NCEA Level 1 Foundation Studies

11FST
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

NCEA Level 2 Foundation Studies

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 496 v10 Produce, implement, and reflect on a plan to improve own personal wellbeing
1
I
3
U.S. 526 v7 Describe community agencies and services provided
1
I
2
U.S. 1978 v9 Describe basic employment rights and responsibilities, and sources of information and/or assistance
1
I
3
U.S. 4247 v6 Describe general characteristics of peoples in New Zealand
2
I
2
U.S. 4249 v8 Describe obligations as an employee
1
I
3
U.S. 12349 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of time management
2
I
3
U.S. 30909 v1 Describe how employee behaviours and/or attitudes contribute to positive workplace relationships and performance
1
I
2
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

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.