NCEA Level 3 Chemistry

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Butterworth

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 14 Credits (8 of which must be external) in NCEA Level 2 Chemistry.

The Level 3 Chemistry course builds on the knowledge and skills gained in Level 2.  The course explores the physical and chemical properties of a range of substances, it develops an understanding of the basic fundamentals of chemistry and how chemistry is used in society to meet needs, resolve issues and develop new technologies. 

It prepares students for entry into a number of tertiary studies including Health sciences, Engineering, and Science.



Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Pathologist, Chemist, Biochemist, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Science Technician, Podiatrist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, Saw Doctor