FIELD                 Manufacturing


Review of Leather Garment Manufacture qualification


National Certificate in Leather Garment Manufacture (Level 3) with specialist strands in Material Selection and Cutting, Sewing and Garment Assembly, and Garment Finishing and Inspection [Ref: 0147]


Competenz has reviewed the qualification listed above.


Date new versions published                                                          N/A



Reason for the review


The review was prompted by the Targeted Review of Qualifications (TRoQ) process which began in 2012. Competenz had set up Governance Group, various sub-groups, and working groups to support the reviews of the Manufacturing qualifications.


Main changes resulting from the review


This qualification is no longer required and is discontinued with immediate effect. This qualification has not been replaced.


Review category


See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report


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