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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 M. Manufacturing Career Cluster
Pathway (3) Maintenance, Installation, & Repair
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.M.(3).1 Communicate with others regarding maintenance, installation, and repair issues and trends in order to meet business needs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.M.(3).2 Analyze the impact of staffing, including the impact of separation from employment and absenteeism, on the production process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.M.(3).3 Demonstrate knowledge of maintenance and repair processes and protocols used to maintain safe and productive workplaces.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.M.(3).4 Demonstrate knowledge of the safe use of manufacturing equipment in order to ensure safety during maintenance, installation, and repair work.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.M.(3).5 Develop hands-on knowledge of equipment operation to identify maintenance needs and maximize performance.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.M.(3).6 Analyze and select installation, customization, or upgrade techniques in order to ensure the proper functioning of manufacturing equipment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.M.(3).7 Create a preventive maintenance schedule to maintain manufacturing equipment, tools, and workstations.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.M.(3).8 Describe predictive and preventive maintenance strategies used to ensure that production processes run smoothly.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.M.(3).9 Identify and diagnose equipment problems in order to effectively repair manufacturing equipment.