# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Small Engine Technology II Task 679312090

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Calculate labor cost using a flat rate manual.


Once the technician makes a prognosis of a repair, calculation should be made using an up-to-date manual.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is a flat rate manual?
  • Why use a flat rate manual?
  • Who uses a flat rate manual?
  • Does a small engine repair shop have to use a flat rate manual?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.



The student will
  1. represent verbal quantitative situations algebraically; and
  2. evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.