NCEA L2 Career Development B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Fletcher

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that students undertaking this course  have NCEA level 1.

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 3
In term 3 students will undertake the driving education programme. The focus of this programme is to give the students an insight into how to drive safely in various challenging situations and how to drive in a fuel efficient manner. Students who have a Drivers licence have an advantage but those who are yet to get a licence will have assistance to gain a Learner Licence.

Term 4
Students will study three compulsory Unit Standards in Health and Safety, Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Career Planning. When these are completed they can then choose from a list of Unit Standards that relate to various careers.

Semester B
Students will complete a driving education course.They will then move on to study standards that match their career interests.

Learning Areas:

NCEA Level 2, Careers and Transition - Ngā Ara Mahi


NCEA L3 Career Development

Career Pathways

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