Change report for the review of Aquaculture New Zealand Qualification

 

Reviewed qualification

[Ref]

Qualification title

Level

Credits

3134-1

New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4) with strands in Hatchery, Fish, and Shellfish

4

70

 

Review information

Review completed by

Primary ITO

Reason for the review

Addition of Aquaculture Diving strand

Date replacement qualifications listed

May 2019

Next qualification review date

30 April 2021

 

Summary of review and consultation process

The review of the New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture occurred in 2018 to add a proposed Aquaculture Diving strand. The review encompassed consultation with industry stakeholders to ensure that the additional strand met current and future needs.

Stakeholders were in agreement that an aquaculture diving strand was appropriate in the New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4).

 

Main changes resulting from the review

         The Aquaculture Diving strand was added.

         The evidence requirements for assuring consistency were updated.

 

Review outcome

[Ref:]

Qualification title

Outcome category

Replacement qualification

(if applicable)

3134-2

New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4) with strands in Aquaculture Diving, Hatchery, Fish, and Shellfish

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 of entry

Last date of assessment

3134-1

New Zealand Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4) with strands in Hatchery, Fish, and Shellfish

NA

31/12/2022