NCEA Level 3 Accounting
Level 3
Number of Credits: up to 21

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: Components of the course will be selected from the following standards to suit individual learning needs.

Demonstrate understanding of company financial statement preparation
5 Credits
Assessment Period - Term 2, Week 8
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
Level 3 Accounting