L2 English: Trades - Semester A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss L. Harris

Level 2 English: Trades - Semester A

Does a trade or career in the outdoors await you in your future? 

If you are wanting to work in one of the trades or agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, aquaculture or equestrian industries, then this is the course for you!  The communication skills you will learn in this course are the ones necessary for success in the modern workplace.

Standards listed below are subject to change and will be decided in collaboration with the students and their teacher at the beginning of the semester. Students will be offered 8-10 credits for this course.

Students can take this course for both semesters. 


L3 English - Semester A, L3 English - Semester B

Communication skills learned in English provide a solid foundation for all jobs and career pathways, but especially for careers in marketing, research, consultancy, journalism, management, human resources and trades. The trades and agriculture theme will also spark interest for students looking at careers in the trades like mechanics, engineering, automotive repair, plumbing, building and agricultural careers like farming, livestock or the dairy industry.

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Anyone who wants to work in either the trades or agricultural, horticulture, viticulture, aquaculture or equestrian industries should apply.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91101 v2 English 2.4 - Produce a selection of crafted and controlled writing
A.S. 91105 v2 English 2.8 - Use information literacy skills to form developed conclusion(s)
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

Agricultural Technician, Statistician, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Farm Assistant, Science Technician, Forest Manager, Nursery Grower/Worker, Air Force Officer, Arborist, Army Soldier, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Building Insulator, Brick and Blocklayer, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Butcher, Line Mechanic, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Painter and Decorator, Telecommunications Engineer, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Furniture Finisher, Gardener, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber

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Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.