Vocational Pathways Studies NCEA Level 2




The Vocational Pathways Programme provides opportunities for Year 12/13 students to gain foundation skills leading to further study and employment. They will have the opportunity to develop specific career related knowledge and skills while achieving NCEA credits. The focus is on students achieving NCEA Level 2 and gaining a Vocational Pathways Award in a particular sector. Students will be selected for the course after an interview.

Course Description:

This course offers students a course that is a balance between their academic programmes and opportunities to gain experience through MIT Academy courses. Students will be out for one day a week at MIT completing a Level 2 course. At MIT students can choose between a wide range of courses and can gain 30 Level 2 credits in addition to the 12VPS course credits listed below. Some examples are: Engineering and Refrigeration, Building and Plumbing, Building and Electrical, Engineering and CAD, Automotive Engineering, Horticulture, Early Childhood Education, Hospitality, Tourism, Retail and Business Administration and Logistics. Course Outline: Career Planning CV Writing Job Interview Skills Budgeting Motor Vehicle Ownership First Aid

Unit Standards:

16400*Manage First Aid in Emergencies1InternalCompulsory
212383Explore Career options and their implications3InternalCompulsory
21294*Be interviewed in a formal situation2InternalCompulsory
24252Produce a targeted resume (c.v.)2InternalCompulsory
24253Obtain Job search skills3InternalCompulsory
24261Identify legal rights and obligations in relation to registering and operating a private motor vehicle3InternalCompulsory
256*Attend to Customer Enquiries2InternalCompulsory
257*Provide Customer Service2InternalCompulsory
262*Maintain Personal Presentation and a positive workplace attitude2InternalCompulsory
26401*Provide First Aid1InternalCompulsory
328097Evaluate and select personal banking products and sevices3InternalCompulsory
36402*Provide Resuscitation2InternalCompulsory

Assessment Summary:



* These unit standards are run at school through an external provider