Find and filter NCEA level 1, 2 and 3 standards by sector
A tool for students, whānau, and educators to help plan a NCEA course and track your standards
Find Trades Academies and other Youth Guarantee Fund providers in your area.
Find out about the skills and competencies needed to succeed in employment
Guidance and resources for designing learning programmes with the Vocational Pathways
How the Vocational Pathways can benefit your business
Six industry pathways making your studies relevant in the real world.
Access for schools and their year 11–13+ students to structured workplace learning
Relevant study towards your preferred pathway for years 11–13+ students
There are plenty of options to help you pursue your pathway and try different careers while you're still at school or in further education.
Trades Academies are partnerships where secondary school students can access a blend of learning from the school curriculum, industry training, and tertiary provision.
Services Academies are run by schools in partnership with the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). The programme consists of NCEA subjects at school as well as youth life skills and leadership courses run by the NZDF.
Gateway funding enables senior students (years 11-13+) to access structured workplace learning. The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) provides Gateway funding directly to schools.
Youth Guarantee courses offer 16-19 year old students the opportunity to experience educational success and progress to higher level qualifications.