UIP Common Terms
|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.
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.