National external moderation

The national external moderation system provides assurance in the quality of assessment carried out by organisations with consent to assess. Click here to find out more about national external moderation.

Consent to assess

We support consent to assess applications where we are the standard setting body. Find out more here.

Programme endorsement

If you are developing a programme that leads to a qualification listed on the NZQF, the Education and Training Act requires you to get the programme approved by NZQA. If you are interested in delivering a programme, you also need to be accredited as a provider of that programme. For more information click here.

Consent and moderation requirements

We are responsible for the development and maintenance of Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) documents. Visit the consent and moderation requirement page to find out more.

Qualifications and standards

We are responsible for developing and maintaining qualifications, and developing, setting, and maintaining unit standards for the industries in our coverage area. For more information, click here.

Programme guidance

Guidance documents are available to support providers in developing programmes. Click here for more information.