Level 1 Future Pathways

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Duncan

This course is aimed at assisting students to develop self awareness and strategies that will enhance their vocational skills both now and in the future. 

Students will explore self-management strategies and interpersonal communication through co-operation, teamwork and problem-solving.  Employment related topics will also be explored, including rights and responsibilities and the preparation of their Curriculum Vitae.

Students may also have the opportunity to explore topics directly related to their vocational interest, or there may be an opportunity to work towards one of the six vocational pathway sectors.

Course Overview

Term 1
Students will begin considering their interests, strengths, personal qualities and goal setting. Students will begin work on their CVS, look at internet safety, employment rights and responsibilities and employee relationships.

Term 2
Students will complete the Employment series of units by looking at employee obligations and how to complete an informal interview. There may be an opportunity at this point to complete a customer service course with an outside provider, leading on to some work experience around school.

Term 3
Students will study traffic law to assist with Learner Driver Licencing. There will be an opportunity to review interests, strengths, personal qualities and goals in order to plan for the rest of the year which will involve opportunities to study areas of interest.

Term 4
Students will study topics of personal interest. Level 2 Unit Standards may be completed in this last part of the year.

Learning Areas:

Vocational Studies

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 2 Future Pathways

Career Pathways

Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Arborist, Army Soldier, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Glazier, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Baker, Cafe Worker, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Beauty Therapist, Brick and Blocklayer, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Building and Construction Manager, Butcher, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Painter and Decorator, Telecommunications Engineer, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Furniture Finisher, Gardener, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Joiner, Locksmith, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Packhouse Worker, Roading Construction Worker, Roofer, Scaffolder, Signmaker, Travel Agent/Adviser, Network Administrator, Orchard Farmer/Manager