Change report for the review of Organisational Risk and Compliance New Zealand Qualifications

Reviewed qualifications

Ref

Qualification title

Level

Credits

2609

New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance

4

60

2610

New Zealand Diploma in Organisational Risk and Compliance

6

120

Review information

Review completed by

The Skills Organisation

Reason for the review

Scheduled review

Date replacement qualifications listed

February 2019

Next qualification review date

February 2023

 

Summary of review and consultation process

Skills have completed the qualification review of the New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 4) [Ref: 2609] and the New Zealand Diploma in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 6) [Ref: 2610].

The review of these qualifications was initiated through their planned review date.

Experienced representatives in risk management and/or compliance management were selected to form a Working Group. This Working Group were involved in the review, writing for each qualification, and providing feedback from their own networks.

The qualifications were reviewed to ensure they meet the needs and are relevant to the Organisational Risk and Compliance Sector.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 4) [Ref: 2609]

The main changes include:

                     Credit value has changed from 60 to 50 credits

                     Graduate profile outcome (GPO) statements have been revised to ensure clarity.

New Zealand Diploma in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 6) [Ref: 2610]

replaced by

New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 6) [Ref: 3979]

The main changes include:

                     Qualification type has changed from a Diploma to a Certificate

                     Credit value has changed from 120 to 75

                     Example of roles listed within the Employment pathway has been amended to align to the targeted graduates of the certificate

                     Graduate profile outcome (GPO) statements have been revised to ensure clarity and meet the needs of the intended graduate.

Review outcome

Qualification title

Review category

Replacement qualification

New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance [Ref: 2609]

B

N/A

New Zealand Diploma in Organisational Risk and Compliance [Ref: 2610]

C

New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 6) [Ref: 3979]

Qualification Review categories (KEY)

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

2609

New Zealand Certificate in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 4)

Candidates enrolled in programmes leading to version 1 of this qualification must complete by 31 December 2020 or transfer to version 2.

31 Dec 2019

31 December 2020

2610

New Zealand Diploma in Organisational Risk and Compliance (Level 6)

People currently working towards [Ref: 2610] may choose to complete that qualification by 31 December 2020 or transfer their results to [Ref: 3979].

31 Dec 2019

31 December 2020

 

It is anticipated that no existing candidates will be disadvantaged by these transition arrangements. However, anyone who feels that they have been disadvantaged may appeal to:

 

The Skills Organisation

FREEPOST 5164

PO Box 24469

Royal Oak

Auckland 1345

Telephone 09 525 2590

Email: reviewcomments@skills.org.nz