Supported Learning unit standards

Unit standards for Supported Learning are intended for learners who require some form of support with their learning either through additional resources, specialised equipment or adapted teaching programmes.  They are people with learning disabilities and include those with intellectual disabilities.

These standards are available to secondary school and tertiary providers of programmes of study.

Current review

NZQA National Qualifications Services has begun the review of 14 Supported Learning unit standards (Level 1) currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS).

The standards to be considered are listed in the following table:

Subfield Domain ID
Supported Learning Supported Learning - Personal, Community and Work Skills 29298-29311

The purpose of the review is to ensure that:

The review panels will meet during June and July with national consultation expected to occur in September.

Email consultation network

The email consultation network will receive updates on progress between meetings and be given opportunity to comment on issues and drafts of the unit standards prior to and post national consultation.

To join the email consultation network please email nqs@nzqa.govt.nz and confirm your interest.

Resources and links

Completed reviews

November 2020 unit standards revision and rollover

Details are available in the November 2020 Revision and rollover of Supported Learning unit standards change report.

The standards were revised and rolled over to postpone their scheduled review. This was to accommodate the completion of the review of the related New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1), with an optional strand in Skills for Working [Ref: 2853].

November 2015 unit standards review

Details are available in the November 2015 Review of Supported Learning unit standards change report.

To provide guidance to providers and educators in their interpretation of the NZ Certificate for Skills for Living for Supported Learners (with an optional strand in Skills for Working) [Ref: 2853], 14x unit standards were developed to replace the existing ones.

Contact

For more information and/or comments regarding these unit standards, please email: nqs@nzqa.govt.nz.

 
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