ERIC Number: ED481363
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Warehousing Competency Profile. 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 warehousing 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 warehousing technician; and a warehousing training profile. The second part of the document presents course outlines for the warehousing program's basic, intermediate, and technician levels of technical training. Selected topics covered in the three levels are as follows: Alberta's warehousing industry; warehouse activities and their implications to enterprises; warehouse technology; communication and comprehension skills; warehouse safety skills; basic material handling operations and procedures; material handling and packaging equipment; computers in warehousing; material storage and storage systems; transportation and traffic; material identification; quality customer service; fundamentals of warehouse business operations; industry-specific warehousing; warehouse business management; inventory control procedures; warehouse design and planning; quality management; and workplace supervisory skills. The course outlines detail course topics, intended outcomes, specific behavioral objectives, and times allotted for each topic covered. (MN)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Competency Based Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Employment Qualifications, Equipment Utilization, Facility Planning, Foreign Countries, Industrial Training, Job Skills, Occupational Safety and Health, Postsecondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Storage, Student Certification, Trade and Industrial Education, Warehouses
For full text: http://www.tradesecrets.org/occupations/202/pdf/202_competency_profile.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