NCEA Level 2 Driving

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Wilson

Recommended Prior Learning

At least obtained a Learners drivers licence.

The course consists of a number of unit standards that students will work through in the classroom situation. On a regular rotation each student will participate in up to five practical driving lessons with a qualified driving instructor. On occasions there may be group driving skill events. As part of the course students will have the opportunity to participate in the RYDA program (a free practical day) during Term 2.

It is recommended that every student either already has or is willing to sit their learner's licence in order to take advantage of all opportunities that this course offers.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.


Vocational Pathways

Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Heavy Truck Driver, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Bus Driver, Taxi Driver/Chauffeur, Farm Assistant, Delivery Driver, Driving Instructor, Forklift Operator, Train Driver

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students need to be able to take practical driving lessons during class time. The use of a suitable vehicle and fees are covered by the course. The student will need to cover their own licence fees (Learners/Restricted and Full).


It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.