ERIC Number: ED358302
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines, Criteria and Regulations for the Registration of Units and Qualifications for National Certificates and National Diplomas. Quality Assurance in Education and Training.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Wellington.
This booklet contains guidelines for the registration of units and qualifications in New Zealand's National Qualifications Framework, a system of education and employment qualifications. An introduction provides an overview of registration, including endorsement, evaluation, and reregistration. Section 2 focuses on registration of unit standards. It discusses the process, requirements, applicant, unit standard headings, and criteria for registration. Section 3 on registration of qualifications addresses requirements, applicant, details of consultation, qualifications, and criteria for registration. Appendixes comprising most of the booklet include the following materials: examples of unit standards; levels definitions; information on determining unit credit; regulations for the naming and issuing of nationally registered qualifications; New Zealand Qualifications Authority classification for unit standards and national qualifications, with fields, subfields, and domains; information on accreditation, including procedures, scope, unit accreditation, group accreditation, and general accreditation; application forms for unit and qualification registration; and glossary. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Competence, Educational Certificates, Educational Quality, Employment Qualifications, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Job Skills, Job Training, Management Systems, Postsecondary Education, Quality Control, Secondary Education, Student Certification, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Wellington.
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand