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.
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
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.
Applying Knowledge of General Military Subjects
- Diagram the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
- Determine senior status, based on military grade and rank/rate.
- Connect contemporary military strategy, actions, and leaders to historical precedents.
- Research the tactical history of a current U.S. military engagement.
- Describe the influence of technology on the military.
- Analyze the relationship between war and technological advancements.
- Demonstrate courtesy.
- Conduct inspection.
- Teach the hand salute.
- Teach flag etiquette.
- Enforce proper greeting to senior officers and peers.
- Conduct military drill.
- Demonstrate marksmanship safety procedures.
- Identify marksmanship shooting positions.
- Demonstrate safe range operations.
- Perform land navigation.
Applying Leadership Skills
- Distinguish a leader from a manager.
- Compare the effectiveness of various leadership styles.
- Describe techniques for encouraging others.
- Identify problem-solving and conflict-resolution processes.
- Identify examples of civil rights issues that may arise in civilian and military life.
- Assess personal leadership qualities.
- Assess personal short-, mid-, and long-term leadership goals.
- Update leadership goals.
- Lead a peer/classmate.
- Lead a team through the process of planning an event or solving a problem.
- Set priorities for given situations.
- Identify available resources that might enable or restrict a solution.
- Apply problem-solving or conflict-resolution processes.
- Identify a local leadership opportunity.
- Convey promotion expectations and requirements for the military and civilian workforce.
Applying Citizenship Skills
Applying Personal Growth and Responsibilities
- Maintain personal hygiene.
- Assist in the administration of a physical fitness test.
- Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of one's personal fitness.
- Maintain short-, medium-, and long-term goals for exercise and diet.
- Track the progress of a personal physical fitness training program.
- Describe factors related to mental health and well-being.
- Demonstrate first-aid procedures.
- Describe military disciplinary systems.
- Research U.S. courts-martial.
- Explain the concept and importance of maintaining high ethical standards within a military unit.
- Describe the benefits of self-discipline.
- Develop self-discipline.
- Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.
- Prepare to conduct a meeting or event.
- Demonstrate verbal and written presentation skills.
Applying Knowledge of Public Service and Career Exploration
- Consider the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) as an assessment tool.
- Match personal interests to potential careers.
- Research the immediate and long-term benefits of a potential career.
- Research postsecondary education opportunities.
- Assess personal qualifications needed to serve in the military.
- Demonstrate skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.