the following items: Alberta's apprenticeship and industry training system; the apprenticeship and industry training committee structure; local apprenticeship committees; provincial apprenticeship committees; the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board; safety education; legal and administrative aspects of safety; technical training establishment; procedures for recommending revisions to the course outline; the apprenticeship route toward certification as a concrete finisher; and a concrete finisher training profile. The second part of the document presents course outlines for the first and second periods of technical training. Selected topics covered in the two periods are as follows: measuring and layout tools; cutting and demolition tools; placing tools; tools for surface treatment of concrete; mixing and conveying equipment; floats and trowels; sidewalks; safety regulations and procedures; personal protective equipment; fires and controls; safety and maintenance for power tools and equipment; Portland cements; air entrainment; concrete aggregates; transporting concrete; concrete finishing; concrete joints; concrete curing methods; applied mathematics; measurement systems; blueprints; and workplace coaching skills and advisory methods. The course outlines detail course topics, intended outcomes, specific behavioral objectives, and times allotted for each topic covered. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Cement Industry, Competency Based Education, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Utilization, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Masonry, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Student Certification, Trade and Industrial Education
For full text: http://www.tradesecrets.org/trades/048/pdf/048_outline.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Apprenticeship and Industry Training.
Identifiers - Location: Canada