Level 7: Pay Equity Qualification Equivalencies

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For qualifications submitted for assessment prior to 31 December 2019, there were four possible outcomes:

  • It was determined as being equivalent (at Health & Wellbeing Level 2, 3 or 4)
  • It was determined as ‘Not Equivalent’
  • Unable to assess – not enough information was available in order to assess it. Qualifications that were unable to be assessed are ‘Not Equivalent’
  • Not accredited – qualification cannot be given equivalence as the awarding provider is not accredited by NZQA

The following assessed qualifications have been grouped according to the level of the qualification submitted for assessment. To see if a specific qualification has been assessed, look at the appropriate level document, and all qualifications are in alphabetical order.

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When checking your qualification, please look for the exact title as it appears on your certificate.

Level 7 - Qualifications Assessed as Equivalent for Pay Equity Purposes
Assessed Qualification NZQA Level Qualification programme provider  Qualification Equivalence Assessment Level
Bachelor of Addiction Studies  7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec)  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)  4
Bachelor of Applied Counselling 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) 7 Unitec Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition) 7 Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity & Health and Wellness) 7 Otago Polytechnic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) 7 The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science 7 Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling) 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Social Work) 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Social Work) 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Social Work) (Counselling and Psychotherapy) 7 Eastern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Te Reo & Māori Development) 7 Waikato Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences (Social Work and Kaupapa Māori) 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Service (Counselling) 7 Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Service (Social Work and Mental Health & Addictions) 7 Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Service (Social Work) 7 Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Social Work 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Applied Theology 7 Carey Baptist College New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Art (Education) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts - (Psychology and Sociology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts – (Social Science) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology and Psychology) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Business Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support)  4
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology and Psychology) 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology, Sociology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Cultural Anthropology, Education and Psychology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support)  4
Bachelor of Arts (Education and Psychology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Education and Psychology) 7 Victoria University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Education) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Educational Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Human Services) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Human Services and Geography) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Major Human Services - minor Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Major Sociology - minor Māori) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Maori Studies and Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Maori Studies and Psychology) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (NZ Sign Language and Deaf Studies) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Anthropology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Criminology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Criminology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and English) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Philosophy) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Philosophy) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Social Anthropology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Social Science for Public Health) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (major Psychology - minor Rehabilitation Studies) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Screen Production) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Sociology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Sociology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Sociology) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Theatre) 7 Victoria University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) awarded after 2016 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) awarded upto and including 2016 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) 7 Victoria University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)/Bachelor of Health Sciences - Conjoint  7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Social Anthropology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) 7 Open Polytechnic of NZ New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Psychology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Chiropractic 7 New Zealand College of Chiropractic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Counselling 7 Bethlehem Tertiary Institute New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)  4
Bachelor of Counselling 7 Laidlaw College New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)  4
Bachelor of Counselling 7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)  4
Bachelor of Counselling 7 ATC Vision College New Zealand New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social & Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Counselling - Paetahi Tumu Korero 7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Drug and Alcohol Studies 7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec)  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching 7 Manukau Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) 7 New Zealand Tertiary College New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Education (Primary)  7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT)  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)  2
Bachelor of Education (Teaching) 7 Auckland College of Education New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Education (Teaching) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health and Social Development (Health Promotion) 7 Unitec Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Health Science 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Applied Mental Health and Psychology) 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Applied Mental Health) 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Health Promotion) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Human Health and the Environment) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Managing Care of the Older Person) 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Minor Health Promotion) 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) - With MAOH501 Māori Health, Development and Environment or MAOH701 Māori Health Promotion 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT)  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Occupational Therapy) - Without MAOH501 Māori Health, Development and Environment or MAOH701 Māori Health Promotion (following appeal) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT)  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedic) 7 Whitireia Community Polyechnic (now Whitireia NZ) New Zealand Health and Wellbeing (Primary Care Practice Assistance) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Health Science (Podiatry) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Health Science (Psychology) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Health Science (Rehabilitation) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Bachelor of Health Science (Therapeutic Recreation) 7 Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Sciences 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Mental Health and Addictions Pathway) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Health Science (major Public Health - minor Rehabilitation) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Human Biology 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Human Services (Disability) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Human Services (Youth Work) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Human Services  7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Māori Studies (Social Services) 7 Auckland Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Māori Studies (Social Work and Social Services) 7 Auckland Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Midwifery 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Midwifery 7 Otago Polytechnic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Primary Care Practice Assistance) 4
