Change report for the review of Seafood Māori National Qualifications

 

Reviewed qualifications

Ref

Version

Qualification title

Level

Credits

1064

2

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing) (Level 3)

3

55

1065

2

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing Management) (Level 4)

4

90

1373

1

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki) (Level 4)

4

40

1474

1

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Iwi Asset Management) (Level 4)

4

50

1655

1

National Diploma in Seafood Māori (Iwi Fisheries Asset Management) (Level 4)

5

80

 

Review information

Qualification Developer

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Reason for the review

Targeted Review of (National) qualifications

Review date

August 2019

Outcome date

August 2019

Next review date

N/A

 

Summary of review and consultation process

Stakeholders who have an interest in Seafood Māori were identified in November and December 2018, and a stakeholder list compiled. Relevant stakeholders were contacted, provided with background information on the purpose of the review, and asked to indicate their interest in participating.

 

Six hui were scheduled across New Zealand - Whangārei, Auckland, Rotorua, Whanganui/Kapiti, Wellington, and Nelson, in February and March 2019. Locations were determined by geographical area of those who had confirmed their interest in participating in the review. Each hui included discussion of the suite of qualifications under review, identification of roleholders involved in all aspects of Seafood Māori, the skills and knowledge of roleholders, and the need for credentialing roleholder skills and knowledge into New Zealand qualifications.

 

Outcomes of consultation were circulated to the wider stakeholder network in April and May 2019 and recommendations collated based on feedback.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

Iwi Asset Management qualifications:

         National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Iwi Asset Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 1474]

         National Diploma in Seafood Māori (Iwi Fisheries Asset Management) (Level 5) [Ref: 1655].

 

These qualifications were similar to each other, and the workforce roles currently exist without the need for a qualification. Based on this information, and as there has been no uptake since registration in 2003, the recommendation was to expire the qualifications.

 

Kaitiaki qualifications:

         National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 1065]

         National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki) (Level 4) [Ref: 1373].

 

Currently across the regions, the role of the Kaitiaki is passed down through generational transmission of knowledge, through a discretionary selection process of those available to the Kaitiaki at any given time and thus protecting local knowledge and fishing areas. Current support for these roles exists in one-off Kaitiaki training/wānanga. Across the regions, other training opportunities are being offered by hapū and marae. Based on this information, and as there has been no uptake since registration in 2003, the recommendation was to expire the qualifications.

 

Customary Fishing qualification:

         National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing) Level 3 [Ref: 1064].

 

This qualification targets the harvester or permit holder. There was agreement from stakeholders that harvesters and permit holders do not need a qualification as the learning is passed through generational transmission by way of whānau. Based on this information, and as there has been no uptake since registration in 2003, the recommendation was to expire the qualification.

 

Review outcome

Reference

Version

Reviewed qualification

Outcome category

1064

3

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing) (Level 3)

D

1065

3

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing Management) (Level 4)

D

1373

2

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki) (Level 4)

D

1474

2

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Iwi Asset Management) (Level 4)

D

1655

2

National Diploma in Seafood Māori (Iwi Fisheries Asset Management) (Level 4)

D

 

Qualification review outcome categories

Outcome

Result

Category

No changes are identified to the qualification

Qualification version number and NZQF ID remain the same.

New review date is required.

A

Minor changes are identified to the qualification

New version of qualification is required (NZQF ID remains the same).

New review date is required.

B

Significant changes are required to the qualification

New replacement qualification is required with a new NZQF ID.

The existing qualification will expire.

C

The qualification is no longer required be industry

The qualification will expire with no replacement.

D

 

Transition information

Ref

Version

Qualification title

Last date of entry

Last date of assessment

1064

2

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing) (Level 3)

31 December 2019

31 December 2020

1065

2

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Customary Fishing Management) (Level 4)

31 December 2019

31 December 2020

1373

1

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Tangata Kaitiaki/Tiaki) (Level 4)

31 December 2019

31 December 2020

1474

1

National Certificate in Seafood Māori (Iwi Asset Management) (Level 4)

31 December 2019

31 December 2020

1655

1

National Diploma in Seafood Māori (Iwi Fisheries Asset Management) (Level 4)

31 December 2019

31 December 2020