WLN

  • WLN001: TEO to supply information to the TEC

    As specified in section 159YC(1) and section 159ZD(1) of the Education Act 1989, 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 by the TEC to supply. TEO (other than an employer) to supply reports A TEO that is…

  • WLN002: TEO to continue to meet specified criteria

    The TEO must, for the length of the funding period continue to be: a) an institute of technology or polytechnic (ITP), or b) a private training establishment (PTE), or c) a wānanga, or d) a university, or e) a state school or state-integrated school, or f) an employer that: (i) is an organisation as defined by section 159B of the Education Act 1989, and (ii) is a body corporate, and (iii) provi…

  • WLN003: TEO to continue to meet quality assurance requirements

    This condition applies to a TEO that receives WLN funding unless the TEO is  an employer as defined in Condition WLN002 . The TEO must, for the length of the funding period, continue to be quality assured by the: a) New Zealand Qualifications Authority, if the TEO is an ITP, PTE, or wānanga; or b) the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee (Universities NZ), if the TEO is a university; or c) t…

  • WLN004: TEO to ensure learners meet criteria

    The TEO must ensure that each learner that the TEO enrols in an eligible programme of workplace training: a) is, and continues to be a New Zealand citizen or resident, and b) has low skill levels of literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy, and c) is, and continues to be, in the paid workforce, and d) is not: (i) enrolled as a full-time student at a TEO, or (ii) accessing TEC-funded literac…

  • WLN005: TEO to ensure programmes meet criteria

    The TEO must ensure that a programme of workplace training in which an eligible learner is enrolled continues to be a programme that: a) provides literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy study or training that is specific, rather than embedded, within the programme; and b) contributes to the Government’s priority for literacy and numeracy skill development, as set out in the Tertiary…

  • WLN006: TEO not to charge fees

    The TEO must not charge a fee to a learner who is participating in an eligible programme for which the TEO receives WLN funding.

  • WLN007: 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 that is funded from the WLN fund, and b) notify the TEC immediately if it becomes aware of any circumstances that might result in a breach of subparagraph (a) of this condition.

  • WLN008: TEO to use funding responsibly

    The TEO must use the 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.

  • WLN009: TEO to repay excess funding

    If the TEO receives WLN 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. Funding that was greater than it should have been - TEOs (other than…

  • WLN010: TEO to use Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool

    The TEO use the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool (including the Youth option, Te Ata Hāpara option, and Starting Points option, as appropriate) to measure each learner’s initial literacy and numeracy skill levels, and to measure his or her literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy progress, as appropriate.. In order to comply with this condition, the TEO must: a) carry out an…

  • WLN011: TEO to provide specified amount of provision to learners

    The TEO must deliver literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy, tuition at the intensity of 40 hours over a 10 to 40-week period. The total hours of literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy tuition delivered by a TEO should be at an average rate of 40 hours per learner.

  • WLN012: TEO that is an employer not to subcontract

    This condition applies to a TEO that is an employer as defined in Condition WLN002. The TEO must not subcontract the provision of a programme of workplace training to another TEO unless: a)     the TEO receives the TEC’s written consent prior to subcontracting; and b)     the TEO complies with any conditions imposed by the TEC on giving consent to subcontract; and c)     the TEO will ensure tha…

  • WLN013: TEO to meet benchmarks

    This condition applies to a TEO that receives WLN funding, unless the TEO is an employer as defined in Condition WLN002. The TEO must meet the following delivery benchmarks: a)     by 31 May, the TEO must have delivered at least 40% of the provision specified in its Investment Plan; and b)     by 30 September, the TEO must have delivered at least 70% of the provision specified in its Investment…

  • WLN014: Tertiary education institutions to keep enrolment records

    This condition applies to a tertiary education institution (TEI) that receives WLN funding via an Investment Plan. The TEI must keep accurate and up-to-date records of enrolments in accordance with any requirements developed by the TEC.

  • WLN015: TEO to tailor delivery for self-referred learners

    This condition applies to a TEO that receives WLN funding, unless the TEO is an employer as defined in Condition WLN002 . A programme of workplace training that is funded from the WLN fund and is delivered to self-referred employees must be tailored to each individual learner's literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy needs with respect to that learner's workplace environment, and must be…

  • WLN016: TEO to verify learner identity

    The TEO must verify the identity of each learner enrolled in a WLN programme of workplace training by doing one or more of the following: a) confirming that all data fields match the learner’s NSN; or b) receiving an assertion through the Department of Internal Affairs’ RealMe® online identity verification service, or c) sighting the original or certified copy of a current passport, or d)…

  • WLN017: TEO to make information available to TEC and its appointed representative for the purpose of monitoring

    By accepting funding from the TEC the TEO is deemed to have acknowledged that one of the TEC’s statutory functions is to monitor the performance of organisations receiving funding from the TEC, and that it is a statutory condition that the TEO must maintain certain records and supply certain information to the TEC. Accordingly, by accepting funding from the TEC the TEO is deemed to have…