Quality Assurance

Quality assurance and recognition

New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF)

All qualifications on offer at NZTC are listed on the NZQF, the definitive source for accurate and current information on quality assured qualifications in New Zealand.

New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)

All programs on offer at NZTC are approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), the New Zealand government body that oversees quality assurance for New Zealand qualifications delivered both nationally and internationally. The latest NZQA External Evaluation and Review (EER) report scored NZTC as Highly Confident in educational performance and Highly Confident in self-assessment.

Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand

Our Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) qualifications are approved by the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (Education Council), meaning that graduates are eligible to apply for teacher registration. Teacher registration and certification improves job prospects and residency applications if you are an international student wishing to live in New Zealand.

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

Our Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) and Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) qualifications are approved by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) – the body which oversees the national quality framework for the Australian early childhood sector. This means that NZTC graduates wishing to apply for Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) status in Australia can do so without having to apply for an assessment of their qualifications.

China List

NZTC is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education as a trusted education provider and is listed on the Jiaoyu Shewai Jianguan Xinxiwang website for high quality education institutions outside China. Our qualifications are approved for Chinese students to attain public and private work in China by the Chinese Service Centre for Scholarly Exchange.

The University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

The University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka recognises New Zealand Tertiary College as an international higher education of standing. The University Grants Commission – Sri Lanka is responsible for the quality of higher education in Sri Lanka.