COM2

Communication Skills Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Hurley

English Communication Skills Level 2

This course creates a pathway for students who are interested in strengthening their English and Communication skills in practical and work-based situations. 

Unit Standards include but are not limited to:

US 8824 Research

US 2989  Select and read Texts for Practical Purposes

US 3492 Write a Short Report

US Write Business Correspondence



Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 English courses

Assessment Information

The focus of this course is on internal assessment.

Pathway

Any level 1 English course.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2989 v6
NZQA Info
Select, read, and assess texts on a topic
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3488 v6
NZQA Info
Write business correspondence for a workplace
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3492 v7
NZQA Info
Write a short report
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 8824 v7
NZQA Info
Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research process
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91103 v3
NZQA Info
English 2.6 - Create a crafted and controlled visual and verbal text
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.