Tertiary qualifications delivered by universities are quality assured by the Universities New Zealand.

Other tertiary qualifications in New Zealand, such as those developed by industry training organisations (ITOs) or delivered by institute of technology and polytechnics (ITPs), wānanga, and private training establishments (PTEs), are approved and quality assured by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).  

The NZQA administers the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

Since 2008, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority has been undertaking a targeted review of qualifications (TRoQ) that are at level 1-6 of the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.  For more information on the targeted review, please see NZQA's website.  

  • Last changed: 28 May 2015
  • Last verified: 28 May 2015