List of qualifications and equivalencies/non equivalencies

Please check first to see if your qualification is listed on the following pdf’s (according to the LEVEL).

If you have a National Certificate or a National Diploma from a registered education provider, with the exact same name as the one developed by an ITO e.g. Careerforce, this is the same qualification.

Only fully completed qualifications can be assessed for Pay Equity purposes.

If you have an Overseas Nursing qualification, more information can be found here.

Scroll down for information about Teaching qualifications, Social Work Qualifications and New Zealand Nursing qualifications

View and/or download the relevant Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes document.

 

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LEVEL 1 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 2 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 3 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 4 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 5 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 6 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 7 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 8 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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LEVEL 9 Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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Level Unknown Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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ACE Programmes Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

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 International Qualification Equivalencies for Pay Equity Purposes

 

Updated 6 May 2018

Teaching qualifications

If you have a New Zealand teaching qualification that meets the following criteria, then it is assessed as equivalent to L4 for pay equity:

  1. It is a Bachelors Degree, Graduate Diploma, Post-graduate Diploma, or Masters Degree; and
  2. It has a practicum component; and
  3. It was approved by either the New Zealand Teachers Council or New Zealand Teachers Registration Board for registration purposes
    Website https://educationcouncil.org.nz

 

Social Work qualifications obtained in New Zealand and recognised by NZ Social Work Registration Board will be assessed as equivalent to Level 4.

A list of these can be found here https://swrb.govt.nz/for-social-workers/new-registrations/nz-recognised-sw-qualifications/

All other Social Work qualifications, unless listed on our website as equivalent, will need to be sent to Careerforce for assessment.

 

New Zealand Nursing Qualifications – If you hold either a NZ Bachelors in Nursing, a NZ Diploma in Enrolled Nursing qualification OR have/have had Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and are working as a care and support worker under the Act then your qualification is assessed as equivalent to Level 4.

 

 

If you can’t find your qualification listed, please contact us using the form below: