NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN FOUNDATION SKILLS (L2)
Level 2 - NZQA Ref: 2862
This qualification assists people engaging or re-engaging with learning who have the basic capabilities needed to pursue education or employment pathways, but require further development to confidently use them to succeed in those pathways. It recognises the importance of applying core capabilities such as confidence, basic knowledge and skills, and literacy and numeracy, in a range of familiar contexts.
2 Programme Options
There are two possible options to achieve the graduate outcomes of this qualification. If these two 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.
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.
Credits from this qualification may contribute to gaining NCEA level 2.
This qualification will help enable graduates to contribute effectively in their whānau and wider community, and work under general supervision in entry-level roles.
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
Study or training at NZQF Level 3
National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (level 3) [Ref: 2863]
This qualification replaced the National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing (Level 2) [Ref: 0008]
|List of all Unit Standards/IES Modules||Level||Credits|
|Search for and comprehend information from texts and digital media|
|2989 Select, read, and assess texts to gain knowledge||View details||2||3|
|4253 Demonstrate knowledge of job search skills||View details||2||3|
|8824 Research a topic using oral, visual and written sources, and evaluate the research process||View details||2||3|
|20332 Use the Internet for information retrieval in an organisation||View details||2||3|
|25073 Read texts to recognise differing points of view on a topic||View details||2||3|
|Use and communicate information from texts and digital media|
|1280 Use graphics in communication||View details||2||2|
|7127 Exercise informed choice in deciding on a major goods or service purchase||View details||2||2|
|28096 Evaluate and select insurance product types in relation to events for personal finances||View details||2||3|
|28097 Evaluate and select personal banking products and services in relation to personal financial needs||View details||2||3|
|Use literacy skills to solve problems|
|1277 Communicate information in a specified workplace||View details||2||3|
|3492 Write a short report||View details||2||3|
|7123 Apply a problem solving method to a problem||View details||2||2|
|9680 Communicate within a specified organisational context||View details||2||3|
|Use numeracy skills to solve problems|
|2784 Create and use a computer spreadsheet to solve a problem||View details||2||3|
|28094 Produce a balanced budget and adjust the budget to reflect changing financial circumstances||View details||2||3|
|Reflect on experiences with a range of people, cultures and communities|
|377 Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in the workplace||View details||2||2|
|7124 Demonstrate knowledge of one-to-one negotiation||View details||2||2|
|10780 Complete a work experience placement||View details||2||3|
|IES765 Reflect on individual and group communication situations (situations from US 1299 needs to be completed together or after 1299)||View details||2||1|
|Work collaboratively and effectively in a team to achieve a task or outcome|
|1299 Be assertive in a range of specified situations||View details||2||4|
|9677 Participate in a team or group which has an objective||View details||2||3|
|10791 Participate in an informal meeting||View details||2||3|
|Develop and reflect on relevant learning and career goals|
|10781 Produce a plan for own future directions||View details||2||3|
|12383 Explore career options and their implications||View details||2||3|