3SYF

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. Financial literacy



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.

In Term 2 we focus on banking, credit options, the pitfalls of finance, insurance, tax and budgeting. This way, students can go into renting/flatting and employment situations with the skills and confidence to best manage their finances, and safeguard their belongings.

Term 3
Successful Employment.

In Term 3 we look at career pathways, workplace administration and conflict resolution. Having strong interpersonal skills are helping in interviews, interpersonal relationships at work and in securing leadership roles in the workforce.

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 

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 v7
NZQA Info
Interview in informal situations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1304 v9
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. 4251 v8
NZQA Info
Plan a career pathway
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 9681 v7
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. 28099 v2
NZQA Info
Analyse credit options and select strategies to manage personal finances
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28100 v3
NZQA Info
Develop a plan to achieve a long-term personal financial goal(s)
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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

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