# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marine Corps JROTC II Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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2020/2021 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Marine Corps JROTC II (MC7916/36 weeks)

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

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.

Developing Knowledge of General Military Subjects

  1. Outline the benefits of participating in the United States Marine Corps’ (USMC) JROTC program.
  2. Describe the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
  3. Explain the philosophy and purpose behind military grades and ranks/rates.
  4. Describe how American military conflicts resulted in the evolution of the USMC.
  5. Describe how war has furthered advancements in technology.
  6. Demonstrate courtesy in given situations.
  7. Establish a checklist to improve inspection readiness (e.g., wear and care of the uniform and personal grooming).
  8. Identify situations in which the hand salute is not required.
  9. Demonstrate flag etiquette.
  10. Explain the philosophy and purpose behind U.S. Navy and USMC proper greeting.
  11. Conduct military drill at the unit level.
  12. Perform land navigation.
  13. Demonstrate marksmanship safety procedures.
  14. Identify marksmanship shooting positions.
  15. Demonstrate safe range operations.

Developing Leadership

  1. Describe the traits of a good leader.
  2. Describe the 11 leadership principles.
  3. Summarize the benefits and risks in assuming a leadership role.
  4. Select the optimum leadership styles for given situations.
  5. Identify techniques for encouraging others.
  6. Identify advantages of teamwork.
  7. Identify the roles of a leader in a given team project.
  8. Compare contemporary leaders and their distinguishing traits and principles.
  9. Establish leadership goals.
  10. Identify common leadership and followership opportunities.
  11. Demonstrate behaviors that might lead to promotion.

Developing Citizenship

  1. Demonstrate patriotism.
  2. Identify the significance of the Freedom Documents.
  3. Identify the significance of the Bill of Rights.
  4. Identify U.S. citizenship requirements.
  5. Identify political systems throughout the world.
  6. Identify economic systems throughout the world.
  7. Identify the three branches of government.
  8. Explain the history of the U.S. flag.
  9. Identify a current U.S. military presence in a foreign region.
  10. Explain the relevance of equity issues.
  11. Research a community-service opportunity.

Developing Personal Growth and Responsibility

  1. Maintain personal hygiene.
  2. Take a physical fitness test.
  3. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of one's personal fitness.
  4. Implement a physical fitness training program.
  5. Document a personal physical fitness training program.
  6. Improve physical performance over time.
  7. Identify the biological processes of substance abuse and stress that impede a healthy lifestyle.
  8. Identify first-aid procedures.
  9. Identify the 11 general orders.
  10. Identify military disciplinary systems.
  11. Explain the philosophy of JROTC and military disciplinary actions.
  12. Develop self-discipline.
  13. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.
  14. Apply verbal and written presentation methods for a given topic.
  15. Demonstrate verbal and written presentation methods for a given topic.

Developing Knowledge of Public Service and Career Exploration

  1. Consider the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) as an aptitude assessment tool.
  2. Assess personal qualifications needed to serve in the military.
  3. Develop skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.