CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Aviation Operations Management (8730/36 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.

Exploring Professional Basics

  1. Describe the importance of safety in aviation management.
  2. Identify National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) risk mitigation.
  3. Identify the activities of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
  4. Identify airport and runway markings and diagrams.
  5. Communicate instructions, using the aviation (phonetic) alphabet.
  6. Identify factors that influence the financial health and stability of an area within the aviation industry.
  7. Research the economic impact of an airport.

Exploring Occupations in Airport Operations

  1. List the responsibilities of airport operations management.
  2. Explain the roles of fixed-base operations (FBOs).

Determining Inspection Responsibilities

  1. Identify regulations governing aviation operations.
  2. Describe the inspection of airfields, buildings, and facilities.
  3. Identify Civil Aviation Security Rules of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).

Responding to Emergencies

  1. Identify safety regulations affecting airlines.
  2. Describe an airline's obligations to train personnel.
  3. Identify considerations and areas of responsibility for activating an emergency response.
  4. Demonstrate procedures for activating an emergency response to a security issue or natural disaster.
  5. Identify types of natural disasters that might affect airport operations.

Designing an Airport

  1. Identify the components of airport design.
  2. Identify considerations that influence airport design.
  3. Interpret plans for airport layout and design.
  4. Design the layout of an airport and runway according to given constraints.
  5. Identify push-back and taxi operations and considerations.
  6. Analyze arrival and departure times.
  7. Describe the planning process for the construction of an airport facility.

Exploring the Economics of Aviation Operations

  1. Identify the factors affecting airline profitability.
  2. Describe the factors that affect FBO profitability.