Industry Training and Apprenticeships Act 1992

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2 Interpretation

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

apprentice means a person receiving apprenticeship training

apprenticeship training has the meaning given to it by section 13C

apprenticeship training agreement means an agreement between an employee and his or her employer that relates to the employee’s receipt of, or that provides for the employee to receive, apprenticeship training

apprenticeship training code means the code of practice (if any) for the time being issued under section 13F

Commission means the Tertiary Education Commission established by section 159C of the Education Act 1989

condition of recognition means a condition imposed on an industry training organisation by the Minister under section 5(2) or (5)(b)

Directory of Assessment Standards means the Directory of Assessment Standards described in section 248A of the Education Act 1989

employment agreement has the same meaning as in the Employment Relations Act 2000

funding agreement means a written agreement entered into under section 11A between the Commission and 1 or more persons

funding approval means a decision made by the Commission under section 159YA of the Education Act 1989 to fund (in whole or in part) some or all of the activities described in section 10(2) in relation to which funding is sought

industry means 2 or more enterprises that use—

(a)

similar inputs and methods of production to produce similar products; or

(b)

similar methods to provide similar services

industry training means systematic training, including apprenticeship training, provided for people employed in an industry (or 2 or more industries)—

(a)

by or on behalf of employers in the industry (or industries); or

(b)

for the benefit of employers and employees in the industry (or industries),—

in skills characteristic of, or likely to be valuable to, people engaged in the industry (or industries)

industry training organisation means a body corporate for the time being recognised under section 5 or section 8(1)

listed skill standard means a skill standard that is listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards

Minister means the Minister of the Crown who, under the authority of any warrant or with the authority of the Prime Minister, is for the time being responsible for the administration of this Act

plan means a plan in relation to which funding approval has been given

prescribed quality assurance requirements means the quality assurance requirements prescribed by the Qualifications Authority under section 253(1)(gb) of the Education Act 1989 (which may relate to the matters in section 13B)

proposed plan means a proposed plan in relation to which an organisation is seeking funding for activities in section 10(2) under section 159YA of the Education Act 1989

qualification means a qualification listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework described in section 248 of the Education Act 1989

Qualifications Authority means the New Zealand Qualifications Authority established by section 248(1) of the Education Act 1989

recognise means recognise for the purposes of this Act

satisfied means satisfied on reasonable grounds

similar includes the same, and related

skills includes methods and knowledge

skill standard,—

(a)

means a specification of skills, and levels of performance in those skills; and

(b)

in relation to any industry training (or proposed industry training), means a specification of some or all of the skills in which training is (or is proposed to be) received, and the levels of performance in those skills intended to be attained by people receiving the training

specified industry means,—

(a)

in relation to an industry training organisation, the industry or industries in respect of which the industry training organisation is recognised; or

(b)

in relation to a body corporate applying for recognition as an industry training organisation, the industry or industries in respect of which the body corporate seeks to be recognised

training contract means a contract between an employer and an employee that relates to the employee’s receipt of, or provides for the employee to receive, industry training (whether provided by the employer or by some other person).

Section 2 agency: repealed, on 1 January 2003, by section 4(1) of the Industry Training Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 51).

Section 2 applicant organisation: repealed, on 1 January 2003, by section 4(1) of the Industry Training Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 51).

Section 2 apprentice: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 apprenticeship contract: repealed, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(1) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 apprenticeship training: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 apprenticeship training agreement: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 apprenticeship training code: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 Board: repealed, on 1 January 2003, by section 4(1) of the Industry Training Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 51).

Section 2 Commission: inserted, on 1 January 2003, by section 4(2) of the Industry Training Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 51).

Section 2 condition of recognition: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 Directory of Assessment Standards: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 employment agreement: inserted, on 2 October 2000, by section 240 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 (2000 No 24).

Section 2 employment contract: repealed, on 2 October 2000 by section 240 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 (2000 No 24).

Section 2 funding agreement: replaced, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 funding approval: inserted, on 1 January 2008, by section 49(2) of the Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 106).

Section 2 industry: amended, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(3) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 industry paragraph (b): amended, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(2) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 industry training: amended, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(4) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 listed skill standard: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 plan: inserted, on 1 January 2008, by section 49(2) of the Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 106).

Section 2 prescribed quality assurance requirements: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 profile: repealed, on 1 January 2008, by section 49(1) of the Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 106).

Section 2 proposed plan: inserted, on 1 January 2008, by section 49(2) of the Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 106).

Section 2 qualification: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 Qualifications Authority: amended, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(5) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 specified industry: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 statement of tertiary education priorities: repealed, on 1 January 2008, by section 49(1) of the Education (Tertiary Reforms) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 106).

Section 2 technician’s contract: repealed, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(1) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 technicians’ determination: repealed, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(1) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 training board: repealed, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(1) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).

Section 2 training contract: inserted, on 23 April 2014, by section 8(6) of the Industry Training and Apprenticeships Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 16).