12FST
This course requires 2 options.

NCEA Level 2 Foundation Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Carrick

Level 2 Foundation Studies further develops students life and work skills. Units of work look at communication, the financial world and how to find work. Through these units of work students will gain the necessary skills to join the workforce or to go on to further study. Students in this course will normally also be in the English Foundation course as well. Students are able to do this course across two columns.

Content/Skills:

  • Work collaboratively and in a team;
  • Interact with your own and others cultures in the workplace;
  • Develop career goals (work experience, personal presentation); and
  • Real life (team work).

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


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Contribution or cost towards relevant trips and activities depending on topics studied to be advised.

Recommended Prior Learning

Entrance to this course is done in consultation with the Year 12 Pastoral Team through an interview process, please ensure you have had an interview before selecting this course.

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. 377 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in workplaces
2
2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1280 v7
NZQA Info
Use graphics in communication
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4253 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of job search skills
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. 7118 v6
NZQA Info
Manage own learning in a programme

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

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 7123 v7
NZQA Info
Apply a problem-solving method

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

2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 7127 v7
NZQA Info
Exercise informed choice in deciding on a major goods or service purchase
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 8824 v7
NZQA Info
Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research process
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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.