Change report for the review of Tour Guiding New Zealand Qualification

 

Reviewed qualifications

Ref

Qualification title

Level

Credits

2203-1

New Zealand Certificate in Tour Guiding (Level 4)

4

45

 

Review information

Review completed by

ServiceIQ

Reason for the review

Qualification has reached planned review date.

Date replacement qualifications listed

May 2019

Next qualification review date

31 May 2024

 

Summary of review and consultation process

Consultation with stakeholders confirmed that the qualification was fit for purpose with minor changes required to graduate outcomes, including the removal of one outcome and total credit value to reflect changes in the culture of tourism organisations towards environmental protection.

Support for the reviewed qualification was obtained from stakeholders.

 

Main changes resulting from the review

New Zealand Certificate in Tour Guiding (Level 4) [Ref: 2203]

The main changes included:

         Minor changes to the Graduate Profile Outcomes, not affecting the intent.

         Removal of outcome 5 and overall qualification credits reduced by 5 credits

         Formatted according to current NZQA template

         Requirements for consistency updated.

Review outcome

Ref

Qualification title

Outcome category

Replacement qualification

(if applicable)

2203-2

New Zealand Certificate in Tour Guiding (Level 4)

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

2203-1

New Zealand Certificate in Tour Guiding (Level 4)

N/A

31 Dec 2020