Summary of Terms

New Zealand Qualifications Framework

The New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) is available at: www.nzqf.govt.nz

 

To determine the Skilled Migrant Category points available for recognised qualifications at each level on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework see Recognised Qualification.

 

Level Description Points

10

Doctorates

55

09

Masters degrees

55

08

Postgraduate diplomas and certificates, Bachelors degrees with Honours

50

07

Bachelors degrees, Graduate diplomas

50

06

Graduate certificates

50

05

Diplomas

50

04

Certificates (Acceptable trades only – no points will be confirmed for other qualifications at this level)

50

03

Certificates (Acceptable trades only – no points will be confirmed for other qualifications at this level)

0

02

Certificates

0

01

Certificates

0