NCEA Level 2 Pathways 201

PWS201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Wiltshire

Recommended Prior Learning

None but students must have at least 30 credits from level 1 or be interviewed by the HOD.



Pathways 201
This course is designed to explore career pathways and develop student knowledge of employability, as well as help prepare them for work or tertiary study. Students will investigate career pathways and be encouraged to explore these options through available taster courses offered by outside providers. 

Students may also have the opportunity to complete a work placement programme such as Redshirts or Countdown Seeds or Barista. 

External courses and work placements are dependent on availability and students will need to demonstrate that they are reliable and committed. Taster courses could include Painting and Decorating, Carpentry, Animal Care, Baking, Hairdressing etc. Some of these courses come with industry based unit standards others are experience only.


Learning Areas:

Transition and Careers


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Pathways 301, NCEA Level 3 Gateway 301

Career Pathways

Nursery Grower/Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Building and Construction Labourer, Buyer, Retail Sales Assistant, Sales Representative, Oral Health Therapist, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Retail Manager, Baker, Cafe Worker, Beauty Therapist, Hairdresser/Barber, Health Care Assistant

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3464 v5 Describe human risk factors in terms of a self-management strategy for a driver
2
I
3
U.S. 3492 v7 Write a short report
2
I
3
U.S. 4252 v8 Produce a personal targeted CV (curriculum vitae)
2
I
2
U.S. 7123 v7 Apply a problem-solving method
2
I
3
U.S. 12355 v6 Describe strategies for managing stress
2
I
3
U.S. 24871 v4 Complete complex forms
2
I
2
U.S. 28298 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of cash handling in a retail environment
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.