VL1

Vocational Literacy - Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Page

This course is designed for students who intend to move into the trades or an apprenticeship. It extends the literacy skills from years 9 and 10 and offers a broad mix of standards. Students enrolled in this course will learn: how to produce a CV, how to fill in a form, how to fill in incident reports, how to make financial decisions for themselves and others, how to create a realistic budget, and their basic employment rights and responsibilities.


Course Overview

Term 1
By the end of the term, students will have mostly completed the portfolio requirements for the three major literacy standards: Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience, Read texts with understanding, and Actively participate in spoken interactions.

Term 2
By the end of Term 2, students will be able to create a realistic budget and how to make informed financial decisions for themselves and others.

Term 3
By the end of Term 3, students will be able to fill in a form, fill in an incident report, and produce a CV.

Term 4
By the end of Term 4, students will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of basic employment rights and responsibilities.

Pathway

This course is designed for students who intend to move into the trades or an apprenticeship.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements

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

3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 504 v8
NZQA Info
Produce a CV (curriculum vitae)

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3483 v7
NZQA Info
Fill in a form

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24709 v4
NZQA Info
Produce a balanced budget to manage personal finances

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26622 v4
NZQA Info
Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26624 v5
NZQA Info
Read texts with understanding

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26625 v6
NZQA Info
Actively participate in spoken interactions

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90981 v3
NZQA Info
Accounting 1.6 - Make a financial decision for an individual or group

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
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.

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