NCEA Level 3 Service Preparation

13SP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr W. Lather


This course is to provide an introduction to life in the services (Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Fire). It is a
motivating and disciplined programme to also help students develop as young adults. Areas to be developed
include:
Self confidence - Communication skills
Self pride - Teamwork and leadership.
Personal fitness
Topics taught will include:
Roles, responsibilities and career paths of each service - Fitness and leadership activities
Rank structures - Time management
Services history and core values - First aid
Basic drill and personal presentation - Being a New Zealand citizen compared to the cultural differences in the wider world.
Students will need to go on field trips to visit places of work. This will involve day trips and may involve overnight stays, all planned to integrate the standards being taught.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students pay for costs of approximately $150 which are required to visit the various camps, bases and stations of the different services.


Recommended Prior Learning

Physically and mentally prepared to accept the challenges presented throughout the year.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1296 v7 Interview in informal situations
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
3
I
3
U.S. 1297 v7 Conduct an interview in a formal situation
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
4
I
5
U.S. 4251 v8 Plan a career pathway
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
3
I
3
U.S. 9681 v7 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
3
I
3
U.S. 11097 v5 Listen actively to gain information in an interactive situation
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
3
I
3
U.S. 27843 v2 Evaluate a concept of law in relation to a specific situation
Assessments:
Term: null, Week: null
3
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Pathway Tags

Physical Education: Teaching, Fitness Industry, Sports Coaching, Sport and Recreation, Armed Forces, Police, Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist Health: Nursing, Medicine, Law, Politics, Social Sciences, Education, Diversional Therapist, Psychologist, Acupuncturist, Ambulance Officer, Anaesthetist, Biomedical Engineer, Chiropractor, Clinical Coder, Community Karitane, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technician, Dental Therapist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Dispensing Optician, Environmental Health Officer, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Health Promoter, Massage Therapist, Midwife, Natural Health Therapist, Nursing Support and Care Worker, Occupational Therapist, Optometrist, Osteopath, Pathologist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physician


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.