Accreditation to provide approved programmes

441 Accreditation to provide approved programmes

(1)

An institution may 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.

(2)

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

(3)

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.

(4)

NZQA—

(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.

(5)

This section—

(a)

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

(b)

is subject to section 453.

(6)

A notice under subsection (5)(a) is secondary legislation (see Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019 for publication requirements).

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 250

Legislation Act 2019 requirements for secondary legislation made under this section
PublicationThe maker must publish it in the GazetteLA19 ss 73, 74(1)(a), Sch 1 cl 14
PresentationIt is not required to be presented to the House of Representatives because a transitional exemption applies under Schedule 1 of the Legislation Act 2019LA19 s 114, Sch 1 cl 32(1)(a)
DisallowanceIt may be disallowed by the House of Representatives LA19 ss 115, 116
This note is not part of the Act.

Section 441(5)(a): amended, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).

Section 441(6): inserted, on 28 October 2021, by section 3 of the Secondary Legislation Act 2021 (2021 No 7).