For providers

(including schools)

Our 2024 Quality Assurance approach

Our Quality Assurance approach for 2024 is available here.. This document outlines our focus for the year and how we are striving to support our providers to promote high standards and quality delivery, to ensure consistent practices are applied to quality assurance and best assessment practices.

National external moderation

The Hanga-Aro-Rau national external moderation system provides assurance in the quality of assessment carried out by organisations with consent to assess against Hanga-Aro-Rau sector coverage. Click here to find out more about national external moderation. 

Consent to assess

Hanga-Aro-Rau provides support for consent to assess applications for the unit standards in our sectors. Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) documents outline the criteria providers must comply with to be awarded and maintain consent to assess.

Find out more here.

Programme endorsement

If you are developing a programme that leads to a qualification listed on the NZ Qualifications Framework (NZQF), the programme must be endorsed by its Standard Setting Body. For more information click here.

Qualifications and standards

We are responsible for developing and maintaining qualifications and unit standards for the industries within the manufacturing, engineering and logistics sectors For more information, click here.

Programme guidance

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

Meet the team

Click here to meet our Improvement and Operations team.