Tawa College Tawa College

NCEA Level 2 Personal Financial Capability 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. MacEwan.

Recommended Prior Learning

An acceptable level of aptitude towards mathematical studies as judged by the HOD of Mathematics. Can be done in conjunction with another mathematics course.

Personal Financial Capabilities 201

This course is for students who would like to know more about personal finance including such things as budgeting, credit, taxation, investment, banking etc. The course aims to help students manage their own financial situations at University and beyond. The course is unit standard based but students can gain Merit and Excellence grades. A device and a calculator are strongly recommend for this course.

There is a need to be able to articulate your thoughts independently both through discussion and in written form.

Course Overview

Term 1
Two Unit Standards related to information regarding Banking and Taxation

Term 2
In Term 2, students will learn about Investments and Budgeting.

Term 3
Students will learn about financial requirements at different Life Stages; and different Insurance products

Term 4
The final term is making Informed Decisions around Financial Capability

Learning Areas:



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