NCEA L1 Mathematics for Commerce and Business

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thornley

Recommended Prior Learning

Students require Curriculum Level 5P in Number, Measurement and Algebra for entry to this course. A high level of Literacy and reading comprehension is also required due to the report writing component of the course.

In the event that the course is oversubscribed students will be ranked and selected based on their results.

A specialised Mathematics course designed to prepare students for careers in commerce or business covering; Numeric Reasoning, Linear Algebra, Trigonometry, Bivariate Data, Multivariate Data and Algebraic Procedures.

All standards are tagged for NCEA Level one Numeracy.

A strong work ethic and a commitment to between one and two hours of independent study every week are required for success in this course.

Learning Areas:

Mathematics - Pāngarau, NCEA Level 1, NCEA Numeracy Requirement


NCEA L2 Mathematics for commerce, business, trade and industry A

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Pens (blue, black and red),
1J5 5mm quad book (about three for the year),
Scientific calculator
A laptop for parts of the course, MBC can provide a day loan if necessary.
A textbook will be issued to the student for the year. It is the student's responsibility and must be returned in good condition at the end of the year.
Additional resources are available for an additional charge, these are not compulsory.
Students are to bring all equipment to every lesson.

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