Year 12 Employment Studies

12EMP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Free

This full year course covers many different aspects of employment related skills, including: rights and responsibilities; decision making in the work place; problem solving; budgeting; working as part of a team; and careers education. Students work on developing the skills needed for future employment, study and independent living.

All units of work are internally assessed and contribute credits towards NCEA Level 2.

GATEWAY
Students taking this course also have the opportunity to participate in Gateway, a workplace learning programme for those interested in a particular career pathway, industry or field of work. Gateway programmes currently offered include:

The Warehouse Redshirts in Schools
10 week work placement at The Warehouse
Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service Skills
22 credits at NCEA Level 2

Warehouse Stationery Blueshirts in Schools
10 week work placement at Warehouse Stationery
Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service Skills
22 credits at NCEA Level 2

Countdown SEEDS
10 week work placement at Countdown
Credits towards the Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service Skills
19 credits at NCEA Level 2

Z Forecourt Concierge Programme
10 week work placement at Z
Z Forecourt Concierge Certificate
19 credits at NCEA Level 2

Barista Training with Co-ed (Coffee Educators)
8 credits at NCEA Level 2

Early Childhood Education (Plunket Society)
6 credits at NCEA Level 2


Pathway

Trades Academy Year 13, Year 13 Modular Programme (Full time course)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x Ringbinder, 1 x A4 lined refill


Recommended Prior Learning

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

Eligibility for GATEWAY programmes is by application and selection interview. Applicants are expected to have a strong work ethic and excellent attendance record.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3492 v7 Write a short report
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
2
I
3
U.S. 7121 v6 Demonstrate skills to search and select information
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 5
1
I
2
U.S. 7123 v7 Apply a problem-solving method
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2
2
I
3
U.S. 10781 v6 Produce a plan for own future directions
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 6
2
I
3
U.S. 12352 v7 Describe aspects of one's own lineage/whakapapa, heritage, and cultural identity
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 5
2
I
3
U.S. 12383 v8 Explore career options and their implications
Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 11
2
I
3
U.S. 26707 v4 Describe the value of play and create resources for children's development and learning in an ECE service
Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2
3
I
4
U.S. 28094 v3 Produce a balanced household budget and adjust the budget to reflect changing financial circumstances
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Pathway Tags

barista, chef, cook, kitchen hand, hotel/motel manager, resort manager, receptionist, waiter/waitress, event or conference manager, travel agent, tour bus operator, tour guide, ski instructor, administrator, marketer, salesperson, flight attendant, receptionist, customer services/customer relations, customs and border control officer, beautician, spa or massage therapist, hairdresser, nail technician, retail assistant, store manager, window dresser, gym manager, personal trainer, fitness instructor event organiser, writer, journalist, news producer, member of the armed forces (air force, army, navy), advertising copy writer, customer representative, funeral director, printer, film making support, financial services support, legal services support, data entry operator/transcriptionist.