The New Zealand Class 1 Driver Licence Unit Standards are available to all students who are working towards gain a motor vehicle licence. Credits from these standards can count towards student’s record of learning on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework. Students can gain up to 8 NCEA credits by passing tests associated with obtaining a Class 1 drivers licence. Please note, a Class 1 drivers licence only applies to cars, heavier vehicles and motorcycles are not included in this Unit Standard.
- 29363 – Learn to drive a vehicle within the conditions of a Class 1 New Zealand learner driver licence. (Level 1, 2 credits)
- 29364 – Drive a vehicle within the conditions of a Class 1 New Zealand restricted driver licence. (Level 2, 4 credits)
- 29365 – Drive a vehicle within the conditions of a Class 1 New Zealand full driver licence. (Level 2, 2 credits)
Once a student has completed each stage of their Class 1 Driver Licence, they can be awarded these standards and gain credits on their Record of Achievement through a “recognition of prior learning” process. Students who wish to gain these credits need to obtain and complete the “NZTA Class 1 Driver Licence – Recognition of Prior Learning” form (available from the student office), bring the completed form to school along with their official photographic licence, and present this to Mr McIntosh, or Mr Gilmore who sight the official licence, photocopy the official licence for authenticity purposes, and complete the last section of the form.