FIELD Food and Related Products Processing

 

Review of Baking qualifications

 

New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Level 3) [Ref: 1841]

New Zealand Certificate in Baking (Generalist) (Level 4) [Ref: 1842]

New Zealand Diploma in Baking (Level 5) [Ref: 1844]

 

Competenz has reviewed the qualifications listed above.

 

Date new versions published December 2017

 

The next qualification review is planned to take place during 2022.

 

Reason for the review

 

These qualifications have reached their 5-year mandatory review date.

 

Summary of review and consultation process

 

All providers delivering this training were approached for comment. No concerns were raised about the content of the qualifications which are seen to be working well.

 

The consistency review results for all three qualifications stated there were no recommended changes.

 

 

Main changes resulting from the review

 

         No changes were made to the content of the qualifications.

         A new review date was set.

 

Review category

B

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

Transition

 

The last date of entry into programmes leading to superseded versions of the qualifications is 31 December 2018.

The last date for assessment of programmes leading to superseded versions the qualifications is 31 December 2020.

 

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