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Republic of the Philippines
State Universities and Colleges
Western Visayas College of Science and Technology
La Paz, Iloilo City
SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES
Dear Respondents;
The following are list of proposed competency standards for teaching four-year
electronics technology programs in the Philippines. You are in the best position to validate the
content of this proposed competency standards. Please indicate the degree of importance of
these knowledge, skills and attitudes in learning Electronics Technology by marking a “check ´
[ √ ] mark opposite to each of the competency enumerated. Kindly evaluate them as truthfully
and sincerely as you can.
In order for the researcher to better organize the survey data, he would appreciate if you
could provide the following demographics information.
Name:
Institution:
Address:
Field work Area:
Training Institution
Industry
Nature of your Work:
Teaching
Operator
Dept. Head/ supervisor
Technician
Dean / Administrator
Supervisor
Length work experience to application of Electronics Technology
Less than 1 year
1-5 years
6-10 years
11-15 years
More than 15 years
Educational Qualification
College level
Technical course
Bachelor’s Degree
Masters Degree
Doctorate Degree
others (please specify)
Brief description of your present Job:
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SKILLS STANDARDS
COMPETENCY LEVEL 1
UNIT TITLE: ELECTRONIC OPERATOR
DESCRIPTION: This institutional competency level prepares a student for entry level employment which
requires fundamentals skills in Basic Electronics, Electronics Shop Processes, Electronics Instrument
and Measurements, Electronics Circuit, Basic Communication and Radio Receiver Servicing, Advance
Semiconductor Electronics and Basic Digital Electronics. This will provide the students basic skills
necessary for immediate employment and the foundation for more advanced studies.
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Basic Electronics
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. describe atomic structure, their charges and importance /
application to electronics technology
2. describe the basic methods of using electricity to operate
an electric motor/bulb
3. describe how mechanical motion causes a generator to
produce electrical current
4. explain ohms law formulas for current, voltage, resistance
and power by utilizing each to solve mathematical
problems
5. explain the differences between the characteristics of
current, voltage and resistance in an electric circuit
6. identify the different types of resistive materials and why
they are considered as insulators
7. identify the different types of resistors and their
construction, uses and applications
8. identify resistor values by color code or other marks and
list composition and reasons for different application
9. identify the different capacitor types and their construction;
uses and application
10. explain factors and methods of varying capacitance and
explain the terms electric charge and coulombs
11. identify capacitor values by color codes or other marks and
list composition and reasons for different usages
12. identify inductor types and reasons for various core
materials; how diameter and wire size affects the values
13. identify common types based on design of power
transformers and list uses for each;
14. explain the relationship of voltage and current in a step
up/down transformers
15. identify the different types ,principles of operation and
application of semiconductors diodes
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
2
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Basic Shop Processes
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. demonstrate shop safety rules to be observed inside the
shop / workplace
2. identify the different electronics symbols, schematic
diagrams and block diagrams
3. explain how block diagrams are used for trouble shooting
and maintenance of electronics products/gadgets
4. demonstrate knowledge in circuit diagramming (reverse
engineering)
5. identify typical hand tools and power tools used for
electronics works, safety and their uses
6. identify basic features of typical shop tools used for
electronics works
7. identify the different electronics parts and accessories
needed for workbench practice
8. discuss the function of common electronics parts and
accessories
9. identify common types of conductors and their commercial
names used for electrical and electronics circuits
10. demonstrate proper techniques in wire harnessing and
splicing
11. identify dangerous conditions that can arise from day to
day activities
12. describe solder safety as it pertains to burns and potential
fires or damage to facilities products
13. explain the cause of solder fumes and the effects of lead
poisoning to human health
14. list types of solder and reasons for choosing each,
including PbF lead free solder
15. identify the techniques in Printed Circuit Board designing
and lay-out
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
3
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Electronics Instrument and Measurement
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. describe operating principles, protection, safe usage and
application of Voltmeters
2. describe operating principles, protection, safe usage and
application of Ohmmeters
3. describe operating principles, protection, safe usage and
application Ammeters
4. determine proper range and settings of a voltmeter in
measuring voltage in an electronic circuit
5. determine proper range and settings of an ohmmeter
measuring resistance of an electronic circuits and devices
6. identify proper range and settings of an Ammeter in
measuring current flowing in an electronic circuit
7. explain how oscilloscope is used to measure frequency
and voltage of signal waveform
8. describe oscilloscope uses and explain the purposes of
each front panel control
9. explain the purposes of frequency counters and list their
limitations
10. distinguish the difference between an audio generator and
RF signal generator
11. explain how inaccurate measurements can be experienced
due to meter or scope loading
12. explain how logic pulsers are used, its limitations and safe
handling techniques
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Electronics Circuits
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the knowledge
to:
1. describe the characteristics of bipolar transistor when
used as a switch or as an amplifier
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2. discuss the alpha and beta characteristics of transistors
3. describe characteristic curves of transistors using
transistor curve tracer and oscilloscope
4. describe the different methods of biasing general
