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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Electronics Systems II (8412/36 weeks)

All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Introducing the Electronics Industry

  1. Demonstrate the use of electronic lab equipment.
  2. Research occupational opportunities.

Exploring Semiconductor Devices

  1. Describe the characteristics, operation, and applications of basic semiconductor devices.
  2. Identify semiconductor materials and the rationale behind their use.
  3. Identify types of semiconductor memories.
  4. Compare Direct Current (DC) and Actual Current (AC) waveforms, using an oscilloscope.
  5. Describe the basic characteristics of amplifiers.
  6. Construct an amplifier circuit.
  7. Describe the characteristics, operation, and applications of power-supply circuits.
  8. Identify schematic symbols for circuit components.
  9. Describe inductance.
  10. Construct a power-supply circuit.
  11. Describe modulation methods.
  12. Describe integrated circuit (IC) chip transistor type and terminals.
  13. Classify integrated circuits.
  14. Test the amplifier circuits.
  15. Design circuits containing integrated circuit components.

Exploring Diodes

  1. Describe the operation of basic semiconductor devices.
  2. Identify the main function of a diode.
  3. Identify diode materials and components.
  4. Describe the types of diodes and their applications.
  5. Connect a PN junction.
  6. Forward-bias a diode.
  7. Reverse-bias a diode.
  8. Compare the functions and characteristics of diodes.

Implementing Digital Microprocessors and Microcontrollers

  1. Compare analog and digital devices.
  2. Describe the function of major components used in implementing digital circuits.
  3. Describe the input and output interfaces of microprocessors and microcontrollers.
  4. Design a device to be controlled by a microcontroller.
  5. Manipulate the microcontroller device, using object-oriented programming.

Investigating Digital Electronics and Logic Circuits

  1. Convert between the binary and decimal number systems.
  2. Describe Boolean logic and its role in logic circuits.
  3. Describe the operation of basic logic circuits.
  4. Describe logic gates and their functions.
  5. Describe the characteristics of sequential and combinational logic circuits.
  6. Compare combinational and sequential logic.
  7. Describe the function of AND, OR, and inverter gates.
  8. Design a basic logic circuit.
  9. Simulate a simple, combinational logic circuit designed with AND, OR, and inverter gates.
  10. Construct a functional, combinational logic circuit, using logic gates.
  11. Describe the function of a D flip-flop.
  12. Simulate a simple, sequential logic circuit design with D flip-flops.
  13. Construct logic circuits to meet design-brief goals.
  14. Analyze values in AC circuits.
  15. Construct AC circuits from schematics.
  16. Describe the operation and function of a transformer.

Exploring Transistors

  1. Describe the types of transistors and their functions.
  2. Describe transistor materials, components, and construction techniques.
  3. Describe transistor configurations.
  4. Reconfigure a transistor.
  5. Describe transistor circuit characteristics.
  6. Compare transistor ratings.
  7. Test a transistor.

Working with Amplifiers

  1. Describe the types and functions of amplifiers.
  2. Describe the characteristics of amplifier circuits.
  3. Reconfigure an amplifier’s biasing.
  4. Apply an amplifier coupling.
  5. Describe capacitance.