2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Air Force JROTC III (AF7918/36 weeks)
Instructors are asked to continue relying heavily on their branch-specific curriculum guides to complement this core set of competencies.
Per the 2017 Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Curriculum Document (p.12), “Course Offerings: All units have the option to determine which [courses] to offer to first-, second-, third-, and fourth-year cadets.”
Tasks/competencies 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.are considered optional
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Aerospace Science: Space Exploration
- Explain the history of astronomy.
- List specific characteristics of the Earth, Moon, solar system, and other planets.
- Describe the history of space exploration and the effects on human physiology.
- Explain how spacecraft, rockets, and launch vehicles are designed and built.
- Explain orbits and trajectories.
Exploring Leadership: Life Skills and Career Opportunities
- Apply the principles and procedures of drill and ceremonies.
- Plan a community service opportunity.
- Identify personal short-, mid-, and long-term career goals.
- Describe the elements of personal budgeting and financial planning.
- Explain the requirements for applying to a college or university and financing a postsecondary education.
- Investigate career options.
- Identify methods for developing career skills.
- Identify barriers to effective collaboration and teamwork.
- Identify qualifications for serving in the U.S. military.
- Evaluate the positive aspects of civic responsibility.
- Complete the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB).
- Comply with procedures in the cadet guide or handbook.