Accreditation for New Zealand Programs

For all information regarding New Zealand programs, please refer to PCNZ's website.

In terms of APC’s role, we undertake accreditation of degree programs, Intern Training Programs (ITP) and Prescriber programs in New Zealand on behalf of PCNZ. 

  • Degree programs – are assessed against the APC Standards for Pharmacy Programs in Australia and New Zealand 2014
  • ITPs – assessed against the Accreditation Standards for Pharmacy Intern Training Programs in New Zealand
  • Prescribing programs – are assessed against the PCNZ Accreditation Standards for the Prescribed Qualification Pharmacist Prescriber Scope of Practice

All of the above listed documents are on the PCNZ's website. The policies and procedures for accreditation and monitoring in NZ are also listed on the PCNZ's website.