# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Motorsports Technology I Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Motorsports Technology I (8509/36 weeks, 140 hours)

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.

Applying Safety Practices

  1. Follow safety practices.
  2. Perform housekeeping duties.
  3. Demonstrate worker and lab safety.
  4. Follow safety clothing and equipment guidelines.

Interpreting Drawing and Welding Symbols

  1. Identify basic elements in a drawing or a sketch.
  2. Interpret basic welding symbol information.
  3. Fabricate simple parts from a drawing or a sketch.

Using Tools

  1. Perform routine inspections and maintenance of tools.
  2. Demonstrate hand and power tool safety.
  3. Demonstrate the use of a horizontal saw, a band saw, and a cold-cut saw.
  4. Demonstrate the use of a sheet metal brake.
  5. Demonstrate the use of a hydraulic shear.

Performing Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW, GMAW-S)

  1. Perform safety inspections of welding equipment.
  2. Set up for GMAW operations and base metal preparation.
  3. Demonstrate single-pass fillet weld, all positions, on carbon steel, using short-circuit transfer.

Demonstrating Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC)

  1. Perform safety inspections of equipment, materials to be cut, and work area.
  2. List PAC safety procedures.
  3. Set up for manual plasma arc-cutting operations.
  4. Operate plasma arc-cutting equipment.
  5. Perform shape-cutting operations.

Demonstrating Manual Oxyfuel Gas Cutting (OFC)

  1. Perform safety inspections of all equipment and accessories.
  2. Set up for manual OFC operations and base metal preparation on carbon steel.
  3. Operate manual OFC equipment.
  4. Perform straight-cutting operations on carbon steel.

Applying Tools for Fabrication

  1. Follow safety procedures.
  2. Describe the formulas for determining speeds and feeds.
  3. Apply mathematical problem solving to machining operations.
  4. Describe the principles and technology of precision measurement operations.
  5. Apply the properties of the various metals to cutting conditions and problems.
  6. Identify fundamental workplace behaviors.
  7. Measure materials and parts.
  8. Convert standard measurements to the metric system.
  9. Inspect simple parts, using precision tools and techniques.
  10. Lay out parts.
  11. Fabricate sheet metal.
  12. Prepare the vehicle for pre-assembly.

Ensuring Motorsports Safety

  1. Identify driver safety equipment.
  2. Identify crew safety equipment.
  3. Identify auto body safety procedures.
  4. Demonstrate high-performance safety equipment.

Identifying and Assembling High-Performance Engines

  1. Determine the cost of a high-performance engine.
  2. Analyze high-performance engine parts.

Exploring the Motorsports Technology Industry

  1. Identify the types of motorsports.
  2. Identify all rules, regulations, and technical specifications in the motorsports field.
  3. Identify careers in the field of motorsports technology.