# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Navy JROTC I Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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2020/2021 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Navy JROTC I (NA7913/36 weeks)

Note: Unless otherwise noted, content is taken from the Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet Field Manual (CFM) (11th Edition, NAVEDTRA 37116-K) and NJROTC Cadet Reference Manual (CRM). 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.

Introducing NJROTC

  1. Identify the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  2. Identify the mission statement and core values of Navy JROTC.
  3. Describe the objectives and structure of NJROTC.
  4. List the benefits of participating in NJROTC.
  5. Identify the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).

Exploring Leadership Education

  1. Define leadership.
  2. Define followership.
  3. List the characteristics of good leaders.
  4. Define leadership behaviors.
  5. Identify contemporary leaders and their distinguishing characteristics.
  6. Identify six traits of an effective leader.
  7. Identify leadership styles.
  8. Identify the benefits of using different leadership styles in different situations.
  9. Identify leadership behaviors in NJROTC that may lead to promotion.

Demonstrating U.S. Navy Traditions, Customs, and Courtesies

  1. Define courtesy.
  2. Identify expectations for inspection readiness (e.g., wear and care of the uniform).
  3. Explain the concept of rank/rate.
  4. Identify U.S. military ranks/rates.
  5. Identify U.S. military grade within rank/rate.
  6. Identify the procedures of executing the hand salute.
  7. Identify standards of flag etiquette.
  8. Identify expectations for U.S. military address.
  9. Identify the procedures of U.S. military drill.

Developing Citizenship

  1. Identify current events relating to political and military issues.
  2. Identify ways to make a contribution to the local community.
  3. Demonstrate patriotism.
  4. Explain the importance of equity policies and laws in the U.S. military.

Exploring Personal Wellness, Fitness, and Financial Responsibility

  1. Identify personal hygiene standards.
  2. Identify the components of physical fitness.
  3. Take a physical fitness test.
  4. Identify first-aid terms and abbreviations.
  5. Describe the benefits of exercise and a healthy diet.
  6. Describe how training can improve physical performance.
  7. Establish a personal physical training program.
  8. Describe factors that can impede a healthy lifestyle.
  9. Describe how to create a monthly budget and how to understand a paycheck and paystub.

Using Technology

  1. Demonstrate basic computer knowledge.
  2. Identify the specific uses for various technology and digital resources.
  3. Create digital files.
  4. Identify personal responsibility for appropriate, legal, and ethical conduct.
  5. Explain concepts of confidentiality, security, and integrity related to computer systems.

Exploring Careers

  1. Identify qualifications for serving in the U.S. military.

Teaching Concepts of Discipline

  1. Identify responsibility for personal actions.
  2. Define discipline.
  3. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.