Bachelor of Midwifery 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support)  4
Bachelor of Natural Medicine  7 South Pacific College of Natural Medicine  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support)  4
Bachelor of Naturopathic and Herbal Medicine 7 Wellpark College of Natural Therapies New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 7 Otago Polytechnic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Pharmacy 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Physical Education 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Physiotherapy 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Science 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Animal Behaviour and Psychology) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Science - (Biomedical Science) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Science (Economics and Psychology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Nutrition) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Science (Genetics) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support)  4
Bachelor of Science (Philosophy and Psychology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology & Social Policy) 7 Victoria University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Anthropological Science 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Criminology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support)  4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) 7 Victoria University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Sociology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science (Psychology) Bachelor of Arts (Spanish) Conjoint 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Art Conjoint (Psychology, Criminology and Sociology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Health Sciences conjoint (Psychology and Population Health) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Social Practice 7 Unitec Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Practice (Community Development) 7 Unitec Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Practice (Social Work) 7 Unitec Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Science 7 Lincoln University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Science 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology and Human Development) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology and Philosophy 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Psychology and Sociology) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Social Policy) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Services 7 Otago Polytechnic New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Work 7 Ara/Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Work 7 Auckland College of Education New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Work 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Work 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Work 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Social Work 7 Whitirea New Zealand New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Social Work (Biculturalism in Practice) 7 Te Wananga O Aotearoa New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Rehabilitation – Brain Injury) 4
Bachelor of Sport (Management) 7 Unitec Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Sport and Leisure Studies (Sport and Leisure Studies and Sociology) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Sports and Exercise (Exercise Prescription and Training) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Sports and Recreation 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Bachelor of Sports Coaching (Performance Analysis) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage 7 Southern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation 7 Eastern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Bachelor of Youth Development 7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 7 Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Certificate in Nursing (Competence Assessment Program) 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma for Graduates (Psychology) 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Diploma in Applied Counselling 7 Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma in Community Healthcare and Support 7 New Zealand School of Education (NZSE) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma in Psychotherapy 7 Eastern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Diploma in Social Science 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Diploma in Social Sciences (Welfare Development and Social Work) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Diploma of Gestalt Psychotherapy 7 Gestalt Institute of New Zealand New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma in Health and Rehabilitation 7 Toi Ohomai Insttitute of Technology/Waiariki Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Rehabilitation Support) 4
Diploma of Homeopathy 7 Bay of Plenty College of Homeopathy – now College of Natural Health and Homeopathy New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Diploma of Teaching 7 University of Otago New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Diploma of Teaching (Primary) 7 Auckland College of Education (Auckland University) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Diploma of Teaching (Primary) 7 Christchurch College of Education New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Graduate Certificate in Health Science 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Certificate in Sports and Exercise Science 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Graduate Diploma (Psychology) 7 University of Waikato New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Alcohol, Addiction and Drug Studies 7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Applied Addiction Studies 7 Wellington Institute of Technology  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Applied Management (Health) 7 Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4*
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Social Work) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Child Psychotherapy 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition 7 Canterbury College of Natural Medicine New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Health Science 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Health Science (Physiotherapy) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Graduate Diploma in Health Science and Technology 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Health Studies 7 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Advanced Support 4
Graduate Diploma in Health Studies 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Health and Rehabilitation 7 Toi Ohomai Insttitute of Technology/Waiariki Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness 7 Ara Institute of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 3
Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy 7 Auckland Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Advanced Support 4
Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy 7 Auckland University of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Advanced Support 4
Graduate Diploma in Science (Psychology) 7 Massey University New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Science (Psychology) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma in Science (Psychology) 7 Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Social Work 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Graduate Diploma in Special Education 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise 7 Southern Institute of Technology New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing  3
Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) 7 University of Auckland New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Graduate Diploma in Theory of Addictions 7 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma of Science (Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing 4
Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning 7 University of Canterbury New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Poumanawa Mātauranga Oranga Hinengaro 7 Te Wananga o Raukawa New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) 4
Poumanawa Mātauranga Toiora Whānau 7 Te Wananga o Raukawa New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4
Te Taketake Diploma Applied Addictions Counselling 7 Otago Polytechnic (Moana House Training Institute) New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) 4

