TERTLNK - Tertiary Link - NCEA Levels 1–3

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What is Tertiary Link & Huarahi?

Year 12 and 13 full-time ākonga and full-time young adult ākonga can take a Tertiary Link course. These courses are purchased from outside providers and ākonga can gain standards towards National Certificates through these courses.

Year 11–13 full-time ākonga and full-time young adult ākonga can apply for a place in Huarahi Trades Academy. We have partners throughout New Zealand where our ākonga can attend a tertiary programme for one or two days a week working towards a vocational pathway. Most Trades Academy programmes can only be started at the beginning of the year but there is provision with some providers to start mid-year or at any time during the year.

What this course involves

The following options are available. Automotive – Distance units available at NCEA Level 1 and 2. Early Childhood Education – Distance units available at NCEA Levels 2 and 3. Practical experience looking after a child under the age of five years is required either at home or in a workplace. Ākonga can work towards the National Certificate in Early Childhood Education Level 3. Farm Based Skills – Distance units available from a wide range of unit standards at NCEA Levels 2 and 3 in General Agriculture, Vehicles and Machinery, Fencing, Dairy, Deer, Sheep, Cattle, Farming Agrichemicals and pest plant control, Apiculture (Beekeeping), Equine, Horticulture and Forestry. Travel – Distance units available at NCEA Levels 2 and 3. Ākonga can gain the National Certificate in Tourism (Introductory Skills) Level 2.

Read more about Tertiary Link here.

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

No prior learning needed.