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New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners with optional strand in Skills for Working

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The New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1) with an optional strand in Skills for Working is a 55-75 credit entry level qualification intended for people who require specialised support with their learning. They are people with learning disabilities, including those with an intellectual disability.

 

Strategic Purpose: Graduates will be able to self-manage participation in social, cultural, family/whanau and community contexts, with supervision and/or be encouraged to seek further skills and knowledge to improve their educational and employment pathway. There is an optional strand for those candidates who wish to gain specific skills & knowledge required for the workplace. This qualification recognises the aspirations and cultural identities of the disabled communities, and that of Maori and Pasifika.

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Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Demonstrate self-management of day to day living situations

- Maintain personal safety, health and well-being.

- Participate and interact in everyday situations.

- Participate in planning a future pathway to achieve personal goals. - Apply problem-solving strategies to resolve day to day issues.

- Apply literacy and numeracy skills required for day to day living

 

Graduates of the Outcomes for Skills for Working strand will also be able to:

- Apply basic skills required to plan a work pathway

- Apply basic skills and practices required to carry out tasks in a work context.

- Act in accordance with the basic rights, responsibilities and requirements needed for work

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Entry requirements: There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification.

 

Process:  Schools or organisations choosing to deliver this qualification should apply to NZQA for Consent to Assess. SLR Documentation to show graduate outcomes and delivery through SLR unit standards can be used to support applications. Alternatively, students can work through individual Supported Learning unit standards alongside other standards and subject areas to create their own Record of Achievement and may look to do the qualification as a tertiary option from one of the tertiary organisations delivering the certificate.

 

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New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)

Strategic Purpose: This qualification is intended to assist people engaging or re-engaging with learning to prepare them for further learning and employment. It recognises the importance of core capabilities such as confidence, basic knowledge and skills, and literacy and numeracy, in a range of simple and structured contexts.

 

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

 

- Understand self-management strategies to organise personal life, maintain well-being and continue learning.

- Interact positively with people from their own and other cultures, both individually and in group environments including work and community.

- Reflect on progress towards achieving personal and career goals.

- Organise, interpret, and communicate information using basic literacy and numeracy skills in relevant contexts.

 

Education Pathways:  Credits from this qualification may contribute to gaining the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) (Level 1) [Ref: 0928]. Holders of this qualification will be able to progress to study or training in industry.

 

Employment Pathways: A graduate will be able to participate effectively in their whnau and wider community, and work in structured entry-level roles.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.

 

Entry requirements:  none

 

Process:  Schools or organisations choosing to deliver this qualification should apply to NZQA for Consent to Assess. SLR Specifivation Documentation to show graduate outcomes and delivery through SLR unit standards can be used to support applications (please email us for .pdf's). Alternatively, students can work through individual Supported Learning unit standards alongside other standards and subject areas to create their own Record of Achievement and may look to do the qualification as a tertiary option from one of the tertiary organisations delivering the NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1).

 

Below is the outline of how SLR individual unit standards combine to meet the

graduate outcomes of this certificate.  

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  • Choose from Option A or Option B to meet 25 credit literacy and numeracy outcomes. Note: if numeracy portfolio is too challenging, choose Option B

  • Outlines and sample pages for all units can be found on Life Skills page on SLR website.

  • Discounted prices for selected packages on application

  • *some SLR packages are split into two difference Qualification Outcomes e.g. Future Focused or All About Work package

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  • (Note: For 2019 we are pricing Option B Outcome 4 ($1225) at same lower price as Option A of $855)

Normal package total: $3715 + gst

DISCOUNTED PACKAGE TOTAL FOR 2019 ONLY: $3344 + gst

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** For schools who already have some of these SLR packages, please email us for your customised pricing package.