Students who have, or who obtain Class 1 driver licences, can be awarded unit standards which count towards NCEA and other qualifications on the NZQF framework.
This came into effect on April 1 2016. All young drivers are encouraged to learn the skills required to become safer drivers on New Zealand roads.
There are three standards which can be awarded through a ‘recognition of prior learning’ process. The three standards correspond to learner, restricted and full licences.
The learner must present an official photographic Class 1 Driver Licence to their school as part of the process to provide necessary evidence.
The official way to learn to drive. Drive has everything you need to get your licence.
Plus interactive tools, tips and lessons to help people prepare to be a driving coach.
Learning modules for adults and secondary students to strengthen literacy and numeracy in relevant contexts.
Applied pathways related to road safety include:
Register for a secondary teacher account to use Pathways Awarua with a class of students, and gain access to an educator dashboard and professional development.
The official New Zealand road code has user-friendly explanations of New Zealand road rules.