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Continuing Professional Development Implementation: Analysis of Feedback

In August 2018, the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners requested informal feedback on the following questions:

  • Do you understand the CPD requirements?
  • How do you find completing the CPD requirements?
  • How easy do you find it to record your CPD and provide evidence?

This document is an analysis of the responses we received.

Continuing professional development implementation: Analysis of feedback

Amendments to Certificate of Competency (CoC) requirements

New competency requirements for safety-critical roles in mining and quarrying came into force on 1 August 2018.

Amendments to Certificate of Competency (CoC) requirements

Feedback on oral examinations

The New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners is concerned about the number of certificate of competence (CoC) applicants that are being failed because they are unable to demonstrate they have the ability and knowledge required to maintain a safe work environment.

Feedback on oral examinations

Changing a lifetime A Grade quarry manager’s CoC to a B Grade CoC

WorkSafe New Zealand has agreed that holders of a Lifetime A Grade Quarry Manager’s certificate of competence may, upon application, be granted a B grade quarry manager’s CoC.

Changing a lifetime A Grade quarry manager’s CoC to a B Grade CoC

Contact us for more help

If you have any questions about Certificates of Competence, Continued Professional Development or anything else relating to the New Zealand Mining Board of Examiners, please contact our Board Secretariat Team who are happy to help:

Phone: +64 4 901 4980 or

Email: BoE_Secretariat@worksafe.govt.nz