Change report for the review of Engineering Qualification

 

Reviewed qualifications

[Ref]

Qualification title

Level

Credits

1714

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice with strands in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

6

120

 

Review information

Review completed by

New Zealand Board of Engineering Diplomas

Reason for the review

Scheduled 5 yearly review

Date new qualification version listed

March 2018

Next qualification review date

31 March 2024

 

Summary of review and consultation process

Management Committees and the NZBED structure itself (representatives of industry) ensures that the qualification outcomes are regularly reviewed as to their fitness for purpose and need.

Need and strategic purpose of the qualification were confirmed as being still fit for purpose and required by the sector, with minor changes and updates required to the qualification.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

         Revision of graduate outcomes after comparison with Chartered Member (CMEngNZ Engineering Technician) criteria

         Updates to documentation to align with NZQA qualification template and current practice.

 

 

Review outcome

[Ref:]

Qualification title

Outcome category

Replacement qualification

(if applicable)

1714-2

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice with strands in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

B

 

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 for entry

Last date for assessment

1714-1

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice with strands in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

N/A

31 December 2020