12TRAD

Level 2 Trades Academy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Allen

Students may apply for the Trades Academy course. This comprises attending 2 days at HVHS, 1 day of Workplace experience and 2 days attending WelTec Petone, Whitirea, or Papa Taiao in a Trades Skills course.

Students choose from:
- hospitality
- construction trades
- automotive and engineering
- sport and fitness
- hair and beauty salon support
- sustainability and young enterprise

There are approximately 40-45 Level 2 credits available;

Students will be placed in the Trades class and also select two further subjects. Trades is designed to complement the student’s course of study at the providers above (eg;Weltec) and aims to prepare them for life beyond high school.

The generic unit standards (listed below) will be completed during the year on an ongoing basis alongside the polytechnic standards the students complete relevant to their trade skills course (list above).

All students will have the opportunity to explore formal work experience placements.


Recommended Prior Learning

Students interested in the applying for the Trades Academy should have a reasonable attendance record and have ideally achieved their Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy. WelTec will conduct interviews and requires recommendations from HVHS Careers department and Deans.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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. 4261 v6
NZQA Info
Identify legal rights and obligations in relation to motor vehicle ownership and operation
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: 7
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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