2017/2018 Competency-Based Task/Competency List
Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
- Demonstrate positive work ethic.
- Demonstrate integrity.
- Demonstrate teamwork skills.
- Demonstrate self-representation skills.
- Demonstrate diversity awareness.
- Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
- Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
- Demonstrate information technology skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
- Demonstrate telecommunications skills.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Introducing Manufacturing Systems
- Describe careers in manufacturing.
- Differentiate among types of manufacturing.
- Demonstrate metrology used in manufacturing.
- Explain the value of manufacturing.
- Describe societal, economic, and environmental impacts of manufacturing.
- Explain key aspects of green manufacturing.
- Assess the product life cycle.
Understanding the History of Manufacturing
- Outline the history of manufacturing.
- Describe the development of U.S. manufacturing.
- Use understanding of manufacturing's history to predict future trends.
- Use required PPE (personal protective equipment).
- Implement a safety plan.
- Maintain safe working practices around production equipment.
- Operate lab equipment according to instructor guidelines.
Exploring Materials and Processes
- Describe additive and subtractive processes.
- Distinguish among materials used in the manufacturing process.
- Differentiate among properties of materials.
- Classify methods of altering materials.
- Demonstrate methods of altering materials.
- Demonstrate methods of combining materials.
- Use materials to produce a product.
Understanding Production Processes
- Outline the product-development process.
- Describe the engineering design process.
- Use the engineering design process to plan production.
- Describe the stages/processes of tooling up for production.
- Describe production processes in manufacturing.
- Describe rapid prototyping/modeling.
- Apply manufacturing systems to produce a prototype.
- Evaluate the process and the prototype.
Demonstrating Manufacturing Processes
Exploring Business Concepts
- Identify the three basic forms of business ownership.
- Explain the impact of corporate citizenship.
- Identify levels of management.
- Describe the impact of labor and human resources issues on manufacturing.
- Identify the parts of a marketing plan.
- Explain the effect of supply and demand on manufacturing.
- Explain fiscal responsibilities associated with operating a successful enterprise.
Exploring Green Manufacturing