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NQF Ref: 1460
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Caged Fish Farming) (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1456
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Farm Management of Single-seed Pacific Oysters) (Level 4)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1461
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Freshwater Fish Farming) (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1459
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Introductory Fish Farming) (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1063
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 2)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1620
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1417
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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Assessment Standards

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Level 2

Outline New Zealand Greenshell mussel (kutai, kuku) farming

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16337 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the GreenshellO mussel; describe the structures and methods of GreenshellO mussel farming in New Zealand; describe the location and history of GreenshellO mussel farming in New Zealand; describe the GreenshellO mussel farming industry structure and size in New Zealand; describe the consumer products and the consumer markets for the GreenshellO mussel; and provide an overview of the principles stated in the environmental code of practice for the mussel industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Outline how New Zealand Greenshell mussel (kutai, kuku) spat are obtained and used

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Version 3

16338 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe GreenshellO mussel spat catching in New Zealand; describe the methods used in catching and retaining GreenshellO mussel spat; describe the monitoring programmes for GreenshellO mussel spat settlement; and describe the seeding rates of GreenshellO mussel spat.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Outline the Pacific oyster (tio) farming industry in New Zealand

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Version 3

16672 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This is an introductory unit standard for people working, or intending to work in the Pacific oyster (tio) farming industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify Pacific oysters (tio); outline the history of the oyster (tio) farming industry in New Zealand; outline where Pacific oyster (tio) farming occurs in New Zealand; outline the methods of Pacific oyster (tio) farming in New Zealand; outline the Pacific oyster (tio) industry structure in New Zealand; and outline consumer products and consumer markets for Pacific oyster (tio) grown in New Zealand.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Outline the abalone (p?ua) farming industry in New Zealand

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Version 4

17254 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate basic knowledge of abalone (paua); describe the basic living requirements of farmed abalone; describe abalone farm procedures; describe the abalone farming industry structure and size in New Zealand; and describe the consumer products and consumer markets for the abalone.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare spat-catching racks and set out bundles

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Version 3

19776 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare spat-catching racks, and set out bundles on spat-catching racks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Load and store stockings used in the mussel (kutai, kuku) farming industry

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Version 2

19777 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: load and store stockings used in the mussel (kutai, kuku) farming industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Outline the salmon farming industry in New Zealand and worldwide

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Version 2

19852 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the salmon (salmonid) species that are farmed in New Zealand and worldwide; outline the location and history of farmed salmon (salmonids); describe products and markets for salmon farmed in New Zealand and worldwide; describe the systems for farming salmon in New Zealand; describe the life cycle of farmed salmon; describe the issues facing salmon farming in New Zealand.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe fouling organisms and their control for an aquaculture operation

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Version 2

23856 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: fouling organisms associated with an aquaculture operation; and the response if fouling organisms are identified and the practices used to control fouling organisms.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the harvesting of farmed fish and associated processes

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Version 2

23857 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the harvesting of farmed fish to maintain product quality; the killing of farmed fish; the bleeding of farmed fish; and the temperature control of harvested farmed fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare bundles of sticks for Pacific oyster (tio) spat-catching

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5334 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare sticks for bundling for Pacific oyster (tio) spat-catching and bundle sticks for Pacific oyster (tio) spat-catching.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Construct and maintain grow-out units to hold oysters (tio) on an oyster (tio) farm

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5335 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to construct, clean, and repair grow-out units to hold oysters (tio) on an oyster (tio) farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Maintain an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm

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Version 4

5343 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: clean an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm; and repair an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Pack shellfish from an aquaculture farm for sale

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Version 4

5356 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for supervised people who pack or intend to pack live shellfish from a farm to supply processors or retail markets. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare containers for packing live shellfish and pack live shellfish to order.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Carry out the hauling process on a mussel (kutai, kuku) vessel

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Version 4

16333 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the hauling process; operate the davit; carry out the hauling process; and operate the declumper, on a mussel vessel.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out the seeding process on a mussel (kutai, kuku) farm

