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

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Navy JROTC III (NA7918/36 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 Navy JROTC

  1. Describe the structure and the function of the U.S. Department of Defense.
  2. Diagram the U.S. military chain of command and associated agencies.

Exploring Leadership

  1. Identify benefits of membership in professional organizations.
  2. Identify the challenge of leadership.
  3. Demonstrate the qualities of an effective leader.
  4. Evaluate leadership performance.
  5. Compare contemporary leaders and their distinguishing characteristics.
  6. Update leadership goals.

Applying Leadership Skills and Strategies

  1. Demonstrate the importance of organization and decision-making.
  2. Identify available resources to enable or restrict a solution.
  3. Identify a local leadership opportunity.
  4. Explain the relevance of equity issues.

Exploring Naval Knowledge

  1. Describe U.S. Naval strategies.
  2. Analyze the importance of naval sea power and national security.
  3. Explain military law and how it relates to the Navy.
  4. Explain military discipline and how it relates to the Navy.
  5. Identify components of military and international law.
  6. Describe the code of conduct for members of the U.S. Armed Forces.

Exploring Naval Skills

  1. Explore principles of shipboard construction and damage control.
  2. Summarize shipboard organization and watchstanding procedures.
  3. Analyze the skills related to basic and deck seamanship.
  4. Demonstrate basic knowledge of marine navigation rules.
  5. Categorize naval weapons and aircraft.

Developing Citizenship

  1. Organize community service opportunities.

Examining the History and Technology of Warfare

  1. Research the tactical history of a current U.S. military engagement.
  2. Analyze the relationship between war and technological advancements.
  3. Describe state-of-the-art technologies currently in use on the battlefield.

Using Technology

  1. Instruct team members in basic computer knowledge.
  2. Communicate the specific uses for technology and digital resources to team members.
  3. Assist team members in creating digital files.
  4. Instruct team members in personal responsibility for appropriate, legal, and ethical conduct.
  5. Communicate to team members the concepts of confidentiality, security, and integrity related to computer use/systems.

Exploring Careers

  1. Match personal interests to potential careers.
  2. Research opportunities for postsecondary education.
  3. Assess personal qualifications needed to serve in the military.
  4. Research the immediate and long-term benefits of a specific career.