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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand B. Architecture & Construction Career Cluster
Pathway (3) Maintenance and Operations
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.B.(3).1 Recognize and employ universal construction signs and symbols to function safely.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Problem-Solving and Critical Thinking: Critical and creative thinking strategies facilitate innovation and problem-solving independently and in teams.
9.4.12.B.(3).2 Use troubleshooting procedures when solving a maintenance problem to maintain project.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.B.(3).3 Apply construction skills when completing classroom projects and/or repairing, restoring, or renovating existing worksite structures to ensure long-term use of buildings and structures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(3).4 Evaluate and assess an existing structure to determine the repairs or renovations required to restore operation of the structure.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(3).5 Plan and practice preventive maintenance activities to service existing structures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(3).6 Assess and evaluate operational systems to achieve smooth operation of facilities.