2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Career Investigations (9068/9 weeks)
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 Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
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 Career Plan Options and Possible Destinations
Discovering More about Yourself
- Identify personal assets.
- Connect the world of work to your responsibilities as a family member, student, or community member.
- Examine the integration of personal assets as they relate to family, school, or community activities.
- Relate your skills, interests, talents, and values to a career.
- Determine the most critical knowledge, skills, and abilities needed in today’s workplace.
- Complete a career interest assessment.
Developing an Academic and Career Plan
- Identify short-term and long-term goals.
- Research options associated with courses in your school division and regional center related to career interests.
- Apply a decision-making process to course options.
- Review the student academic and career plan portfolio.
- Create or review an academic and career plan.
Communicating on the Job
- Describe self-advocacy strategies.
- Communicate verbally and nonverbally in a professional manner.
- Handle (make or receive) a business-related telephone call.
- Compose professional written communication (e.g., email, digital files, memos, and letters).
- Describe the importance of active listening skills.
- Troubleshoot workplace problems, issues, or conflicts to find a solution.
- Describe the importance of inviting and responding to constructive feedback.
- Provide constructive praise and criticism.
- Respond to praise or criticism.
- Demonstrate public speaking skills (e.g., large group, small group).
- Demonstrate digital communication etiquette in professional settings.
- Describe the privacy issues related to online communication media.
- Identify privacy policies and issues related to employees using or misusing online communication media.