Level 3 Skills for Your Life

3SYF
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1296 v7 Interview in informal situations
3
I
3
U.S. 1304 v9 Communicate with people from other cultures
3
I
2
U.S. 4251 v8 Plan a career pathway
3
I
3
U.S. 9681 v7 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
3
I
3
U.S. 28099 v2 Analyse credit options and select strategies to manage personal finances
3
I
3
U.S. 28100 v3 Develop a plan to achieve a long-term personal financial goal(s)
3
I
4
Total Credits

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