Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Diploma in Business (Level 6)
Qualification Type National Diploma
Level 6
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Management and Commerce » Business and Management » Business Management
  • Business
Strategic Purpose Statement
The National Diploma in Business (Level 6) [Ref: 1499] recognises a range of business-related competence. It is primarily intended for people who hold, or aspire to hold, positions which involve the management and leadership of several different (but allied) teams or business units, and/or which cross organisational boundaries and affect at least a significant part of the whole organisation itself. Such people have a broader focus than managers/leaders of a single team, and the electives A and B reflect this. The qualification is intended both for people seeking recognition of current competence for existing knowledge and skills they use in their work, and for people acquiring skills and knowledge in a range of education settings. It therefore offers the flexibility needed in responding to the broad spectrum of contexts relevant to candidates.

This qualification will be awarded to people who are credited with a minimum of 120 credits at level 5 or above, of which a minimum of 72 are at or above level 6, and who have met the requirements of the electives:
. electives A and B reflect the broader focus of people in high-level positions
. electives C and D reflect a mainstream business orientation
. elective E provides a wider choice to allow candidates to recognise business skills and knowledge relevant to their own context
. elective F provides a wider choice to allow candidates to recognise skills and knowledge from outside field Business and relevant to their own context.

This qualification recognises a broad base of technical competence and includes opportunities for increasing specialisation. People who have achieved this qualification have demonstrated the skills, knowledge, and competence to undertake a range of business activities and specific roles at a high level.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge recognised in lower-level qualifications, such as:
. National Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) [Ref: 0649]
. National Certificate in Business Administration (Level 4) [Ref: 0634]
. National Certificate in Maori Business and Management [Ref: 0365]
. National Diploma in Business Administration (Level 5) [Ref: 0370]
. National Diploma in Maori Business and Management with an optional strand in Iwi Management [Ref: 0366]
. National Diploma in Business (Level 5) with optional strands in Accounting, Finance, Finance - Maori, Health and Safety Management, Human Resource Management, Maori Business and Management, Marketing, People Development and Coordination, Project Management, Quality Management, and Systems and Resources Management [Ref: 1498].

This qualification may lead to other qualifications that more specifically reflect industry specialisations.
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements Not available
Developed By NZQA National Qualifications Services
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 1499
Status Discontinued
Created June 2009
Last Reviewed June 2017
Last Date For Entry December 2017
Discontinued December 2019

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