Year 10 Commerce
Unit: Employment Issues
Task type: Research-based oral presentation
Task number: 1/3
Task weighting: 30%
Distribution date: Week 4 of Term 1
Completion date: Week 7 of Term 1
Goal: Your task is to deliver a 3 to 4-minute oral presentation, in which you compare and contrast TWO careers for the parents of a student attending your school.
Role: You are the schools careers advisor.
Audience: Your clients are the student and his/her parents.
Situation: The context, in which you find yourself, is the student would like to pursue a particular career however their parents are feel that another would be better suited, they have come to you for help.
Product, performance and purpose: You are to create an oral presentation with visual material. In doing this you will need to take the following steps
1. Complete a compare and contrast chart of the TWO selected careers (see attached compare and contrast chart)
2. Write a draft (using the Career 1 and Career 2 scaffolds). From the draft material write a final copy that you will use as your oral presentation of information to be presented to the parents and the student.
3. Compile visual material you will rely on to support your presentation.
Standards and criteria for success
You will be assessed on your ability to:
5.1 apply consumer, financial, business and legal concepts and terminology in a variety of contexts
5.2 analyse the rights and responsibilities of individuals in a range of consumer, financial, business, legal and employment contexts.
researches and assesses commercial and legal information using a variety of sources
5.8 explains commercial and legal information using a variety of forms
5.9 works independently and collaboratively to meet individual and collective goals within specified timeline
Plagiarism statement (Students must read, tick and sign this section.)
By submitting this assessment item for marking, I acknowledge the following:
This is my own work (unless appropriate acknowledgment has been made).
Where the work of others is used, and not acknowledged, a finding of Plagiarism will be made, and a mark of zero (0) will be awarded.
I hold a copy of my assessment item, if the original is lost or stolen.
I am aware that this work may be reproduced, and submitted to plagiarism-detection software programmes for the purpose of detecting possible plagiarism.
Student’s signature: ____________________
For Stage 5 (Years 9 and 10) students: LATE ASSIGNMENTS, or ABSENCE from ‘IN-CLASS’ ASSESSMENT ITEMS, REQUIRE the completion of an ILLNESS/MISADVENTURE FORM, as per the Assessment Policy.
Checked by: course teacher/s
Career # 1: ______________________________
Task: Use the content of a range of reputable sources to complete this career chart.
What education/training is required to qualify for entry into this career?
To qualify for entry into this career, prospective workers need to obtain the following education/training: ________________________________________
In addition, completion of this education/training allows workers, within this industry, to ______________________________________________________
What employment opportunities exist within this industry? How employable are people, who complete education/training within this industry? Why?
Within this industry, numerous employment opportunities exist, including