Approval Stream A

To apply simultaneously for Consent to Assess and Programme Change (approval stream A) for the New Zealand Diplomas in Aviation (Aeroplane and Helicopter):

  1. Read the qualifications details document (New Zealand Diploma in Aviation Level 5 or New Zealand Diploma in Aviation Level 6) and identify the standards you require for your preferred area of specialisation/strand.
  2. Read each of the unit standard documents (NZQA website) and develop a matrix that maps the outcomes of the standards against your existing curriculum and Aviation Services Ltd (ASL) assessment. Send a copy of this matrix to ATTTO.
  3. Develop your application, providing the following information/evidence in your application:
  • Identify your existing, approved programmes and discuss how they have been integrated into the revised programme. If you are modifying an existing programme, ensure that a coherent course structure is evident in your revised programme.
  • Specify how your programme meets the requirements of the qualification in regards to programme title, aims and outcomes.
  • Discuss any resource and systems implications of the change.
  • Identify any changes to programme regulations (state entry requirements for your programme and RPL procedures).
  • Specify a transition plan for current students.
  • Identify any resulting changes to the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Provide a matrix of your existing approved curriculum matched to ASL exams and unit standard outcomes.
  • Provide a copy of your most recent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) annual audit report. Send a copy to ATTTO.
  • Provide an MOU with any third party providers of equipment/facilities.
  • Discuss your systems for providing students with fair and regular feedback on progress and fair reporting on final achievements, with an associated appeal procedure.

NZQA reserves the right to ask applicants for additional information if required.

Please complete the application forms for both applications online and attach all supporting documents with your Consent to Assess application.

Visit NZQA's website for more details about the Consent to Assess process