2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Army JROTC I (AR7913/36 weeks)
NOTE: Some of the content in this course is informed by the following sources:
- Army JROTC Leadership Education and Training, Pearson Custom Publishing, 2005
- Drill and Ceremonies (TC 3-21.5), Headquarters, Department of the Army, 2012
- Leadership Education and Training Core Materials, Student Handouts
- Leadership Education and Training JROTC Curriculum Outline, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Ft. Monroe, Virginia, 2010
- Leadership Education and Training JROTC Program of Instruction, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Ft. Monroe, Virginia, 2010
Instructors are asked to continue relying heavily on their branch-specific curriculum guides to complement this core set of competencies.
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
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 Leadership Education
- Define leadership.
- Define followership.
- Explain the seven Army values.
- List the characteristics of good leaders.
- Identify the 11 principles of leadership.
- Explain the BE-KNOW-DO attributes.
- Explain the importance of drill in military discipline.
- Demonstrate effectual command voice in drill.
- Analyze personal strengths and weaknesses as a drill leader.
- Define morale and esprit de corps.
- Describe how to prevent and/or stop sexual harassment and assault.
- Create a personal vision statement.
Applying Leadership Skills and Strategies
Demonstrating U.S. Military Traditions, Customs, and Courtesies
- Define U.S. military traditions, customs, and courtesies.
- Identify expectations for inspection readiness (e.g., wear and care of the uniform).
- Explain the concept of rank.
- Identify U.S. Army ranks and grades.
- Execute the hand salute.
- Demonstrate flag etiquette.
- Demonstrate military greeting.
- Demonstrate U.S. Army regulation individual drill.
- Demonstrate knowledge of successful study and test-taking strategies/habits.
- Identify the thinking/learning skills necessary for improving active learning and academic performance.
- Maintain a professional portfolio.
- Create a written personal growth plan.
- Identify the importance of self-awareness and appreciating diversity.