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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security legislation, codes of practice, and standards
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 7 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30652.

5880 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . current standard setting bodies specific to electronic security; and . and access electronic security regulations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 3

Demonstrate electrical knowledge for Electronic Security Installers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20592 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard covers the knowledge of electrical theory, legislation, and standards required for registration as Electrician limited to Electronic Security Installer. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - the New Zealand Multiple Earthed Neutral (MEN) system and earthing; - circuit protection and protection devices; - electrical safe working practices and testing; - electrical cables and circuits relevant for Electronic Security Installers; and - electrical legislation, codes of practice, and standards relevant for Electronic Security Installers.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate practical electrical skills for Electronic Security Installers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20593 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard covers the practical electrical skills required for registration as Electrician limited to Electronic Security Installer. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify cable types and sizes; - identify subcircuits and determine cable for connection of security control panel; - install and terminate cable to connect security control panel to existing subcircuit; - inspect, test, rectify abnormal conditions, and commission connection of security control panel to existing subcircuit.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Connect security control panels to existing domestic subcircuits
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20594 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard covers the cabling and connection of electronic security control panels to the electricity supply by connection to existing subcircuits in domestic premises. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - prepare to connect a security control panel to an existing domestic subcircuit; - install and terminate cabling to connect a security control panel to an existing domestic subcircuit; - inspect and test connection of security control panel to domestic subcircuit; and - complete connection of security control panel to domestic subcircuit.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate basic knowledge of electronic security data protocols and cabling
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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26839 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for electronic security installers engaged in the installation of basic building and data cabling for electronic security services, and covers basic underpinning knowledge for this occupation. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate basic knowledge of: - data protocols utilised in electronic security systems; - LANs and LANs cables; - electronic security systems and data cabling services; - data cabling services entrance and terminating facilities used in electronic security systems; - earthing, bonding, and surge protection for electronic security data cabling systems; - building cable backbone and horizontal cabling systems; - fibre optic cables; - principles of fire-stopping; and - plans and specifications used in electronic security systems and data cabling.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate fundamental knowledge of external communication concepts relevant to electronic security services
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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26840 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard covers elementary knowledge of external communications for electronic security installers. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate fundamental knowledge of: - telecommunications concepts in terms of electronic security services; - operation and use of telecommunications networks and systems relevant to electronic security services; and - the operation of electronic security system communications paths.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security systems and equipment

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5883.

26841 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers knowledge of electronic security systems and their functions. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of: - electronic security intruder alarm components; - electronic security access control components; - electronic security surveillance systems; and - intercom systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation, codes of practice, and Standards as applied to electronic security

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5880.

30652 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the necessary legislation, codes of practice, and Standards. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - current Standard Setting Bodies (SSBs) specific to electronic security; - Standards and codes of practice relating to electronic security; and - the Certificate of Approval.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Install electronic security intercom equipment and systems

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Version 1

30653 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the installation of security intercom systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of security intercom systems installation; - install intercom systems; and - test, commission, and hand over intercom systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security devices

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Version 7

5881 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers knowledge of electronic security devices. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the purpose and application of: - electronic intruder alarm system devices; - electronic access control system devices; - surveillance systems devices; and - intercom system devices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security installation requirements and procedures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

5882 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - security system work scope establishment; - the preparation required for a security system installation schedule based on a scope of work; - the preparation requirements for a security system installation; and - security system installation, commissioning and handover procedures.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Connect, test, and programme electronic security intruder alarm systems in a controlled environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26841.

5883 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard allows trainees to demonstrate competence in simulated installation of intruder alarm systems in a controlled environment such as on a workshop bench, before engaging in real life installation work on customers' premises. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of intruder alarm system configurations; - connect components in simple intruder alarm systems; - programme and test simple intruder alarm systems; - test warning devices and external monitoring of simple intruder alarm systems; - upload and download new system parameters for intruder alarm systems; and - dismantle intruder alarm systems and package components.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Install electronic security intercom equipment and peripheral devices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

5884 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - install intercom control equipment; - install intercom peripheral devices; and - test intercom control equipment and peripheral devices.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate customer service and communication skills in the electronic security industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

5886 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard allows people working in the electronic security industry to demonstrate competency in communicating with and serving customers. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate customer communication skills in the electronic security industry; - compose written communications in the electronic security industry; - present a professional appearance in the electronic security industry; and - demonstrate care of the working environment.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Install electronic security intruder alarm and control systems

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Version 7

5890 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers installation of security intruder alarm systems. People credited with this unit are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of installation of electronic security alarm control system components; - install components in simple alarm systems in accordance with specifications and client requirements; - program simple alarm systems to prove installation is performing to manufacturer specifications and client requirements; and - test, commission, and handover the alarm systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Install electronic security access control systems

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Version 7

5891 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the installation of security access control systems. People credited with this unit are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of installation of access control components; - install components in simple access control systems; - program simple access control systems to prove installation is performing to manufacturer specifications and client requirements; and - test, commission, and handover a security door system and record the results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Install electronic security surveillance systems

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5892 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the installation of security surveillance systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of surveillance system components; - install components in surveillance systems; - program surveillance systems; and - test, commission, and handover surveillance systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Install electronic security cable support systems and cables

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Version 7

5893 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the installation of cable support systems and cables. People credited with this unit are able to: - install electronic security cable support systems in both accessible and difficult locations; - install cables on, or in, cable support systems; and - penetrate cable barriers.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of integrated electronic security system design, commissioning, and fault finding
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31598.

