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Skilled Trades Skill Enhancement and Career Progression Program

CETE is the technical lead in an effort to modernize job classifications and career progressions for current and future facilities personnel at Ohio State. This is a multi-year, multi-phase, and university-wide project that engages six academic campuses, one medical center, and nine business units across Ohio State. CETE partners with

  • College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Athletics
  • Division of Business and Finance
  • Facilities Operations and Development
  • Office of Student Life
  • OSU Lima
  • OSU Mansfield
  • OSU Marion
  • OSU Newark
  • Wexner Medical Center

Through leveraging resources from multiple internal teams and supporting student research within the EHE Workforce Development and Education program, CETE is

  • Defining the body of knowledge for all new classification series and job titles
  • Customizing our approach to job analysis, including additional task analysis, knowledge-skill-ability identification, and linkage as well as verification through real-time data collection using iPads and electronic survey software
  • Creating online and performance assessments to aid in job classification and training plan development
  • Partnering with technical curriculum and training providers to deliver skilled trades coursework
  • Creating on-the-job training manuals and supporting Ohio State trainers in implementing real-time, hands-on, practical work-based learning
  • Developing the infrastructure and operating procedures to support a one of a kind training system