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Version 4

16334 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the seeding process; set up and maintain the seeder; monitor and maintain the flow of the seeding operation; and operate the knuckle-boned crane on a mussel vessel during the seeding process, for a mussel farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out the bagging process on a mussel (kutai, kuku) vessel

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Version 4

16335 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the bagging process; operate the bagger; and operate the knuckle-boned crane during the bagging process, on a mussel vessel.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out repair and maintenance work on a mussel (kutai, kuku) farm

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Version 4

16336 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the structures of a mussel farm; describe repair requirements on a mussel farm; attach floats to a mussel line; clean, repair, and replace backbones and warps.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Harvest, handle, bag, and transport shellfish products to maintain product quality

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Version 4

16339 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe harvest, handling, bagging, and transport methods of shellfish products to maintain product quality; harvest and handle shellfish products to maintain product quality; and bag and transport shellfish products to maintain product quality.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of the New Zealand Greenshell mussel

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Version 5

16340 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of, the features, habitat, and geographical locations Greenshell( mussel; the anatomical features of the Greenshell( mussel; the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the Greenshell( mussel; the factors that impact on the growth of the Greenshell( mussel; and abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential Greenshell( mussel health issues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of oysters

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Version 5

16673 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who require knowledge of the oyster, in a seafood industry context. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of, the features, habitat, and geographical locations of oyster species found in New Zealand; the anatomical features of an oyster; the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the oyster species; the factors that impact on the growth of the oyster species and abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential oyster health issues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the principles of aquatic ecology and relate to aquaculture

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16674 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: energy and nutrient flows in the aquatic ecosystem; patterns in phytoplankton abundance and how they relate to aquaculture; interactions between organisms and how they relate to aquaculture; tides and tidal patterns and how they relate to aquaculture; zonation in the aquatic environment and how it relates to aquaculture; the potential ecological impacts of aquaculture and the farming techniques used to minimise these impacts; and how the ecological impacts of human activities on land and in the aquatic environment can impact on aquaculture.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and monitor and maintain, reticulated water systems for a seafood live holding facility

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17252 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a seafood operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of reticulated water systems for a seafood live holding facility; monitor the reticulated water system in a seafood live holding facility; and maintain the reticulated water system in a seafood live holding facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of abalone

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Version 5

17253 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who require a knowledge of the abalone in a seafood industry context. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of, the features, habitat, and geographical locations of New Zealand abalone species; the anatomical features of an abalone; the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of an abalone; the factors that impact on the growth of an abalone; and abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential abalone health issues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and test for, water quality in a seafood live holding facility

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Version 4

17255 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a seafood operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of water quality requirements for a seafood live holding facility; carry out water testing procedures; and interpret, and describe the action to take on, water test results.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the feeding of farmed fin fish

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Version 4

18483 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the principles of feeding farmed fin fish; the factors affecting feeding, and the impacts of poor feeding practices; and feed types used for farming fin fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use the camera/spinner system to feed salmon
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18484 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the camera/spinner feeding system, and feed salmon to satiation using this feeding system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use the AQ1/spinner system to feed salmon
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18485 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the Aquasmart/spinner feeding system and feed salmon to satiation using this feeding system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and carry out a feed stock-take on a fin fish farm

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18486 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the feed stock-take system on a fin fish farm and carry out a feed stock-take on a fin fish farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe net systems and undertake net changes on a fin fish farm

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Version 3

18489 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe net systems and undertake net changes on a fin fish farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Count and classify mortalities on a fin fish farm

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Version 3

18490 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the importance of mortality counts and classification, and count and classify mortalities on a fin fish farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate an awareness of environmental best practice in the aquaculture industry

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Version 3

19772 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the principles used in the aquaculture industry to minimise the effect to the environment; outline the effects and the practices used to minimise the impact of the aquaculture industry on the environment; and carry out best practices to minimise the effect on the environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the use of ropes in the aquaculture industry

