Assessment (including Examination) Rules for Schools with Consent to Assess 2016 (EXPIRED)

8.3 Certificates for the Award of NCEA Qualifications

  1. A Level 1 NCEA certificate for the award of the Level 1 NCEA Qualification to a Candidate is based on credits recorded on the Candidate’s Record of Achievement, where the Candidate has achieved a minimum of 80 credits at Level 1 or higher, and of those minimum 80 credits the Candidate must have,-
    1. in literacy achieved either:
      1. 10 credits from the approved specific NCEA literacy standards for 2016 (published on the NZQA website); or
      2. 10 credits from the Level 1 NCEA literacy unit standards (published on the NZQA website); and
    2. in numeracy achieved either:
      1. 10 credits from the approved NCEA numeracy standards for 2016 (published on the NZQA website); or
      2. 10 credits from the Level 1 NCEA numeracy unit standards (published on the NZQA website).
  2. When calculating the Level 1 NCEA literacy and numeracy achievements, where credits from a standard contribute towards both the literacy and numeracy achievements, the credits will be counted towards both the literacy and the numeracy achievements in subparagraphs a.i. and a.ii of this Rule 8.3, but the credits that contribute towards both the literacy and numeracy achievements will be counted only once for the purposes of the minimum 80 credits achievement.
  3. A Level 2 NCEA certificate for the award of the Level 2 NCEA Qualification to a Candidate is based on credits recorded on the Candidate’s Record of Achievement, where the Candidate has achieved a minimum of 80 credits at Level 1 or higher, and -
    1. of those minimum 80 credits the Candidate must have achieved a minimum of 60 credits at Level 2 or higher; and
    2. the Candidate must have met the Level 1 NCEA Certificate Literacy and Numeracy achievements set out in subparagraphs a.i., a.ii.,  and b. of this Rule 8.3.
  4. A Level 3 NCEA Certificate for the award of the Level 3 NCEA Qualification to a Candidate is based on credits recorded on the Candidate’s Record of Achievement, where the Candidate has achieved a minimum of 80 credits at Level 2 or higher, and -
    1. of those minimum 80 credits the Candidate must have achieved 60 credits at Level 3 or higher; and
    2. the Candidate must have met the Level 1 NCEA Certificate Literacy and Numeracy achievements set out in subparagraphs a.i., a.ii., and b. of this Rule 8.3.
 
 
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