UIP Common Terms

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UIP Common Terms

Term Description
Component Component refers to a constituent part of a programme of study or training scheme. This may be called a paper, module, unit or course within your organisation. Components may contain multiple assessment standards.
Course See component. Course codes may be assigned by the provider.

A qualification recognises the achievement of a set of learning outcomes for a particular purpose through formal certification.

The programme of learning leading to the qualification is made up of several components.

Training Scheme

A training scheme is defined as study and training that leads to an award but does not, of itself, lead to a qualification listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF). A training scheme can be at any NZQF Level and can provide a range of academic or vocational learning opportunities.

New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) — NZQA website