New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) rules

The rules listed below relate to the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF).

NB:  The Qualification Listing and Operational Rules 2016 (above) replaced the Qualification Listing and Operational Rules 2012 (see Expired Rules section) and amendments made to those rules in 2013 and 2015 (see the below for those amendments). 

See the Qualification Listing and Operational Rules 2016. The Qualification Listing and Operational Rules 2016 now incorporate the Qualification Listing and Operational Amendment Rules 2017 (PDF, 225KB), that came into effect on 18 August 2017.

The 2012 Rules were amended as follows:

If you need to, you can download the original version of the rules (PDF, 360KB)  which do not include the 2013 amendments.

NB:  The programme approval and accreditation rules (above) incorporate the following amendments:

If you need to, you can also download the original version of the rules (PDF, 303KB) which do not include the 2013 or 2015 amendments, and were in effect from 1 January 2013 until 11 October 2013.

NB:  The NZQF Industry Training Programme Approval Rules 2012 (referenced above) incorporate 2017 amendments.

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