# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Precision Machining Technology I Task 8104168

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the fundamental workplace behaviors that are crucial to becoming a successful precision machinist.


Identification should include the ability to
  • work with team members
  • use industry terminology
  • listen and follow instructions
  • apply mathematical problem-solving skills
  • assume the appropriate attitude or mindset
  • practice safety
  • self-evaluate
  • manage time and projects.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is prompt attendance important to machinists?
  • Who does it affect when a coworker is late for his/her job? What do machinists value?
  • What kind of attitude is the machinist expected to maintain on the job?
  • Why is a driver’s license important to machining work?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

Common Career Technical Core


Demonstrate workplace knowledge and skills common to manufacturing.