2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Marine Corps JROTC IV (MC7919/36 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.
Mastering General Military Subjects
- Instruct others about the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
- Describe the elements of a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF).
- Describe the historical relevance of military action in a foreign land.
- 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/orienteering.
Mastering Leadership Skills
- Distinguish a leader from a manager.
- Demonstrate awareness of equal opportunity, sexual harassment, and fraternization policies in the USMC.
- Participate in a research project.
- Evaluate leadership.
- Assess personal leadership style.
- Demonstrate personal leadership qualities and skills.
- Practice different leadership styles in given situations.
- Encourage morale and esprit de corps.
- Encourage others to reach a goal.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Lead a team through the process of completing a project or solving a problem with specific goals.
- Prioritize team actions to create a workable solution to a problem.
- Solve problems, using limited resources.
- Apply one or more problem-solving processes to given situation(s).
- Convey promotion expectations and requirements for the military and civilian workforce.
- Draft a professional résumé.
- Participate in a local leadership opportunity.
Mastering Personal Growth and Responsibility
- Maintain personal hygiene.
- Assist in the administration of a physical fitness test.
- Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of one's personal fitness.
- Maintain an exercise and diet plan.
- Track the progress of a personal physical fitness-training program.
- Describe factors related to mental health and well-being.
- Demonstrate first-aid procedures.
- Maintain high ethical standards within military and civilian life.
- Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.
- Conduct a meeting.
- Instruct a group on an agreed-upon topic.
Mastering Knowledge of Public Service and Career Exploration
- Consider the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) as an aptitude assessment tool.
- Match personal interests to potential careers.
- Research the immediate and long-term benefits of a potential career.
- Research postsecondary education opportunities.
- Identify the requirements and importance of registering with the Selective Service System.
- Assess all requirements to serve in the military.
- Apply skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.