FIELD                 Māori


Review of Ngā Mahi ā te Whare Pora qualifications


National Certificate in Ngā Mahi ā te Whare Pora (Pae Tuatahi) (Level 2) [Ref: 0705]


NZQA Māori Qualifications Services has completed the review of the qualification listed above.


Summary of review and consultation process


This qualification was reviewed as part of the mandatory review of Ngā Toi Māori qualifications at Levels 2-6 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.  The outcome of this review was that this qualification will be designated expiring and there is no replacement qualification. 


Category D qualifications will expire at the end of December 2018.


Main changes resulting from the review


The National Certificate in Nga Mahi ā te Whare Pora (Pae Tuatahi) (Level 2) [Ref: 0705] has been designated expiring and is not being replaced.


Review category


See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report




The last date for entry into the programmes leading to this qualification is

31 December 2017 when the qualification will be discontinued.  The last date for assessment against the expiring qualification is 31 December 2018 at which time it will be discontinued.  


It is the intention of Māori Qualifications Services that no existing learner will be disadvantaged by these transition arrangements.  However, any person who considers they have been disadvantaged may appeal to NZQA Māori Qualifications Services:


NZQA Māori Qualifications Services

PO Box 160

Wellington 6140


Telephone     04 463 3000




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