Micro-credentialling - what is it? (Aug 2018)

Following test pilots, NZQA has released the recognition of micro-credentials within New Zealand’s education and training system.  The new Rules will be able to offer a broad variety of quality assured short courses where credentials (such as in building, biosecurity, technology etc.) which will be mostly driven by industry, can be uploaded and will provide pathways to new roles and jobs.  Micro-credentials may be owned delivered by international and New Zealand organisations which lay outside the regulated jurisdiction and the Training Scheme Rules 2012. Click here and scroll down the FAQs for more information.

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