purpose transistors
5. describe the characteristics and application of a preamplifier
6. identify common types of coupling methods used in
transistor amplifiers
7. describe the functions of tone and volume controls in
amplifiers
8. identify common types of power amplifier design and
construction techniques
9. explain the uses of operational amplifiers and how they
differ from other amplifiers
10. explain characteristics and application of regenerative
feedback and degenerative feedback circuits
11. identify common examples of oscillator circuits, its
operating principles and application
12. explain resonance and show how to calculate
resonant frequency
13. explain Kirkhoff's law and its importance to electronics
technicians
14. explain the purposes and types of differentiator and
integrator circuits
15. describe the operating characteristic and application
of a PLL (phase locked loop) circuit
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
A.UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Basic Communication and Radio Receiver
Servicing
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the knowledge
to:
1. identify commonly used terms in radio communication
systems
2. explain the functional block diagram of a simple radio
communication system
3. describe the principles / process generating Amplitude
Modulated signals for transmission
5
4. describe the process of receiving and demodulation of
amplitude modulated signal in radio receivers
5. explain the operation of every blocks/stages found in an
AM radio receiver
6. describe the principles / process generating Frequency
Modulated signals for transmission
7. describe the process of receiving and demodulation of
Frequency modulated signal in radio receivers
8. explain the operation of every blocks/stages found in an
FM radio receiver
9. explain wave propagation and its importance to wireless
communications
10. identify transmitting/receiving antennas used in FM/TV
receivers
11. identify laws and regulation pertaining to radio
communications
12. demonstrate manufacturer’s standards in repair and
maintenance of radio receivers
13. describe operation/function of TV field level meter in
measuring signal strength
14. identify correct procedure in troubleshooting and repair of
radio communication receivers
15. describe the differences in the usage of communications
radios and commercial broadcast receivers
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Advance Semiconductor Electronics
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the knowledge
to:
1. describe the operating principles of bipolar junction
transistors
2. differentiate NPN type transistor from PNP type
transistors
3. identify the transistor circuit configuration,
characteristics, and its application
4. identify proper biasing methods/techniques of bipolar
junction transistor
5. explain the characteristics and operating principles of
Junction Field Effect transistors
6
6. differentiate N-channel JFET from P- channel in terms
of biasing
7. explain characteristics and operating principles of MOS
field effect transistor
8. explain the characteristics and operating principles of
Protected gate MOSFETS
9. differentiate BJT from FET in terms of its
characteristics to voltage and current
10. explain characteristics and application of silicon
controlled rectifier (SCR)
11. explain characteristics and applications of uni-junction
transistors
12. identify which of the following semi-conductor devices
are appropriate in a specific circuit
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Digital Electronics
Degree of Importance
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the knowledge
to:
1. analyze characteristics of digital and analog systems
and its applications
2. identify numbering systems used in digital electronics
and demonstrate conversion between systems
3. identify the names, symbols, truth tables, and Boolean
expression for each of the seven basic logic gates
4. demonstrate the use of several commonly used digital
codes, including the conversion of decimal numbers
and letters to code
5. explain the basic differences between digital and
analog quantities
6. identify the different number system used in digital
electronics and their application
7. determine procedure of converting each of the number
systems to other systems
8. determine procedure of performing mathematical
operation for each of the number systems
9. express signed binary numbers in sign-magnitude, 1’s
complement, 2’s complement, and floating-point format
10. interpret the American Standard Code for Information
Interchange (ASCII)
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11. express the operation of NOT, AND, OR, NAND, and
NOR gates with Boolean algebra
12. make basic comparison between the major IC
technologies—CMOS and TTL
13. explain the operation and application of half adder and
full adder circuits
14. explain the difference between the different types of
digital latches
15. explain flip-flop principles of operation using truth
tables and waveform diagrams
16. explain propagation delays, set-up time, hold time,
maximum operating frequency and power dissipation
of flip-flops
17. describe the operating characteristics of a 555 timer to
function as either an a-stable or bi-stable multi-vibrator
18. describe the difference between an asynchronous and
a synchronous counter
19. recognize the difference between a 4-bit binary counter
and a decade counter
20. use an up/down counter to generate forward and
reverse binary sequences
21. explain how serial in/serial out, serial in/parallel out,
parallel in/serial out, and parallel in/parallel out shift
registers operate
22. use a shift register to implement a serial-to-parallel
data converter
23. use an up/down counter to generate forward and
reverse binary sequences
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
B. UNDERPINNING SKILLS
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[0]
[1]
[2 ]
[3]
In this level, the students should possess the skills to:
1. connect a circuit using switch, load which is powered
by a battery or equivalent power source
2. measure voltages in a series and parallel circuit using
digital and analog multi meters and interpret results
3. measure current in a series and parallel circuit using
digital and analog multi meters and interpret results
4. compute for voltage, current and resistance flowing in a
circuit with given parameters
8
5. calculate circuit’s power consumed with parameters
measured in an electric circuit
6. test working conditions of electrical bulb and switches
using a multi-tester
7. conduct resistance and continuity testing for coils and
transformers
8. test resistor using Ohmmeters to determine
components working conditions
9.
