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Developing and reviewing qualifications at Levels 1-6 on the NZQF
All qualifications listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework must meet the requirements outlined in Section 3 of the policy document, The New Zealand Qualifications Framework (PDF, 527KB). They must also be approved by the relevant quality assurance body.
New Zealand qualifications at Levels 1-6 were introduced in 2011 following a targeted review of qualifications. The requirements for listing New Zealand qualifications are outlined in Section 4 of the policy document.
Lifecycle of a qualification at Levels 1-6 on the NZQF
Read more information about:
Qualifications development and approval at Levels 1 - 6.
Qualifications development and approval at degree and related qualifications at Levels 7 - 10.
How to undertake a mandatory qualification review.
Progress on mandatory reviews of qualifications.
Managing the transition to a new qualification after the review.