Level 2 Future Pathways

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms L. Duncan

The programme includes topics that are aimed at assisting students in developing their self-awareness and learning by exploring their skills and the opportunities around them in order to make plans for their possible future direction. These skills can then be used in applying for courses or positions of employment, and in researching career options. Future Pathways will be based around the employability skills framework and the following will be covered:  Positive attitude, good communication, team-work, self-management, willingness to learn, thinking skills, resilience.  

The course will also focus on assisting students to achieve the 20 selected sector standards required to achieve a Vocational Pathways Award on their NZQA Record of Achievement.  Please see the Vocational Pathways booklet at http://youthguarantee.net.nz/start-your-journey/

Course Overview

Term 1
Students will review their interests, strengths, personal qualities and goal setting. Students will apply these to their pathway exploration and career planning activities.

Term 2
Students will investigate time management and stress management strategies.

Term 3
Students will begin working on topics of personal interest within an employment/pathway theme.

Term 4
Students will continue with their individual topics of interest.

Learning Areas:

Vocational Studies

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 3 Future Pathways, Level 3 Gateway, Level 3 Otago Secondary Tertiary College

Career Pathways

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