The New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) is a comprehensive list of all quality assured qualifications in New Zealand. NZQA quality assures all New Zealand Certificates, New Zealand Diplomas, New Zealand Degrees and the New Zealand Diploma in Business.

The transfer of qualifications from Transitional ITOs to Workforce Development Councils

On the 4th October 2021 qualifications were transferred from Transitional ITOs to Workforce Development Councils.

The NZQF has been updated to reflect the current owner of the qualification.

Find a Qualification

Find a Qualification on the NZ Qualifications Framework

NZQA-led qualification reviews and developments

This page is about reviews and developments facilitated by NZQA Ngā Poutou Aromatawai Māori.  Read more

NZQA qualification materials and resources

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA)

New Zealand's National Certificates of Educational Achievement (NCEA) levels 1 - 3 are national qualifications for senior secondary school students. Read more »

Changes to titles of qualifications

Titles of some qualifications listed on the NZQF are changing. Read more »

Degrees and related qualifications

Further information on qualification types at degree level is available. Read more »

Trade qualifications

In the past, NZQA administered many trade and advanced trade certificate qualifications. See Trade qualifications for more information.

New Zealand Diploma in Business (expired)

The New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) was a nationally recognised qualification, which expired 31 December 2020. Read more >>

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