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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
2 March 2021

Health and Disability Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing six 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 and Disability Support Assessment, Planning, and Coordina...
Consultation Closing Date: 19/03/2021
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...
Unit Standards Review
19 February 2020

Unit Standard: Demonstrate foundation knowledge of co-existing problems affecting tān...

Careerforce is developing a new unit standard for listing on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in the Mental Health and Addiction Support domain: Demonstrate foundation knowledge of co-existing problems affecting tāngata whai ora (Lev...
Unit Standards Review
28 February 2020

Unit Standard Review: US1827 Identify support services and resources within the commu...

Careerforce is reviewing a unit standard that is currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in the Self-Management domain: 1827 – Identify support services and resources within the community (level 2, 2 credits) We in...
Unit Standards Review
14 February 2020

Maternity Unit Standards Review

Careerforce is reviewing two unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) in the Whānau ora and Community Support domain. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revis...
Unit Standards Review
31 January 2020

Unit standard review (Mental Health & Addiction / Community Support Services)

Careerforce is reviewing seven unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). They are in the following domains: Community Support Services (4) Mental Health and Addiction Support (3) We invite stakehol...
Unit Standards Review
24 January 2020

Youth Work | Youth Development Unit Standards to revise and roll over

Careerforce is about to submit a request to NZQA to publish updated versions of 17 youth work / youth development unit standards that we intend to revise and roll over. In preparing these unit standards for revision and rollover, references to ...
Unit Standards Review
8 January 2020

Mental Health Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing nine Mental Health and Addiction Support unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) at level 4. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revi...
Unit Standards Review
16 December 2019

Expiring Unit Standards

Careerforce wishes to expire various unit standards that are currently listed in the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). These are no longer required by industry. If your organisation wants any of these standards to be retained, please con...
Unit Standards Review
22 November 2019

Social Services Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing two Social Services unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) at level 3. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revised unit standards. I...
Unit Standards Review
6 November 2019

Human Services Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing two Human Services unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) at levels 3 and 4. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revised unit standa...
Unit Standards Review
4 November 2019

Health and Disability Principles in Practice Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing four Health and Disability Principles in Practice unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revise...
Unit Standards Review
4 November 2019

Whānau Ora and Community Support Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing four Whānau Ora and Community Support unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS). We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revised unit stand...
Unit Standards Review
4 November 2019

Diversional and Recreational Therapy Unit Standard Review

Careerforce is reviewing six Diversional Therapy unit standards that are currently listed on the Directory of Assessment Standards (DAS) at levels 4 and 5. We invite stakeholders and programme providers to provide feedback on the revised unit s...