Business qualifications

New Zealand Business qualifications

New Zealand qualifications in Business are listed below.

Support material for New Zealand qualifications is available in NZ Business qualifications support material v1 (PDF, 101KB).

Unit standards have been developed specifically for assessment towards New Zealand qualifications are available.  The unit standards support material (usm) is also available (DOCX, 217KB).

National qualifications in Business will expire in December 2018.  The last date for candidate entry is 31 March 2017.

Level 3

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) [Ref: 2452]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3) [Ref: 2453]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Ref: 2454]
New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Relations (Union Representative) (Level 3) [Ref: 2463]
New Zealand Certificate in Māori Business and Management (Level 3) [Ref: 3501]

Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4) [Ref: 2455]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 2456]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) [Ref: 2457]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) [Ref: 2461]
New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4) [Ref: 2462]
New Zealand Certificate in Māori Business and Management (Level 4) [Ref: 3502]

Level 5

New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, and Project Management) (Level 5) [Ref: 2459]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Māori Business and Management) (Level 5) [Ref: 2712]

Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Leadership and Management, Māori Business and Management, and Real Estate) (Level 6) [Ref: 2460]

Business qualification development

In its role as Qualification Developer, (on behalf of and in collaboration with the sector), NZQA Qualifications Services oversees qualification review and development work, and participation in consistency management processes, for New Zealand Business qualifications.  Read more »

Mandatory review of business qualifications

Qualifications in Business (at levels 1-6, excluding university qualifications) were reviewed as part of the nation-wide mandatory review of qualifications.  Read more »

New Zealand Diploma in Business

The New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) is a nationally recognised qualification that allows learners to gain a broad range of general business skills and knowledge, followed by an opportunity to focus on career related options such as accountancy, banking, management, marketing and tourism.

As a result of the nation-wide mandatory review of Business qualifications, the New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) is now expiring.  Read more »

 
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