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O'Brien, Ralph D. – 1973
The fifth of six instructional blocks in automotive mechanics, the lessons and supportive information in the document provide a guide for teachers in planning an instructional program in automotive tune-ups at the secondary and post secondary level. The material, as organized, is a suggested sequence of instruction within each block. Each lesson…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Mayberry, Paul W.; Carey, Neil B. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1997
The validity of the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) in predicting mechanical job performance was studied with 891 automotive and 522 helicopter mechanics. The mechanical maintenance component of the ASVAB predicted hands-on performance, job knowledge, and training grades quite well, but experience was more predictive of…
Descriptors: Adults, Aptitude Tests, Experience, Job Performance
National Centre for Vocational Education Research, Leabrook (Australia). – 2000
Statistics regarding Australians participating in apprenticeships and traineeships in the automotive repairs and service trades in 1995-1999 were reviewed to provide an indication of where skill shortages may be occurring or will likely occur in relation to the following occupations: motor mechanic, automotive electrician, and panel beater. The…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Apprenticeships, Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics
Garrett, Tom; Asay, Don; Evans, Richard; Barbie, Bill; Herdener, John; Teague, Todd; Allen, Scott; Benshoof, James – Nevada Department of Education, 2009
The standards in this document are for Automotive Technology programs and are designed to clearly state what the student should know and be able to do upon completion of an advanced high-school automotive program. Minimally, the student will complete a three-year program to achieve all standards. Although these exit-level standards are designed…
Descriptors: Machine Tools, Equipment, Auto Mechanics, Engines
Illinois State Board of Vocational Education and Rehabilitation, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
The curriculum and planning guide has two objectives: to give the instructor, planner, and counselor a guide which furnishes current information on the trade, facility planning, equipment, and resource information for all levels of occupational instruction in the field of auto mechanics maintenance and repair; and to enable the student to be…
Descriptors: Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Curriculum Guides, Facility Planning
Richardson, Roger L.; Bacon, E. Miles – 1978
This student guide is for Unit 2, Charging System, in the Engine Tune-Up Service portion of the Automotive Mechanics Curriculum. It deals with how to test the charging system. A companion review exercise book and posttests are available separately as CE 031 209-210. An introduction tells how this unit fits into the total tune-up service, defines…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Electric Batteries, Engines
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2011
Career and technical education (CTE) in the 21st century is more relevant and rigorous than ever before. It prepares students to compete in the global workplace, it inspires lifelong learning, and it helps prevent at-risk students from dropping out of school because it keeps them engaged in the learning process. Those who work on the front lines…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Auto Mechanics, Teaching Methods, At Risk Students
Fischer, Karin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
In 1954, Chrysler introduced its "newest, smoothest" ride, the Dodge Royal sedan, which rolled off the assembly line with a glossy two-tone paint job and state-of-the-art V-8 engine. That same year, just northeast of Detroit, Macomb Community College opened its doors, with a mission to prepare the vehicle designers, auto-parts makers,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Manufacturing, Auto Mechanics, Emerging Occupations
O'Brien, Ralph D. – 1973
The third of six instructional blocks in automotive mechanics, the lessons and supportive information in the document provide a guide for teachers in planning an instructional program in automotive electricity at the secondary and post secondary level. The material, as organized, is a suggested sequence of instruction within each block. Each…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Course Content, Course Descriptions
Colesworthy, Robert – 1990
This module is the first of nine modules in the competency-based Missouri Auto Mechanics Curriculum Guide. Seven units cover: automotive chemicals and their use; basic automotive hand tools; specialty tools, fasteners, and precision measuring tools; power tools and shop equipment; safety clothing and equipment; shop operation; and careers in auto…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Careers, Equipment
Fort Benton Public Schools, MT. – 1971
The trades and industry curriculum for the Fort Benton school system was designed with funds under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as part of the vocational technology curricula to develop skills and attitudes that will permit students to find satisfaction and success in their careers. The curriculum, designed for grades…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Building Trades, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
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Dumbrell, Tom; Smith, Erica – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2013
Little has been published in the Australian vocational education and training (VET) literature on the topic of pre-apprenticeships, which are a loose type of preparatory courses for apprenticeships available in some trades. Nevertheless, pre-apprenticeships have been in existence for several decades. With continuing concern over skill shortages in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Vocational Education, Questionnaires
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Wylie, Peter B.; And Others – 1974
As part of a project to provide techniques for developing and implementing realistic vocational training and placement programs for prisoner rehabilitation, an Automotive Trades Council (ATC) was established to test the concept of using a citizens' council to function as a bridge between correctional and training personnel and the using society.…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Citizens Councils, Correctional Education, Curriculum
Blanc, Doreen V. – 1976
Instructional materials included in this guide were developed to provide vocational services to mildly handicapped special needs students mainstreamed into regular schools. Material represents strategies or directions in specific areas of occupational education, rather than specific curriculum guides; it is addressed to both the teacher and the…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Electronics, Handicapped Students, Learning Activities
North Dakota State Board for Vocational Education, Bismarck. – 1983
This package consists of eight booklets dealing with competency-based vocational education (CBVE). The first booklet is a brochure outlining CBVE in North Dakota. The second booklet, an instructional unit written for vocational education teachers, deals with the characteristics and components of mastery learning and competency-based instruction.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Carpentry
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