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IT Generalist (Computer Science Pathway)

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Project Lead the Way
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Competency-Based Skills

10 skill sets | 53 total skills
Safety and Ethics
Identify major causes of work-related accidents in offices
Describe the threats to a computer network, methods of avoiding attacks, and options in dealing with virus attacks
Identify potential abuse and unethical uses of computers and networks
Explain the consequences of illegal, social, and unethical uses of information technologies, e.g., piracy; illegal downloading; licensing infringement; and inappropriate uses of software, hardware, and mobile devices
Differentiate between freeware, shareware, and public domain software copyrights
Discuss computer crimes, terms of use, and legal issues such as copyright laws, fair use laws, and ethics pertaining to scanned and downloaded clip art images, photographs, documents, video, recorded sounds and music, trademarks, and other elements for use in Web publications
Identify netiquette including the use of email, social networking, blogs, texting, and chatting
Describe ethical and legal practices in business professions such as safeguarding the confidentiality of business-related information
Employability Skills
Identify positive work practices, e.g., appropriate dress code for the workplace, personal grooming, punctuality, time management, and organization
Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills, e.g., communication, respect, and teamwork
Student Organizations
Explain how related student organizations are integral parts of career and technology education courses
Explain the goals and objectives of related student organizations
List opportunities available to students through participation in related student organization conferences/competitions, community service, philanthropy, and other activities
Explain how participation in career and technology education student organizations can promote lifelong responsibility for community service and professional development
Web Page Design
Define Web page terminology
Identify basic uses of Web sites in business, industry, government, and education
Evaluate existing Web sites using design criteria
Determine the purpose and target audience of a Web page
Locate resources, hypertext, and external links to incorporate in a Web page
Plan a Web site
Design a Web site
Open a Web page using a browser
Evaluate the source code of an existing Web page
Test the Web page using different browsers
Define HTML standard codes
Use basic HTML tags
Use HTML tags to produce a Web page using a text editor
Insert graphic and sound files into a Web page
Use HTML to create visual enhancements such as background color, effective use of space, font formats, styles, etc.
Create a simple Web page
Advanced HML Tools
State the purpose of advanced HTML tools (e.g., tables, forms, frames, animation, cascading style sheets)
Discuss the requirements of an offer and acceptance and how the offer can be terminated/discharged
Test an HTML document that displays two or more HTML files
Create an HTML document that uses tables to organize and display information
Test an HTML document that uses tables to organize and display information
Create an HTML document that contains a form with text boxes, option buttons, and check boxes
Test an HTML document that contains a form with text boxes, option buttons, and check boxes
Define CSS
Identify the advantages of using CSS styles versus using HTML tags for formatting
Differentiate between the three types of CSS styles: external, embedded, and inline
Define JavaScript
Describe when the JavaScript is executed based on its placement in the document: in the head section versus the body section of a Web page
Locate JavaScript code that may be useful
Insert JavaScript code using authoring tools
Implementing and Maintaining Web Pages
Define terminology associated with implementing and maintaining a Web page (e.g., posting, hosting, uploading, Web server, Web server software, Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), Web designer, Webmaster, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), domain name, INterNIC)
Explain the domain naming system
Develop a plan for uploading a Web page
Using Dreamweaver
Define Dreamweaver
Identify elements of the Dreamweaver interface
Use the Insert bar
Use the Property inspector
Use the Assets panel
Use the Files panel

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