Trade qualifications

In the past, NZQA administered many trade and advanced trade certificate qualifications. These have been progressively phased out and replaced by National Certificates and Diplomas. To find National Certificates and National Diplomas for current trade qualifications, see Search qualifications.

New Zealand Certificates (NZC) including New Zealand Certificates in Engineering (NZCE) are no longer being awarded. Transition arrangements have also expired.  See Advanced Vocational Awards to locate information about equivalent qualifications.

NZQA still administers the Manufacturing Jewellery trade qualification.

Prescription numberTrade NameYear of latest prescription dateLast year for examinationLast year for issue of certificates
70 Manufacturing Jewellery 1996 2005 (TC) 2010

MITO, PGDB, EWRB and JIRBNZ have assumed responsibility for the industry examinations previously run by NZQA.

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