Domain - Passive Fire Protection

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Level 2

Select, use, and care for tools and equipment used in the installation of passive fire protection

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31917 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for the training of fire stopping specialists. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and use simple measuring devices; select, use, and care for engineering hand tools; and select, use, and care for portable hand-held engineering power tools used in the installation of passive fire protection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of passive fire protection

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17709 and unit standard 17710.

26422 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard covers the underpinning knowledge for people who need to inspect passive fire protection (PFP) systems in buildings. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the compliance schedule regime; explain fire compartmentation and escape routes; demonstrate knowledge of PFP features; and demonstrate knowledge of inspection and maintenance requirements for PFP products.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of passive fire protection systems

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29157 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard covers the underpinning knowledge of passive fire protection (PFP) systems in buildings. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: fire cells and Fire Resistance Ratings (FRR), PFP systems and associated products, smoke separation, standards and approvals required for PFP products, obligations and responsibilities when penetrating, altering, and/or disturbing PFP systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of passive fire protection system elements and products, and installation practices

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31915 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for the training of fire stopping specialists. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of legislation, standards, and codes for passive fire protection (PFP) and quality control, passive fire products, and installation practices for compliant PFP; and describe documentation required for installation and compliance of PFP systems, the roles of people in achieving compliant PFP, fire resistance of building elements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Install compliant passive fire protection building elements and products

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31916 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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This unit standard is for the training of fire stopping specialists. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare for installation of compliant passive fire protection building elements and products; install compliant passive fire protection building elements and products; manage and seal service penetrations; and complete installation documentation and reporting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Inspect passive fire protection as part of a routine compliance inspection

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17711.

26423 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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This unit standard covers routine inspections of passive fire protection (PFP) in buildings to confirm ongoing compliance with the requirements of the compliance schedule. Routine inspections of PFP are detailed in Specified Systems SS 15 of the Compliance Schedule Handbook and assume that the inspector works with a pre-defined compliance schedule which specifies the systems and inspections required. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for a routine inspection and verification; carry out a routine inspection; and verify completion of the inspection, maintenance, and reporting procedures of PFP.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Inspect passive fire protection for compliance with the building consent

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17711.

26424 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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This unit standard covers inspections of passive fire protection (PFP) in new or altered buildings for the purpose of determining compliance with a Building Consent. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection of PFP; inspect PFP for compliance with a Building Consent; and document and report on the inspection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand building code in relation to passive fire protection

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33298 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the New Zealand Building Code in relation to PFP; demonstrate knowledge of the functional requirements, and the limitations on the application of clause C3 of the New Zealand Building code; demonstrate knowledge of the performance criteria of clauses C3.4 - C3.9 of the New Zealand Building Code; and explain the performance criteria of clauses C4, C5 and C6 of the New Zealand Building Code.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of passive fire protection systems and product functionality in buildings

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33299 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of PFP system components drawings and engineering documentation, explain key installation criteria for PFP components, and demonstrate knowledge of achieving and maintaining compliance in product functionality in buildings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of passive fire protection safety documentation and potential conflicts

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33300 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: fire safety design reports; architectural drawings; building service drawings; and comparing fire safety design reports, architectural drawings and building services drawings as they relate to PFP.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of substrate specifications for passive fire protection

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33301 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of substrate specifications for passive fire protection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of fire principles and the impact fire and smoke have on people

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33302 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the effects of fire and smoke on people; the conditions leading to flashover; the conditions leading to backdraught and describe the relationship between passive fire protection and life safety.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Data as at 13 June 2024