Last updated: 12 December 2019

Careerforce, as the qualification developer has commenced a scheduled qualification review of the New Zealand Diploma in Addiction Studies (Applied) (Level 6) [Ref: 2733].

Any programme that leads to the awarding of the qualification is not part of this qualification review, but may be part of a future programme review.

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We have completed feedback gathering as of 12 December 2019. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the consultation.

We are now collating all feedback and formulating recommendations based on the feedback received.  We’ll share the recommendations to all stakeholders in February 2020 and publish them on this page as well.

For questions, or if you want to discuss any aspects of the review, please email


We’re now collating all feedback and we’ll share the summary and recommendations for any changes required to the qualification. We’ll seek your feedback and attestation of support before submitting to NZQA.