ITF

  • ITF001: TEO to supply information to TEC

    As specified in section 159YC(1) and section 159ZD(1) of the Education Act, it is a condition of a TEO receiving funding that the TEO will supply to the TEC, from time to time as required by the TEC, and in the form specified by the TEC, any financial, statistical, or other information that a TEO is required to supply. TEO to supply enrolment information to the TEC The TEO must: a) supply to th…

  • ITF002: ITO to be eligible to receive funding from the Industry Training Fund or Industry Training Organisation Strategic Leadership Fund

    This condition applies to an ITO that receives funding from the Industry Training Fund or Industry Training Organisation Strategic Leadership Fund. The ITO must, for the length of the funding period, continue to be an ITO that is fully or provisionally recognised by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment under the Industry Training Act 1992.

  • ITF003: ITO not to deliver training itself

    The ITO: a) must not deliver training itself; and b) must not have any ownership stake in, or be a beneficiary of, an organisation with which the ITO arranges to deliver the training.

  • ITF004: TEO not to subcontract activities without permission

    This condition applies to a TEO that receives funding from the Industry Training Fund or an ITO that receives funding from Industry Training Organisation Strategic Leadership Fund. The TEO must: a) not subcontract its functions without the TEC's written consent; and b) comply with any conditions imposed by the TEC on the consent; and c) ensure that the subcontracted party does not further…

  • ITF005: TEO to ensure employers of industry trainees or apprentices make a financial contribution

    The TEO must ensure that all employers of industry trainees or apprentices who are enrolled with the TEO make a financial contribution towards the cost of each industry trainee’s or apprentice’s training.

  • ITF006: TEO to ensure that industry trainees meet certain criteria

    An 'industry trainee' is a person who is: a) one of the following: i. an employee who is employed and working in New Zealand and has a training agreement with his or her employer; or ii. a self-employed contractor working in New Zealand under an arrangement with an organisation in the nature of employment, who has a training agreement with that organisation; or iii. a person volunteering in New…

  • ITF007: TEO to ensure New Zealand Apprentices meet certain criteria

    In addition to criteria for an industry trainee specified in condition ITF006, a New Zealand Apprentice is a person who is: a)  employed in the occupation for which he or she is training; and b)  supported by a training plan agreed by the New Zealand Apprentice, the employer and the organisation arranging the training, throughout the New Zealand Apprenticeship programme; and c)  enrolled in a…

  • ITF008: TEO to ensure Modern Apprentices meet certain criteria

    In addition to criteria for an industry trainee specified in condition ITF006, a Modern Apprentice is a person who was enrolled in a Modern Apprenticeship programme before 1 January 2014 and continues training as a Modern Apprentice in a Modern Apprenticeship programme.  

  • ITF009: TEO to ensure industry training programmes meet certain criteria

    The TEO must ensure that a programme in which an industry trainee or apprentice is enrolled: a)  is, and continues to be one of the following: i.  a National or New Zealand Certificate that: A. has at least 40 credits; and B. leads to a certificate generally up to level 4 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF); or   ii.  a National or New Zealand Diploma; or iii.  a Limited Credit…

  • ITF010: TEO not to claim funding from the Industry Training Fund for recognised prior learning

    The TEO must not claim funding for recognised prior learning credited to an industry trainee or apprentice. To ensure that the TEO is able to comply with this condition, the TEO must: a) ask the industry trainee or apprentice to specify prior learning he or she has undertaken; and b) review the information provided by the industry trainee or apprentice when admitting him or her into a programme…

  • ITF011: TEO to arrange training at levels 1 to 4 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework

    The TEO must not spend more than 10% of the funding from the Industry Training Fund it has received for training at level 5 or above on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework unless it has approval from the TEC.

  • ITF012: TEO to use Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool

    The TEO must use the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool to identify the literacy and/or numeracy needs of each industry trainee enrolled in a programme at level 1, or 2 on the NZQF, and measure the industry trainee's progress.

  • ITF013: TEO to meet minimum performance standards

    The TEO must meet any minimum performance standards set by the TEC. In particular, the TEO must ensure that at least 80% of industry trainees and apprentices achieve at least 10 credits where their enrolments were eligible for four months or more in a calendar year.

  • ITF014: TEO to comply with codes of practice

    This condition applies to a TEO that receives funding for an industry trainee that is a New Zealand Apprentice or Modern Apprentice. The TEO must ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, that the New Zealand Apprenticeship activities, and every training plan for a New Zealand Apprenticeship is consistent with the Code of Good Practice for New Zealand Apprenticeship  (PDF, 577 Kb) issued by the…

  • ITF015: ITO to provide information on employment outcomes of tertiary education

    This condition applies to an ITO that receives funding from the Industry Training Fund or Industry Training Organisation Strategic Leadership Fund. The ITO must consent in writing, for the purpose of section 37A(a) of the Statistic Act 1975 , to Statistic New Zealand disclosing information to the Ministry of Education from its Integrated Data Infrastructure that identifies the ITO. The ITO…

  • ITF016: TEO not to receive other Crown funding

    The TEO must: a) not (without the TEC’s prior written consent) seek or obtain funding from any Crown source other than the TEC to fund a programme or training scheme which is funded from the Industry Training Fund; and b) notify the TEC immediately if it becomes aware of any circumstances that might result in a breach of this condition.

  • ITF017: TEO to use funding appropriately

    The TEO must only use funding: a) lawfully, responsibly, and for the purposes for which it is provided; and b) in a manner consistent with the appropriate use of public funds.

  • ITF018: TEO to repay excess funding

    If the TEO receives funding that is greater than it should have been, or that it was not entitled to receive, the TEO must treat the amount of the over-funding as a debt due to the Crown that: a) is repayable on demand; and b) may be set-off against all or any funding, or any sum of money payable by the TEC to the TEO. Definition of funding that is greater than it should have been The extent to…

  • ITF019: TEO that receives funding from the Industry Training Fund direct funding scheme to meet certain criteria

    This condition applies to a TEO that receives funding from the Industry Training Fund direct funding scheme. The TEO must during the funding period continue to: a) be one of the following: i. an employer; or ii. a group of employers or industry associations that are part of a consortium arrangement; or iii. a group training scheme; or iv. a Modern Apprenticeship Coordinator (who is not employed…

  • ITF020: TEO must keep records

    The TEO must keep: a)  a record of evidence that the industry trainee or apprentice has a formal training agreement with his or her employer that is intended to lead to the achievement of one or more of the qualifications or programmes set out in ITF009; and b)  a permanent record of evidence that each New Zealand Apprentice and Modern Apprentice has completed his or her apprenticeship.

  • ITF021: Eligibility for additional funding for New Zealand Apprenticeships

    Additional funding 1. This condition applies to funding for New Zealand Apprenticeships only in relation to funding under the Industry Training Fund. 2. The TEC will allocate additional funding up to the limits specified in paragraph 3 of this condition if: a)  the eligible organisation has met, and continues to meet throughout the funding period, the minimum thresholds for organisational and…