Vocational Studies Employment Skills NCEA 3

Course Details

Level 3 Optional 16-25 Credits


The Vocational Studies Programmes are designed to assist students to prepare for employment and to develop general post-school living skills. Students will spend time in the work force experiencing different work places and working with various industries of their choice. Students will enrol in the Gateway programme and have the additional benefit of gaining qualifications in the workplace.

Entry Requirements:

Class size limited. Interview by teacher in charge required.

Course Contribution:


Leads To:

There are 5 compulsory Vocational Studies subjects, they are; English, Mathematics, Food Technology, Health and Employment Skills. Students choose 1 other option subject to make up the 6 lines.

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
1296 Interview in an informal situation 3 3 Internal
17592 Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace 3 4 Internal
17594 Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace 3 3 Internal
18408 Demonstrate knowledge of fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace 3 3 Internal
2990 Read texts to research information 3 4 Internal
3271 Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels 2 1 Internal
4251 Plan a career pathway 3 2 Internal
6400 Manage first aid in emergency situations 3 2 Internal
6401 Provide first aid 2 1 Internal
6402 Provide resuscitation level 2 1 1 Internal

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