CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Marine Corps JROTC III (MC7918/36 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.

Applying Knowledge of General Military Subjects

  1. Diagram the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
  2. Determine senior status, based on military grade and rank/rate.
  3. Connect contemporary military strategy, actions, and leaders to historical precedents.
  4. Research the tactical history of a current U.S. military engagement.
  5. Describe the influence of technology on the military.
  6. Analyze the relationship between war and technological advancements.
  7. Demonstrate courtesy.
  8. Conduct inspection.
  9. Teach the hand salute.
  10. Teach flag etiquette.
  11. Enforce proper greeting to senior officers and peers.
  12. Conduct military drill.
  13. Demonstrate marksmanship safety procedures.
  14. Identify marksmanship shooting positions.
  15. Demonstrate safe range operations.
  16. Perform land navigation.

Applying Leadership Skills

  1. Distinguish a leader from a manager.
  2. Compare the effectiveness of various leadership styles.
  3. Describe techniques for encouraging others.
  4. Identify problem-solving and conflict-resolution processes.
  5. Identify examples of civil rights issues that may arise in civilian and military life.
  6. Assess personal leadership qualities.
  7. Assess personal short-, mid-, and long-term leadership goals.
  8. Update leadership goals.
  9. Lead a peer/classmate.
  10. Lead a team through the process of planning an event or solving a problem.
  11. Set priorities for given situations.
  12. Identify available resources that might enable or restrict a solution.
  13. Apply problem-solving or conflict-resolution processes.
  14. Identify a local leadership opportunity.
  15. Convey promotion expectations and requirements for the military and civilian workforce.

Applying Citizenship Skills

  1. Demonstrate patriotism.
  2. Identify U.S. symbols and their significance.
  3. Differentiate the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and the U.S. Congress in relation to the declaration of war.
  4. Explore community-service opportunities.

Applying Personal Growth and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain personal hygiene.
  2. Assist in the administration of a physical fitness test.
  3. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of one's personal fitness.
  4. Maintain short-, medium-, and long-term goals for exercise and diet.
  5. Track the progress of a personal physical fitness training program.
  6. Describe factors related to mental health and well-being.
  7. Demonstrate first-aid procedures.
  8. Describe military disciplinary systems.
  9. Research U.S. courts-martial.
  10. Explain the concept and importance of maintaining high ethical standards within a military unit.
  11. Describe the benefits of self-discipline.
  12. Develop self-discipline.
  13. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.
  14. Prepare to conduct a meeting or event.
  15. Demonstrate verbal and written presentation skills.

Applying Knowledge of Public Service and Career Exploration

  1. Consider the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) as an assessment tool.
  2. Match personal interests to potential careers.
  3. Research the immediate and long-term benefits of a potential career.
  4. Research postsecondary education opportunities.
  5. Assess personal qualifications needed to serve in the military.
  6. Demonstrate skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.