Quality Assurance

Quality assurance and recognition

New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF)

NZTC Global qualifications are listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, the definitive source for accurate and current information on quality assured qualifications in New Zealand. The New Zealand Qualifications Framework is accepted internationally and graduates holding approved New Zealand qualifications are highly mobile, with their qualifications being generally recognised in most countries.

New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)

NZTC Global qualifications are approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). NZQA is the New Zealand government entity that oversees quality assurance for all New Zealand assessments and qualifications, putting in place systems to assure consistency of training and assessment to ensure New Zealand qualifications are valued as credible and robust nationally and internationally. NZQA is a recognised accreditation agency by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

China List

NZTC is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education as a trusted education provider and is listed on the Jiaoyu Shewai Jianguan Xinxiwang website for high quality education institutions outside China. Our qualifications are approved for Chinese students to attain public and private work in China by the Chinese Service Centre for Scholarly Exchange.

The University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka

The University Grants Commission - Sri Lanka recognises New Zealand Tertiary College as an international higher education of standing. The University Grants Commission – Sri Lanka is responsible for the quality of higher education in Sri Lanka.

Malaysian Qualifications Agency & Malaysia Ministry of Higher Education

The college’s Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) qualification is the first New Zealand degree to be accredited by the Malaysia Ministry of Education and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency – the entity responsible for quality assurance in higher education in Malaysia.


NZTC is listed on Anabin – a German higher education database and website that shares international tertiary institutions offering recognised BA/MA courses that German universities can partner with. This means our degree students have the ability to study and work in Germany, or further their study at a German university.