3SYF
This course requires 2 options.

Level 3 Skills for Your Life

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss A. Cording

This course offers the opportunity to develop a range of life and work skills that will be useful
while at school and as you transition into further study or work.
1. Development of soft skills (identified by employers) and key competencies
2. Future planning for study and/or employment
3. Service to the local community. 


Subject Overview

Term 1
The Global Workplace

In Term One we focus on cultural responsiveness and working effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. This enables us to work across the globe, have solid professional relationships in our workplace and work effectively interpersonally.

Term 2
Financial Capabilities, Team Work Skills.

In Term 2 we focus on comparing products and making wise financial decisions.
We also look at our skills in working within and team, and in soft skills that enhance performance in a workplace.

Term 3
Service

In term 3 we do a service project within the local community and look at ways we can give back to those around us.

Term 4
Service

Term 4 gives us a chance to wrap up the theme work from the previous 3 terms and to participate in a service project.

Recommended Prior Learning

none needed 

Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

none.

Assessment Information

All assessment is internally assessed.
As assessments are all Unit Standards, this course does not count towards University Entrance requirements.

Pathway

This course is designed to enhance the work, employment and life skills of anyone going into further study, or into the work force.

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. 1296 v8
NZQA Info
Conduct informal interviews
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1304 v10
NZQA Info
Communicate with people from other cultures
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 7126 v6
NZQA Info
Respond to oral complaints
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
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. 9681 v8
NZQA Info
Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30906 v1
NZQA Info
Plan and engage in an activity intended to benefit the community
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
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
Total Numeracy Credits: 0