New Forestry Micro-credentials approved by NZQA

Muka Tangata is proud to share that 10 new Forestry micro-credentials have been successfully approved and listed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), and are now available to be developed into programmes by accredited providers.

The approved micro-credentials include:

Level 3

  • Forestry Road Pavement (128479-1) 
  • Forestry River Crossing Construction (128480-1) 
  • Forestry Earthworks Plant Operation (128481-1) 
  • Geotextile Installation in Forestry Infrastructure (128482-1) 
  • Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Forestry Roads (128483-1) 
  • Core Construction of Forestry Roads (128488-1) 
  • Forestry Deadman Installation (128489-1) 

Level 5

  • Core Forestry Leadership (128484-1) 
  • Operational Forestry Leadership (128485-1) 
  • Business Forestry Leadership (128487-1) 

The development of these micro-credentials was led by Muka Tangata as part of the Forestry qualifications development project, in collaboration with the forest industry, training providers, iwi and Māori. 

We’d like to give our thanks to all those who have contributed their knowledge, experience, and expertise to this mahi – ensuring that these micro-credentials are fit for purpose, meet industry needs, and will support ākonga (learners) and emerging leaders to flourish in the sector. 


The Forestry qualifications development project is continuing in 2024: read more about how to get involved!