Revision of Business qualification
National Certificate in Business (Level 3) [Ref: 1431]
National Qualifications Services has revised the qualification listed above.
Date new version published December 2011
The next qualification review is planned to take place during 2013.
Reason for the revision
The qualification was revised so that it would remain achievable as a result of compulsory standards 22851 and 22453 in version 2 of the qualification being designated expiring.
Main changes resulting from the revision
The qualification was revised so that it remains achievable. Compulsory standards 22851 and 22453 in version 2 of the qualification will expire in December 2011 and will no longer be accessible to candidates.
Changes to structure and content
People currently working towards version 1 or version 2 of this qualification may either complete the requirements for that version by 2013 or transfer their results to version 3 of the qualification. Version 1 and 2 contain standards that will expire in December 2011. Credit for these standards MUST be achieved by then or candidates will need to transfer their results to version 3.
It is not intended that any existing candidates are disadvantaged by the revision of this qualification. However, anyone who feels disadvantaged should contact the standard setter at the address below.
NZQA National Qualifications Services
PO Box 160
Telephone 04 463 3000