NCEA English - Level 1 and 2

10th August 2022

7 weeks, Wed, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$159.00 incl. gst

Improve your English skills and work towards gaining the NCEA (reading and writing) credits required for entry to a Tertiary institute; internal assessment; reading homework compulsory; must be fluent in English.

Please submit your application with a copy of your NZQA record of learning. Your NZQA record of can be obtained on line at                        

It is expected that students should complete one standard per term if they follow a work-plan and complete assigned homework as required. We can not guarantee student results, it is up to the student to acheive their results. Students requiring more than one standard should be prepared to attend more than one term.  

On successful completion of the course, please allow for 10-15 working days before your results are processed. 

Students must be 16 years or older to be eligible to attend the course.

You will need a minimum of 10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits to achieve each level of NCEA. You only need to gain these credits once. This means that once you have gained the credits, you have already met the literacy and numeracy requirements for NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3.

University Entrance (UE) is the minimum requirement to attend a New Zealand university. To qualify for UE, you will need all of the following:

• NCEA Level 3  - 14 credits in each of three approved subjects at Level 3.

• UE Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of:

  • – 5 credits in reading
  • – 5 credits in writing.

• UE Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above 


Check the NZQA website for the list of standards that meet these requirements


In this course the 3 common standards offered to students are: 

  • 91101 – Writing Portfolio worth 6 UE Writing Credits
  • 91105 – Infomation Literacy worth 4 UE Reading Credits
  • 91106 – Wide Reading worth 4 UE Reading Credits






Please note: All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Courses are usually cancelled, when necessary, 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date.

Course Prerequisites

Students must be aged 16 years or older and not be enrolled in secondary school full-time.In exceptional circumstances a full time secondary school student aged 16 years or older, may be enrolled in an adult and Community Education (ACE) course/activity outside normal school hours with written approval from their school principal or Dean and the course Director.