XVLT

Vocational Literacy - Level 3 (Semester 1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Mitchell

English is about communicating effectively and enriching our lives.

Topics on this course include:


- Develop a plan to achieve a long-term personal financial goal(s)
- Describe and explain emerging patterns of work
- Plan a career pathway

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 1
Students will reinforce possible career opportunities through researching a particular career area. The three strands of Literacy will also be reinforced.

Term 2
Students will learn about the changes in patterns of work and some of the opportunities that are available to the modern-day worker. This will also be in addition to developing long-term financial goals and how to achieve them.

Prerequisites

Approval from the teacher in charge or head of department is required.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28100 v3
NZQA Info
Develop a plan to achieve a long-term personal financial goal(s)

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12360 v5
NZQA Info
Describe and explain emerging patterns of work

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 3

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4251 v8
NZQA Info
Plan a career pathway

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
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