Year 10 (Stage 1) Workplace Practices

Successful completion of this course will award students 10 Stage 1 credits towards their SACE completion.

LENGTH OF COURSE: Semester Only

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Industry and Work Knowledge:
This area of study enables students to develop knowledge and understanding of the nature, type, and structure of the workplace. It consists of the following five topics; Future Trends in the World of Work, The Value of Unpaid Work to Society, Workers’ Rights and Responsibilities, Career Planning and Negotiated Topics (For a 10 credit subject, students undertake two or more topics).

Vocational Learning (and/or):
Vocational learning includes any formal learning in a work-related context outside AQF qualifications and incorporates elements such as generic work skills, enterprise education, career education, and community-based and work-based

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Folio: Assessments related to their study of selected Industry and Work Knowledge topics. Students may undertake these assessments individually or in collaboration with other students. Assessments may be in a variety of forms.

Performance: Assessment pieces which provide evidence of the student’s Vocational learning. Students will need to organise and complete 25-30 hours of work placement (can be work experience or part-time work or VET course work).

Reflection:
Critical reflection on learning to demonstrate understanding of workplace practices, conditions and cultures. This may be written and/or oral reflection