Year 11 – Workplace Practices

Level: Stage 1
Subject Name: Workplace Practices
Prerequisites: Nil
Assumed knowledge: Nil

Course Summary:

Students develop knowledge, skills, and understanding of the nature, type and structure of the workplace. They learn about the value of unpaid work to society, future trends in the world of work, workers' rights and responsibilities and career planning.

Workplace Practices is a 10‑credit subject at Stage 1. It has three areas of study:

  • Industry and Work Knowledge
  • Vocational Learning
  • VET

Course content:

  • Future Trends in the World of Work
  • Workers’ Rights and Responsibilities
  • Vocational Learning - Work Experience, VET or part-time employment

Assessments:

  • Folio based on the first two topics - 40%
  • Performance - based on VET, work experience or part-time employment 30%
  • Reflection - based on their performance 30%