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What is Literacy?

Level 1

The Level 1 literacy and numeracy requirements must be met to achieve NCEA Level 1, 2 and 3.

Level 1 - Literacy requirement

Minimum of 10 credits through:

University Entrance Literacy (usually completed in Year 12) 

UE Literacy is gained by achieving a minimum of 5 reading credits and 5 writing credits.

UE Literacy credits are available through specific NCEA Level 2 and Level 3 achievement standards in a range of subjects and three English for Academic Purpose unit standards (22749, 22750 & 22751)

What is NCEA?

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