2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Construction Technology (8431/36 weeks)
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.
Exploring Types of Structures
- Describe how structures evolved from ancient times to the present.
- Categorize structures/infrastructures as residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, transportation, and public works projects.
- Identify construction techniques for transportation and public works.
- Explain why dams are constructed.
- Describe the features of a dam.
- Create a model of a dam used to generate electricity.
- Identify the major components of bridges.
- Describe bridge types.
- Create a model of a segmented concrete box girder, arched, trussed, or suspension bridge.
- Describe considerations for planning and designing roads.
- Explore trends in construction of buildings.
Examining the Impacts of Construction
Investigating Careers Associated with Construction
Exploring Construction Processes
- Identify residential construction materials and their properties.
- Identify construction activities.
- Prepare a residential home construction schedule.
- Estimate a residential or site work construction project.
- Use standard construction techniques to build a structure (e.g., model, cross-section of a wall, simple structure).
- Compute units of measurement common in areas of construction.
- Identify approvals/occupancy activities.
- Justify all safety rules and procedures associated with construction and laboratory activities.