CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Architectural Drawing and Design (8437/36 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.

Exploring Architectural Design Foundations

  1. Define architectural design.
  2. Analyze architectural styles.
  3. Maintain a reference library of architectural data.
  4. Create a construction budget.
  5. Calculate square footage.
  6. Summarize the purpose of building and zoning codes.
  7. Apply architectural principles of annotation and dimensioning.
  8. Identify the components in a complete set of architectural drawings.
  9. Create an architectural title block.

Introducing the Design Process

  1. Define the architectural design process.
  2. Apply the elements and principles of design in the architectural design process to create a solution.
  3. Build a scaled presentation model.
  4. Incorporate green technology into architectural design.
  5. Design a functional floor plan for a residential or commercial building.
  6. Incorporate Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations into design solutions.

Producing Illustrations

  1. Develop a site analysis.
  2. Prepare design sketches.
  3. Draw a functional floor plan.
  4. Design a foundation plan, based on a floor plan.
  5. Draw a reflected ceiling plan (RCP), based on a floor plan.
  6. Create sectional views.
  7. Create perspective views, including renderings.
  8. Design exterior elevations.
  9. Design interior elevations.
  10. Create door and window schedules.
  11. Create architectural design solutions using computer-aided drafting (CAD).
  12. Create a walk-through presentation of a section of a building.