NCEA Level 3 Accounting
Level 3
Number of Credits: 17

Entry Recommendations: NCEA Level 2 Accounting.

Course Outline:  This course applies the skills and knowledge from NCEA Level 2 Accounting to a wider range of business structures and business types.  This is a valuable course for students who may be contemplating future study and/or a career in Commerce or Business Management. Scholarship candidates will be requited to complete an extra internal achievement standard. 

Skills developed in the course:

  • Applying theory to contexts
  • Processing financial transactions
  • Writing reports
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial information
  • Interpretation of a company’s Annual Report

Course Costs:  Approximately $50 for workbooks and revision books appropriate to the course.

Assessment: All students will complete two internal standards and choose two external standards from the three listed. 

AS 91404
Demonstrate understanding of accounting concepts for a New Zealand reporting entity
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 4, Week 1 depending on choice made
AS 91405
Demonstrate understanding of accounting for partnerships
4 Credits
In-class assessment
Assessment Period - Term 1, Week 7
AS 91409
Demonstrate understanding of a job-cost subsystem for an entity
4 Credits
In-class assessment
Assessment Period - Term 3, Week 4
AS 91406
Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation
5 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 8
AS 91408
Demonstrate understanding of management accounting to inform decision making
4 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 4, week 1 - depending on choice made
Level 3 Accounting