FIELD                 SERVICE SECTOR


Review of Aviation qualification


National Certificate in Aviation (Private Pilot) with strands in Aeroplane, and Helicopter [Ref: 1290]


ServiceIQ has completed the mandatory review of the qualification listed above.


Date new version published                                                             June 2015


Summary of review and consultation process


There are currently no trainees enrolled in the above qualification, it has had no use since 2011, and there will be no future entry into the qualification.  Feedback from and consultation with the industry confirmed that the qualification was no longer required.


Main changes resulting from the review


The qualification has been designated expiring without replacement.


Review category


See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report




The last date of assessment for this qualification is at the end of December 2016.


It is the intention of ServiceIQ that no existing trainee should be disadvantaged by this review.  Any person who considers they have been disadvantaged may appeal to:



PO Box 25522

Wellington 6146


Telephone              0800 863693

Fax                          04 8175399



Key to Qualification Review Categories


Category A

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NZQF 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 NZQF 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 NZQF 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