CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Aviation Maintenance Technology II (8729/36 weeks, 280 hours)

All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

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.

Following Tool and Equipment Safety and Care Guidelines

  1. Follow general safety procedures with tools and equipment.
  2. Identify tools, their care and maintenance needs, their functions, and handling.
  3. Demonstrate the use of hand tools and precision measuring devices in aircraft maintenance.
  4. Demonstrate electric and materials safety.

Demonstrating Aircraft Weight and Balance Procedures

  1. Explain the necessity for aircraft weight and balance procedures.
  2. Identify terminology associated with aircraft weight and balance.
  3. Interpret weight data.
  4. Calculate an aircraft's CG.
  5. Determine location and amount of ballast needed to stay within the weight and balance envelope.
  6. Explain the difference between aircraft weight and empty weight.
  7. Calculate moment problems with varied arms and weights.
  8. Complete an aircraft weight and balance form, using computational, graph, and table methods.
  9. Demonstrate use of the weight-shift formula.
  10. Determine the weight of ballast that should be installed on an aircraft.
  11. Demonstrate aircraft weighing procedures.
  12. Determine extreme forward and extreme rearward centers of gravity.
  13. Calculate changes in empty weight and empty weight CG after aircraft modifications.

Exploring Aircraft Design and Drawings

  1. Identify the types and purpose of working drawings.
  2. Distinguish between drawings and diagrams.
  3. Identify shape symbols and material symbols used in aviation drawings.
  4. Draw a simple aircraft component.
  5. Describe types of lines used in aviation diagrams, schematics, and working drawings.
  6. Interpret aviation blueprints.
  7. Identify the types and functions of charts and graphs commonly used in aviation maintenance.
  8. Interpret data from an aircraft performance chart.
  9. Troubleshoot aviation hydraulic and electrical problems, using logic flowcharts.

Exploring Aircraft Materials and Processes

  1. Explain the uses of rubber, plastic, and wooden materials in an aircraft's structure.
  2. Determine the properties and characteristics of ferrous and nonferrous metals and their alloys used in an aircraft's structure.
  3. Identify the effects of heat treatment on ferrous and nonferrous metals.
  4. Perform non-destructive testing (NDT) on aircraft materials.
  5. Perform magnetic particle inspections.
  6. Demonstrate the dye-penetrant inspection process.
  7. Inspect acceptability of welds.
  8. Measure, using precision-measuring tools.
  9. Identify the functions of standard- and special-use fasteners used in aviation maintenance.
  10. Install fasteners.

Exploring the Effects of Cleaning and Corrosion

  1. Explain the process of corrosion and its effect on aviation technology.
  2. Inspect and correct direct chemical- and electrochemical-attack corrosion.
  3. Explain where on the aircraft each of the five common types of aircraft corrosion occurs.
  4. Identify the areas on an aircraft that are most susceptible to corrosion.
  5. Demonstrate the use of cleaning agents/materials.
  6. Clean the interior and exterior of an aircraft.
  7. Demonstrate maintenance functions that may prevent or inhibit corrosion.

Exploring Fluid Lines and Fittings

  1. Explain how Bernoulli's principle applies to liquids in Venturi tubes.
  2. Fabricate, install, and test rigid fluid lines and fittings.
  3. Fabricate, install, and test flexible fluid lines and fittings.
  4. Identify defects in metal hydraulic tubing.
  5. Identify situations where damaged or defective metal hydraulic tubing should be replaced or repaired in a hydraulic system.