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We are consulting on unit standards that may be new or expiring. We encourage programme providers, assessors and other stakeholders to participate in the review.

Unit Standards Review
13 September 2021

Review of Level 3 and 4 unit standards in the Youth Development domain

Careerforce undertook a scheduled review of Level 3 & 4 unit standards in the Youth Development domain earlier in 2021, and published them for review on 3 June 2021. Following feedback from the sector, a further review took place in Au...
Consultation Closing Date: 20/09/2021
Unit Standards Review
8 September 2021

Review of 17 unit standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support subfield

Careerforce is reviewing 17 unit standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support subfield, ahead of its Standard Setting responsibilities transferring to the Toitū te Waiora / Community Health Education and Social Services Workforce Devel...
Consultation Closing Date: 22/09/2021
Unit Standards Review
30 August 2021

Revision of 12 unit standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support subfield

Careerforce intends to revise 12 standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support subfield ahead of its ‘Standard Setting Body’ responsibilities transferring to the Toitū te Waiora / Community Health Education and Social Servic...
Consultation Closing Date: 06/09/2021
Unit Standards Review
30 July 2021

Revision and Rollover of 16 unit standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Suppor...

Careerforce is intending to revise and rollover 16 standards in the Health, Disability, and Aged Support Subfield ahead of ‘Standard Setting Body’ responsibilities transferring to the Toitū te Waiora / Community Health Education and...
Consultation Closing Date: 13/08/2021
Unit Standards Review
14 June 2021

Cleaning Skills and Cleaning and Caretaking Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing twelve level 3 unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in Cleaning Skills and Cleaning and Caretaking domains. If would like to comment on the revised standards,...
Consultation Closing Date: 25/06/2021
Unit Standards Review
3 June 2021

Youth Development Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of Level 3 & 4 unit standards in the Youth Development domain. The consultation for the associated programmes undertaken during the early part of 2020 indicated the outcomes to be generally fit ...
Consultation Closing Date: 17/06/2021
Unit Standards Review
2 June 2021

Cleaning Skills Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing nine level 2 unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in Cleaning Skills domain. If would like to comment on the revised standards, please email qualreview@c...
Consultation Closing Date: 18/06/2021
Unit Standards Review
1 June 2021

Core Health Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a review of unit standards in the Core Health domain. Following consultation with the Ministry of Education and the sole provider to have recently assessed against the Core Health unit standards, Careerforce proposes ...
Consultation Closing Date: 16/06/2021
Unit Standards Review
28 May 2021

Urban Pest Management Unit Standard Revision and Rollover

Careerforce is undertaking a revision and rollover of unit standards in the Urban Pest Management domain. During development of assessment resources for the reviewed standards, the industry representatives from the Pest Management Association o...
Consultation Closing Date: 04/06/2021
Unit Standards Review
21 May 2021

Public Health Practice Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the unit standards in the Public Health Practice domain. Careerforce consulted with the sole provider to have assessed against the standards since their registration.  The provider had not a...
Consultation Closing Date: 07/06/2021
Unit Standards Review
23 April 2021

Sensory Support Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing four unit standards at levels 3 and 4 that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Sensory Support domain. The proposed changes are outlined in the Vision and Hearing Screeni...
Consultation Closing Date: 11/05/2021
Unit Standards Review
12 April 2021

Diversional Therapy Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing two level 3 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Diversional Therapy domain. Standard 23918 has been reviewed in conjunction with the New Zealand Socie...
Consultation Closing Date: 23/04/2021
Unit Standards Review
1 April 2021

Pacific Values Unit Standard Consultation

Careerforce reviewed unit standard 25987 Describe culturally safe principles and values for Pacific people in a health or wellbeing setting. An internal stakeholder group of Pasifika people was consulted in relation to this unit standard. The f...
Consultation Closing Date: 15/04/2021
Unit Standards Review
2 March 2021

Health and Disability Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing six unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice and Disability Support Assessment, Planning, and Coordination dom...
Consultation Closing Date: 26/03/2021
Unit Standards Review
22 February 2021

Brain Injury Support Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the following Brain Injury Support unit standards. The draft standards incorporate changes to incorporate initial feedback, improve clarity and assessibility, and make other technical improvement...
Consultation Closing Date: 08/03/2021
Unit Standards Review
15 February 2021

Consultation on level 4 health and wellbeing unit standards

Careerforce reviewed unit standard 29523 (‘Apply a palliative care approach in a health or wellbeing setting’) in late 2020 as part of the NZQF review cycle. Careerforce also undertook consultation for the aged residential care, home and commun...
Consultation Closing Date: 05/03/2021
Unit Standards Review
14 December 2020

Advanced Care and Support Level 4 New Unit Standards Consultation

Careerforce has undertaken consultation during 2020 with the aged residential care, home and community, disability, and DHB sectors regarding development of a new level 4 Advanced Care and Support programme of industry training. Consultation ha...
Unit Standards Review
2 December 2020

Proposed changes to US 28543: Māori Operating Principles and Values

Careerforce is proposing that two new unit standards replace 28543 Māori Operating Principles and Values, currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They will sit in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice and Com...
Unit Standards Review
22 October 2020

Older Persons’ Health and Wellbeing Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the Older Persons’ Health and Wellbeing unit standards that cover dementia care. The draft standards incorporate changes to incorporate initial feedback from a review workshops conducted in...
Unit Standards Review
14 October 2020

Whānau Ora and Community Support, Supporting People with Disabilities, and Health and...

Careerforce is reviewing five level 3 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Whānau Ora and Community Support, Supporting People with Disabilities, and Health and Disability Prin...
Unit Standards Review
14 October 2020

Enabling Good Lives Unit Standards Consultation

Careerforce is developing two new unit standards for listing in the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). Both relate to the Enabling Good Lives initiative, and will be classified in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice domain at...
Unit Standards Review
9 September 2020

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Unit Standards Review 28987, 28988, 2899...

Careerforce is reviewing four level 4 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice domain. We invite stakeholders and programme providers t...
Unit Standards Review
9 September 2020

Health and Disability Principles in Practice and Community Support Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing four level 3 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice and Community Support Services domains. We invite stakeh...
Unit Standards Review
2 September 2020

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing nine unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice domain. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provid...
Unit Standards Review
22 July 2020

Community Support Services Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing four unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Community Support Services domain. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the ...
Unit Standards Review
1 July 2020

Unit Standard Review July 2020

Careerforce is reviewing 39 unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in the following domains: Community Support Services; Community Work; Iwi/Māori Social Services; Professional Development of Soc...
Unit Standards Review
28 May 2020

Mana Taiohi Unit Standard

Careerforce is developing a new unit standard at level 3 that will be listed in the Youth Development domain on the NZQF. This new unit standard on Mana Taiohi was developed as a result of a review of the Principles of Youth Development –...
Unit Standards Review
5 June 2020

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Unit Standards 27459, 28521, 28542, 28557

Careerforce is reviewing four unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the Health and Disability Principles in Practice domain. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provid...
Unit Standards Review
30 April 2020

Urban Pest Management Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is undertaking a scheduled review of the following Urban Pest Management unit standards. The initial consultation phase has not identified any significant issues with the outcomes and performance criteria; however, the review identi...
Unit Standards Review
20 March 2020

Suicide Prevention/Intervention unit standards consultation

Careerforce has been working with industry representatives to develop new unit standards in Suicide Prevention/Intervention, designed for people working in non-suicide-specialist roles in Social Services. The two unit standards are now ready fo...