CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Marine Corps JROTC I (MC7913/36 weeks)

NOTE: Instructors are asked to continue relying heavily on their branch-specific curriculum guides to complement this core set of competencies.

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.

Introducing General Military Subjects

  1. Identify the branches of United States military service.
  2. Identify the mission statement of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC).
  3. Identify the core values of the United States Marine Corps’ (USMC) JROTC program.
  4. List the benefits of participating in USMC JROTC.
  5. Identify the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
  6. Explain the concept of rank/rate in the U.S. Armed Forces.
  7. Identify U.S. Navy and USMC military ranks/rates.
  8. Identify U.S. military grade within rank/rate.
  9. Identify American conflicts as they relate to the history of the USMC.
  10. Describe the rationale behind studying history, military strategies, and leaders.
  11. Define courtesy.
  12. Identify expectations for inspection readiness (e.g., wear and care of the uniform, insignia placement, and personal grooming).
  13. Identify the procedures for executing the hand salute.
  14. Identify standards of flag etiquette.
  15. Identify expectations for U.S. Navy and USMC proper greeting.
  16. Identify the procedures for USMC drill.
  17. Explain the evolution of marksmanship.
  18. Identify marksmanship safety procedures.

Introducing Leadership

  1. Define leadership.
  2. Define followership.
  3. List the traits of a good leader.
  4. List the principles of a good leader.
  5. Identify benefits and risks in assuming a leadership role.
  6. Identify leadership skills and strategies.
  7. Identify leadership styles.
  8. Identify the benefits of using different leadership styles in different situations.
  9. Define morale and esprit de corps.
  10. Identify historical and contemporary leaders and their distinguishing characteristics.
  11. Follow the leadership of a peer/classmate.
  12. Identify behaviors that might lead to promotion.

Introducing Citizenship

  1. Define patriotism.
  2. Demonstrate patriotism.
  3. Identify current events relating to political and military issues.
  4. Identify ways to make a contribution to the local community.

Introducing Personal Growth and Responsibility

  1. Identify personal hygiene standards.
  2. Identify the components of fitness.
  3. Describe the benefits of exercise and a healthy diet.
  4. Take a physical fitness test.
  5. Describe how training can improve physical performance over time.
  6. Engage in a personal physical fitness training program.
  7. Identify factors that impede a healthy lifestyle.
  8. Identify first-aid terms and abbreviations.
  9. Identify social and JROTC consequences for personal actions.
  10. Define discipline.
  11. Establish goals for developing self-discipline.
  12. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.

Introducing Public Service and Career Exploration

  1. Define public service.
  2. Identify qualifications for serving in the U.S. military.
  3. Identify the skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.