Qualification and Micro-credential Listing and Operational Rules 2022

16. Qualification or micro-credential developers (other than universities) that are not meeting their responsibilities

  1. Where NZQA believes a qualification or micro-credential developer (other than a university) is not meeting its responsibilities under rule 15, NZQA will notify the developer and the original applicant for approval for listing the qualification (where the applicant is a different person) and seek their views including any remedial action the developer intends to take.
  2. Where NZQA has given the notice under rule 16.1 and remains satisfied that a developer is not meeting its responsibilities under rule 15, and that the developer has no effective remedial plan, then:
    1. NZQA may require a replacement developer to be appointed within a specified time period, being a developer that NZQA is satisfied will meet the responsibilities under rule 15, and may amend the listing details accordingly:
    2. NZQA may appoint the replacement developer if there is no replacement developer appointed under paragraph (a) within the specified time:
    3. NZQA may alter the status of the qualification or micro-credential on the NZQCF.


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