Year 12 Service Academy

12ACA
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. McDermott

This is a unit standard programme for students considering a career in the New Zealand Forces or more suited to Education outside the classroom. Students who are selected to be part the Service Academy will attend between 2 and 4 compulsory camps throughout the year offering an opportunity to develop or enhance leadership skills for the future.

A large component of services academy is fitness. Students will have access to weekly fitness training, strength/weights training and complete coaching & sport unit standards through MIT. Some students will also participate in gateway and workplace opportunities.


Subject Overview

Term 1
Compulsory induction camp for all students - 10 days.

Term 2

Bushcraft compulsory camp - 3 days for level 2 students.
Possible basic leader's camp for 2 students with NZDF

Term 3

Possible Advanced leader's camp for 2 students with NZDF

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 467 v5 Demonstrate personal and social development through participation in adventure based learning
2
I
3
U.S. 1294 v7 Be interviewed in a formal interview
2
I
2
U.S. 3492 v7 Write a short report
2
I
3
U.S. 9677 v10 Communicate in a team or group which has an objective
2
I
3
U.S. 10780 v5 Complete a work experience placement
2
I
3
A.S. 91330 v3 Physical Education 2.4 - Perform a physical activity in an applied setting
2
I
4
Total Credits

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