Creative Arts qualifications: Extension to planned review date

Closed 16 Apr 2018

NZQA National Qualifications Services (NQS), as Qualifications Developer (on behalf of the sector), is proposing to extend the planned review date for 26 Creative Arts qualifications until 31 December 2020. The proposal is to allow for more meaningful information/data to be gathered to inform the review.

Creative Arts qualifications include qualifications in:

  • Arts and Design, Creativity, Jewellery, Fashion
  • Digital Media and Design, Animation, Graphic Design, User Interface Design, Web Design and Development, and Photography.

Visit Creative Arts qualifications to see the Creative Arts qualifications framework. Browse links, or search, for Creative Arts qualifications under the Find a qualification section of the page.

NQS also invites expressions of interest in regard to the qualification developer role for qualifications, areas, or suites of qualifications, in Creative Arts. To express interest, please email

The responsibilities of a qualification developer are set out in Rule 13.1 of the NZQF Qualification Listing and Operational Rules 2016.


Please email feedback on the proposed extension to the review date by 5pm, 16 April 2018, to

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