Level 2 English for Trades

202WOE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Muir


This Unit Standards based course has been designed to develop important communication skills that are vital for students preparing to transition into the work place. Developing skills where students have the opportunity to grow confidence in using their interpersonal communication skills places them at a distinct advantage when preparing for the workplace. This is an internally assessed course and is targeted to students enrolled in 201CON and 201AUT. Credits gained in this course will contribute towards NCEA L2.



Course Overview

Semester 1
This course is designed to help students develop effective communication skills for the work place. The course is for students in the Trades subjects as much of the work done in the course is linked to the students' Trades studies. Students start the course by researching a career pathway of interest. They also have to write a report and complete their CV.

Semester 2
In the second half of the year students have the opportunity to develop their skills in communicating with others and working in a group or team situation. These are skills that are vital in the workplace and students are given a number of situations in which to develop their skills.

Pathway

Level 3 English for Trades

This course is designed for students in the Trades Academy. The skills developed at Level 2 are further built on Level 3 and are mainly concerned with communication in the workplace.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Ringbinder/40 pocket Clear File/2B8 Exercise book/Refill/Pens


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 NCEA English. Students should have gained their Level 1 Literacy. 


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1294 v7 Be interviewed in a formal interview
2
I
2
U.S. 1299 v9 Be assertive in a range of specified situations
2
I
4
U.S. 3492 v7 Write a short report
2
I
3
U.S. 4252 v8 Produce a personal targeted CV (curriculum vitae)
2
I
2
U.S. 4253 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of job search skills
2
I
3
U.S. 9677 v10 Communicate in a team or group which has an objective
2
I
3
U.S. 12383 v8 Explore career options and their implications
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Project Manager, Print Finisher, Signmaker, Journalist, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Technician, Musician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Technical Writer, Editor, Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Film and Video Editor, Author, Insurance Agent


Disclaimer

Any information, costs or standards may change.