Eligibility

Eligibility

Last updated 2 May 2020
Last updated 2 May 2020

The full eligibility criteria for TAFL are included in the 2020 fund specific conditions and delegation to TEC available here:

2020 Technology Access Fund for Learners (PDF, 727 Kb)

2020 Technology Access Fund for Learners (TAFL) funding delegation (PDF, 333 Kb)

TEO eligibility

TEOs who receive funding from at least one of the following funds are eligible to receive TAFL:

  • Employer-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy;
  • Industry Training Fund;
  • Intensive Literacy and Numeracy Fund;
  • Intensive Literacy and Numeracy – English for Speakers of Other Languages;
  • Intensive Literacy and Numeracy – Refugee English;
  • Student Achievement Component – Qualification at Level 3 and above on the NZQF;
  • Student Achievement Component – Qualification at Levels 1 and 2 on the NZQF;
  • TEO-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy
  • Youth Guarantee; or
  • A grant under section 321 of the Education Act.

Learner eligibility

TAFL may only be used to assist learners who are funded through one of the following funds:

  • Employer-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy;
  • Industry Training Fund;
  • Intensive Literacy and Numeracy Fund;
  • Intensive Literacy and Numeracy – English for Speakers of Other Languages;
  • Intensive Literacy and Numeracy – Refugee English;
  • Student Achievement Component – Qualification at Level 3 and above on the NZQF;
  • Student Achievement Component – Qualification at Levels 1 and 2 on the NZQF;
  • TEO-led Workplace Literacy and Numeracy
  • Youth Guarantee; or
  • A grant under section 321 of the Education Act.

To be eligible, the learner must also:

  • Be an eligible learner as per the conditions of the fund they are funded through.
  • Be enrolled in a course or programme which is being delivered online at the point in which they receive assistance.
  • Meet any other relevant conditions of the fund they are funded through.

The specific conditions for each fund are available in the 2020 Funding Conditions Catalogue:

2020 Funding Conditions for all Funds (PDF, 1.5 Mb)

Programme eligibility

You must ensure that you only use TAFL Funding for a programme of study or training that:

(a) meets the programme eligibility requirements of the Relevant Fund(s); and

(b) is a technology-enabled programme that is being delivered online.