Domain - Core Planning and Construction

Domain - Core Planning and Construction

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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of roles and documentation, and communicate, within the construction industry
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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27160 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of roles and documentation within the construction industry; communicate orally in a construction related context; and communicate in writing in a construction related context.

Standard-setting body:

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of structural principles for building work

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27161 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of structural principles for building work.

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of and create technical sketches for construction

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27162 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of technical sketching for construction, and create simple technical sketches for construction from a given brief.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Evaluate and select materials and finishes for buildings

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9669 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for buildings: explain the characteristics and physical properties of materials and finishes used; evaluate performance and compatibility of materials and finishes used; and select materials and finishes to be used.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Determine and describe construction of small buildings

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 9671.

27157 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for a small building, determine and describe: the foundations and substructure; the structure, the envelope, and the interior.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of tendering for, and administration of, building construction contracts

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27186 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is designed to provide an overview of the tender process. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the tender process from the perspective of the main contractor; describe the procurement process on confirmation of a successful tender; explain the process for preparing progress claims; explain the principles of determining the costs of variations; and explain the process of preparing the final claim.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of construction factors affecting the design of prefabricated timber products for a small building

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27924 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for use in the training of frame and truss detailers. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the influence of: the construction of foundations and substructure, the construction of timber framed buildings and associated supporting structural components, and construction of the envelope, on the design of prefabricated timber products for a small building.

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of a research/feasibility study of a site

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9663 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the limitations in a site; demonstrate knowledge of the research/feasibility study in terms of legislative requirements; establish the condition of an existing building; and present information from the research/feasibility study.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of building law

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9664 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain aspects of the New Zealand legal structure; explain the principles of selected branches of New Zealand civil law in terms of their relevance to the construction industry; explain aspects of New Zealand law relating to business entities; and explain the legal fundamentals of dispute resolution.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of principles related to provision of services for small buildings

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9667 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for small buildings: explain purposes and operating principles of services; explain principles of coordination and placement and reticulation of services; and demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements relevant to services.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of principles related to provision of services for medium and large buildings

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9668 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for medium and large buildings: explain purposes and operating principles of services; explain principles of coordination and placement and reticulation of services; and demonstrate knowledge of legislative requirements relevant to services.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Identify environmental impacts, design, and construction techniques, on and of the built environment

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9670 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify environmental aspects of building construction and services, and evaluate design and construction techniques and/or impacts that may apply to the built environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Level 6

Determine and describe construction of medium and large buildings

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 9672.

27158 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for medium and large buildings, determine and describe: the foundations and substructure; the passive fire protection systems; the structure for a specific design, the envelope, and the interior.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 19 October 2021