test capacitors using Ohmmeter and capacitance
meter to determine working conditions
10. interprets electronics charts, schematics and block
diagrams of electronic circuits
11. lay-out schematic diagrams out of a given electronics
circuit board
12. assemble a low voltage power supply using an
induction type transformer
13. test working condition of semiconductor diodes using
an analog or digital multi-tester
14. test working condition of bipolar junction transistor
using an analog or digital multi-tester
15. test working conditions of thyristors (SCR, Triacs) using
analog multi-tester
16. connect thyristors to illustrate control power delivered
to simple load circuit
17. perform good soldering techniques/procedures while
observing health safety and standards
18. perform good wiring techniques following standard set
by training institution/ company
19. disassemble and assemble electronics –controlled
domestic appliances
20. use oscilloscope to measure voltage and voltage
frequencies and interpret the results
21. perform preventative maintenance and calibration of
common test equipment
22. read blueprint instructions for assembling and testing
electronics units
23. maintain system logs and manuals to document testing
and operation of equipment
24. assemble, test, and maintain circuitry or electronic
components according to technical manuals
25. service defective or improperly functioning circuitry and
electronics components using hand tools
26. procure parts and maintain inventory and related
documentation
27. maintain working knowledge of state-of-the-art tools by
reading or attending conferences or other training
28. sketch block and schematic diagrams of amplitude
modulated commercial radio receivers
29. sketch block and schematic diagrams of frequency
modulated commercial radio receivers
30. perform tuning alignment of a commercial AM radio
receivers
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31. perform troubleshooting of commercial AM and FM
radio receivers
32. design assembles and installs radio and television
areal antennas
33. construct truth tables and Boolean expression for each
of the seven basic logic gates
34. construct timing diagrams showing the proper time
relationships of inputs and outputs of logic gates
35. troubleshoot faulty logic circuits by using signal tracing
and waveform analysis
36. construct a BCD-to-7-segment decoders in display
systems
37. apply a decimal-to-BCD priority encoder in a simple
keyboard application
38. convert binary number to Gray code, and Gray code to
binary by using logic devices
39. design and connect counter that will have any specified
sequence of states using breadboard
40. assemble each of the seven basic logic gates using
breadboard to demonstrate logic operation
41. construct a simple analog to digital encoder using basic
logic gates
42. construct a seven segment digital display to
demonstrate digital to analog conversion
43. assemble a functional RS flip-flop circuit using
breadboard
44. configure JK flip-flop to function as RS and T-type and
D-type flip-flop
45. construct a digital pulse and clock circuit used to
operate a synchronous circuit
Are the lists of underpinning skill listed adequate for these level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning skills missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
C. UNDERPINNING ATTITUDES
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the attitudes
to:
1. listen to teachers and classmates with respect in
classroom settings and working areas
2. follows instruction of authorities with respect and
willingness to perform
3. comes to school/ working areas just in time based on
the approved schedule
4. exhibits proper handling static sensitive electronics
components and products
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5. demonstrate proper usage and care of electronics
testing instruments
6. observe correct standard procedures in testing
components and electronics circuits
7. appreciate importance of tagging wiring or equipment
which may be temporarily unsafe during servicing
8. observed cleanliness and orderliness in work area
where he is assigned
9. segregate waste materials for recycling and proper
disposal for environmental compliance
10. focus on which ways electronics equipment may be
hazardous even when turned off or disconnected
11. shows initiatives on the concept of grounding, for
equipment protection and human safety
12. show initiative to check and see a possible shock
hazard in work areas
13. appreciate importance of isolation transformers when
troubleshooting electronics products
14. ask for technical assistance from superiors when not
sure about the task to be performed
15. practice grounding of outdoor electronics equipment
and show how to use ground blocks and rods
16. demonstrate standard rules and procedures for
extinguishing an electrical or chemical fire
17. adheres to wearing of metal chains or other metal
ornamentation during laboratory works
18. initiate standard procedure to act if a co-worker has
suffered an electrical shock
19. recognizes the importance of administering first aid in
work areas to save lives
20. conforms to use safe clothing when working around
industrial materials
21. appreciate importance why lead is being replaced with
other metal bonding alloys around the World
22. displays continued interest to learn more beyond what
is required
23. influences classmates or co workers to perform ethical
practices in the service area
24. follows professional ethical standards of the institution/
company where assigned
25. observe occupational health standards in classrooms
or work areas
Are the lists of underpinning attitudes listed adequate for this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning attitudes missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _____________________________________________________________________________
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SKILLS STANDARDS
COMPETENCY LEVEL 2
UNIT TITLE: ELECTRONIC CRAFTSMAN
DESCRIPTION: This level is designed to provide more experience to enhance knowledge, skills and
attitudes of trainee/student on intermediate level competencies. The focus is to train student/trainee on
subject about Digital Electronics, TV and Video systems Servicing and Cellular Phones in accordance
with the academic and industry standards.
