NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2021

13. Changes to approved programmes by institutions

  1. Before an institution carries out a Type 1 change to an approved programme, the institution must: 
    1. (a)notify the relevant WDC where the programme leads to an industry qualification (except where this is not necessary under section 367 of the Act in relation to wānanga); and
    2. notify NZQA of amendments that result in changes to the Data Requirements (as defined in rule 3.1):
  2. Before an institution carries out a Type 2 change to an approved programme, the institution must:
    1. obtain endorsement from the relevant WDC where the programme leads to an industry qualification (except where this is not necessary under section 367 of the Act in relation to wānanga); and
    2. obtain approval from NZQA for the change after applying to NZQA and providing the information in rule 13.3.
  3. The information required for the purposes of an application for a Type 2 change under rule 13.2 is:
    1. any changes to Data Requirements (as defined in rule 3.1):
    2. full details of the changes made to the approved programme and any impacts on the accreditation of institutions to provide the programme or part of the programme:
    3. information that demonstrates the programme continues to meet the criteria specified in rule 4.1:
    4. evidence of internal quality assurance approval by the institution:
    5. a copy of any WDC endorsement obtained under rule 13.2(a). 

 

 
 
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