Accreditation to provide approved programmes

Heading: inserted, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).

250 Accreditation to provide approved programmes

(1)

In this section, institution means an institution, government training establishment, registered establishment, or relevant school.

(2)

An institution must not offer or provide all or part of an approved programme unless the institution is granted accreditation to provide the programme or part of the programme.

(3)

An institution may apply to the Authority for a grant of accreditation to provide all or part of a programme.

(4)

If the programme for which accreditation is sought incorporates standards from the Directory of Assessment Standards, the applicant must obtain consent to assess against those standards.

(5)

The Authority—

(a)

may grant or refuse to grant accreditation to the institution to provide all or part of the programme; and

(b)

must give the institution written notice of its decision to grant or refuse accreditation; and

(c)

may grant accreditation without limitation as to time or for a specified period.

(6)

This section—

(a)

does not apply to any secondary school qualification or class of secondary school qualification that the Authority exempts, by notice in the Gazette, from the application of this section:

(b)

does not apply to any workplace training components of any programmes:

(c)

is subject to section 253A.

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 261

Section 250: replaced, on 30 August 2011, by section 38 of the Education Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 66).