Uniformed Services Academy

03TAUS
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss K. Spraggon

The Uniformed Services Academy is a Trades Academy Course that includes the Police Pathways Programme which focuses on Physical Training, Teambuilding and Leadership Skills, Initial Police Training, Mental Health Training, Youth Policing and Driver Licensing.  There will be a focus on understanding the Manurewa and wider Counties Manukau community. 

Students will do a combination of days in school and offsite.  The onsite days will be made up of literacy, numeracy, physical education and waananga. Students will have the opportunity to gain UE Literacy. 


Recommended Prior Learning

Interview process with HOLA.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 377 v8 Demonstrate knowledge of diversity in workplaces
2
I
2
U.S. 1296 v7 Interview in informal situations
3
I
3
U.S. 1297 v7 Conduct an interview in a formal situation
4
I
5
U.S. 1312 v7 Give oral instructions in the workplace
3
I
3
U.S. 3488 v6 Write business correspondence for a workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 4251 v8 Plan a career pathway
3
I
3
U.S. 7123 v7 Apply a problem-solving method
2
I
3
U.S. 8077 v9 Participate in a team to achieve specified quality improvement objectives
3
I
4
U.S. 8495 v5 Develop self to improve own performance in an organisation
4
I
3
U.S. 9681 v7 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective
3
I
3
U.S. 9705 v7 Give feedback on performance in the workplace
3
I
3
U.S. 11097 v5 Listen actively to gain information in an interactive situation
3
I
3
U.S. 15190 v4 Develop and implement a work team plan
4
I
10
U.S. 22854 v4 Apply innovative thinking techniques within a business context
2
I
2
U.S. 27557 v2 Behave according to organisational requirements
3
I
4
U.S. 27563 v2 Describe teams and team leadership
3
I
4
U.S. 27765 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of influences on organisations
3
I
4
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
3
I
4
*
Y
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 66 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 66 credits.