How To Submit NZDIPBUS Export

If you are required to complete NZ Diploma of Business (NZDIPBUS) reporting, it is important that you incorporate specific NZDIPBUS field collection and processes into your Course Offer, Learner and Enrolment setup. The requirements change slightly depending on you Set up your Wisenet database for correct reporting.

Before you begin:

Required Knowledge: NZQA



Successful NZDIPBUS Reporting

Each Tab represents a different stage in your NZDIPBUS reporting.  Click on each Tab for instructions on what needs to be completed for successful reporting.

If you are required to complete NZQA reporting, it is important that you incorporate specific NZQA field collection and processes into your  Course OfferLearner and Enrolment setup. Spending a little more time upfront can save a lot of time later.

Learn More about Field Guidelines

Before you can set up for correct reporting you need to understand the reporting requirements especially surrounding what data collection is required.

NZQA File Guidelines outlines each field that is in the NZQA files and provides required information regarding collection and location in Wisenet.

Set up your Wisenet database for NZQA unit standard record of achievement reporting

  1. Set Up Units
    • Each Unit Standard must be set up as a unit in your Wisenet Learner administration database.  Make sure the Is Unit Standard box is checked
  2. Set Up Unit Offers
    • Create offers of each unit standard
    • (Optional) Set up unit groups to manage groups of unit standards
  3. Enrol Learners into Unit Offers
  4. Modify Unit Enrolment details
    • The NZQA Result field must not be blank. Choose an appropriate value.
    • The Result field (Wisenet custom Result field) must contain one of the following values: A+, A, B+, B, C, D, E, F, or P
      • You may need to set this up in the Settings > Dropdown List section.
    • The End Date must not be blank or in the future

While not strictly required it is recommended as it allows you to proactively complete data integrity checks to ensure

  • The right amount of data is being reported
  • There isn’t any incorrect data

Run Report #2027 – Data Integrity to check which clients and results are ready to export.

Learn More? Learn about Data Integrity Reports for NZ

Once you are ready to export the NZDIPBUS data you can follow the export steps:


If you have more than one course offer in this export batch, the location code will be taken from the first one processed. We recommend that you always only process offers from a single location in the same batch. For maximum safety, process only one course offer per batch.

Steps to follow:

For any course offer where course has the NZDIPBUS export standard ticked, Wisenet will produce the NZDIPBUS export and not the standard NZQA export.

  1. Ensure your setup is correctly completed
    • To run a unit results export, run the Record of Achievement Export as usual
    • To run a qualification export, run the Qualification Achievement Export as usual

You may come across some common validation errors when you run your exports. Check out the list we have compile together for you and how to troubleshoot NZQA Export Errors.

NZQA Export Errors

How to Reject an Export Run


Each record will only be exported once. If you find there is a problem with a record when you review the file, you will need to reject the batch, correct the error(s) and repeat the export.

Steps to follow:

  1. Navigate to LRM > Reports
  2. On the Left Navigation Bar, Click Exports
  3. Click NZQA Export
  4. Click NZQA Result Export History
  5. Click the link that says Reject

The information provided is based on our interpretations of the requirements. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are compliant. If you have any concerns or suggestions please contact us.

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