Level 2 Financial Skills

12FSK
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Megson

FINANCIAL SKILLS – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12FSK

The aim of the course is to educate students in money management.   The future financial position of today’s young people will be affected by the quality of financial decisions they make every day of their working lives.

Topics include: Funding Tertiary Study, Banking, Credit and Debt, Investing, Kiwisaver, Household Budgeting, Insurance.

The course will be assessed against Achievement and Unit standards. All standards are assessed at Achieved, Merit or Excellence standard (including U.S.)


Pathway

Level 3 Financial Skills

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 28092 v3 Analyse the effect of significant life events at different life stages on personal financial income
2
I
3
U.S. 28093 v3 Describe the financial responsibilities and consequences of tertiary study funding options
2
I
3
U.S. 28094 v3 Produce a balanced household budget and adjust the budget to reflect changing financial circumstances
2
I
3
U.S. 28095 v3 Analyse personal financial investment options
2
I
3
U.S. 28096 v3 Demonstrate understanding of insurance products for personal financial capability
2
I
3
U.S. 28097 v2 Analyse and select banking products and services in relation to personal finances
2
I
3
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Accountant, Actuary, Finance Manager, Debt Collector, Managing Director/Chief Executive, Civil Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, Economist, Game Developer, Insurance Agent, Mortgage Broker, Payroll Officer, Project Manager, Management Consultant, Data Analyst


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.