# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management I Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Building Management I (8590/36 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 Basic Construction Safety Standards (Core Safety)

  1. Comply with federal, state, and local safety legal requirements, including OSHA, VOSHA, and EPA.
  2. Inspect and maintain a safe working environment.
  3. Explain safe working practices around electrical hazards.
  4. Identify emergency first-aid procedures.
  5. Identify the types of fires and the methods used to extinguish them.
  6. Identify PPE (personal protective equipment) requirements.
  7. Inspect course-specific hand and power tools to visually identify defects.
  8. Demonstrate lifting and carrying techniques.
  9. Demonstrate safe laddering techniques.
  10. Demonstrate safe scaffolding techniques.
  11. Report injuries.
  12. Report personal, environmental, and equipment safety violations to the appropriate authority.
  13. Earn the OSHA 10 card.
  14. Pass safety exam.

Measuring and Mixing Chemicals

  1. Demonstrate safety practices in the measuring and mixing of chemicals.
  2. Demonstrate procedures to measure and mix chemicals.
  3. Define chemical terminology related to building management.
  4. Ventilate harmful vapors from a confined area.

Performing Cleaning Operations

  1. Identify types of surfaces.
  2. Demonstrate procedures used to clean office spaces.
  3. Demonstrate procedures used to clean classrooms.
  4. Demonstrate procedures used to clean restrooms.
  5. Demonstrate procedures used to maintain common flooring types.
  6. Demonstrate procedures used to care for carpets.
  7. Dust and clean furniture and fixtures.
  8. Collect and dispose of trash.
  9. Clean windows.
  10. Clean blinds, shades, and shutters.
  11. Surface-clean upholstery.

Performing General Building Maintenance

  1. Locate wall studs.
  2. Make a caulking joint.
  3. Caulk doors and windows.
  4. Install a door lock set.
  5. Replace acoustical tile.
  6. Fill nail holes.
  7. Prepare new wood for painting.
  8. Light pilot on gas-fed equipment.
  9. Paint exposed pipes.
  10. Describe weatherization procedures.

Demonstrating Electrical Maintenance of Buildings

  1. Attach a separable plug to an appliance.
  2. Reset circuit overload.
  3. Replace a blown fuse.
  4. Reset timing devices.

Performing Plumbing Maintenance

  1. Tighten fittings on chrome pipe.
  2. Drain water from plumbing.
  3. Repair compression faucet.
  4. Replace flush valve.
  5. Replace toilet seat.
  6. Replace wax ring gasket on commode.
  7. Demonstrate the opening of clogged sewer drains, using a biodegradable drain cleaner.
  8. Demonstrate the opening of clogged drains, using a vacuum plunger.

Maintaining Interior and Exterior Upkeep

  1. Remove paint, using a scraper.
  2. Clean condenser on refrigeration unit.
  3. Clean electric motor.
  4. Clean intake filter on window unit.
  5. Replace filters for heating and cooling units.

Maintaining Grounds

  1. Demonstrate small-engine operation.
  2. Maintain residential grounds.
  3. Loosen packed soil.
  4. Identify mowing, trimming, and grounds-care equipment and operating procedures.