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Version 3

19775 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the types and application of ropes used in the aquaculture industry; prepare and store rope for use in the aquaculture industry; describe the importance of the correct disposal of rope; and demonstrate knowledge of the use of knots and splicing in the aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out a biomass assessment of farmed fin fish

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Version 3

19848 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the principles and methods of biomass assessment for farmed fin fish, and carry out a biomass assessment of farmed fin fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out net repairs on a fin fish farm

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Version 3

19849 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use knots and splicing for net repairs; patch a hole in a net; handbraid a hole in a knotted net; and attach a ring to a net.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the handling of seals on a fin fish farm

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Version 3

19850 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the legislative requirements for the protection and handling of seals on a fin fish farm; describe measures to take to prevent seals from entering fin fish farms; describe humane seal handling techniques; describe measures to take to prevent injury when handling seals; and take action to remove seals that have entered the fin fish farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of fin fish

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19851 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who require an understanding of fin fish, in a seafood industry context. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of: the habitat, distribution, and features of a fin fish species; anatomical features of the fin fish species and determine the sex of the fin fish species; the feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the fin fish species; the factors that influence growth of the fin fish species; and abnormal features and/or behaviours that indicate potential fin fish health issues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of the sea urchin

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20305 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of, the habitat, distribution, and features of New Zealand sea urchin; anatomical features of the New Zealand sea urchin; feeding, reproduction and life cycle of the New Zealand sea urchin; the factors that impact on the growth of the New Zealand sea urchin; and abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential New Zealand sea urchin health issues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of a species of aquatic Crustacea

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Version 4

20306 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who require knowledge of crustacea, in a seafood industry context. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the habitat, distribution, and features of a selected crustacean species; anatomical features; feeding, reproduction, and life cycle; factors that impact on the growth; and abnormal features and/or behaviours that could indicate potential health issues for the selected crustacean species.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe protocols when working with M?ori to seek consent for an aquaculture associated activity

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Version 2

20307 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the relevant legislation that relates to gaining permission from Maori for an aquaculture associated activity and the process when consulting Maori organisations to seek consent for an aquaculture associated activity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare for and carry out spawning of broodstock for an aquaculture species

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Version 3

20464 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare the broodstock for spawning, and carry out the spawning procedures for the broodstock and describe the importance of each step for an aquaculture species.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Incubate fertilised eggs for aquaculture species

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Version 3

20465 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe incubation requirements, egg requirements, and the potential risks of egg incubation; prepare the incubator(s) to receive fertilised eggs; describe egg requirements and the potential risks in terms of egg incubation; carry out the separation of live and dead eggs in incubation; and maintain the incubation conditions during hatching of the alevins or larvae.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Monitor and maintain the rearing of a freshwater fish species

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Version 3

20466 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe and carry out the feeding of freshwater fish species; monitor and maintain the rearing environment of the freshwater fish species; and monitor the performance of the freshwater fish species being reared.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Harvest farmed fish

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Version 3

20467 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for the harvest of farmed fish; describe and carry out the harvest of farmed fish; and describe and carry out the post-harvest cleaning and disinfection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe automated feeding and use an automated system to feed a population of farmed fin fish

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18484 and unit standard 18485.

21948 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe an automated feeding system used to feed a population of farmed fin fish and feed a population of farmed fin fish using an automated feeding system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe hand feeding and hand feed a population of farmed fin fish

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Version 2

21949 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the hand feeding of a population of farmed fin fish; and hand feed a population of farmed fin fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and carry out zooplankton culture for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry

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Version 2

21950 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe zooplankton, its life cycle, and environmental requirements and parameters, and how to culture and harvest it; and carry out the culture and harvest of zooplankton, for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe triploiding in the New Zealand aquaculture industry

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Version 2

21951 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe triploiding in the New Zealand aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Grade and count farmed fish

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Version 2

21954 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare, describe, and carry out the grading and counting of farmed fish; and describe and carry out cleaning and disinfection of equipment, and monitoring of farmed fish, after grading and counting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the regulatory programme assuring safety of commercial bivalve shellfish at harvesting

