NCEA Level 3 Pathways 301

PWS301
Course Description

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


Pathways 301
This course is designed to explore career pathways and develop student knowledge of employability 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.

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.



Learning Areas:

Transition and Careers


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

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

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3491 v7 Write a report
3
I
4
U.S. 4251 v8 Plan a career pathway
3
I
3
U.S. 7127 v7 Exercise informed choice in deciding on a major goods or service purchase
3
I
2
U.S. 9681 v7 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
3
I
3
U.S. 9694 v8 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of communication process theory
3
I
4
U.S. 9705 v7 Give feedback on performance in the workplace
3
I
3
Total Credits

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