2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Small Engine Technology I (8725/36 weeks, 140 hours)
Tasks/competencies 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.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Applying Safety Practices on the Job
- Identify marked safety areas.
- Identify the location and use of eye wash stations.
- Identify the location of the posted evacuation routes.
- Locate and demonstrate knowledge of safety data sheets (SDS).
- Demonstrate the safe use of chemicals.
- Demonstrate the safe use of standard and metric hand tools.
- Demonstrate the safe use of power tools.
- Demonstrate the safe use of precision standard and metric measuring tools.
- Demonstrate the safe use of protective clothing and equipment.
- Demonstrate the safe use of fire protection equipment.
- Demonstrate the safe use of equipment.
- Follow safety standards and regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) Education Committee, and Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
Using Tools and Equipment
Performing Lab Operations
Identifying Fasteners and Their Uses
Understanding the Interaction of 4-Cycle Engine Components
Diagnosing and Servicing Fuel System
- Describe the principles of fuel delivery.
- Evaluate the operation of a carburetor.
- Determine fuel quality.
- Remove and replace the fuel tank and fuel lines.
- Inspect fuel tank vent.
- Remove and replace the fuel filter systems.
- Service various types of air cleaner.
- Disassemble, clean, and inspect diaphragm-type carburetor.
- Reassemble and adjust a diaphragm-type carburetor.
- Disassemble, clean, and inspect a float-type carburetor.
- Reassemble and adjust a float-type carburetor.
- Clean crankcase breather.
Diagnosing and Servicing General Electrical System
Servicing Manual Starting System
Servicing Ignition System
Understanding the Interaction of 2-Cycle Engine Components
Servicing Cooling Systems
Servicing Governor Systems
Servicing Exhaust Systems
- Explain exhaust system theory, 2-cycle engine.
- Diagnose common equipment problems in a damaged exhaust system, 2-cycle engine.
- Identify exhaust components, 2-cycle engine.
- Explain exhaust system theory, 4-cycle engine.
- Identify cleaning procedures for exhaust ports and spark arrestor screens, 2-cycle engine.