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 literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy provision at another TEO or workplace.
Definition of low skill level in literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy
For the purposes of this condition, a learner has a low skill level in literacy, numeracy, or literacy and numeracy:
a) if the learner has fewer than 80 credits on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF); or
b) if the learner has more than 80 credits on the NZQF, the learner has fewer than 12 credits in literacy and/or numeracy in unit standards and/or achievement standards, or
c) if the learner is assessed using the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool and presents at Step 3 or below on the Learning Progressions for reading, and/or Step 4 or below on the Learning Progressions for numeracy.