VES3 - Vocational Studies Employment Skills

Entry Requirements:
Class size limited. Interview by teacher in charge required.
Level:
NCEA 3
Type:
Optional
Duration:
Full Year
Invitation Only:
Yes
Assessment:
Unit Standard
Credits:
up to 34
Endorsement:
No
Notes:
There are 5 compulsory Vocational Studies subjects, they are; English/Life Skills, Mathematics, Food Technology, Health and Employment Skills. Students choose 1 other option subject to make up the 6 lines.

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 workplace.

Available Standards:

Some or all of the following will be offered
Title Description Level Credits Assessment U.E. Reading U.E. Writing
497 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements 1 3 Internal No No
3271 Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels 2 1 Internal No No
4251 Plan a career pathway 3 2 Internal No No
4647 Explain principles of fire science 2 1 Internal No No
6400 Manage first aid in emergency situations 3 2 Internal No No
6401 Provide first aid 2 1 Internal No No
6402 Provide resuscitation level 2 1 1 Internal No No
16797 Identify, prepare for, and take action in a workplace emergency 2 3 Internal No No
16800 Take action to control small emergency situations in a workplace 3 4 Internal No No
16802 Act to protect people in situations of workplace danger 3 4 Internal No No
17592 Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace 3 4 Internal No No
17593 Apply safe work practices in the workplace 2 2 Internal No No
17594 Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace 3 3 Internal No No
18408 Demonstrate knowledge of fire and emergency warden duties in the workplace 3 3 Internal No No
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(*) Last Reviewed: August 5, 2019

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