Level 7 - Qualifications Assessed as NOT Equivalent for Pay Equity Purposes 
Assessed Qualification NZQA Level Qualification programme provider  Qualification Equivalence Assessment
Advanced Diploma in Art and Creativity 7 The Learning Connexion  Not Equivalent*
Bachelor in Sport and Exercise Coaching and Management 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Applied Arts (Visual Arts) 7 Northern Polytechnic (North Tec) Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Applied Communication 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Applied Management (Strategic Management) (Sales and Marketing) 7 Wellington Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Applied Science 7 Open Polytechnic Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management and Ecology) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts 7 University of Waikato Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Arts - (major Geography, minor Psychology) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Community and Family Studies) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology and Maori studies) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Criminology and Film) 7 Victoria University of Wellington Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Education) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Education and Pacific Studies) 7 Victoria University of Wellington Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Education and Psychology) (minor in Philosophy) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Education/Psychology) 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Education and Media Studies) 7 Victoria University of Wellington Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (English Literature and Second Lanuage Education) 7 Victoria University of Wellington Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (English/Scandanavian Studies) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Geography) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Gender Studies and Human Services) 7 University of Canterbury Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Arts (Human Services and Linguistics) 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Humanities and Social Science) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (History and Sociology) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics and Education Studies) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics and Literature) 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (major English, minor Political Studies) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Maori and Education) 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Maori) 7 Eastern Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Performing Arts) 7 Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) 7 Victoria University of Wellington Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Social Policy) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Anthropology) 7 University of Otago Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Gender Studies) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and History) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Religious Studies) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Religious Studies) 7 Victoria University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Social Anthropology and Sociology) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Film, Television and Media Studies) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology/Māori) 7 University of Auckland Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology and Criminology) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Social Science and Psychology) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) 7 Victoria University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Social Science for Public Health and Pacific Studies) 7 University of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts and Teaching  7 University of Waikato Unable to Assess**
Bachelors of Arts - (Te Reo Maori and Maori and Indigenous Studies) 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts (Te Reo Māori, Te Tohu Paetahi specialisation) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Arts Degree (Phenomenology of Religion) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Hons) (Functional Human Biology) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Communication Studies 7 Auckland University of Technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Computing Systems 7 Unitec Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Criminal Justice 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Education 7 University of Auckland Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Education 7 University of Waikato Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Exercise & Sport Science 7 Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise) 7 Massey University Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Humanitites (Business/Indigenous Studies) 7 Te Whare Wanaga o Awanuiarangi Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Iwi Environmental Management 7 Te Wananga o Aotearoa Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Maori Performing Arts 7 Te Whare Wananga O Awanuiarangi Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Māori Studies 7 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Matauranga Maori 7 Te Whare Wananga O Awanuiarangi Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science 7 Auckland University of Technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Ministry 7 Laidlaw College Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Science 7 University of Canterbury Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Science (Ecology) 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Social Services 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Unable to Assess**
Bachelor of Social Science (Anthropology) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Social Science (Sociology) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Social Science (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Social Science (Social Policy) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Educational Studies & Women and Gender Studies) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Social Sciences (Philosophy and Ethics) 7 University of Waikato Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science 7 Waikato institute of technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor in Sport and Exercise - Coaching and Management 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation in Management 7 Auckland University of Technology Not Equivalent*
Bachelor of Theology 7 Laidlaw College Not Equivalent*
Diploma for Graduates 7 University of Otago Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Applied Business (Healthcare Management) 7 New Zealand Institute of Education (NZIE) Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Applied Health Management 7 Toi Ohomai Institute  of Technology Not Equivalent*
Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) 7 The Learning Connexion Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Business 7 EDENZ Colleges 2016 Limited Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Business (Healthcare Management) 7 Queens Academic Group/Aspire2 International College of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Business (Specialisation in Healthcare) 7 Queens Academic Group Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Business Management (Healthcare Management) 7 Queens Academic Group/Aspire2 International College of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Business Management (Specialisation in Health Services) 7 New Zealand Academic & Learning Institute Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Business Management (Specialisation in Health Services) 7 Toi Ohamai Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health (Advanced Applied Management) 7 Cornell Institute of Business and Technology Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health (Advanced Applied Management) 7 Kauri Academy Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health (Advanced Applied Management) 7 New Zealand Institute of Education (NZIE) Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health Services Management 7 AGI Education Limited Management Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health Services Management 7 Aspire2 International Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health Services Management 7 National Institute of Education Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Health Services Management 7 National Tertiary Education Consortium (NTEC) Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Healthcare Management 7 Queens Academic Group Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Kinesiology 7 International College of Professional Kinesiology Practice Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Management (Healthcare) 7 EDENZ Colleges 2016 Limited/ATMC Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Management (Healthcare) 7 International Academy of New Zealand Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Management (Healthcare) 7 International College of Auckland Not Equivalent*
Diploma in Psychosynthesis Counselling  7 Institute of Psychosynthesis NZ Not Accredited
Diploma in Te Whiuwhiu o te Hau – Māori Counselling 7 Waikato Institute of Technology Unable to Assess**
Graduate Certificate in Infection Prevention and Control 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Certificate in Supervision 7 Waikato Institute of Technology Unable to Assess**
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Education (Career Development) 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Not Equivalent*
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as an Additional Language 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Accounting 7 Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC) Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Applied Management 7 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Applied Management 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Applied Management (Accounting)  7 Wellington Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Sociology) 7 University of Canterbury Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Business 7 Eastern Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Business Studies 7 Waikato Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Child Mental Health 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Unable to Assess**
Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition 2005 7 Canterbury College of Natural Medicine Unable to Assess**
Graduate Diploma in Educational Facilitation 7 New Zealand Curriculum Design Institute/Kiwi Institute of Training and Education Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Health (Applied Services Management) 7 Freedom Institute of Higher Education Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Health Management 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management 7 Auckland Institute of Studies Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control 7 Toi Ohamai Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Infection Risk Management 7 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership 7 Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Not-for-profit Management 7 Unitec Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise 7 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Primary) 7 Massey University Not Equivalent*
Graduate Diploma in Theology 7 Laidlaw College Not Equivalent*
New Zealand Diploma in Health (Advanced) (Applied Management) 7 All accredited providers Not Equivalent*
Postgraduate Diploma in Event Management 7 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Not Equivalent*
Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control 7 Waiariki Institute of Technology Not Equivalent*
Poutuarongo Matauranga Maori (Bachelor of Matauranga Maori) 7 Te Wananga O Raukawa Unable to Assess**
Sociology of Health and Kawa Whakaruruhau 7 Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) Unable to Assess**
Whakapakari Tino Rangatiratanga O Te Kohanga Reo 7 Te Kohanga Reo National Trust  Unable to Assess**

4*  The qualification is equivalent to Level 4 with proof of cultural competency.
Not Accredited – The awarding provider OR the qualification is not accredited by NZQA.
*Not Equivalent – The qualification does not sufficiently align with the graduate profile outcomes of any specified New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing.
**Unable to Assess - This means there was insufficient information about this qualification in order to assess it. This is normally due to the age of the qualification, or the education provider no longer exists.
4*** if containing HLTH7105 Health of the Older Adult – otherwise Not Equivalent.

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