11LSK

Year 11 Life Skills

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Free

Lifeskills has a focus on Workplace Skills, Careers, Health and Wellness, and Personal Development. There is a strong emphasis on developing the soft skills that employers look for in their employees, e.g. effective communication; team work; resilience; dependability; self-management and reliability. This course is particularly suitable for students who are interested in a career in the Primary Industries, Trades or Social and Community Services sectors.

Students taking this course have the opportunity to participate in short courses such as Early Childhood Education and Self-Defence.

All units of work are internally assessed and provide credits towards NCEA Level One.


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry, however, a positive attitude and the desire to achieve are essential.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 496 v10
NZQA Info
Produce, implement, and reflect on a plan to improve own personal wellbeing
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

U.S. 504 v8
NZQA Info
Produce a CV (curriculum vitae)
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 6

U.S. 525 v10
NZQA Info
Recognise sexual harassment and describe ways of responding
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 5

U.S. 526 v7
NZQA Info
Describe community agencies and services provided
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5

U.S. 542 v7
NZQA Info
Recognise discrimination and describe ways of responding
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

U.S. 548 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of alcohol and other drugs
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 3

U.S. 4248 v6
NZQA Info
Describe requirements and expectations faced by employees within the workplace
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

U.S. 10021 v6
NZQA Info
Describe the basic needs of children in an ECE service
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 2

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0