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 programme 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.

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 1, Careers and Transition - Ngā Ara Mahi


NCEA L1 Integrated Outdoor Education, NCEA L2 Career Development A

Career Pathways

Cook, Holiday Park Manager, Sales Representative, Accounts Officer, Diversional Therapist, Actor, Acupuncturist, Administration Officer, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Product Assembler, Anaesthetist, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Retail Manager, Aquaculture Farmer, Architectural Technician, Police Officer, Heavy Truck Driver, Artist, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Film and Video Editor, Barrister, Auctioneer, Sound Technician, Author, Collision Repair Technician, Glazier, Automotive Refinisher, Bank Worker, Hotel/Motel Manager, Cafe Worker, Wall and Floor Tiler, Courier/Delivery Agent, Debt Collector, Metal Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Fabrication Engineer, Print Finisher, Deckhand, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Buyer, Taxi Driver/Chauffeur, Flight Attendant, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Waiter/Waitress, Film/Television Camera Operator, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Physician, Counsellor, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Table Games Dealer, Farm Assistant, Dental Assistant, Minister of Religion, Retail Sales Assistant, Chemical Production Operator, Ship's Officer, Delivery Driver, Podiatrist, Elected Government Representative, Insurance Claims Officer, Cleaner, Clinical Coder, Watchmaker and Repairer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Interpreter, Community Karitāne, Pharmacy Technician, Community Development Worker, Musician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Hotel Porter, Concrete Worker, Event Manager, Stonemason, Crane Operator, Jeweller, Storeperson, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder, Customs Officer, Demonstrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Director (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Radio Presenter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Sports Coach/Official, Dog Trainer, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driving Instructor, Laundry Worker/Dry-cleaner, Personal Assistant, Electrician, Lift Technician, Human Resources Adviser, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Fishery Officer, Florist, Flying Instructor, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Professional Sportsperson, Service Station Attendant, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forklift Operator, Furniture Finisher, Pest Control Technician, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Hunter/Trapper, Upholsterer, Lighting Technician, Health and Safety Inspector, Glass Processor, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Industrial Spray Painter, Insurance Adviser, Joiner, Translator, Library Assistant, Locksmith, Train Driver, Mail and Parcel Sorter, Survey Interviewer, Ship's Master, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Office Manager, Osteopath, Payroll Officer, Photographer, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Production Manager, Recreation Co-ordinator, Project Manager, Quarantine Officer, Recruitment Consultant, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Scaffolder, Signmaker, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Sterilising Technician, Stevedore, Telemarketer, Television Presenter, Tour Guide, Tow Truck Operator, Travel Agent/Adviser, Tyre Technician, Intelligence Officer, Court Registry Officer, Marketing Specialist, Case Manager, Career Consultant

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There is no cost.

Assessment Information All assessment is via Unit Standards.