# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Manufacturing Systems II, Advanced Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Manufacturing Systems II, Advanced (8427/36 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.

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.

Understanding Manufacturing Systems

  1. Explain the goals of manufacturing.
  2. Describe manufacturing systems.
  3. Use manufacturing terminology.
  4. Project future trends in manufacturing systems.
  5. Investigate careers in manufacturing.

Designing for Manufacturing Systems

  1. Apply problem-solving strategies.
  2. Design with Computer-Assisted Drawing and Design (CADD).
  3. Use Computer-Assisted Engineering (CAE).

Applying Automation Technology to Manufacturing Systems

  1. Explain the key components of automated systems in the manufacturing environment.
  2. Explain numerical control (NC), computer numerical control (CNC), direct numerical control (DNC), and computer assisted manufacturing (CAM).
  3. Apply CAM in additive and subtractive processes.
  4. Illustrate through examples the importance of flexibility in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) production systems.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of industrial control systems and the role they play in synchronizing and controlling the operation of the plant.
  6. Program a PLC.

Exploring Mechatronics

  1. Define mechatronics.
  2. Explain the role of fluid power in mechatronic systems.
  3. Explain the role of electronics in mechatronics systems.
  4. Explain the role of mechanics in mechatronics systems.
  5. Explain the role of computer systems in mechatronics systems.

Applying Business Concepts

  1. Explain economics.
  2. Identify levels of management.
  3. Describe the impact of labor and human resources issues on manufacturing.
  4. Create a marketing plan.
  5. Explain the effect of supply and demand on manufacturing.
  6. Explain fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities associated with running a successful enterprise.

Using Advanced Manufacturing Systems Processes

  1. Explain supply chain management.
  2. Describe philosophies of continuous improvement.
  3. Plan for production.
  4. Design the manufacturing process.
  5. Implement the manufacturing process.
  6. Evaluate the process.
  7. Modify the process according to specific measures.

Examining Product Quality

  1. Explain product quality.
  2. Use root-cause analysis to identify problems in product quality.
  3. Implement a continuous improvement plan.