CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Motorsports Technology II (8510/36 weeks, 280 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. Apply basic elements in a drawing or a sketch.
  2. Fabricate simple parts from a drawing or a sketch.

Using Tools

  1. Demonstrate the use of a bead roller and the use of bead roller dies.
  2. Demonstrate the use of a tubing bender.
  3. Demonstrate the use of a tubing notcher (end-mill type notcher).
  4. Demonstrate the use of an English wheel.
  5. Demonstrate the use of automotive machining lab equipment.

Demonstrating Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

  1. Describe the theories behind GTAW.
  2. Perform safety inspections of all equipment and accessories.
  3. Identify minor external repairs to all equipment and accessories.
  4. Set up for GTAW operations and base metal preparation on ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
  5. Operate GTAW equipment.
  6. Perform 1F and 2F fillet welds on various materials.
  7. Perform 1G-groove welds on carbon steel, limited thickness.
  8. Perform 1F–2F welds on aluminum.
  9. Perform 1G welds on aluminum.
  10. Perform 1F–2F welds on stainless steel.
  11. Perform 1G–2G welds on stainless steel.

Demonstrating Manual Oxyfuel Gas Cutting (OFC)

  1. Perform shape-cutting operations on carbon steel.
  2. Perform bevel-cutting operations on plain carbon steel.
  3. Remove weld metal from plain carbon steel, using weld washing techniques.

Applying Tools for Fabrication

  1. Identify safety procedures.
  2. Fabricate bare chassis or component parts.
  3. Fabricate roll cage or component parts.
  4. Estimate the cost of materials for a fabrication project.

Assembling the Vehicle

  1. Demonstrate vehicle assembly safety procedures.
  2. Prepare vehicle for pre-assembly.
  3. Install components (e.g., fluid, wiring, safety, suspension, steering, braking, and drive-line).

Investigating Principles of Engines (OEM Production)

  1. Demonstrate a cylinder leakage test.
  2. Demonstrate the disassembly of an engine.
  3. Examine engine wear and specifications.
  4. Demonstrate the assembly of an engine.
  5. Identify high-performance engine parts.