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Don Griffin - Lead Auditor

Auditor Training

  • May 2000 – Workshop: ISO 9000 for 2000
  • June 2000 – Courses and examinations leading to the Certificate in Quality Systems and Auditing Principles


  • Master of Science (1956), Victoria University of Wellington

Work Experience

  • Central Institute of Technology 1960 –94
    Head of the School of Pharmacy 1972 – 75
    Deputy Principal, 1976 – 85
    Principal, 1986 – 94
  • Chairman (full-time), New Zealand Trades Certification Board and Authority for Advanced Vocational Awards, 1982 -83
  • Part-time Panel Chairperson with NZPPC 1995 to present

Quality Experience

  • Established Internal Audit at CIT, 1992
  • Examined the implementation of quality systems in Colleges of Further Education in Britain as part of Woolf Fisher Fellowship, 1994
  • Member of the Committee on University Academic Programmes (quality assurance body) 1991 – 93
  • Conducted internal audits of NZPPC in 1995 and 1997
  • Assistant auditor for trial NZQA audit of Nelson Polytechnic, 1998
  • NZPPC Panel Chairperson 1995 to present
  • Internal Auditor at Christchurch Institute of Technology 2001 to present
  • Lead Auditor NZPPC 2000 to present

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