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Version 3

22804 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a seafood operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: bivalve shellfish contaminants; the types of methods for monitoring potential contaminants of bivalve shellfish in the growing area; and the role of components of the regulatory programme used to assure safety of commercial bivalve shellfish at harvesting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of and carry out the preparation and load out of live fish

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Version 2

23852 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the preparation of, and prepare the live fish for transfer; describe the load-out process and load out live fish; describe and carry out the post load-out operations for live fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the transport of live fish and transport live fish

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Version 2

23853 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the preparation of, and prepare the transport unit to transport live fish; describe and carry out the transport and monitoring of live fish, and describe and carry out the post transport processes for live fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the receipt of live fish and receive live fish

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Version 2

23854 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the preparation of, and prepare the facility to receive live fish; describe and carry out the receipt and monitoring of live fish; and describe and carry out the post receipt operations for live fish after transport.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of preparing, transporting and receiving fish eggs, and prepare, transport and receive fish eggs

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23855 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the preparation of, and prepare for the transport of milt and/or unfertilised fish eggs; describe the preparation of, and prepare for the transport of eyed fish eggs; describe the procedures for receiving eyed fish eggs and receive eyed fish eggs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and carry out the crowding of farmed fish

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23858 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the principles of crowding farmed fish; and describe the process of, and carry out, the crowding of farmed fish.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assess size distribution of fin fish and interpret data for an aquaculture facility

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25307 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of assessing size distribution of fin fish; assess size distribution of fin fish; and interpret size distribution data of fin fish, for an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Harvest oysters (tio) grown on sticks from an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm for sale

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5336 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the regulatory requirements for the harvesting of oysters (tio) for sale; describe cultural conditions that influence harvesting from oyster (tio) farms; remove oyster (tio) sticks from inter-tidal growing racks; and remove oysters (tio) from sticks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

De-clump, cull, and grade oysters (tio) from an oyster (tio) farm

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5337 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: de-clump and cull oysters (tio); grade oysters (tio); and clean working areas and equipment after use.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Lay out Pacific oyster (tio) spat sticks on an inter-tidal farm

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5338 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to remove Pacific oyster (tio) spat bundles from holding racks or storage area, break up Pacific oyster (tio) spat bundles, and fasten sticks onto growing racks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Build an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm to a specified design

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5339 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who intend to build, or have built, an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm to a specified design. People credited with this unit standard are able to: position rows on an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm site; put in posts on an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm; attach rails or line to form oyster (tio) inter-tidal growing racks; and describe the ecological factors that impact on oyster (tio) farm site selection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate and perform routine maintenance on load-shifting equipment used in oyster (tio) farming

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5340 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to operate load-shifting equipment used in oyster (tio) farming activities; carry out loading and unloading activities for an oyster (tio) operation; and carry out routine maintenance on load-shifting equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Culture and harvest single seed Pacific oysters (tio)

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5342 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working or intending to work under supervision on an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm, where oysters (tio) are grown as 'single seed' cultchless oysters (tio). People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the procedures for receiving Pacific oyster (tio) spat from the hatchery at the farm shed; fill Pacific oyster (tio) grow-out units; set out Pacific oyster (tio) grow-out units in the growing area; grade and rumble single seed pacific oyster (tio); identify maintenance requirements of stocked Pacific oyster (tio) grow-out units; harvest Pacific oysters (tio) from grow-out units; explain the regulatory requirements for the harvesting of oysters (tio) for sale; and describe cultural conditions that influence the occurrence of harvesting from oyster (tio) farms.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate an oyster (tio) barge on inner harbour limits

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5344 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people operating or intending to operate an oyster (tio) barge under the supervision of a certified person with appropriate qualifications to transport oysters (tio) on internal waterways. People credited with this unit standard are able to: load a barge to transport oysters (tio); describe the operation and maintenance of an oyster (tio) barge; manoeuvre an oyster (tio) barge; and describe safety procedures and actions taken in emergency situations on an oyster (tio) barge.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist to depurate and wet store shellfish

