Private Training Establishment Registration Rules 2021

3. Interpretation

  1. In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires:

accreditation means accreditation to provide all of part of an approved programme under section 441 of the Act

Act means the Education and Training Act 2020

Annual Financial Return means the Independent Assurance Practitioner's Review (IAPR) or an independent auditor's report

category 1 PTE means a PTE that has received, in the most recent external evaluation and review carried out by NZQA in respect of that institution, statements of confidence that are either:

  1. Highly Confident in educational performance and Highly Confident in organisational capability in self-assessment; or
  2. Highly Confident in educational performance and Confident in organisational capability in self-assessment:

consent to assess means a consent to assess against standards granted under section 449 of the Act

external evaluation and review (or “EER”) means the quality assurance system set out in rules made under section 452(1)(t) of the Act

financial year of the PTE means the year ending on the balance date of the PTE, within the meaning of section 7 of the Financial Reporting Act 1993

level means any of levels 1 to 10 on the NZQF

NZQA means the New Zealand Qualifications Authority

NZQF means the New Zealand Qualifications Framework

programme has the same meaning as in section 10(1) of the Act, but excludes programmes to which the Industry Training Programme Approval Rules 2021 (including any amended or revised version) apply

PTE means private training establishment

qualification means a qualification listed on the NZQF

signatory provider means a provider that is a signatory to a code issued under section 534(1)(b) or (c) of the Act

standard means a standard listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards, as provided for in section 437 of the Act

Te Hono o Te Kahurangi quality assurance means means applying Te Hano o Te Kahurangi whare aka framework and quality assurance tools for the registration of private training establishments, as that framework and those tools are published by NZQA from time to time on its website.

2. Where Te Hono o Te Kahurangi quality assurance for EER has been applied to a PTE, unless the context otherwise requires references in these Rules to:

    1. “educational performance” are to be treated as references to “organisational performance”:
    2. ”self-assessment” are to be treated as references to “self-reflective practice”:
    3. “Highly Confident” are to be treated as references to “He pounamu kahurangi”:
    4. “Confident” are to be treated as references to “He pounamu whakairo”.
 
 
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