FIELD Print and Fibreboard Packaging

 

Review of Binding and Finishing and Fibreboard Packaging qualifications

 

New Zealand Certificate in Binding and Finishing (Level 3) [Ref: 1816]

New Zealand Certificate in Binding and Finishing (Level 4) [Ref: 1817]

New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 2) [Ref: 1818]

New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 3) [Ref: 1819]

New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 4) [Ref: 1820]

 

Competenz has reviewed the qualifications listed above.

 

Date new versions published March 2018

 

The next qualification review is due March 2023.

 

Reason for the review

 

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

 

Summary of review and consultation process

 

Industry stakeholders participated in a scheduled review of these qualifications. The review was informed by discussion at a senior level. This resulted in no significant changes in required skills and knowledge, and subsequently no changes to learning outcomes and purpose for these five New Zealand qualifications.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

 

    All five qualifications were updated to the reflect currency of wording, formatting and conditions.

    A new review date was set for all five qualifications.

 

Review category

B

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

Transition

 

The last date for assessment for programmes leading to version 1 of these 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