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

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Building Management II (8591/36 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 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. Pass safety exam.

Measuring and Mixing Chemicals

  1. Demonstrate safety in the measuring and mixing of chemicals, including volatile chemicals (e.g., furniture and floor strippers, drain cleaners).
  2. Demonstrate procedures to measure and mix chemicals, including volatile chemicals (e.g., furniture and floor strippers, drain cleaners).
  3. Define chemical terminology related to building management.
  4. Describe the use of a chemical-mixing station.

Performing Cleaning Operations

  1. Clean metal surfaces, using steel wool, wire brush, and solvent.
  2. Identify procedures for maintenance of various surfaces.
  3. Demonstrate procedures used to clean locker rooms, including showers.
  4. Demonstrate procedures used to maintain specialty floors.
  5. Demonstrate advanced procedures used to care for carpets.
  6. Separate materials for recycling.
  7. Clean walls.
  8. Deep clean upholstery.

Performing General Building Maintenance

  1. Sharpen tools.
  2. Cut sheet metal.
  3. Cut molding, using a power miter box.
  4. Remove broken bolt.
  5. Shorten bolt.
  6. Replace butt hinge.
  7. Realign door.
  8. Refinish an exterior door.
  9. Refinish an interior door.
  10. Replace screen in a door.
  11. Replace section of quarter-round or shoe molding.
  12. Replace section of cove molding.
  13. Install resilient floor covering.
  14. Replace ceramic tile.
  15. Remove vinyl tile, using heat.
  16. Describe procedures for installing floor coverings.
  17. Demonstrate painting procedures.

Maintaining Walls

  1. Describe how to cut a hole in a masonry wall.
  2. Spackle holes or cracks in plaster.
  3. Remove loose plaster.
  4. Repair structural cracks in plaster.
  5. Describe procedures for storing bagged cement and plaster.
  6. Replace section of drywall.

Maintaining Windows

  1. Replace broken glass.
  2. Glaze window.
  3. Describe procedures for hanging drapes.

Demonstrating Electrical Maintenance of Buildings

  1. Lubricate an electrical motor.
  2. Replace a defective electrical wall receptacle.
  3. Replace a defective light socket.
  4. Replace a defective light switch.
  5. Replace the starter switch in fluorescent lights.

Performing Plumbing Maintenance

  1. Cut metal tubing.
  2. Cut plastic tubing.
  3. Sweat solder copper tubing.
  4. Test soldering tank for gas leak.
  5. Describe procedures for testing for a gas leak, using a soap solution.
  6. Describe procedures for installing plumbing fixtures (i.e., commode, urinal, lavatory, shower).
  7. Install pipe-repair coupling.
  8. Install a sink trap connection (P-trap).
  9. Install a sink trap connection (S-trap).
  10. Join copper tubing, using the compression method.
  11. Join copper tubing, using the flare method.
  12. Form a pipe joint.
  13. Describe procedures for repairing PEX water lines.

Maintaining Interior and Exterior Upkeep

  1. Remove paint, using paint remover.
  2. Install a window unit.
  3. Clean condensate line and trap on air conditioner.

Maintaining Grounds

  1. Demonstrate small-engine maintenance.
  2. Maintain commercial grounds.
  3. Plant shrubs and/or gardens.
  4. Describe lawn mower blade-sharpening techniques.
  5. Describe grass hook-sharpening techniques.
  6. Operate mowing, trimming, and grounds-care equipment.