Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 1 English Communication Full Course

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: 27960446

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 English

An internally assessed course where learners will develop the appropriate writing and

communication skills needed for L2ENCOM English. Learners will produce assignments

based on a project. Learners will have the opportunity to gain fifteen L1 credits.

Topics covered include Research, Close reading, Visual design, CV creation, Opinion/letter

writing and more.

Topics Covered:

  • Demonstrate understanding of how context shapes verbal language use.
  • Demonstrate understanding of specific aspects of studied text.
  • Develop ideas in writing using stylistic and written conventions.

Learning Areas:


Assessment Information

Please note that the standard credit totals displayed below as well as the standard descriptions are subject to change before the start of 2024 due to the upcoming NCEA Level 1 changes.


Level 2 English Communication

Career Pathways

Cook, Holiday Park Manager, Accountant, Acupuncturist, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Air Traffic Controller, Aircraft Loader, Anaesthetist, Business Analyst, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Army Officer, Artist, Film and Video Editor, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Auctioneer, Sound Technician, Author

Course Costs and Equipment

$30 for Education Perfect, Grammarly, and photocopying.


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.