NCEA and gaining a qualification

NCEA @ TKH Explained!

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For mokopuna in Whare Tuakana (years 11 - 13), we offer a personalised approach to gaining a qualification in one or more pathways including:


HAU MATAAHO - NCEA work-ready skills and experience and certification comprising:

10 Level 1 literacy credits

10 Level 1 numeracy credits

Portfolio of work experience


AHO MATAAHO - Level 2 NCEA and industry and trades comprising:

10 level 1 literacy credits

10 level 1 numeracy credits

60 level 2 or higher credits

Winter Trades Academy or other


KURA MATAAHO - Level 3 NCEA and University Entrance comprising:

10 level 2 literacy credits (minimum)

10 level 1 numeracy credits (minimum)

 60 level 3 credits or higher  


Each mokopuna is assigned  a poutaahu pouako in kura tuakana based on their Ara Ako of interest. Poutaahu are responsible for providing assessment and learning pathway advice and helping mokopuna to track progress towards their goals.