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.