Year 7 to 13 Catholic Boys School, Auckland New Zealand

NCEA Level One CERTIFICATE¹

Numeracy Requirements²

A minimum of 10 credits at Level 1 or above is required from any combination of the following:

  • Any Mathematics Achievement or Unit Standard
  • Any combination of Standards as specified by NZQA

Literacy Requirements²

A minimum of 10 credits at Level 1 or above is required from any combination of the following:

  • Any English Achievement or specified Unit Standard
  • Any combination of Standards as specified by NZQA

NZQA NCEA Literacy and Numeracy requirements

NCEA Level Two CERTIFICATE¹

Attain 80 credits, with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 2 and 20 credits at Level 1 (either from Achievement or Unit Standards - these may be accumulated over a period of time)

Literacy Requirements

A minimum of 10 credits at Level 2 or above is required

  • Any specified English Achievement or Unit Standard
  • Any combination of Standards as specified by NZQA

NZQA NCEA Literacy and Numeracy requirements

NCEA Level Three  CERTIFICATE¹

Attain 80 credits, with a minimum of 60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 (either from Achievement or Unit Standards - these may be accumulated over a period of time) 

University Entrance

  • Minimum entry into University requires:
  • NCEA Level 3
  • Three subjects - at Level 3 or above, made up of:
    • 14 credits each, in three approved subjects
  • Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of:
    • 5 credits in reading
    • 5 credits in writing
  •  Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above,

Visit: http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/

  • Entry to the majority of courses at University is very competitive and requires students to accumulate as many credits at Level 3 as possible, particularly at merit and excellence levels (grade average is used for entry into many courses)
  • Students considering going to University, should check course entry requirements in respective University Calendars, or on the internet

Scholarship

  • Scholarship subjects (Level 4) are studied concurrently with Level 3 NCEA subjects. Scholarships are available in individual subjects

¹ Course endorsements apply. For further information go to www.nzqa.govt.nz and search for course endorsements
² For further information go to www.nzqa.govt.nz and search for numeracy and literacy requirements