Degree of Importance
B. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
TV and Video Systems and Servicing
In this level, the students should possess the knowledge
to:
1. explain major components of the most common home
entertainment products
2. explain basic recording and playback products
operation, mechanical and electrical technology
3. explain the difference between individual home
entertainment products and the Home Theater concept
4. identify the major sections of a TV/VCR tuner and
calculate the frequencies involved
5. list the precautions and proper uses of cleaners &
chemicals commonly used in consumer electronic
servicing
6. describe the purposes of splitters, fittings and diplexers
and set forth the expected losses for each
7. detail special precautions when working with TV high
voltage and power supplies
8. analyze the block diagram and schematic for a directvideo TV and a TV tuner-only system
9. compare the circuitry of a complete TV set and that of a
video monitor
10. describe the differences between TV amplifiers (RF, IF,
Video, Audio)
11. describe the operation of AGC and AVC circuits in TV
receivers
12. explain the functional sections of a TV tuner and identify
signal levels and frequencies
13. identify the mechanical control devices used in VCRs,
CDs and DVDs
14. depict the purposes of power interlocks and fusing used
in TV and other video players and recorders
15. explain common low voltage regulated power supply
circuits
16. describe switching power supplies and active filters
found in video equipments
17. explain the effect and how to troubleshoot a faulty TV
degauss circuit
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18. depict the methods for troubleshooting TV—Satellite—
VCR combination receivers/recorders
19. explain DVD and CD technology and list ways to
troubleshoot faults in each
20. describe the operation of boost, flyback and kick
regulators
21. sketch the electron gun of a cathode ray tube and
expected voltages on CRT connectors
22. characterize how special monitoring circuits (pressure,
temperature, moisture, etc.) may be used in consumer
electronics products
23. describe the theory of plasma displays and precautions
for installation or troubleshooting
24. demonstrate accessing the Internet and utilizing
Worldwide Web resources to access product, parts,
literature procurement resources
25. explain how verifying symptoms and make visual
checks as the first steps in troubleshooting
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] no
[ ] yes
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
Cellular Communication System and Servicing
In this level, the students should possess the knowledge
to:
1. explain the operating principles of cellular
communication
2. identify major components used in cellular
communication system
3. identify standard procedures in disassembling mobile
phones
4. explain assembling procedure of the different types of
mobiles phones
5. identify different parts and accessories of cell phones
and their functions
6. identify different tools used for mobile phone repair and
servicing
7. demonstrate the proper use of the different tools used
for mobile repairing
8. describe the functions of different parts & Integrated
Circuits (IC’s ) in a mobile phone
13
9. interpret wiring diagrams of mobile phone needed for
jumpering techniques
10. appraise techniques used to repair (troubleshooting)
different faults up to chip-level
11. determine appropriate software for uploading and
downloading cellphone programs
12. categorize the different types of cellular phones based
on technology used
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
D. UNDERPINNING SKILLS
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[0]
[1]
[2 ]
[3]
In this level, the students should possess the skills
to:
1. design a transmit and receive antennas of FM radio
and commercial Television systems
2. construct a transmit and receive antennas of FM radio
and commercial television systems
3. disassemble/ assemble commercial television receiver
parts and systems
4. disassemble/assemble video cassette recorder player
parts and systems
5. disassemble/ assemble compact disk player parts and
systems
6. disassemble/ assemble video compact disk player
parts and systems
7. perform voltage measurements on parts and circuit of
commercial electronics appliances
8. perform proper use of specific tools and test equipment
in troubleshooting commercial electronics appliances
9. calibrate common tools and test equipment used in
troubleshooting commercial electronic appliances
10. test component’s value or parameters using common
reference material and color codes
11. perform proper soldering and de-soldering procedures
when troubleshooting electronics appliances
12. repair common troubles found in domestic electronics
appliances
13. Install fasteners and terminals demonstrating proper
procedures
14
14. interpret schematics diagrams and blueprints of
commercial electronics appliances
15. test common semi-conductor devices found in
commercial electronics appliances
16. operate and configure cellular phone settings and other
advance features
17. installs third party software in a computer needed for
cell phone repair
18. disassemble and assemble cellular phone units as
prescribe by unit manufacturers
19. download and upload cellular phone programs using
appropriate cables or other connectors in a computer
20. upgrade/downgrade cellular phone programs with the
aid of a computer
21. replace LCD and other parts and circuit of a cellular
phone
22. unlock mobile l phones using computer software and
codes
23. troubleshoot common cellular phone troubles and
defects
24. perform good soldering of surface mount parts and
components using rework station
25. down load and upload mobile phone logo’ s ringtones
and other media
26. participate in seminars and related training to enhance
knowledge in advance technologies
Are the lists of underpinning skill listed adequate for the list of subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning skills missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
E. UNDERPINNING ATTITUDES
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the
attitude to:
1. shows interest to work cooperatively in multidisciplinary teams
2. exhibits knowledge on mathematics, science, and
language
3. demonstrate strategies for identifying, formulating, and
solving technological problems
4. demonstrate techniques, necessary
technological products and systems
to
maintain
5. follows electronics shop environment safety and
security aspects needed by technicians
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6. verifies work place and be
