# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Navy JROTC II 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 II (NA7916/36 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.

Exploring JROTC

  1. Outline the benefits of participating in NJROTC.
  2. Describe the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).

Exploring Leadership Education

  1. Describe the characteristics and essential qualities of an effective leader.
  2. Identify common leadership and followership opportunities.
  3. Define morale and esprit de corps.
  4. Determine personal leadership skills.
  5. Establish leadership goals.
  6. Select the optimum leadership styles for given situations.
  7. Identify the principle techniques and factors for motivating others.
  8. Identify advantages of teamwork.

Applying Leadership Skills and Strategies

  1. Explain the principles of effective leadership and the importance of discipline.
  2. Explain the importance of communication to effective leadership.
  3. Demonstrate behaviors that might lead to promotion.

Enhancing Communication Techniques

  1. Identify nonverbal communication techniques.
  2. Determine verbal and written presentation methods for a given topic.

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

  1. Demonstrate courtesy in given situations.
  2. Establish a checklist to improve inspection readiness (e.g., wear and care of the uniform).
  3. Explain the philosophy and purpose behind military grades and ranks/rates.
  4. Determine situations in which the hand salute is not required.
  5. Demonstrate flag etiquette.
  6. Explain the philosophy and purpose behind military address.
  7. Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in performing military drill.

Developing Citizenship

  1. Participate in community service.
  2. Demonstrate patriotism.

Reinforcing Maritime History

  1. Describe the rationale of studying history, military strategies, and leaders.
  2. Review the Navy's role and the influence of sea power in the history of U.S. military engagement.
  3. Identify the major events within a single U.S. military engagement.
  4. Identify key historical developments in the history of U.S. military operations.
  5. Connect contemporary military strategy, actions, and leaders to historical precedents.
  6. Describe how mathematical skills can benefit naval tactics.
  7. Describe how geographical skills can benefit naval tactics.
  8. Describe how meteorological skills can benefit naval tactics.
  9. Research technology's influence on the military.
  10. Describe how skills in astronomy can benefit naval tactics.

Using Technology

  1. Develop computer knowledge.
  2. Operate technology tools and digital resources.
  3. Demonstrate use of digital files.
  4. Exhibit personal responsibility for appropriate, legal, and ethical conduct when using computer technology.
  5. Demonstrate concepts of confidentiality, security, and integrity related to computer use.

Exploring Personal Wellness, Fitness, and Financial Responsibility

  1. Maintain personal hygiene.
  2. Identify the components of fitness.
  3. Take a physical fitness test.
  4. Demonstrate first-aid techniques for controlling bleeding.
  5. Demonstrate first-aid methods to care for those with various classifications of burn injuries.
  6. Improve physical performance.
  7. Describe the components of a physical training program.
  8. Maintain an exercise and diet plan.
  9. Analyze the effects of a personal fitness and training program.
  10. Describe the biological effects of substance abuse and stress that impede a healthy lifestyle.
  11. Manage a monthly budget, a paycheck, and a pay stub.
  12. Explain investments, credit agencies, interest, education funding options, banking procedures, and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) forms.

Exploring Careers

  1. Assess personal qualifications needed to serve in the military.

Teaching Concepts of Discipline

  1. Explain the NJROTC philosophy of personal responsibility for actions.
  2. Define discipline.
  3. Develop self-discipline.
  4. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.