Domain - Electrical Apparatus in Explosive Atmospheres - Compliance

Domain - Electrical Apparatus in Explosive Atmospheres - Compliance

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Level 3

Enter classified explosive atmosphere areas to undertake work

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30068 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training and assessment of people who work in explosive atmospheres and covers the requirements of site entry and safe working practices for any classified hazardous area. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - prepare to enter and work in a classified hazardous area - comply with all safety instructions and procedures in a classified explosive atmosphere.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Conduct visual and close inspection of electrical installations for explosive atmospheres

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17074 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training and assessment of people who work with electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres. This unit standard covers the explosion-protection aspects of conducting visual and close inspections of explosion-protected electrical equipment and installations. It requires the ability to work safely in a hazardous area and to identify conditions that affect the integrity of explosion-protection and document inspection findings. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of the purpose and process of visual and close inspections of electrical installations for explosive atmospheres; - prepare for and conduct inspection of electrical installations for explosive atmospheres; and - record inspection results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Verify compliance of repaired reeling, trailing, and flexible electrical cables
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24985 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard covers compliance verification of repaired and tested reeling, trailing, and flexible cables for use in hazardous areas and explosive atmospheres, and their plugs/couplers assemblies by a responsible person. It requires the ability to work safely and to Standards, evaluate repairs against required standard and to maintain required repair records. This unit standard is intended for people who are responsible for electrical apparatus overhaul and verification of repaired reeling, trailing, and flexible cables in explosive atmospheres. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of reeling, trailing, and flexible cable, and repair techniques; . demonstrate knowledge of electrical fundamentals and testing techniques; . demonstrate knowledge of reeling, trailing, and flexible cable plug and coupler inspection and fitting techniques; . prepare to verify compliance of repaired cables; . carry out verification of compliance; and . complete and document cable repair work.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Manage compliance of explosive atmospheres

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17055 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training and assessment of people who work with electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of the management responsibilities related to explosive atmosphere environments, the strategies used to maintain the safety of explosive atmospheres, and the maintenance requirements . establish possibility of explosive hazard . establish explosion-protection strategies for site . implement explosion-protection strategies and . establish and implement procedures for maintaining explosion-protection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Conduct detailed inspection of electrical apparatus installations in explosive atmospheres
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30071.

17075 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard covers the explosion-protection aspects of conducting close and detailed inspections of explosion-protected apparatus and installations. It requires the ability to use a verification dossier, work safely in a hazardous area, inspect against Standards, and report on inspection results. This unit standard is for electrical inspectors who are responsible for maintenance and/or inspection of plant and apparatus in explosive atmospheres. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of techniques used to inspect installations of explosion-protected and associated apparatus and wiring systems; . demonstrate knowledge of modifications to explosion-protected apparatus; . prepare for inspection; . conduct inspection; and . report inspection results.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct detailed inspection of electrical installations for explosive atmospheres

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17075.

30071 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of techniques used to inspect installations of explosion-protected and associated equipment and wiring systems - demonstrate knowledge of modifications to explosion-protected equipment - prepare for inspection - conduct inspection - record results of detailed inspection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 6

Conduct a conformity assessment of explosion-protected apparatus

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17068 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is for electrical engineers and inspectors who are responsible for the design, selection, or inspection of explosion-protected electrical apparatus for use in hazardous areas. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of the documentation used in assessing explosion-protected apparatus for conformance to accepted Standards . demonstrate knowledge of the processes used in assessing explosion-protected apparatus for conformance to accepted Standards . prepare to conduct conformity assessment; . conduct conformity assessment, and . document and submit conformity assessment report.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Classify hazardous areas

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17069 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for engineers or engineering associates who are responsible for classifying areas where flammable or combustible materials may exist. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of explosive atmospheres and explosion-protection principles . demonstrate knowledge of processes involved in gathering and analysing technical data to classify non-specific hazardous areas . determine the type and extent of explosion hazard . establish the type and extent of classes or zones, and . document classification and delineation of zones.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Perform compliance audits of explosive atmospheres and the related electrical installation
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24980 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training and assessment of people who work with electrical equipment in explosive atmospheres. This unit standard covers compliance audits of installations with explosion-protection equipment. It requires the ability to verify whether an installation complies with the relevant explosive atmospheres Standards for that installation. It includes the verification of design and certification documentation (verification dossier), maintenance, overhaul and repair, work safety, inspection against Standards, and reporting of audit results. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of processes used when auditing explosive atmospheres; - prepare for the audit and establish extent of the audit; - perform audit; and - report audit results.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Assess the fitness-for-purpose of explosive atmospheres legacy explosion-protected apparatus
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24981 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard covers the explosion-protection aspects of permanently installed legacy explosion-protected apparatus that has no acceptable certification and a conformity assessment document cannot be prepared to determine the level of conformity with current IEC or AS/NZS Standards. It requires the ability to gather, establish, and evaluate technical information on relevant explosion-protection techniques and to report evaluations and findings, including recommendations based on safety requirements and economic considerations. This unit standard is for engineers who are responsible for safety, maintenance, engineering design, and management functions associated with electrical apparatus in explosive atmospheres. This unit standard is intended for the assessment of people who are responsible for considering the use and refurbishment of legacy plant and the selection of repaired or overhauled apparatus. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of techniques used when inspecting installations of explosion-protected and associated apparatus and explosive atmospheres wiring; . demonstrate knowledge of processes used when auditing explosive atmospheres; . prepare to assess fitness-for-purpose of apparatus and systems; . gather technical information to assess fitness-for-purpose of apparatus and systems; . assess apparatus and/or systems against Standards; and . develop and submit a fitness-for-purpose report.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Manage continuous supervision inspection associated with explosive atmospheres

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30070 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - ascertain the viability of the continuous supervision inspection for a given hazardous area - develop a continuous supervision inspection process for a given hazardous area - implement and manage a continuous supervision process for a given hazardous area.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Data as at 20 July 2024