environment as field technician
aware
of
In-home
7. practices efficiency, security and safety aspects of
operation by technicians
8. discriminates the pitfalls which can occur in the process
of billing customers for service incidents
9. depicts routines which service technicians require in the
parts procurement process
10. characterize both good and bad examples of cash
handling procedures by technicians
11. demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with fellow
workers, including non-technical personnel
12. justifies common methods of defusing difficult customer
problems
13. demonstrates proper telephone usage ethics and
techniques
14. demonstrate excellent personal hygiene and
appearance decisions
15. show leadership among team members by following
standard procedures
16. recognizes how emotions may cause lasting people
problems with management, and co-workers
17. discriminates examples of improper service actions in
the home or in an office situation
18. conforms to work orders which other employees
implementing
19. generalizes detailed of flow chart which explains
warranty claims processing requirements
20. identifies manners, safety & efficiency ‘good’ and ‘bad’
technician practices
21. appreciate importance of supplier reference and data
books or catalogs in obtaining parts
22. demonstrates by example of good practices by ‘testing
& cleaning’ of repaired units after service
Are the lists of underpinning attitudes listed adequate for this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning attitudes missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
1. _________________________________________________________________________________
2.__________________________________________________________________________________
3.__________________________________________________________________________________
4._________________________________________________________________________________
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SKILLS STANDARDS
COMPETENCY LEVEL 3
UNIT TITLE: ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN
DESCRIPTION: This institutional level prepares the student/trainee to gain technical knowledge, skills
and right attitudes on the following topics; microprocessor operation and practical application,
Industrial based process control , Programmable logic control system, Power electronics and Electronic
computer aided design.
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Microprocessor
Degree of Importance
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Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. describe characteristic of digital and analog systems
and its applications
2. illustrate commercially popular microprocessor
architectures
3. illustrate operation of commercially popular
microprocessors
4. identify common types of microprocessors type and its
application
5. describe processes involve in programming
microprocessors
6. explain process and principles of address decoding of
microprocessor
7. describe microprocessors interfaces using A/D and
D/A converters
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8. distinguish memory storage devices and systems
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9. comprehend thoroughly the characteristics of nonvolatile memories
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10. comprehend Interrupts and Direct Memory Access
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11. comprehends systems timing, serial and parallel I/O of
microprocessor
12. compare the difference of a microprocessor and a
microcontroller
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[ ] no
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A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Industrial Process Control
Degree of Importance
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Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. enumerate the elements of process as applied to
industrial settings
2. enumerate the types of process control in industrial
settings
3. distinguish natural, artificial and automatic process
control
4. differentiate closed loop and open loop control system
used in process control system
5. differentiate a regulator from a servomechanism control
system
6. identify physical quantities capable of used for control
system
7. identify operating principles of proximity sensors and
applications
8. identify operating principles of optical transducer and
its application
9. identify mechanical transducer, its operating principles
and applications
10. justifies which among of the sensors are appropriate for
specific application
11. identify the different pneumatic components and their
principles of operation
12. differentiate pneumatics from electro-pneumatics
control systems
13. identify causes and effects of pneumatic malfunction in
process control system
14. demonstrate advanced technical knowledge in basic
control systems
15. demonstrate technical knowledge in fluid power control
system design
16. demonstrate knowledge of major characteristics of
electrical systems and devices
17. create computer program to control the position of
stepper motors
18. demonstrate knowledge of major characteristics of fluid
and mechanical systems
19. demonstrate the systematic research and development
process in learning current contemporary electronics
and control systems technologies
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A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
PLC Systems and Applications
Degree of Importance
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[0]
[1]
[2 ]
[3]
In this level , the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. describe the contribution of PLC in automation technology
in the society
2. comprehend number system as fundamental to PLC
programming
3. interpret Boolean equation in establishing switching
functions in PLC
4. generalize the design mode of operation of a PLC
structure and central control
5. analyze systematic solution finding, in programming a
PLC
6. describe the functional blocks of networks elements of
PLC
7. describe the functional blocks of ladder diagram
elements of PLC
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8. outline instruction list, operators function and function
modules of PLC
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9. design programmed solutions via PLC and PC for
problems associated with process control
10. comprehend sequential function and elements of
sequential function of PLC
11. compare logic control with latching and without latching
properties
12. demonstrate knowledge in programming a logic control
system
from this subject?
