Pacific Technical And Further Education (Pacific TAFE)

Pacific TAFE



Accreditation for Pacific TAFE Programmes

INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS

1. Certificate III in Commercial Cookery qualification

Has been accredited by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE- ICE).

2. Certificate IV in Hospitality Operations programme

Has been accredited by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE- ICE).

* THE – ICE has also given institutional accreditation to Pacific TAFE, USP.

3. Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification

Has been approved by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

The ACECQA is the national body that guides and reports on the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care (NQF) in Australia, and ensures children receive a high standard of education and care. This achievement means that our students studying in this programme are well recognised not only in the region but in Australia as the level III Early Childhood Education & Care Worker.

 4. Certificate III in Community Development Programme

Has been accredited by Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).

5. Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery qualification

Has been accredited by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE- ICE).

6. Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5)

Has been approved by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)

This achievement means that our students studying in this programme are well recognised not only in the region but in Australia as the Diploma level 5 Early Childhood Education & Care Worker.

7. Diploma of Counselling (Level 5)

Has been accredited by Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA)

8. Diploma of Library and Information Services

Has been accredited by Australian Library and Information Association

9. Certificate III in Patisserie

Has been accredited by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE- ICE).

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITIONS

1. Diploma in Information Technology (Level 5) qualification

Has been given recognition by Skills International New Zealand. * Skills International New Zealand will provide a recognition letter to the graduates of the programme confirming that the Pacific TAFE’s Diploma in Information Technology (Level 5) aligns to the New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology – Technical Support (Level 5).

2. Diploma of Accounting (Level 5)

Has been given recognition by Skills International New Zealand. * Skills International New Zealand will provide a recognition letter to the graduates of the programme confirming that the Pacific TAFE’s Diploma of Accounting (Level 5) aligns to the New Zealand Diploma in Business with strands in Accounting (Level 5).

3. Certificate IV in Accounting

Has been given recognition by Skills International New Zealand. * Skills International New Zealand will provide a recognition letter to the graduates of the programme confirming that the Pacific TAFE’s Certificate IV in Accounting aligns to the New Zealand Certificate in Business    ( Accounting Support Services) ( Level 4) V1 2455

4. Diploma of Office Management (Level 5)

Has been given recognition by Skills International New Zealand. * Skills International New Zealand will provide a recognition letter to the graduates of the programme confirming that the Pacific TAFE’s Diploma of Office Management (Level 5) aligns to the New Zealand Certificate in Business with strand in Administration and Technology ( Level 5) V1

5. Certificate IV in Office Management

Has been given recognition by Skills International New Zealand. * Skills International New Zealand will provide a recognition letter to the graduates of the programme confirming that Pacific TAFE’s Certificate IV in Office Management has been found to be equivalent to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) v1

6. Certificate IV in Information Technology (Support)

Has been given recognition by Skills International New Zealand. * Skills International New Zealand will provide a recognition letter to the graduates of the programme confirming that Pacific TAFE’s Certificate IV in IT (Support) is equivalent to the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4).

7. Certificate III in Small Business Development and Management

Has been endorsed by Small Business Association of Australia (SBAA)

8. Foundation Arts Programme

Has been given recognition by Universities New Zealand

The Subcommittee on University Entrance has agreed that the USP Foundation Studies Programme be recognised for New Zealand university entrance purposes. The minimum entrance standard is as follows:

Applicants who have completed the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Foundation Studies programme in Arts, Business or Science with a grade average of B or higher and no grade lower than C in the 8 required courses may be admitted ad eundem statum at entrance level. (Courses additional to the required 8 may be at lower grades.)

This decision means that every university in New Zealand will be prepared to consider an application from a person who has completed the above programme at the specified level.

9. Foundation Business Programme

Has been given recognition by Universities New Zealand

The Subcommittee on University Entrance has agreed that the USP Foundation Studies Programme be recognised for New Zealand university entrance purposes. The minimum entrance standard is as follows:

Applicants who have completed the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Foundation Studies programme in Arts, Business or Science with a grade average of B or higher and no grade lower than C in the 8 required courses may be admitted ad eundem statum at entrance level. (Courses additional to the required 8 may be at lower grades.)

This decision means that every university in New Zealand will be prepared to consider an application from a person who has completed the above programme at the specified level.

10. Foundation Science Programme

Has been given recognition by Universities New Zealand

The Subcommittee on University Entrance has agreed that the USP Foundation Studies Programme be recognised for New Zealand university entrance purposes. The minimum entrance standard is as follows:

Applicants who have completed the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Foundation Studies programme in Arts, Business or Science with a grade average of B or higher and no grade lower than C in the 8 required courses may be admitted ad eundem statum at entrance level. (Courses additional to the required 8 may be at lower grades.)

This decision means that every university in New Zealand will be prepared to consider an application from a person who has completed the above programme at the specified level.

11. Short Course Accreditation

100 of Pacific TAFE short courses have received full accreditation from the CPD Certification Services in United Kingdom. These short courses are offered by Workforce Development and Training Unit of Pacific TAFE.

 External accreditation by Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC)

 

Pacific TAFE Programme

Year of Full Accreditation with the FHEC

1

Certificate IV in Human Resource Management                     

June 2016

2

Certificate IV in Project Management                             

June 2016

3

Certificate III in Commercial Cookery                                   

June 2016

4

Certificate IV in Hospitality Operations                               

June 2016

5

Certificate IV in Accounting

June 2016

6

Diploma in Accounting (Level 5)                              

June 2016

7

Certificate IV in Information Technology - Support

June 2016

8

Diploma in Information Technology (Level 5)

June 2016

9

Certificate IV in Office Management

June 2016

10

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

June 2017

11

Diploma in Human Resource Management                      

June 2017

12

Certificate IV in Fisheries Enforcement and Compliance

June 2017

13

Certificate IV in Library / Information Studies

June 2017

14

Certificate IV in Training Assessment and Evaluation

October 2017

15

Certificate IV in Early Childhood Education and Care

October 2017

16

Diploma in Office Management

June 2016

17

Certificate III in Small Business Development & Management

July 2018

18

Professional Diploma in Business Management

July 2018

19

Certificate III in Community Development

July 2018

20

Certificate in Early Childhood and Care (Level 3)

October 2018

21

Diploma of Early Childhood and Care

October 2018

22

Diploma of Counselling (Level 5)

May 2019

23

Diploma of Library and Information Services ( Level 5)

July 2019

 * These programmes have also been given recognition by Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS) and appear on PRQS.


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