XVLT

Vocational Literacy - Level 3 (Semester 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Mitchell

English is about communicating effectively to others and enriching our lives.

• Read texts to research information
• Write business correspondence to convey complex ideas and/or information

This is a course aimed at those students or who intend to start a trade or apprenticeship, study at Polytechnic, or who wish to improve their general Literacy.


Course Overview

Term 3
Students will learn to research appropriate topics and write a short report. They will also understand how, and why, we need to write business correspondence.

Prerequisites

Approval from teacher in charge or Head of Department is required.

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. 11095 v7
NZQA Info
Write business correspondence to convey complex ideas and/or information

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2990 v7
NZQA Info
Read texts to research information

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

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: 7
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.