2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Army JROTC IV (AR7919/36 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.
Applying Leadership Skills and Strategies
- Provide rationale for member selections for a leadership team.
- Demonstrate personal leadership qualities and skills.
- Achieve personal and leadership goals.
- Demonstrate different leadership styles in given situations.
- Assess personal leadership style.
- Distinguish a leader from a manager.
- Employ motivational strategies to inspire others to achieve goals.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Update a personal vision statement.
- Update personal and leadership goals.
- Lead a team through the process of completing a project with specific goals.
- Solve problems, with limited resources.
- Participate in a local leadership opportunity.
Applying Communication Techniques
Demonstrating Military Traditions, Customs, and Courtesies
Examining the History and Technology of Warfare
- Analyze the evolution of a single technology in the military.
- Describe a new technology that currently benefits soldiers on the battlefield.
- Describe the historical relevance of military action in a foreign land.
- Research the regional and political history of a foreign land where the U.S. maintains a military presence.
- Demonstrate the benefits of using mathematical skills as a soldier.
- Demonstrate the benefits of using geographical skills as a soldier.
Maintaining Personal Wellness and Fitness
- Identify postsecondary opportunities.
- Explain the use of the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) or another vocational aptitude assessment.
- Match personal interests to potential careers.
- Research postsecondary education opportunities.
- Identify qualifications needed to serve in the U.S. Army.
- Research the immediate and long-term benefits of a specific career.
- Participate in service learning orientation.