Vocational Literacy - Level 1

VL1
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

Vocational Literacy - Level 2

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

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
1
I
3
U.S. 504 v8 Produce a CV (curriculum vitae)
1
I
2
U.S. 3483 v7 Fill in a form
1
I
2
U.S. 24709 v4 Produce a balanced budget to manage personal finances
1
I
3
U.S. 26622 v4 Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience
1
I
4
Y
U.S. 26624 v5 Read texts with understanding
1
I
3
Y
U.S. 26625 v6 Actively participate in spoken interactions
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90981 v3 Accounting 1.6 - Make a financial decision for an individual or group
1
I
3
Y
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Stonemason, Furniture Finisher, Joiner, Electrical Engineer, Line Mechanic, Telecommunications Technician, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Building Surveyor, Glazier, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Roofer, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator


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.