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2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Drafting II (8531/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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.

Practicing Safety

  1. Follow general safety procedures.
  2. Adjust equipment for maximum comfort and usability.
  3. Describe ergonomic considerations.

Performing Mechanical Drafting and Design Operations with Extensive Use of Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)

  1. Prepare primary auxiliary views.
  2. Prepare secondary auxiliary views.
  3. Prepare sectional views (removed, revolved, aligned, and broken-out).
  4. Prepare drawings of threads and fasteners.
  5. Use reference materials.
  6. Develop patterns, including radial and parallel line patterns.
  7. Apply mechanical symbols to a drawing.
  8. Apply dual dimensioning to a drawing.
  9. Apply datum (ordinate) dimensioning to a drawing.
  10. Identify symbols for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  11. Apply Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to a drawing.
  12. Apply formulas for gear design.
  13. Prepare a drawing of a gear.
  14. Prepare a drawing of a cam.
  15. Prepare a line drawing of a linked mechanism.
  16. Identify welding symbols and processes.
  17. Apply welding symbols to a drawing.
  18. Identify manufacturing processes.
  19. Prepare a parts list for an assembly drawing.
  20. Prepare an orthographic assembly drawing.
  21. Prepare an exploded assembly drawing.
  22. Prepare a working drawing, to include assembly and detailed drawings, of a multi-component mechanical device.
  23. Identify the difference between parametric and non-parametric CADD models.
  24. Prepare an electrical schematic.
  25. Reproduce drawings.
  26. Create a 3-D model, using CADD.
  27. Document a 3-D CADD model design.
  28. Plot a documented 3-D CADD model.
  29. Create a 3-D printed model.

Preparing a Career Portfolio

  1. Compile a professional drafting portfolio.
  2. Gather material for a portfolio.
  3. Organize a portfolio.
  4. Present a portfolio.

Obtain an Industry Certification by Examination

  1. Prepare for an industry-certification exam.
  2. Take an industry-certification exam.