Level 1 Numeracy

Course Description

This course is suitable for learners who have struggled with knowledge of basic numeracy skills and strategies in Year 10 Mathematics.  

The main focus of this course will be to gain the 10 Numeracy credits required for NCEA.

This will be an external exam where learners have the opportunity to have two attempts throughout the year.

Recommended Prior Learning

Entry to this course is based on teacher recommendation and on the agreement of the Head of Learning,


Course Costs and Equipment

$50 and a graphics calculator (Casio fx-9750GII) is recommended


This course is for learners who will need extra support to achieve Numeracy. It does not lead to L2 Mathematics or L2 Statistics.

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 32406 v2
Use mathematics and statistics to meet the numeracy demands of a range of situations
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 10
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.