13EMPR

Level 3 Employment Ready

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. King

WELCOME TO YEAR 13 EMPLOYMENT READY... 

  • Helping you plan your future career pathway
  • Giving you the skills to start travelling down that pathway  eg; communication/teamwork 
  • Giving you the opportunity to ‘experience’ a structured and supportive work environment of your choice
  • Providing you with courses that are skills based and look good on your C.V

This course is a lot about personal skills and team skills, to prepare you to transition to employment or vocational training (more training).

                                                               

When you are identified as "workplace ready" you will also be eligible for external courses that are relevant to your career interest eg; barista training, communications, hospitality, creative skills, retail etc.

At the beginning of the year, you will start planning your career and be involved in externally provided courses that build skills and valuable qualification for your CV's eg; First Aid Certificate, Workplace Safety Certificate, Site Safe Certificate etc

                                                                                               

We also start a group 'community project'  that develops team building and communication. This is a lot of fun - you learn new skills, meet new people and get great feedback from the community. By the time you have completed the career plan, courses and community project you will have accumulated around 30 level 3 NCEA credits.


                                           

After community projects come the work placement where you have the opportunity to experience 'the real world of work'. This will allow you to try careers out eg; building/hairdressing/tourism etc... and help you plan your next moves after school finishes. You never know....you might get offered a job/apprenticeship...if you are keen and reliable!!  


             

Our goal is to have every Year 13 Employment Ready student -that's you!! - leave school with a qualification (ideally at NCEA L3), a job (preferably full time), or an up to date C.V with the confidence to apply for a job or apprenticeship/traineeship of your choice.   




Course Overview

Term 1
During Term 1, following the workplace preparation phase (eg; First Aid/Workplace Safety etc) and careers input (begin Career Plan), students will undertake a significant community based 'project' that develops teamwork,communication and problem solving skills.

Students will gain approximately 1 L1 Credit, 1 L2 Credit and 10 L3 credits from the workplace preparation courses and approximately 15 L3 credits from the community based project.

Term 2
Students will complete their community based projects during Term 2 (15-18 L3 credits) and then 5 L3 credits from 2 generic skills-based standards. eg; Decision making skills/ Researching a workplace. From mid -Term 2 students who have demonstrated reliability and keenness are then offered workplace experiences. Other assessment opportunities and external training course may also be offered to keen students. eg Barista; Site Safe; Driver licensing etc

NOTE; All standards offered in Employment Ready are Unit Standards and count towards NCEA L2/L3 but not University Entrance. Students can be expected to complete around 25-30 L3 Unit Standard credits during the course, which is half of their NCEA L3 requirement.

Term 3
During Term 3 students continue workplace experiences and may be encouraged to look at more than one work experience. Student also revisit their original Career Plan, update C.V's and begin preparing for 'next steps', that may include (among other options) apprenticeships/trainee-ships; full time/part-time employment; and tertiary studies at Polytechnic.

Term 4
This time is set aside for those students who are required to study for external exams and for exploring employment options or next steps.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students should have an interest in gaining skills relevant for a wide variety of work pathways. Students who select Employment Skills will want to improve their confidence and communication skills. Students should expect to work both independently and in group situations.

Pathway

Next steps are usually full time/part time work and/or further training at Polytechnic/other industry training centers. Students are encouraged to complete driver licenses and update C.V's in preparation for these next steps.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 35 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 35 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. 1312 v7
NZQA Info
Give oral instructions in the workplace
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4251 v8
NZQA Info
Plan a career pathway
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
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. 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. 9705 v7
NZQA Info
Give feedback on performance in the workplace
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30265 v2
NZQA Info
Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
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: 35
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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