ESK1

NCEA L1 Employment Skills

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Bell

A course to provide readiness for employment and is aimed at students who are likely to enter the local work force. All students complete Core Skills Unit Standards at Level 1. The program has been designed around enabling students to make an easy transition from school to the workforce. Students can select this subject but preference will be given to students who have been recommended by their Dean


Course Overview

Term 1
Students start the Year with an introductory health and safety standard then they look at employee/employer rights, obligations and responsibilities.

Term 2
Students look at how to research relevant information and then how to budget so they can manage their own finances.

Term 3
Term three students look at managing their own health followed by a drugs and alcohol standard which gives them information about harmful substances, how they affect people physically, emotionally and psychologically. Students will also do a standard on starting work.

Term 4
Term 4 students will be gaining knowledge on how to become more employable. There is also scope for those who have worked at a faster pace to gain more credits at NCEA Level 2.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is no cost.

Assessment Information

All assessment is via Unit Standards.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 496 v10
NZQA Info
Produce, implement, and reflect on a plan to improve own personal wellbeing
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 543 v8
NZQA Info
Work in a new workplace
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 548 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of alcohol and other drugs
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1294 v8
NZQA Info
Be interviewed in a formal interview
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1978 v9
NZQA Info
Describe basic employment rights and responsibilities, and sources of information and/or assistance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 7121 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate skills to search and select information
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24709 v5
NZQA Info
Produce a budget to manage personal finances
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30909 v1
NZQA Info
Describe how employee behaviours and/or attitudes contribute to positive workplace relationships and performance
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0