CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Energy and Power (8448/36 weeks)

All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

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.

Introducing Energy

  1. Describe types of energy and their uses.
  2. Describe the flow of energy from source to consumer.
  3. Define energy.
  4. Demonstrate the use of tools and applications common to jobs in energy industries.
  5. Demonstrate the use of instruments to measure units.
  6. Convert units of measure.
  7. Analyze renewable and non-renewable sources of energy.
  8. Explain energy conversion.

Exploring Sources of Energy

  1. Describe the procurement and reclamation processes (for each source).
  2. Analyze continuous supply and intermittent supply.
  3. Describe byproduct management associated with the use of each source.

Generating Electricity

  1. Describe the conversion of energy sources (all sources) to electricity.
  2. Describe the electric power generation equipment and systems.

Transmitting Electricity and Energy Sources

  1. Describe the electric transmission network, or grid.
  2. Distinguish among the various lines used for transmission typical to Virginia.
  3. Analyze schemes for transmission and grid protection and management.
  4. Describe the transmission of natural gas.
  5. Describe pipes and pressure used in the transmission of natural gas.
  6. Analyze schemes for protection and management of pipelines.

Distributing Electricity and Energy Sources

  1. Describe the electric distribution network.
  2. Demonstrate the use of personal protective equipment used in distribution.
  3. Analyze schemes for distribution system protection and management.
  4. Describe distribution of natural gas.
  5. Explain safety issues related to natural gas distribution.
  6. Analyze schemes for protection and management of natural gas distribution systems.

Preparing for Careers in the Energy Industry

  1. Examine jobs related to energy.
  2. Earn the OSHA 10 card.
  3. Participate in a mock interview.
  4. Prepare a résumé or portfolio.