Available courses

On this page you will see unit standards that are available as online courses - both the content and assessment. You work fully on line in your own time and do as much as you want, when you want. 
  

  


In this area you will find a number of questions relating to driving and road rules. It is not a definitive list and does not replace actual study of the road code for your tests ... but will help you understand many of the concepts and ideas.

As you pass the 3 stages of your licence, you are able to be accredited with unit standards. Credits from these standards can count towards your achievement of NCEA and other qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.


Unit Standard 3470

Level 2, Credits 1 (Practical Assessment)

People credited with this unit standard are able to: turn a light motor vehicle to reverse the direction of travel; reverse a light motor vehicle; and park a light motor vehicle in different types of single vehicle space between motor vehicles, and exit parking spaces

Unit Standard 3469

Level 2, Credits 2 (Practical Assessment)

This is a practical assessment that will be carried out within a drive in your vehicle. The notes here on this topic explain what will be assessed and gives some guidelines on how to carry out the 3 parts that will be assessed. 

Unit Standard 17676 

Level 2, Credits 3 (Practical)

Carry out a pre-drive vehicle check on a light motor vehicle, and start and shut down the vehicle

People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out a pre-drive vehicle check on a light motor vehicle; start the engine of a light motor vehicle; and shut down the vehicle.

Unit Standard 3466

Level 3, Credits 4 (Practical Assessment)

Apply risk reduction techniques and strategies while driving

People credited with this unit standard are able to apply risk reduction techniques and strategies while driving.


Unit Standard 3462

Level 2, Credits 3

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the legal responsibilities of a driver, and legal requirements for driving on the road in relation to other road users.


Unit Standard 3465

Level 2, Credits 3

Describe driving hazards and crash risk reduction strategies and responses to driving hazards

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: driving hazards; and the use of crash risk reduction strategies while driving.

Unit Standard 17458

Level 2, Credits 2

This unit standard is for people in transport related occupations who require a basic knowledge of light motor vehicle mechanical systems and components.

People credited with this unit standard are able to explain primary systems, structural components, and principal components of light motor vehicle primary systems, all in terms of basic function.


Unit Standard 17458

Level 2, Credits 2

This unit standard is for people in transport related occupations who require a basic knowledge of light motor vehicle mechanical systems and components.

People credited with this unit standard are able to explain primary systems, structural components, and principal components of light motor vehicle primary systems, all in terms of basic function.


Unit Standard 3472

Level 2, Credits 1

Describe factors contributing to and consequences of road crashes

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe factors contributing to road crashes and consequences of road crashes.

Unit Standard 3464

Level 2, Credits 3

Describe human risk factors in terms of a self-management strategy for a driver

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: human risk factors as they apply to driving; human risk factors in terms of their application to oneself as a driver or potential driver; and, in terms of a self-management strategy, effective ways of reducing the level of risk by dealing with one’s own human risk factors as a driver or potential driver.

Unit Standard 1734

Level 3, Credits 5

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: symptoms and impact of stress and fatigue on drivers; causes of stress and fatigue; techniques for managing personal stress and health, and benefits for driving performance; actions that can be taken to avoid the onset of fatigue; and the effects of substances on driver performance.


Unit Standard 1734

Level 3, Credits 5

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: symptoms and impact of stress and fatigue on drivers; causes of stress and fatigue; techniques for managing personal stress and health, and benefits for driving performance; actions that can be taken to avoid the onset of fatigue; and the effects of substances on driver performance.


Unit Standard 17677

Level 3, Credits 2

Demonstrate knowledge of safe night driving.

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the checks required to prepare a motor vehicle for night driving; road-marking devices that assist night driving; and night driving hazards and responses to those hazards.

Unit Standard 17458

Level 2, Credits 2

This unit standard is for people in transport related occupations who require a basic knowledge of light motor vehicle mechanical systems and components.

People credited with this unit standard are able to explain primary systems, structural components, and principal components of light motor vehicle primary systems, all in terms of basic function.