NCEA L2 Career Development A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Fletcher

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that students  have level 1 literacy.

A course to assist students to develop a career.

This is a second semester course with a focus on gaining credits in driver education and Unit Standards that match the students career aspiration. There is also scope for students who do not have a career plan to use tools and Unit Standards to investigate careers. Students in this course will be ineligible for Gateway for 2022 but can apply for a place in 2023.

Course Overview

Term 1
Students will complete three compulsory Unit Standards then choose from a list of career related standards provided.

Term 2
Students will be offered driving standards. These are aimed at safe driving, understanding the dynamics of driving and how to drive in a fuel efficient manner.

Semester A
Students will either have a term of driver education followed by a term of Employment Skills level 2 standards and a Career Development standard or the employment standards followed by driver education

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 2, Careers and Transition - Ngā Ara Mahi


NCEA L3 Career Development

Career Pathways

Sales Representative, Accounts Officer, Actor, Acupuncturist, Administration Officer, Receptionist, Copywriter, Survey Technician, Agricultural Technician, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Aircraft Loader, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Retail Manager, Beekeeper, Building Surveyor, Aquaculture Farmer, Arborist, Architectural Technician, Army Soldier, Heavy Truck Driver, Auctioneer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Glazier, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Baker, Bank Worker, Hotel/Motel Manager, Cafe Worker, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Farmer/Farm Manager, Courier/Delivery Agent, Debt Collector, Metal Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Print Finisher, Deckhand, Brewer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Bus Driver, Butcher, Dairy Processing Operator, Buyer, Taxi Driver/Chauffeur, Flight Attendant, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Waiter/Waitress, Film/Television Camera Operator, Textile Process Operator, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Physician, Counsellor, Carpenter, Carpet Cleaner, Flooring Installer, Table Games Dealer, Farm Assistant, Dental Assistant, Retail Sales Assistant, Chemical Production Operator, Ship's Officer, Delivery Driver, Elected Government Representative, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Insurance Claims Officer, Cleaner, Clinical Coder, Dental Technician, Psychologist, Watchmaker and Repairer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Diver, Painter and Decorator, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Community Karitāne, Pharmacy Technician, Community Development Worker, Musician, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Hotel Porter, Concrete Worker, Event Manager, Conservator, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Jeweller, Technical Writer, Dairy Farmer, Storeperson, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Curator, Customs Broker/Freight Forwarder, Systems Administrator, Demonstrator, Oral Health Therapist, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Radio Presenter, Visual Merchandiser, Workplace Relations Adviser, Sports Coach/Official, Dog Trainer, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Driving Instructor, Laundry Worker/Dry-cleaner, Personal Assistant, Economist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Human Resources Adviser, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Importer/Exporter, Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Ranger, Fishery Officer, Marine Engineer, Florist, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Food Technologist, Professional Sportsperson, Service Station Attendant, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forklift Operator, Furniture Finisher, Pest Control Technician, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Hunter/Trapper, Upholsterer, Lighting Technician, Landscaper, Gardener, Health and Safety Inspector, Geophysicist, Glass Processor, Agricultural/Horticultural Field Representative, Groundsperson, Hairdresser/Barber, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Helicopter Pilot, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Immigration Officer, Industrial Spray Painter, Joiner, Library Assistant, Locksmith, Train Driver, Mail and Parcel Sorter, Market Research Analyst, Survey Interviewer, Ship's Master, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Medical Laboratory Technician, Radiation Therapist, Mortgage Broker, Vehicle Groomer/Cleaner, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Nursery Grower/Worker, Office Manager, Optometrist, Osteopath, Packhouse Worker, Payroll Officer, Photographer, Plastics Technician, Policy Analyst, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Production Manager, Recreation Co-ordinator, Project Manager, Quarantine Officer, Real Estate Agent, Recruitment Consultant, Recycler/Dismantler, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Secondary School Teacher, Signmaker, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Sterilising Technician, Stevedore, Telemarketer, Television Presenter, Tour Guide, Tow Truck Operator, Travel Agent/Adviser, Tyre Technician, Valuer, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Management Consultant, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Court Registry Officer, Marketing Specialist, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum Master