Change report for the review of Equine New Zealand Qualifications

 

Reviewed qualifications

[Ref]

Qualification title

Level

Credits

2378-2

New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Assistant Coach)

3

50

2379-2

New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Coach)

4

85

 

Review information

Review completed by

Primary ITO

Reason for the review

5 year Qualification Review Cycle

Date replacement qualifications listed

30 September 2019

Next qualification review date

30 September 2024

 

Summary of review and consultation process

The review of the New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Assistant Coach) (Level 3) and the New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Coach) (Level 4) occurred in 2019.

The review encompassed consultation with the New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association to ensure that the reviewed qualifications met their current and future needs. The review resulted in the recommendation that no change was required to current Graduate Outcomes.

The recommendation of the External Working Group was that the current qualifications were fit for purpose and met industry requirements.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

Qualifications updated to the current qualification template.

Minor changes to clarify and simplify the qualification conditions.

 

Review outcome

[Ref:]

Qualification title

Outcome category

Replacement qualification

(if applicable)

2378-3

New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Assistant Coach)

B

N/A

2379-3

New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Coach)

B

N/A

 

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:]

Qualification title

Last date of entry

Last date of assessment

2378-2

New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Assistant Coach)

N/A

31/12/2022

2379-2

New Zealand Certificate in Equine (Therapeutic Riding Coach)

N/A

31/12/2022