# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Manufacturing Systems I Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Manufacturing Systems I (8426/18 weeks)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional 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.

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Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  4. Demonstrate integrity.
  5. Demonstrate work ethic.

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

  1. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  2. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  3. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  4. Demonstrate customer service skills.
  5. Collaborate with team members.

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  1. Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  2. Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  3. Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  4. Manage time and resources.
  5. Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  7. Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  9. Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  12. Demonstrate workplace safety.

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.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Introducing Manufacturing Systems

  1. Describe careers in manufacturing.
  2. Differentiate among types of manufacturing.
  3. Demonstrate metrology used in manufacturing.
  4. Explain the value of manufacturing.
  5. Describe societal, economic, and environmental impacts of manufacturing.
  6. Explain key aspects of green manufacturing.
  7. Assess the product life cycle.

Understanding the History of Manufacturing

  1. Outline the history of manufacturing.
  2. Describe the development of U.S. manufacturing.
  3. Use understanding of manufacturing's history to predict future trends.

Practicing Safety

  1. Use required PPE (personal protective equipment).
  2. Implement a safety plan.
  3. Maintain safe working practices around production equipment.
  4. Operate lab equipment according to instructor guidelines.

Exploring Materials and Processes

  1. Describe additive and subtractive processes.
  2. Distinguish among materials used in the manufacturing process.
  3. Differentiate among properties of materials.
  4. Classify methods of altering materials.
  5. Demonstrate methods of altering materials.
  6. Demonstrate methods of combining materials.
  7. Use materials to produce a product.

Understanding Production Processes

  1. Outline the product-development process.
  2. Describe the engineering design process.
  3. Use the engineering design process to plan production.
  4. Describe the stages/processes of tooling up for production.
  5. Describe production processes in manufacturing.
  6. Describe rapid prototyping/modeling.
  7. Apply manufacturing systems to produce a prototype.
  8. Evaluate the process and the prototype.

Demonstrating Manufacturing Processes

  1. Participate in a production line activity.
  2. Evaluate the production process.

Exploring Business Concepts

  1. Identify the three basic forms of business ownership.
  2. Explain the impact of corporate citizenship.
  3. Identify levels of management.
  4. Describe the impact of labor and human resources issues on manufacturing.
  5. Identify the parts of a marketing plan.
  6. Explain the effect of supply and demand on manufacturing.
  7. Explain fiscal responsibilities associated with operating a successful enterprise.

Exploring Green Manufacturing

  1. Exercise environmentally-conscious manufacturing.
  2. Use Design for Environment (DFE).
  3. Identify materials selection, sustainable resources, and maintainability characteristics.
  4. Identify energy efficiency, conservation, and pollution prevention.
  5. Assess the environment life cycle.