# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marine Corps JROTC I Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

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2020/2021 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Marine Corps JROTC I (MC7913/36 weeks)

NOTE: 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.

Introducing General Military Subjects

  1. Identify the branches of United States military service.
  2. Identify the mission statement of Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC).
  3. Identify the core values of the United States Marine Corps’ (USMC) JROTC program.
  4. List the benefits of participating in USMC JROTC.
  5. Identify the U.S. military chain of command (i.e., organizational structure).
  6. Explain the concept of rank/rate in the U.S. Armed Forces.
  7. Identify U.S. Navy and USMC military ranks/rates.
  8. Identify U.S. military grade within rank/rate.
  9. Identify American conflicts as they relate to the history of the USMC.
  10. Describe the rationale behind studying history, military strategies, and leaders.
  11. Define courtesy.
  12. Identify expectations for inspection readiness (e.g., wear and care of the uniform, insignia placement, and personal grooming).
  13. Identify the procedures for executing the hand salute.
  14. Identify standards of flag etiquette.
  15. Identify expectations for U.S. Navy and USMC proper greeting.
  16. Identify the procedures for USMC drill.
  17. Explain the evolution of marksmanship.
  18. Identify marksmanship safety procedures.

Introducing Leadership

  1. Define leadership.
  2. Define followership.
  3. List the traits of a good leader.
  4. List the principles of a good leader.
  5. Identify benefits and risks in assuming a leadership role.
  6. Identify leadership skills and strategies.
  7. Identify leadership styles.
  8. Identify the benefits of using different leadership styles in different situations.
  9. Define morale and esprit de corps.
  10. Identify historical and contemporary leaders and their distinguishing characteristics.
  11. Follow the leadership of a peer/classmate.
  12. Identify behaviors that might lead to promotion.

Introducing Citizenship

  1. Define patriotism.
  2. Demonstrate patriotism.
  3. Identify current events relating to political and military issues.
  4. Identify ways to make a contribution to the local community.

Introducing Personal Growth and Responsibility

  1. Identify personal hygiene standards.
  2. Identify the components of fitness.
  3. Describe the benefits of exercise and a healthy diet.
  4. Take a physical fitness test.
  5. Describe how training can improve physical performance over time.
  6. Engage in a personal physical fitness training program.
  7. Identify factors that impede a healthy lifestyle.
  8. Identify first-aid terms and abbreviations.
  9. Identify social and JROTC consequences for personal actions.
  10. Define discipline.
  11. Establish goals for developing self-discipline.
  12. Comply with procedures in the cadet or student handbook.

Introducing Public Service and Career Exploration

  1. Define public service.
  2. Identify qualifications for serving in the U.S. military.
  3. Identify the skills required to succeed in the U.S. military.