ERIC Number: ED115890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Analysis of Commercial Contract Training for the Marine Corps (Phase II) [And] Commercial Contract Training Marine Corps Area VOTEC Support Center (AVSC) Guidelines. Final Report.
Copeland, D. Robert; And Others
The two-part report describing the Phase 2 findings of a two-phase study demonstrates the utility of the commercial contract training concept for satisfying certain Marine Corps skill training requirements. Part 1 concerns source evaluation, skill analysis and selection, contractual considerations, and comparative training capability evaluation. It provides guidelines for management decision-making subsequent to procuring training services from commercial sources. Over 100 pages of appendixes include: the study's survey forms, detailed analyses of the training capability of industry organizations and of Vocational/Technical (VOTEC) training institutions, the special forms used in the cost analysis, skill training charts, data describing the current Marine Corps Reserve VOTEC training program, and the proposed Marine Corps order regarding basic skills training from commercial sources. Part 2 is an Area VOTEC Support Center Guidelines package designed to facilitate the implementation, administration, and management of VOTEC training programs. It contains: descriptions of VOTEC basic concepts, coordination structure, and a typical functional process to obtain VOTEC training; contracting notes; typical survey forms; VOTEC sources of Marine Corps related instruction; and an 18-page appendix stipulating the general specifications for Navy/Marine Corps VOTEC Skill Training Program which can be used independently of the report. (JR)
Descriptors: Administration, Cost Effectiveness, Decision Making, Educational Programs, Educational Quality, Instructional Programs, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Military Training, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Skill Development, Technical Education, Transfer of Training, Vocational Education, Vocational Training Centers
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Naval Training Equipment Center, Orlando, FL. Training Analysis and Evaluation Group.