[ ] yes
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A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Power Electronics
Degree of Importance
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Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
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[4]
In this level , the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. define the meaning and scope and limitation of power
electronics
2. analyze the properties of PN junction as applied to
power diodes when used as a switch
3. identify common types of thyristors and application of
each
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4. describe structure and operation characteristics of
thyristors
5. interpret thyristors parameters found in the data sheets
6. demonstrate thyristors static and dynamic switching
characteristics
7. determine voltage and current gate drive requirement
of thyristors
8. identify the basic structure and operation of gate turn
off thyristors
9. differentiate GTO thyristors model through its
characteristics and switching phases
10. demonstrate Power bipolar transistors dynamic and
static switching characteristics
11. demonstrate Power MOSFET’s dynamic and static
switching characteristics
12. describe structure and operation characteristics of
MOS controlled thyristors
13. analyze principles of operation of AC to DC switching
power converters
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14. analyze principles of operation choppers for DC to DC
power converters
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15. analyze principles of operation of DC to AC power
converters
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[ ] no
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2.____________________________________________________________________________
3.____________________________________________________________________________
4.___________________________________________________________________________
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Electronics Computer Aided Design
Degree of Importance
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Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. comprehend the Multisim environment, commands and
short- cuts
2. explain the steps towards computer aided design and
simulation
3. design a circuit that samples a small analog signal and
amplifies it
4. construct and label a variety of circuits and gain further
experience in the Multisim environment
5. construct and operate a comparator circuit using an
operational amplifier with Multisim
6. demonstrate an inverting operational amplifier and a
summing operational amplifier
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7. operate the 7485 integrated circuit magnitude
comparator
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8. wire and operate a monostable multivibrator and
determine the pulse width
9. learn to construct and operate a D/A converter in IC
form with an operational amplifier
10. demonstrate how the time duration after the input
voltage is applied to the op amp integrator affects the
output
11. demonstrate instrumentation process with the aid of
Multisim
12. compare experiment result using computer aided
simulation with real circuits
for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
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3.____________________________________________________________________________
4.___________________________________________________________________________
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Basic Photography and Videography
Degree of Importance
Not
Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level , the students should possess the
knowledge to:
1. select the appropriate camera for subject matter and
output requirements
2. select the appropriate lens based upon size and
distance of subject as well as the desired perspective
3. use camera, camera menu settings, and camera
supports to create a quality image
4. select the appropriate kinds of camera lens attachment
based on applications
5. determine the best color relationship to complement
subject(s) to achieve the desired effects
6. analyze the environment to complement subject(s) to
achieve the desired effects
7. describe angle of view to produce the desired effect
(mood, power, size, strength, etc)
8. position and pose subject(s) with selected background,
special effects, and props to achieve the desired effect
9. employ a light meter properly to achieve desired
exposures
10. determine effects of set f/stops and shutter speed
based upon exposure
11. select the appropriate capture media for subject matter,
format requirements, and final job requirements
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12. evaluate the source(s) of light at the location where
subject(s) will be photographed to determine the tools
necessary to complete the assignment
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[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] no
[ ] yes
If yes, please indicate:
1. ___________________________________________________________________________
2.____________________________________________________________________________
3.____________________________________________________________________________
4.____________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
B. UNDERPINNING SKILLS
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Important Important
Important
[0]
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[3]
In this level , the students should possess the skills
to:
1. sketch the major blocks of the microprocessors
architectures
2.
load programs into computers to demonstrate
microprocessor operation
3.
apply troubleshooting techniques to microprocessor
systems and sub- system
4.
interface microprocessors I/O devices such as memories
and control busses
5.
install local area networks (LANs) to meet application
requirements
6.
connect serial and parallel data devices to
microprocessors to demonstrate their operation
7.
design a simple micro-controller circuits to illustrate its
operation/ application
8.
create and integrate programmed solutions via PLC and
PC for problems associated with process control
9.
utilize electromechanical, pneumatic and microprocessor
based systems in order to perform industrial process
control function
10. conduct systematic research and development process
related to process control technologies
11. use computers to design, communicate, control, monitor
industrial processes
12. perform graphic design, image composition, photography,
using computers
13. appreciate importance of learning skills in CAD necessary
for the design for required operations
14. capture, frame or crop the picture within the camera’s
viewfinder
15. retrieve and assess electronics information from technical
manuals, component substitution manuals and internet
16. apply technological concepts and practices in solving
problems related to electronic technology
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17. build projects employing programmable logic controllers
(PLC)
18.
program, integrate, service, maintain and operate
Programmable Logic Controllers
19. actively involved in the design and implementation of PLC
control systems
20.