27178 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - security risks in the electronic security industry; - electronic security intruder alarm system design and commissioning; - electronic security access control system design and commissioning; - electronic security CCTV system design and commissioning; - integrated electronic security power supply system design and commissioning; - integrated electronic security digital wireless system design and commissioning; and are able to - use systematic techniques to identify location and causes of faults in an integrated electronic security system.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Develop own professional and technical knowledge and identify emerging or converging electronic security technologies

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31593 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard covers knowledge and skill for people engaged in installation, maintenance, and management of electronic security systems and networks. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - enhance personal, professional, and technical knowledge of the electronic security industry; and - demonstrate knowledge of emerging or converging technologies that may be applied in the New Zealand electronic security industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Diagnose and repair faulty electronic security systems

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31594 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the diagnosis and repair of electronic security systems. People credited with this unit are able to: - prepare to diagnose and repair electronic security systems; - diagnose faults in electronic security systems; - repair and test equipment; and - complete post-repair procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of data networking to support electronic security systems and services

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31595 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the knowledge and application of electronic security systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - the telecommunications OSI model; - data cabling used to support data networking applications; - radio transmission principles; - unlicensed wireless networks; - the TCP/IP protocol suite and IP addressing; and - data network topologies, architectures, and hardware components.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Develop solutions for electronic security intruder alarm systems

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5897.

31596 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the planning and installation of electronic security intruder alarm systems. People credited with this unit are able to: - confirm client''s electronic security intruder alarm systems requirements; - select system components for electronic security intruder alarm systems; - select peripheral devices for electronic security intruder alarm system; and - lead the installation, commissioning, and hand over of electronic security intruder alarm systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Develop data networking solutions to support electronic security systems

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31597 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the planning and installation of electronic security intruder alarm systems. People credited with this unit are able to: - confirm client''s data networking support system requirements; - select data networking system type to support electronic security systems; - select components for data networking systems to support electronic security systems; and - lead the installation, commissioning, and handover of data networking system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security system design

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 27178.

31598 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the knowledge and application of electronic security systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - evaluation requirements to mitigate risks in a given scenario; - electronic security intruder alarm system design; - electronic security access control system design; - electronic security surveillance system design; - integrated electronic security power supply system design; and - wireless technology as used in a security system design.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Develop solutions for electronic security access control systems

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5896.

31599 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the planning and installation of electronic security access control systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - confirm client''s electronic security access control systems requirements; - select system components for electronic security access control systems; - select electronic security access control system peripheral devices; and - lead the installation, commissioning, and handover electronic security access control system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Develop solutions for electronic security surveillance systems

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5906.

31600 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers planning and installation of electronic security surveillance systems. People credited with this unit are able to: - confirm client''s electronic security surveillance system requirements; - select components for electronic security surveillance system; - select electronic security surveillance system devices; and - install, commission, and hand over electronic security surveillance systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Develop solutions for electronic security intercom systems

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Version 1

31601 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the planning and installation of electronic security intercom systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - confirm client''s electronic security intercom system requirements; - select system components for electronic security intercom systems; - select electronic security intercom system peripheral devices; and - lead the installation, commissioning, and handover of electronic security intercom systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security fault location and diagnostics

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31602 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry and covers the knowledge and application of electronic security systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - techniques to identify the location and cause of faults in security systems equipment; - diagnostic equipment used in security system fault location; - sources of additional information to assist with fault remedies; and - managing customer relationships when performing system repairs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Read, interpret, and update drawings and plans used in electronic security system installations

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31603 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the training and assessment of people working in or intending to work in the electronic security industry, and covers understanding and interpretation of drawing types, symbols, and diagrams used in the electronic security industry and related trades. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of drawing types used in electronic security installations, and in building and construction; - identify and show usage of symbols used in electronic security installations; and - use drawings to plan an electronic security installation and update drawings to reflect change.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of electronic security systems and equipment functions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5887 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the principles of electronic security intruder alarm components; the principles of electronic security access control components; the principles of electronic security closed circuit television (CCTV); the principles of electronic security intercom; electronic security access control system programming functions; intrusion detection system programming functions; CCTV system programming functions; integrated electronic security system design; communication links and tamper detection; sound measurement; radio theory and terms; and aerial design and function.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Design electronic security access control systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31599.

5896 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify client''s access control systems requirements; - select components for access control systems; - select access control peripheral devices; - prepare detailed access control system design plans; - install, commission, and hand over access control systems as designed; and - prepare a test and maintenance schedule for access control system installations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Design electronic security intruder alarm systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31596.

5897 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: - identify client''s intruder alarm systems requirements; - select components for intruder alarm systems; - select intruder alarm system devices; - prepare detailed intruder alarm system design plans; - install, commission, and hand over intruder alarm systems as designed; and - prepare a test and maintenance schedule for intruder alarm system installations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Design electronic security intercom systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5901 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify client's electronic security intercom requirements; select security intercom control equipment; select intercom peripheral devices; prepare intercom system installation plans; and prepare an intercom test and maintenance schedule.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Commission and hand-over integrated electronic security systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5904 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: commission integrated electronic security systems; train security system users; and hand over security system to client.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Design electronic security CCTV systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31600.

5906 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: - identify client''s CCTV systems requirements; - select components for CCTV systems; - select CCTV devices; - prepare detailed CCTV system design plans; - install, commission and hand over CCTV systems as designed; and - prepare a test and maintenance schedule for CCTV system installations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Data as at 22 January 2022