Level 1 Commerce

01COM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Ram

This course will be a combination of Business, Accounting and Economics. Business makes the world go around. If you’re keen to work in a team, sharpen your management skills or take the first steps to becoming your own boss one day, then this is the course you should join. 

This flexible learning programme will give you an opportunity to work in groups and come up with a product idea, develop the skills and turn your business idea into reality.  Your team will be able to sell products and make profit. 

Learn basic accounting skills and how to manage finance. This will help you to reduce cost and boost profit. Economics will enable you to drive critical business decisions. Explore how businesses approach pricing strategy, evaluate market demand, and how you can apply those learnings to compete in the marketplace successfully. 

Level 1 Commerce will help shape creative, energetic, and enterprising young people who will contribute to New Zealand’s economy. An opportunity for field trip to either Spookers or Rainbows End.




Pathway

Level 2 Accounting, Level 2 Business, Level 2 Economics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Stationery as per schedule. An opportunity to visit Spookers or Rainbows End.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90840 v3 Business Studies 1.4 - Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90842 v2 Business Studies 1.6 - Carry out and review a product-based business activity within a classroom context with direction
1
I
6
Y
A.S. 90982 v3 Accounting 1.7 - Demonstrate understanding of cash management for a small entity
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90984 v3 Economics 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of decisions a producer makes about production
1
I
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

Different roles in a business, economics and accounting– marketing, sales, finance, business analyst, human resources, stockbroker, system analyst, logistic & distribution, retail, operations, accounting and leadership. It will also prepare you to run your own business., Accountant, Animator/Digital Artist, Cook, Sales Representative, Auditor, Actuary, Administration Officer, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Paramedic, Anaesthetic Technician, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Zoologist, Retail Manager, Beekeeper, Patternmaker, Statistician, Building Surveyor, Marine Biologist, Arborist, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Police Officer, Historian, Heavy Truck Driver, Artist, Artistic Director, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Sound Technician, Author, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Glazier, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Microbiologist, Baker, Bank Worker, Bartender, Hotel/Motel Manager, Cafe Worker, Floor and Wall Tiler, Building Insulator, Beauty Therapist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Tailor/Dressmaker, Courier/Delivery Agent, Debt Collector, Chemical Engineer, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Biosecurity Officer, Metal Worker, Bricklayer, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Tattoo Artist, Property Manager, Fabrication Engineer, Print Finisher, Brewer, Building Contractor, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Entertainer, Butcher, Buyer, Taxi Driver/Chauffeur, Cabinet Maker, Surveyor, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Contact Centre Worker, Textile Process Operator, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Counsellor, Caretaker, Carpenter, Carpet Cleaner, Floor Covering Installer, Table Games Dealer, Minister of Religion, Retail Sales Assistant, Chef, Chemical Production Operator, Science Technician, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Delivery Driver, Emergency Management Officer, Civil Engineer, Insurance Claims Officer, Cleaner, Dental Technician, Watchmaker and Repairer, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Trainer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Graphic Designer, Diver, Interior Designer, Painter and Decorator, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Interpreter, Community Worker, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Hotel Porter, Concrete Worker, Event Manager, Conservator, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Jeweller, Dairy Farmer, Storeperson, Legal Executive, Make-up Artist, Street/Park Cleaner, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Crop Farmer/Crop Manager, Curator, Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder, Customs Officer, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Maitre d’Hotel, Radio Presenter, Visual Merchandiser, Workplace Relations Adviser, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Dog Trainer, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Driving Instructor, Laundry Worker/Dry-cleaner, Personal Assistant, Geologist, Environmental Scientist, Economist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Human Resources Adviser, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Importer/Exporter, Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Financial Adviser, Firefighter, Marine Engineer, Wool Classer, Florist, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Food Technologist, Professional Sportsperson, Service Station Attendant, Forestry Scientist, Forklift Operator, Furniture Finisher, Pest Control Technician, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Hunter/Trapper, Upholsterer, Game Developer, Rubbish/Recycling Collector, Landscape Architect, Gardener, Health and Safety Inspector, Agricultural Field Representative, Hairdresser/Barber, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Services Manager, Helicopter Pilot, Naturopath, Immigration Officer, Industrial Spray Painter, Veterinarian, Insurance Agent, Joiner, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Translator, Locksmith, Security Officer/Guard, Market Research Analyst, Survey Interviewer, Massage Therapist, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Mortgage Broker, Vehicle Groomer/Cleaner, Nanny/Child Carer, Nursery Grower/Worker, Office Manager, Osteopath, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Parking Officer, Photographer, Physiotherapist, Plastics Technician, Policy Analyst, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Production Manager, Project Manager, Youth Worker, Real Estate Agent, Recruitment Consultant, Recycler/Dismantler, Roadmarker, Roofer, Saw Doctor, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Shearer, Signmaker, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Telemarketer, Tour Guide, Tow Truck Operator, Travel Agent/Adviser, Valuer, Water/Waste Water Treatment Operator, Window Cleaner, User Experience Designer, Pet Groomer, Intelligence Officer, Management Consultant, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Court Registry Officer, Marketing Specialist, Geospatial Specialist, Psychotherapist, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Data Analyst, Scrum Master, Garment Technician


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