2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Small Engine Repair (8021/18 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; 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.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
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.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Note: Competencies 39-43 have been added to ensure compliance with federal legislation: National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act (Public Law 116-7, https://www.congress.gov/116/plaws/publ7/PLAW-116publ7.pdf). All inquiries may be sent to email@example.com. Students are provided opportunities for leadership, personal growth, and career success. Instruction is delivered through three major components: classroom/lab instruction, supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program, and student leadership (FFA).
Exploring Leadership Opportunities through FFA
Applying Safety Practices
- Demonstrate the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Use safety shields and guards on all equipment.
- Demonstrate safety practices for flammable materials.
- Identify safety practices followed in the operation of small-engine equipment.
- Identify marked safety zones and nonskid areas.
- Identify the location and use of eye wash stations.
- Identify the location of posted evacuation routes.
- Demonstrate knowledge of Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
- Demonstrate the precautions for the use of chemicals.
- Demonstrate the use of standard and metric hand tools.
- Demonstrate the use of power tools.
- Demonstrate the use of standard and metric precision measuring tools.
- Explain the use of fire protection equipment.
- Demonstrate the use of specialty tools.
- Follow federal, state, and local standards, regulations, and procedures.
Describing the Operation of an Internal Combustion Engine
Selecting and Using Tools
Selecting Repair Parts
Repairing Manual Starters
Identifying Electric Starters
Repairing Ignition Systems
Evaluating Battery Systems
Examining Functions and Types of Fuel Systems
Repairing Carburetors and/or Fuel Injection Systems
- Identify types of carburetors and fuel injection systems.
- Explain the operation of a carburetor and a fuel injection system.
- Evaluate the operation of a carburetor.
- Service a carburetor and/or fuel injection system.
- Determine the replacement vs. repair of a carburetor and/or a fuel injection system.
- Replace a carburetor.