NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN FOUNDATION SKILLS (L1)

Level 1 - NZQA Ref: 2861
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This qualification assists 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.

18 Programme 
Options

There are 18 possible options to achieve the graduate outcomes of this qualification. If these 18 options do not suit your unique needs then select individual standards from the list below. You can then determine your own additional specific content to ensure your programme will meet the required qualification outcomes.

Gaining Programme
Approvals

We have developed a separate technical specification to include in your programme approval documentation to help save time and ensure requirements are met.

Linking standards to qualification outcomes

Our technical specification clearly shows how each standard (or set of standards) directly links to each graduate outcome. This linkage is provided in detail where needed down to the level of ER, Explanatory Note etc.

Entry Requirements

None.

Employment Pathways

This qualification will help enable graduates to participate effectively in their whānau and wider community, and work in structured entry-level roles.

Pricing Options

Different price options are available based on the unit standards selected.
Contact us for a customised quote based on your unique needs.

Pathway to higher
level qualifications

Industry or sector-focussed qualifications at NZQF Level 2 and/or Level 3
National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2
New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) [Ref: 2862]

Transition Information

This qualification replaced the National Certificate in Employment Skills (Level 1) [Ref: 0231]

List of all Unit Standards/IES Modules   Level Credits
Organising your personal life
12349           Demonstrate knowledge of time management View details 2 3
4249             Describe care and timeliness as an employee View details 1 3
IES762          Describe ways of managing and organising own day to day activities View details 1 2
Maintaining personal well-being
496               Manage personal wellness View details 1 3
Strategies for continued learning
7117              Produce a plan to enhance own learning View details 2 2
7118              Manage own learning programme View details 2 3
Interaction with your own and other cultures and community environments
526               Describe community services View details 1 2
4247              Describe general characteristics of peoples in New Zealand View details 2 2
377                Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in the workplace View details 2 2
Interact in a group environment
3503             Participate and communicate in a team or group to complete a routine task View details 1 2
Interact in work and community based settings
IES763          Interact in work and community based settings View details 1 4
Interaction in an individual and group environment
543                 Work in a new workplace View details 1 3
10780            Complete a work experience placement View details 2 3
Reflect on progress towards achieving personal and career goals
10781            Produce a plan for own future directions View details 2 3
IES764           Reflect on progress towards personal and career goals View details 2 3
Using literacy skills - Option A
26622           Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience View details 1 4
26624           Read texts with understanding View details 1 3
26625           Actively participate in spoken interactions View details 1 3
Using numeracy skills - Option A
26623           Use number to solve problems View details 1 4
26626           Interpret statistical information for a purpose View details 1 3
26627           Use measurement to solve problems View details 1 3
Use literacy and/or numeracy skills to organise, interpret, and communicate information - Option A
3483              Fill in a form View details 1 2
10790           Converse with others View details 1 2
3501              Demonstrate knowledge of and apply listening techniques View details 1 3
9680              Communicate within a specified organisational context View details 2 3
24709            Produce a balanced budget to manage personal finances View details 1 3
Literacy - Option B
1273              Express ideas in writing and write an original story View details 1 4
1285              Make enquiries and complete practical transactions View details 1 4
1293              Be interviewed in an informal, one-to-one, face-to-face interview View details 1 2
2970              Independently read texts about life experiences which relate to a personal identified interest View details 1 3
3483              Fill in a form View details 1 2
3501              Demonstrate knowledge of and apply listening techniques View details 1 3
56                  Attend to customer enquiries face-to-face and on the telephone View details 1 2
10790           Converse with others View details 1 2
10792           Write formal personal correspondence View details 1 3
25060           Read texts for practical purposes View details 1 2
7121             Demonstrate skills to search, access, and select information View details 1 2
504               Produce a CV (curriculum vitae) View details 1 2
9680             Communicate within a specified organisational context View details 2 3
Numeracy - Option B
24697            Perform income-related calculations for personal financial capability View details 1 2
24705            Interpret and confirm accuracy of financial documents for personal financial capability View details 1 2
24709            Produce a balanced budget to manage personal finances View details 1 3
12358            Demonstrate knowledge of purchasing household consumables View details 1 3
64                   Perform calculations for a specified workplace View details 1 2
18743            Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data View details 1 2