Year 11 License to Work

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Froggett

The Licence to Work programme is run in conjunction with Taupo Pathways for Youth Employment. It is all about helping young people gain the insight, confidence and skills to get work, keep work and create careers. 

This programme will include getting out and about and exploring opportunities and workplaces in our district and creating a career plan. You will complete voluntary work and learn about the expectations of the workplace. We will also help you with your drivers licence and a safety course. Work experience will then occur in Year 12. 

 This course is by selection only. Entry is by interview with the Dean and/or a senior manager.

For Year 11's, this is a 2 year programme, aimed at those wanting to transition to the workplace at the end of Year 12.

Possible units

30909 Positive workplace relationships

497 Health & Safety in the workplace

3483 Fill in forms

29309 Plan a work pathway 

Safety Course

Course Overview

Term 1
Creating a Pathways Plan - what do I want to do, what steps do I need to take to get there.
Workplace visits.
Growth mindset.

Term 2
Budgeting, CVs, Job Interviews, Safety Course, Voluntary Work, Apprenticeships, Going Flatting

Term 3
Work Experience, Buying a House, Employment Contracts, Buying a House, First Aid,

Term 4
Kiwisaver, setting up a business


Entry is by interview with your Dean or a senior manager

Career Pathways


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Credits listed may change.