COM303

Level 3 Communication English - Keeping it Real (COM303)

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Free

In Communication English you will learn how to communicate effectively with a wide range of people in different situations. You will develop confidence as you learn the communication skills that employers look for in school leavers and job seekers.  The ability to be able to communicate effectively with employers and workmates will create opportunities for employment success.  

All units of work are internally assessed and contribute credits towards NCEA Level 3.

Communication English is not an approved subject for University Entrance.


Course Overview

Term 1
Communication process - Learn how to communicate effectively with others.

Term 2
Understand and master the dynamics of communicating within a team.

Term 3
Learn how to communicate with people from other cultures.

Term 4
Learn how to effectively interview and write reports.

Career Pathways

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Ringbinder and A4 Refill paper.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry.  A positive attitude and the desire to achieve are essential.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1304 v9
NZQA Info
Communicate with people from other cultures

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1307 v8
NZQA Info
Speak to a known audience in a predictable situation

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3491 v7
NZQA Info
Write a report

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 9694 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of communication process theory

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0