Domain - Alpine

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Level 2

Demonstrate basic movement skills and build a snow shelter on low-angled mountain terrain

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Version 7

438 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate basic movement skills for walking on low-angled mountain terrain; and participate in safely building a snow shelter for over-nighting on low-angled mountain terrain and evaluate the structure.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Demonstrate basic alpine skills on low-angled mountain terrain

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 18133 replaced unit standard 4585.

18132 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: avalanche awareness; movement skills on low-angled mountain terrain; and skills to enhance personal safety on a snow slope on low-angled mountain terrain.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge and skills for mountaineering in easy alpine terrain

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30939 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who can demonstrate knowledge and skills for mountaineering in easy alpine terrain. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge and use of overnight mountaineering gear and equipment commonly used in New Zealand; demonstrate overnight mountaineering skills in easy alpine terrain; and apply weather interpretation and forecasting skills in an alpine environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, instruct and evaluate alpine trips for a group in easy alpine terrain up to and including Logan Grade 1

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 16633.

30940 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide mountaineering skills in easy alpine terrain up to and including Logan Grade 1. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare for an overnight mountaineering trip for a group in easy alpine terrain; manage a group mountaineering in easy alpine terrain; apply safety management for a group in an alpine environment; instruct basic climbing skills; demonstrate accepted environmental practices, knowledge and cultural awareness for an alpine area; and evaluate own instruction of a mountaineering trip.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 6

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of alpine climbing in moderate alpine terrain

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30941 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide mountaineering skills in moderate alpine terrain. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of alpine climbing equipment appropriate to moderate terrain and weather in New Zealand; analyse the alpine climbing industry to inform planning and practice for alpine trips; demonstrate intermediate climbing skills on moderate alpine terrain; and demonstrate knowledge of meteorology, weather interpretation and forecasting skills.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Instruct or lead alpine climbing skills or trips in moderate alpine terrain up to and including Logan Grade 2

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 14219.

30942 Unit Standard 18 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who instruct or lead mountaineering skills in moderate alpine terrain up to and including Logan Grade 2. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, prepare, manage and instruct intermediate climbing skills for a group in moderate alpine terrain; critique and manage group safety for an alpine trip; facilitate participants'' awareness of industry accepted environmental and cultural practices, and teach them about the alpine related organisations in New Zealand; and review and evaluate instruction of alpine climbing skills.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of glaciated terrain and apply alpine climbing skills suitable for glacier travel

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30951 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide mountaineering skills on glaciers in moderate alpine terrain. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of glaciated terrain and apply alpine climbing skills suitable for glacier travel.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Data as at 24 June 2024