CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Engineering Drawing and Design (8436/36 weeks)

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 the Design Process

  1. Define engineering drawing.
  2. Describe the engineering design process.
  3. Apply the engineering design process.

Exploring Engineering Design Foundations

  1. Investigate engineering-related careers.
  2. Acquire specification information, using a reference library of technical data.
  3. Use English and metric measuring devices and systems.
  4. Create objects, using solid modeling.
  5. Apply mathematical formulas to engineering drawings.

Producing Illustrations

  1. Prepare drawings of parts that transfer energy or motion in mechanical systems.
  2. Draw a thread detail.
  3. Prepare freehand technical sketches.
  4. Apply principles of dimensioning and annotation.
  5. Develop design ideas using freehand multi-view and pictorial sketches.
  6. Design an assembly and prepare working drawings as part of a design team.
  7. Create parts of the assembly using a 3-D printer
  8. Use descriptive geometry to solve problems.
  9. Create auxiliary views and revolutions.
  10. Create development drawings.
  11. Construct models from various geometric shapes created from development drawings.
  12. Create examples of mechanical, fluid, and/or electrical/electronic drawings.
  13. Deliver a presentation to explain an engineered system.