13VOC

Level 3 Vocational Pathways & Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms V. Heays

This is a US Level 3 course and the content is targeted at students who are wishing to pursue a vocational pathway.  It offers students a chance to consider career options, gain a more in depth understanding of the world of work and develop their employability skills through content developed by the NZ Youth Employability Programme.  Specifically it aims to develop: positive attitude, communication, team work, self management, willingness to learn, thinking skills and resilience in the context of being an employee. 

Standards on offer are flexible and where possible will cater to each student's chosen pathway.  In addition to this students are offered health and safety in the workplace training, interview skills, and basic financial planning skills.  It is expected that each student will engage in a minimum of 10 days work experience and 4 hours of voluntary work in the community.  The standards below are indicative ONLY of what is available.  Students can expect to be offered 20 credits in this class.




Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1296 v7
NZQA Info
Interview in informal situations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1980 v9
NZQA Info
Describe, from an employee perspective, ways of dealing with employment relationship problems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 9681 v7
NZQA Info
Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28098 v4
NZQA Info
Evaluate options to increase personal income
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28099 v3
NZQA Info
Evaluate credit options and select debt management strategies to manage personal finances
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30906 v1
NZQA Info
Plan and engage in an activity intended to benefit the community
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0