installs electronic equipment including I/O networks, data
highways
21. estimates material needed for installation and upgrading
of electronic equipment such as cable and connectors,
22. apply mathematical and computer skills in preparing and
communicating job materials and labor cost estimates
23. prepares field equipment and records videotape projects
on location and in-house as assigned
24. operates agency video camera equipment with filters and
other special effects
25. sets up lighting equipment, and operates video editing
equipment in editing sessions
26. sets up or assists with lighting area on location according
to agency standards
27. checks readiness of field equipment for use on location by
conferring with the producer
28. adjusts video camera for proper exposure, audio level,
and shot composition in accordance with
29. records video and audio according to producer’s
instruction and agency standards
30. edits video programs using non-linear editor following
written script
31. uses a variety of tools to assemble and install electronic
equipment
32. reads and interprets equipment schematics, logic
diagrams and blueprints as applied to troubleshooting
33. repair computers and other electronic office or peripheral
equipment
34. diagnose faults in advanced systems and associated
apparatus
Are the lists of underpinning skill listed adequate for this level?
Are there underpinning skills missing from this level?
If yes, please indicate:
[ ] yes
[ ] yes
[ ] no
[ ] no
1. ___________________________________________________________________________
2.____________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
C. UNDERPINNING ATTITUDES
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In this level, the students should possess the
attitudes to:
1. maintain neat, systematized and accurate work repair
records
2. exhibits honesty, integrity and refrains from theftrelated, dishonest and unethical behavior
3. displays a high level of initiative, effort and commitment
towards completing assignments
4. responds appropriately to supervision and works with
minimal supervision
5. makes an effort to follow policy and cooperate with
supervisors /teachers
6. aligns behavior with the needs, priorities and goals of
the organization
7. encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, and trust
and group identity
8. expresses information effectively, taking into account
the audience and nature of the information
9. influences and acts with willingness to take on
responsibilities and challenges
10. demonstrates a sense of responsibility and
commitment through statements and actions
11. shows courtesy, tact, empathy, and concern to develop
and maintain harmonious relationships
12. acts professionally by avoiding aggressive behavior,
even in very difficult situations
13. displays abilities in entry-level technical management,
with special emphasis on business organization
14. analyzes information and use logic to address workrelated issues and problems
15. practices adaptability and flexibility by being open to
change to considerable variety in the workplace
16. deals tactfully and effectively with company personnel,
faculty members, and students
17. works independently and in a team to accomplish
assigned task as electronic technician
18. demonstrates safe, effective , efficient and affective
work habits
19. shows, leadership within groups and an attitude of
cooperation and tolerance
20. performs safely common manufacturing techniques
used to assemble variety of production materials
21. interprets the evolution of technology and assess its
impacts on contemporary industry and society
22. recognizes, evaluate and control varied industrial
health and safety hazards
23. safely and efficiently utilize electrical, fluid and
mechanical test equipment to analyze power circuitry
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[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] no
[ ] yes
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ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SKILLS STANDARDS
COMPETENCY LEVEL 4
UNIT TITLE: ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIST
DESCRIPTION: This institutional level prepares the student/trainee to gain technical knowledge, skills
and right attitudes on the topics: Advance communication System and Industrial Robotics which will
provide experiences in, installation, calibration, and maintenance of electronics communication systems
and the concepts and principles of industrial robotics.
A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Advance Communication Systems
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
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[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess knowledge to:
1. names the most common communication satellite orbit
and tell how it is used and how it is accomplished
2. states the type of coordinate used in locating a
communication satellite in orbit
3. names the six main system of a satellite and describe
the function of each
4. names the four common applications of satellites and
distinguish the difference between each
5. explains the concepts of data communication by serial
binary data
6. states the relationship between communication
channel bandwidth and data rate in bits per second
7. defines the term modem and explain its operation and
application
8. explains the process of modulation and demodulation
with FSK and PSK
9. explains the need for and types of communication
protocols and error detection and correction schemes
10. names the three basic configurations of local networks
and discuss the pros and cons of each
11. explains the concepts of light wave communication
system using fiber optics
12. states eight benefits of fiber optic cable over electrical
cables for communication
Are the lists of underpinning knowledge listed adequate for the subject? [ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] no
[ ] yes
If yes, please indicate:
1. ___________________________________________________________________________
2.____________________________________________________________________________
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A. UNDERPINNING KNOWLEDGE
Industrial Robotics
Degree of Importance
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[ 2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess knowledge to:
1. states the Robot Industries Association's definition of an
industrial robot and explain the two key words
2. describes example of, how industrial robots are used in
mass production manufacturing systems
3. describes the basic building blocks of an industrial
robots
4. describes the additional components that make up a
robotics system
5. defines the terms: degree of freedom, position axes,
orientation axes, work envelope, tool center point
6. defines robots payload, repeatability, memory capacity,
and environmental requirements
7. identifies the six groups into which industrial robots can
be classified
8. explains the distinction between robots with closed-loop
control and those with open-loop control
9. describe the techniques used in closed- and open-loop
systems
10. lists the advantages and disadvantages of open- and
closed-loop control in robot systems
11. classifies robot by arm geometry, power source, and
path control technique
12. identifies the three basic robot work envelopes and
name the arm geometries that produce them
13. names the three power sources used for robot motion
and give an advantage and disadvantage of each
14. identifies the two basic path-control techniques and
describe their characteristics
15. describes the primary simple contact sensor commonly
found in robot systems
16. explains the operation of the two simple noncontact
sensors used in industrial robot installations
17. explains the difference between the simple sensor
interface and complex sensor interface
18. identifies visual and tactile sensors and the systems
required to support them
19. identifies the six categories of end-of-arm tooling used
in robot applications
20. explains the two fundamental elements of all industrial
robot programs
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[ ] no
Are there underpinning knowledge missing from this subject?
