11FST
This course requires 2 options.

NCEA Level 1 Foundation Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Carrick

Level 1 Foundation Studies gives students the opportunity to develop skills that will be necessary to live and work in the world today. Students in this class will also be in Foundation English and Maths giving them the opportunity to develop their numeracy and literacy. All students in this class are expected to achieve level 1. Owing to the number of standards completed in this course students are able to take Foundation Studies across two columns.

Content/Skills:

  • Preparing for work (careers, CV, interviewing);
  • Employee rights (care and timeliness, health and safety, Employment Law);
  • Work experience and industry training (work experience, personal presentation); and
  • Real life (team work).

This subject does not lead to a University Entrance approved subject.




Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A contribution or cost towards relevant trips and activities may be required depending on topics studied.

Recommended Prior Learning

Entrance to this course is done in consultation with the Senior School Pastoral Team through an interview process, please ensure you have had an interview before selecting this course.

Must be enrolled in 11ENF and 11MAF.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 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. 526 v7
NZQA Info
Describe community agencies and services provided
Level: 1
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. 4247 v6
NZQA Info
Describe general characteristics of peoples in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4249 v8
NZQA Info
Describe obligations as an employee
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12349 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of time management
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.