2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Air Force JROTC II (AF7916/36 weeks)
Instructors are asked to continue relying heavily on their branch-specific curriculum guides to complement this core set of competencies.
Per the 2017 Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Curriculum Document (p.12), “Course Offerings: All units have the option to determine which [courses] to offer to first-, second-, third-, and fourth-year cadets.”
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
Exploring Aerospace Science: The Science of Flight
Exploring Leadership: Communication, Awareness, and Leadership
- Identify the key factors of effective communication.
- Demonstrate effective speaking and writing skills.
- Explain the importance of having a positive attitude.
- Exhibit the traits of a good leader.
- Explain how integrity, character, and personality influence behavior.
- List team dynamics.
- Serve in common leadership and followership opportunities.
- Explain what factors have shaped the six major regions of the world.
- Explain how social, political, and economic factors influence culture.
- Identify leadership styles and mission demands.
- Identify techniques for motivating others.
- Identify advantages of effective teamwork.
- Demonstrate courtesy in given situations.
- Perform military drill.
- Research a community-service opportunity.
- Complete the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
- Comply with procedures in the cadet guide or handbook.