[ ] no
[ ] yes
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2.____________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
B. UNDERPINNING SKILLS
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[0]
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[2 ]
[3]
In this level, the students should possess skills to:
1.
draws the block diagram of basic electronic unit in
satellite
2.
calculates satellite azimuth and elevation angle with
given parameters
3.
tracts satellite location with given test equipment for the
purpose
4.
installs satellite disk receiver for digital television
receivers
5.
configures digital television receivers for commercial
/local use
6.
service defective or improperly functioning circuitry and
electronics components used in communications
7.
searches the internet for satellite names, location and
beaming
8.
performs wire termination and installation for computer
networking
9.
Installs computer programs and software for data
communication and networking.
10.
configures computer for networking protocols using
TCP/IP
11.
draws a basic block diagram of fiber-optic
communication and demonstrate its operation
12.
installs computer firmware needed for data
communication
13.
configures computer IP address in a computer in a
local area network
14.
installs and maintain cabling for telecommunication
services
15.
assembles parts, terminal boards, and chassis of a
simple robot unit
16.
programs a robot to perform basic moves based on
the given problem
17.
diagnose hydraulic, and pneumatic systems of
industrial robots
18.
runs robot program to capture ambient data required
for operation
19.
set- ups required interfaces by integrating robotics
systems with other equipment
20.
programs the robot to interact with the other machines
and equipment
21.
performs industry safety and practices and
requirements concerning industrial robots
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22.
apply skills in troubleshooting robot vision and sensing
systems
23.
download and upload computer programs to run a
robot for a specified task
24.
constructs electronics projects using microcontroller
circuits
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ii.
measures variable quantities needed to instruct/
program robots
iii.
iv.
26.
performs preventative maintenance and calibration of
equipment and systems
v.
vi.
27.
read equipments documentation and manuals to uplift
knowledge on the subject
vii.
viii.
28.
write reports and record data on testing techniques,
laboratory equipment, and specifications
ix.
x.
29.
effectively communicates with peers or team members
using oral communication
xi.
xii.
30.
effectively communicate with peers or team member
using written communication
xiii.
xiv.
Are the lists of underpinning skill listed adequate for the list of subject?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning skills missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
If yes, please indicate:
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2.____________________________________________________________________________
3.____________________________________________________________________________
4.____________________________________________________________________________
Degree of Importance
C. UNDERPINNING ATTITUDES
Not Somewhat Important Very
Important Important
Important
[1]
[2]
[3]
[4]
In this level, the students should possess the
attitudes to:
1. demonstrate special precautions required to prevent
static damage to electronic components
2. pays attention about the details and thorough in
completing work tasks
3. shows integrity by being honest and ethical in most of
the time
4. displays dependability of being reliable, responsible,
and dependable, and fulfilling obligations
5. works with cooperative attitude and being pleasant with
others on the job and displaying a good-natured
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6. acts independently by developing one's own ways of
doing things
7. cooperates in group activities (teamwork) to get things
done efficiently
8. accepts responsibilities and challenges with
willingness to take on
9. maintains composure, keeping emotions in check,
avoiding anger, even in very difficult situations
10. analyzes information and use logic to address workrelated issues and problems
11. demonstrates the skills necessary to succeed in
workplace or in the industry
12. demonstrates the ability to work cooperatively with
fellow workers, including non-technical personnel
13. appreciates the importance of practical skills in setting
up industrial robots
14. conforms to the idea that humane must be the first to
consider than robots
15. displays a professional commitment to ethical practice
in working
16. maintains balance between work pressure and human
pleasure
17. listens for and remember the name of the newly
introduced people
18. shows sensitivity towards individual and cultural
differences
19. creates a life plan in harmony with, abilities, interest
and beliefs
20. displays a professional commitment to ethical practice
on daily basis
Are the lists of underpinning attitudes listed adequate for this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
Are there underpinning attitudes missing from this level?
[ ] yes
[ ] no
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1. ___________________________________________________________________________
2.___________________________________________________________________________
3.____________________________________________________________________________
4.____________________________________________________________________________
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