CM1000 - Commerce Studies - NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement not available)

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What is Commerce Studies?

Commerce Studies students learn about specialist commerce subjects by choosing from a broad range of topics that match their interests and passions. Students select topics from Accounting, Business Studies, Economics and/or Legal Studies. If students enjoy a particular subject, this can take them to further study of their chosen specialist subject.

What this course involves

This course offers a range of topics from Level 1 Accounting, Economics, Business Studies and Legal Studies. It is designed for students who are unable to sit external exams due to particular circumstances. It offers internally assessed standards only and students are recommended to select approximately 18–20 credits.

Note that this course does not offer course endorsement as students will not have the opportunity to sit external exams.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

Students should have a reasonable level of literacy.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
1978 Describe basic employment rights and responsibilities, and sources of information and/or assistance 9 3 Internal
8548 Demonstrate knowledge of accessing legal assistance 6 2 Internal
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
22847 Demonstrate knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurship in business contexts 4 2 Internal
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90840 Apply the marketing mix to a new or existing product 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90841 Investigate aspects of human resource processes in a business 2 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
90979 Prepare financial information for a community organisation’s annual general meeting 3 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
90981 Make a financial decision for an individual or group 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
90982 Demonstrate understanding of cash management for a small entity 3 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90984 Demonstrate understanding of decisions a producer makes about production 3 5 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
SMaManufacturing and technology sector-related standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
90987 Demonstrate understanding of a government choice where affected groups have different viewpoints 3 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
90988 Demonstrate understanding of the interdependence of sectors of the New Zealand economy 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard