# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Army JROTC III Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Army JROTC III (AR7918/36 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.

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.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Exploring Leadership

  1. Identify benefits of membership in professional organizations.
  2. Identify strategies for promoting cultural and individual diversity.
  3. Outline a developmental counseling plan.
  4. Assess personal leadership qualities.
  5. Update personal and leadership goals.
  6. Compare the effectiveness of leadership styles.
  7. Describe the benefits of using different leadership styles in different situations.
  8. Describe techniques for motivating others.
  9. Update a personal vision statement.

Applying Leadership Skills and Strategies

  1. Identify problem-solving processes.
  2. Lead a team through the process of planning a solution to a project or problem.
  3. Set priorities for given situations.
  4. Identify available resources that might enable or restrict a solution.
  5. Apply one or more problem-solving processes.
  6. Identify a local leadership opportunity.

Examining the Role of the Military in Advancing Technology

  1. Describe state-of-the-art technologies currently in use on the battlefield.
  2. Describe the effects of technology on society.
  3. Research technological advancements.
  4. Analyze technological advancements.
  5. Describe state-of-the-art technologies currently in use.

Applying Communication Techniques

  1. Prepare for conducting a meeting.
  2. Demonstrate nonverbal communication techniques.
  3. Demonstrate verbal and written presentation skills.

Demonstrating U.S. Military Traditions, Customs, and Courtesies

  1. Demonstrate courtesies and etiquette.
  2. Conduct inspection.
  3. Command a platoon regulation drill.

Developing Citizenship

  1. Identify current events.
  2. Identify community-service and service-learning opportunities.
  3. Participate in service learning orientation.
  4. Demonstrate patriotism.
  5. Research case studies dealing with leadership choices, decisions, and their consequences.
  6. Examine an ethical dilemma.
  7. Explain the importance of financial planning.

Maintaining Personal Wellness and Fitness

  1. Identify strengths and weaknesses of personal fitness.
  2. Document how training has improved personal physical performance over time.
  3. Take the Cadet Challenge.
  4. Explain how to manage conflict.

Exploring Careers

  1. Identify postsecondary opportunities.
  2. Explain the use of the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) or another aptitude assessment.
  3. Match personal interests to potential careers.
  4. Research postsecondary education opportunities.
  5. Identify qualifications needed to serve in the U.S. Army.

Enforcing Discipline

  1. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.