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Performance Band Descriptors — 2016 Higher School Certificate

2016 Financial Services Examination Performance Band Descriptors and State Performance (Acrobat PDF)

2 unit Financial Services Examination

2016 Candidature - 111

Band 6
(4.5%)

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Financial Operations, Industry Context, Safety and Work. Demonstrates extensive knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Accounting or Financial Services or Financial Markets and Systems. Communicates in a coherent, succinct and logical manner. Uses industry terminology accurately and appropriately. Supports responses with relevant workplace examples.
Band 5
(24.32%)

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Financial Operations, Industry Context, Safety and Work. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Accounting or Financial Services or Financial Markets and Systems. Communicates in an effective and organised manner. Uses industry terminology appropriately. Supports responses with workplace examples.
Band 4
(38.73%)

Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Financial Operations, Industry Context, Safety and Work. Demonstrates sound knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Accounting or Financial Services or Financial Markets and Systems. Communicates in an organised manner. Uses some industry terminology appropriately. Includes some workplace examples in responses.
Band 3
(23.42%)

Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Financial Operations, Industry Context, Safety and Work. Demonstrates basic knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Accounting or Financial Services or Financial Markets and Systems. Communicates in a basic manner. Uses some industry terminology.
Band 2
(8.1%)

Demonstrates elementary knowledge and understanding of the HSC mandatory focus areas including Financial Operations, Industry Context, Safety and Work. Demonstrates elementary knowledge and understanding of one HSC stream focus area - Accounting or Financial Services or Financial Markets and Systems. Uses generalisations and non-industry specific terminology.
Band 1
(0.9%)

A mark in this band indicates that the student has achieved below the minimum standard expected.
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