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

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Motorsports Technology III (8511/36 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.

Using Tools

  1. Demonstrate the use of a planishing hammer.
  2. Demonstrate the use of automotive machining lab equipment.

Demonstrating Manual Oxyfuel Gas Cutting (OFC)

  1. Demonstrate safety inspections.
  2. Perform OFC safety procedures.
  3. Perform straight-cutting operations.
  4. Perform shape-cutting operations.

Demonstrating Vehicle Setup

  1. Demonstrate setup safety procedures.
  2. Identify equipment used in setup procedures.

Assembling the Vehicle

  1. Demonstrate vehicle assembly safety procedures.
  2. Perform post-assembly vehicle checklist.

Ensuring Motorsports Safety

  1. Describe pit safety.
  2. Secure a vehicle and equipment for transportation.
  3. Perform safety checks on vehicle trailer and tow vehicle.

Performing Autobody Procedures

  1. Apply body filler.
  2. Prepare surface for primer.
  3. Prime body, parts, and chassis.
  4. Prepare primed surface for paint.
  5. Fabricate fiberglass panels.

Assembling High-Performance Engines

  1. Demonstrate the assembly of a high-performance engine.
  2. Assemble coolant equipment.
  3. Assemble the fuel system.
  4. Assemble the electrical systems.
  5. Assemble drive-line components.
  6. Assemble hydraulic systems.
  7. Assemble high-performance suspension components.
  8. Assemble high-performance steering components.
  9. Assemble performance braking systems.