NCEA Level 2 Mathematics for Engineering

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Thompson

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have gained 14 Level 1 credits from achievement standards including merit grades in AS91027 and AS91028.

This course is intended for able students who wish to pursue a degree course which includes mathematics. As the course covers an introduction to calculus, a strong interest and previous success in algebra assessments is a requirement. 

The course includes Algebra, Calculus, Graphs, Non-right angled Trigonometry, Coordinate Geometry and Simultaneous Equations.

A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student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

Course Overview

Term 1
AS91579 & AS91269 Systems of Equations

Term 2
AS91259 Graphs & AS91261 Algebra

Term 3
AS91261 Algebra (complete) & AS91262 Calculus



Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 3 Mathematics, NCEA Level 3 Mathematics With Calculus, NCEA Level 3 Mathematics With Statistics

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students purchase a Casio FX 9750G Plus Graphics Calculator (approximately $115), and the Nulake Level 2 Mathematics external workbook (approximately $18) or Walker Workbooks.
Maths exercise books (1J5)

Pathway Tags

Statistics leads to careers in: Business Studies, Commerce, Education, Geography, Health Studies, Marketing, Nursing, Politics, Psychology, Social Work, Journalism, Town Planning, any career involving prediction, sampling and probability., Construction and infrastructure, Manufacturing and technology, The Primary Industries, The Service Industries, Social and Community services, Accountant, Actuarial Science, Computer Analyst or programmer, Economist, Engineering Analyst, Information Scientist, Marketing Research Analyst, Mathematician, Meteorologist, Numerical Analyst, Operations Research, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Teacher


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.