ERIC Number: ED481361
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Outdoor Power Equipment Technician 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 outdoor power equipment technician 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 outdoor power equipment technician; and a outdoor power equipment technician training profile. The second part of the document presents course outlines for the first, second, third, and fourth periods of technical training. Selected topics covered in the four periods are as follows: safety and regulations; machine shop practices and welding; electrical theory and electrical circuits; bearings and seals; communication and manuals; assembly and pre-delivery; wheel hubs and tire maintenance; brakes; the theory of two- and four-stroke engines; frames and suspensions; fuel, ignition, charging, starting, and lubrication systems; exhaust and governors; tune-up and troubleshooting; hydraulics; engine overhauls; marine gear housings; and jet drives. The course outlines detail course topics, intended outcomes, specific behavioral objectives, and times allotted for each topic covered. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Auto Mechanics, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Electronic Equipment, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Maintenance, Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Motor Vehicles, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Small Engine Mechanics, State Regulation, Student Certification, Trade and Industrial Education
For full text: http://www.tradesecrets.org/trades/051/pdf/051_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