12EMPR

Level 2 Employment Ready

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Allen

Welcome to YEAR 12 EMPLOYMENT READY......

What is ER?? = Employment Ready  … essentially the course is about:

  1. Helping you plan your future career pathway
  2. Giving you the skills to start travelling down that pathway  eg; communication/teamwork 
  3. Giving you the opportunity to ‘experience’ a structured and supportive work environment.
  4. Providing you with courses that are skills based and look good on your C.V eg; First Aid
  5. Providing the opportunity to build a bank of credits towards NCEA and other qualifications.

          ....So What are the key aims???

    Get some skills….get some credits…get some qualifications…get work experience                                                                                                   What do I need to be..................??  

    KEEN and Reliable…

Q; How will ER take place Term 1?

  • Get to know each other and set goals/expectations for the year
  • Set up Career Central and a Career Plan
  • Get some new quals eg; First Aid cert and Workplace Safety cert
  • Do some voluntary work in a team                         

By the end of Term One…… getting an idea of what I might want to do after school life….… 


Term 2…FOCUS    

  • Our first work experience as a team project completed 
  • The second individual work experience planned and executed
  • C.V  and Career Plan updated
  • Other skills standards started eg; Time management

Term 3 …FOCUS

  • Continuing with skills standards eg; Assertiveness and problem solving
  • Focus on job search and cold calling....yep!....walking in off the street...now that's confidence!

Term 4…FOCUS

  • Credit checks and catching up on incomplete assessments                                

 By the end of Term Four…

… feeling confident about having a concrete plan in place for 2022…..

SOME KEY STUFF WE WILL COVER    

• develop team skills (includes a group project)
• produce a targeted resume and/or CV
• explore career options (research)
• describe ways of managing and coping with change and/or stress
• develop problem solving skills
• develop interview skills and effective communication skills

AND....Successful students will be offered external courses like First Aid, Site Safe and Workplace Safety which are valuable certificates for CV's and also provide NCEA credits. Diligent students may also be offered other training courses like barista and customer service.


PLUS... Students who display reliability and a positive, ready to learn attitude, will be considered for workplace experience placement during Terms 2 and 3. Successful students can also apply to gain entry on to the Gateway programme in Year 13.

          

                 

 



             




Recommended Prior Learning

Interest in gaining skills relevant in a wide variety of work placements. There will be work placements and opportunities to attend specific industry courses at WelTec or other industry providers.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1294 v7
NZQA Info
Be interviewed in a formal interview
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1827 v9
NZQA Info
Identify personal support needs and services in the local community
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4252 v8
NZQA Info
Produce a personal targeted CV (curriculum vitae)
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4258 v6
NZQA Info
Describe ways of managing and coping with change
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 7121 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate skills to search and select information
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10337 v6
NZQA Info
Describe the legal rights and personal responsibilities of secondary school students
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10781 v6
NZQA Info
Produce a plan for own future directions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12352 v7
NZQA Info
Describe aspects of one's own lineage/whakapapa, heritage, and cultural identity
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12355 v6
NZQA Info
Describe strategies for managing stress
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12383 v8
NZQA Info
Explore career options and their implications
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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