Tawa College Tawa College

Level 1 Pathways 101

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Wiltshire.

Pathways 101
This course is designed to develop students knowledge of employability skills and career exploration.

Subjects covered include writing a CV, Communication, Team Work and Self-Management Skills. It is a theory based course with practical application where applicable. 

Course Overview

Term 1
Life skills theme/Intro to career exploration
Developing senior classroom work skills and exploring options for employment.

Impact of alcohol and other drugs
Community agencies and services provided
Team work

Term 2
Employability and careers skills
Students are beginning to search for part-time jobs - this package will help set you up.
You will develop the confidence and skills to gain (or change) employment

CV writing
Formal correspondence
Interview skills

Term 3
Employability/life skills theme
Future planning and developing independent living skills.

Completing Forms
Decision making - Purchasing household consumables

Term 4
Work readiness - optional

Incident reports

Learning Areas:

Transition and Careers


NCEA Level 2 Early Childhood Education 201, NCEA Level 2 Gateway 201, NCEA Level 2 Pathways 201, Trades Academy Level 2 and 3

This course provides students with a range of skills and knowledge to support pathway decisions as well as taking their next steps.

Career Pathways

Sales Representative, Copywriter, Veterinary Nurse, Retail Manager, Beekeeper, Glazier, Automotive Refinisher, Bank Worker, Cafe Worker, Building Insulator, Beauty Therapist, Biochemist, Metal Worker, Buyer, Contact Centre Worker, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Flooring Installer, Table Games Dealer, Retail Sales Assistant, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Delivery Driver, Cleaner, Dental Technician, Interior Designer, Legal Executive, Demonstrator, Engineering Machinist, Florist, Food Technologist, Service Station Attendant, Lighting Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Locksmith, Vehicle Groomer/Cleaner, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Real Estate Agent, Telemarketer, Travel Agent/Adviser, Data Analyst