FIELD                 BUSINESS


Review of Public Sector Compliance Management qualification


National Certificate in Public Sector Compliance Management (Road Transport) (Level 4) [Ref: 1170]


Learning State has completed the review of the qualification above.


Date new version published                                                             June 2010


The next qualification review is planned to take place during 2014.


Summary of review and consultation process


The purpose of the review was to remove expired or expiring standards and to ensure the new version of the qualification matched current knowledge and skill requirements of the New Zealand Transport Agency's (NZTA's) transport officers.  A series of meetings took place with NZTA representatives during the latter half of 2009 to make and endorse the changes.


Main changes resulting from the review


National Certificate in Public Sector Compliance Management (Road Transport) (Level 4) [Ref: 1170]


Review category


See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report


Changes to structure and content

·         Overall credit value was reduced from 110 to 95

·         Credit value of the Compulsory was reduced from 87 to 84

·         Credit value of the Elective was reduced from 23 to 11

·         Standards 9692 and 9696, which were previously available from the Elective, moved to the Compulsory

·         Standards 16614, 17602, 18959, 19904, and 24089 were added to the Compulsory

·         Standard 10425 was removed from the Compulsory and standards 111, 3488, 3491, 4243, 4244, 11095, and 11285 were moved from the Compulsory to the Elective

·         Domain First Line Management in the Elective was replaced by domain People Development and Coordination

·         Expired and expiring standards 1770-1775, 15164, and 20341 were removed from the qualification

·         Standards 2784 and 6401 were also removed from the qualification

·         The entry flowchart was removed from the qualification document.




The last date for assessment for previous versions of the qualification is 31 December 2010.  As there are no candidates currently working towards versions 1 or 2 of this qualification there are no transition implications, and all new candidates will be enrolled in version 3 of the qualification.


This qualification contains a classification that replaces an earlier classification that has lapsed.  For the purposes of version 3 of this qualification, people who have gained credit for standards in the lapsed domain may continue to use those credits to meet the qualification requirements of the Elective.


Standards from

Are treated as Standards from

Business > Management > First Line Management

Business > Business Operations and Development > People Development and Coordination


It is not intended that anyone be disadvantaged by this review, and the above arrangements have been designed for a smooth transition.  Anyone who feels they have been disadvantaged may appeal to:


Learning State

PO Box 10243

The Terrace

Wellington 6143


Telephone              04 495 1410




Key to Qualification Review Categories


Category A

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NQF ID

Changes are made to SSB name, contact details or purpose statement

No change is made to title, rules or components of the qualification

No transition arrangements are required

Category B

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NQF ID

Changes are made to title, rules or components

The new version of the qualification recognises a similar skill set to that recognised by the previous version

The SSB is confident that people awarded the new or previous version are comparable in terms of competence

Transition arrangements are required if candidates must gain additional/different credits for the new version

Category C

A new (replacement) qualification is published with new NQF ID

Significant changes are made to the qualification in terms of components, structure, type or level

The SSB views people with the replacement qualification as being significantly different in terms of competence from those with the replaced qualification

Transition arrangements are required

Transition may be limited to phase-out dates

Category D

Qualification will expire.

There is no replacement qualification

Qualification is no longer required by industry

The qualification is designated as expiring and a last date for meeting the qualification requirements is set