Training schemes and consents to assess against standards

445 Application for training scheme approval

(1)

An institution may apply to NZQA for approval to provide a training scheme.

(2)

NZQA—

(a)

may grant or refuse to grant approval to the training scheme; and

(b)

must give the institution and any joint applicant written notice of its decision to grant or refuse approval; and

(c)

may grant approval for a specified period or indefinitely.

(3)

If the training scheme incorporates assessment standards listed in the Directory of Assessment Standards, NZQA may not grant training scheme approval until the institution has obtained consent to assess against those standards.

(4)

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

Compare: 1989 No 80 s 251