CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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.

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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.

Mastering General Military Subjects

  1. Instruct others about the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
  2. Describe the elements of a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF).
  3. Describe the historical relevance of military action in a foreign land.
  4. Conduct inspection.
  5. Teach the hand salute.
  6. Teach flag etiquette.
  7. Enforce proper greeting to senior officers and peers.
  8. Conduct military drill.
  9. Demonstrate marksmanship safety procedures.
  10. Identify marksmanship shooting positions.
  11. Demonstrate safe range operations.
  12. Perform land navigation/orienteering.

Mastering Leadership Skills

  1. Distinguish a leader from a manager.
  2. Demonstrate awareness of equal opportunity, sexual harassment, and fraternization policies in the USMC.
  3. Participate in a research project.
  4. Evaluate leadership.
  5. Assess personal leadership style.
  6. Demonstrate personal leadership qualities and skills.
  7. Practice different leadership styles in given situations.
  8. Encourage morale and esprit de corps.
  9. Encourage others to reach a goal.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Lead a team through the process of completing a project or solving a problem with specific goals.
  12. Prioritize team actions to create a workable solution to a problem.
  13. Solve problems, using limited resources.
  14. Apply one or more problem-solving processes to given situation(s).
  15. Convey promotion expectations and requirements for the military and civilian workforce.
  16. Draft a professional résumé.
  17. Participate in a local leadership opportunity.

Mastering Citizenship

  1. Demonstrate patriotism.
  2. Describe great Americans and the contributions they made to the development of the United States.
  3. Describe the branches of the U.S. government and their roles.
  4. Conduct a mock trial related to nonjudicial punishment.

Mastering Personal Growth and Responsibility

  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 an exercise and diet plan.
  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. Maintain high ethical standards within military and civilian life.
  9. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.
  10. Conduct a meeting.
  11. Instruct a group on an agreed-upon topic.

Mastering Knowledge of Public Service and Career Exploration

  1. Consider the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) as an aptitude 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. Identify the requirements and importance of registering with the Selective Service System.
  6. Assess all requirements to serve in the military.
  7. Apply skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.