Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Ewens.Recommended Prior Learning
None but students must have at least 30 credits from Level 2 or be interviewed by the HOD
This course is designed to explore career pathways and develop student knowledge of employability skills as well as help prepare them for employment or tertiary study, including vocational training and apprenticeships. Units of work include career planning, contributing in a group and communications skills. Students taking this course are encouraged to explore career options through taster courses and other opportunities as they arise. The course outline below is indicative only and may change to respond to student needs an opportunities.
External courses could include Painting and Decorating, Carpentry, Animal Care, Baking, Hairdressing, Barista etc. Some of these courses come with industry based unit standards others are experience only. These courses are dependent on availability and students will need to demonstrate that they are reliable and committed.
Students wanting to take Gateway as well as Pathways will need to see the HOD to discuss options and gain an exemption.
Life skills/Employability Skills
Decision making, major goods and services, 2cr
Group task, 3cr
Feedback in the workplace, 3cr
Communication process, 4cr
Plan a career pathway, 3cr
Write a report, 4cr
Sales Representative, Sales and Marketing Manager, Registered Nurse, Product Assembler, Veterinary Nurse, Retail Manager, Artist, Baker, Cafe Worker, Beauty Therapist, Boat Builder, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Buyer, Carpenter, Retail Sales Assistant, Chef, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Interior Designer, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Stonemason, Street/Park Cleaner, Oral Health Therapist, Radio Presenter, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driving Instructor, Health Care Assistant, Nursery Grower/Worker, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker