Study and Career Tools


NCEA Study Resources, Advice and Inspiration

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Recommended School Subjects

Are you thinking about University?

When selecting your school subjects make sure you check out the Recommended School Subjects for various courses. University Entrance is required to enter Bachelor Degree programmes and below are some high school subject suggestions/requirements for certain programmes. (Lincoln Uni is missing from the list as U.E. is the main requirement to enter their courses).

University Of Canterbury, University of Otago, University of Auckland, Victoria University, MasseyUniversity of Waikato, AUT


Youth Guarantee initiatives are about improving the transition from school to further study, work or training.  They provide a wider range of learning opportunities, make better use of the education network, and clarify pathways from school.

Click on the logo icon to see the Youth Guarantee’s Website for Vocational Pathways and Youth Guarantee Providers in Canterbury.


Careers New Zealand is a government organisation that helps New Zealanders make informed learning and work decisions.

Click on the logo icon to see the Careers NZ’s Website for Jobs Database, Courses, Tools and Resources.


Occupation Outlook is a mobile app for Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. It is a great tool for exploring study and career options, with extensive information on labour supply and demand in over 100 occupations in New Zealand.

Click on the logo icon to see the Occupation Outlook’s Website for education, employment and income information on 60 key occupations.


Got a Trade? Got It Made! is a National Campaign to raise awareness of on-the-job training and careers in New Zealand’s trades and services.

It also celebrates the talents and achievements of young people making headway in their chosen vocation.

Click on the logo icon to see Got a Trade / Got It Made’s Website for genuine career prospects in NZ’s trades and services for bright, young and motivated people.


If you are a career seeker or serious job hunter then Just the Job is the one-stop website for you!  There are over 300 career videos arranged under their vocational career pathway headings.

Click on the logo icon to see Just the Job’s Website for vocational pathway headings to open up a world of opportunity!  Watch the videos and if you like what you see, apply for a job!   And links to current jobs that are available in your area of interest.


We need to understand what the future will bring so Māori can make good decisions today. This report aims to share ideas and stimulate debate in the predicted context of an innovation economy, redistribution of world economic power, and climate change.

Click on the logo icon to see Maori Future Makers’s Website to see the profiles of 30 inspirational Maori who share personal success stories.


No Major Drama want all school students to be freely and objectively able to match their skills and interests to University Majors!

Click on the logo icon to see No Major Drama’s Website for the smart way to learn about NZ university majors!


School Leaver helps you make the best choices after high school.

Click on the logo icon to see School Leaver’s Toolkit for options to study, earn & learn, gap year, life hacks, and Money, Scholarships & Accommodation.


If you’re passionate about a career in the trades and want to get qualified, MITO can help.

Click on the logo icon to see MITO’s Website that offers a range of training programmes and learning experiences that will challenge and reward you. With our help and your drive and initiative, you can really get your career going places.


The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) provides apprenticeship and supervisor qualifications for the New Zealand building and construction industry. They are appointed by the government to develop professional qualifications and set standards for the industry.

Click on the logo icon to see BCITO’s Website for all building and construction apprenticeship options.



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