NCEA Level 2 Foundation Studies

12FST
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 377 v8 Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in workplaces
2
I
2
U.S. 1280 v7 Use graphics in communication
2
I
2
U.S. 4253 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of job search skills
2
I
3
U.S. 7118 v6 Manage own learning in a programme
2
I
3
U.S. 7123 v7 Apply a problem-solving method
2
I
3
U.S. 7127 v7 Exercise informed choice in deciding on a major goods or service purchase
3
I
2
U.S. 8824 v7 Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research process
2
I
3
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.