Garin College Garin College

Level 3 English

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: A. Wright.

Entry Guidelines

The best preparation for this course is to have engaged in English L2 and achieve a minimum of 14 credits, including Achievement Standard 91101 (writing portfolio) and at least 4 credits from the external exams. 

Level 3 English develops critical and analytical thinking skills around a range of written and visual texts. Students are assessed through both internal and external achievement standards. 10 credits are offered internally and 8 externally in an end of year exam. 

Students may also opt into the English Scholarship programme, which involves additional tutorials throughout the year and a separate exam.

ENG3 will prepare you for the writing and critical thinking required at university.



Career Pathways

Aeroplane Pilot, Author, Journalist, Technical Writer, Editor, Sales Representative, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Communications Professional, Case Manager, Archivist, Historian, Librarian, Library Assistant, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Teacher Aide, Radio Presenter, Television Presenter, Elected Government Representative, Interpreter, Foreign Policy Officer, Translator, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Court Registry Officer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.