To be awarded UE you will need:

  • NCEA Level 3 plus
  • Three subjects – at Level 3 or above, made up of 14 credits each, in three approved subjects plus
  • Literacy – 10 credits at Level 2 or above, 5 credits in reading AND 5 credits in writing from specific standards plus
  • Numeracy – 10 credits at Level 1 or above from specific achievement standards, or three specific numeracy unit standards

If you wish to find out what the literacy and numeracy standards are click on the link below: