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Our aim is to keep you up to date with the latest news from around our industry. This is a busy time in the education sector we have the latest from NZQA, MOE and TEC.


FREE Cyber Security Assessments - October 2023

Check out the latest on the TEC-led Cyber Security Project for the Tertiary Sector. Learn about the project and why it should matter to you. Best of all, it is Free. We all read about the latest breach of cyber security. The large corporates often make the news, but did you know everybody is a target? If criminals can breach big players' expensive high levels of security. Is it time to consider how vulnerable you are? This project is there to help you do just that. It is designed to help you understand any weaknesses in your systems and help establish a plan to avoid the expensive and inconvenient pitfalls already experienced by so many. Click here to learn more

RoVE Updates September 22

The RoVE Project Team provided the following update today. 

On 4 October 2021 six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) – being established through the Reform of Vocational Education - will take over the standard setting and qualification development functions that were previously delivered by Transitional Industry Training Organisations (TITOs). The WDC establishment team has been working closely with TITOs and NZQA to ensure the transition of these functions is as smooth as possible for providers and schools. 

The factsheet (click here/image) has been produced to provide transition information on the following functions:

  • Qualifications and standards
  • Consistency reviews
  • Interim programme support
  • National external moderation 
  • Consent to assess 
  • Consent and moderation requirements 

We hope this factsheet provides the information you need. If you have any questions prior to 4 October 2021, please email  After 4 October 2021, please refer to the WDC websites via:

RoVE Updates June 29

Here is the summary from the RoVE workshop 29, 30 June 2021. Click on the image to see more. Enter your text here...

RoVE Updates June 29

Simplifying New Zealand qualifications and other credentials  workshop presentation. 

The latest RoVE updates

The Board recently received an update on RoVE in May and  its progress to date. There is to be a further update at June's Peak Body meeting. We will of course bring you the latest news as we receive it. Click the image to view to latest presentation.

Check out the latest from ANZCOR

Guideline 10.3 - Good Practice Statement: Minimum Hygiene Requirements for Resuscitation and First Aid Training. Click the image to learn more.


Conference 2021

Tuesday 23 November 2021 Wellington (venue now confirmed)

We are currently finalising the speakers and are excited Ashley Bloomfield is booked to open the conference. We look forward to providing a valuable educational event for the continuing professional development of our members and the Sector.

The AECTP Board, 16 April 2021

Glossary of abbreviations

People new to the First Aid Training sector often comment on the number of acronyms that accompany our business. So to help out, the AECTP Board has compiled a glossary of common abbreviations and added it to the FAQS and Resources page of this website. Let us know if we have missed any!

CPR Revalidations

This year we are providing the opportunity to complete CPR revalidation on the eve of conference 2021. Click the link below to find out how to sign up

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