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5355 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, under supervision in a facility used for depuration and wet storage of shellfish. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare shellfish for depuration and wet storage; load shellfish into tanks; control water reticulation in operation of depuration and wet storage process unit; check incoming water quality; unload shellfish from tanks; and clean a depuration and wet storage shellfish plant.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Program the AQ1 system and interpret AQPC data for salmon feeding

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18487 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out routine programming of the AQ1 system and interpret AQPC feeding graphs and take corrective action.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Determine spinner settings and interpret feeding data for salmon feeding

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18488 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to determine spinner settings to meet required food consumption rates and interpret feeding data.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Repair and maintain equipment and structures on a New Zealand aquaculture farm
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 23646 and unit standard 23647.

19216 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: demonstrate knowledge of equipment and structures on an aquaculture farm; prepare for repair and maintenance of equipment and structures on an aquaculture farm; repair and maintain equipment and structures on an aquaculture farm; report on the repair and maintenance of equipment and structures on an aquaculture farm.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain the procedures to gain legal authorisation for an aquaculture associated activity

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19217 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the procedures for gaining Resource Consent for a selected aquaculture associated activity; explain the procedures for gaining one other legal authorisation for the selected aquaculture associated activity; and complete the legal authorisation application documentation for the selected aquaculture associated activity under the current legislation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Present an overview of the New Zealand and global aquaculture industry

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19218 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the global aquaculture production by key species groups and key countries; describe the aquaculture production in New Zealand; provide an overview of a New Zealand aquaculture species in relation to the global aquaculture industry; explain key elements in the sale and marketing of a New Zealand aquaculture species; and describe the organisations and legislation that impact on the farming of the selected species in the New Zealand aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain hatchery techniques used in the New Zealand aquaculture industry

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19219 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the conditioning and management of brood stock; spawning methods for the selected aquatic species; the principles of larval rearing in a hatchery for the selected aquatic species; the appropriate food and feeding system used for growth of the selected aquatic species for the period after hatching or spawning; the use and cleaning of hatchery plant and equipment for the selected aquatic species; and the hatchery layout and water quality parameters for the selected aquatic species in an aquaculture hatchery facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain health issues and factors impacting on product quality for aquaculture species

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19220 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain health issues for the selected aquatic species in the New Zealand aquaculture industry, and factors prior to harvest that impact on the final product quality of the selected aquatic species in the New Zealand aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain the management of environmental best practice in the aquaculture industry

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19773 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the general principles used in the aquaculture industry to minimise effect on the environment; explain the effect aquaculture industry activities may have on the environment and best practices used to minimise the effect of these activities; explain the development and implementation of practices in the workplace to minimise the effect on the environment used in the aquaculture industry; and supervise aquaculture industry activities in the workplace to minimise the effect on the environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of the transfer of an aquaculture species from one site to another

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19774 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the documentation for the transfer of an aquaculture species from one site to another; describe the transfer preparation of an aquaculture species from one site to another; describe the transfer process for an aquaculture species from one site to another; and describe the monitoring of the aquaculture species on arrival at the destination.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate understanding of the effects on M?ori of an aquaculture associated activity

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20308 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the relationship Maori have with the environment and identify and analyse the effects of the aquaculture associated activity on Maori.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out triploiding and explain methods of confirming success for a selected aquaculture species

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21952 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out the triploiding process and explain the methods used for confirming successful triploiding for a selected species in the New Zealand aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain and carry out micro algal culture for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry

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21953 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain micro algae cultured for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry; explain the growth phases and environmental requirements of cultured micro algae; explain the cultivation of micro algae; and carry out the culture of micro algae for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Repair and maintain equipment and structures for New Zealand land-based aquaculture

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 23647 replaced unit standard 19216.

23646 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for land-based aquaculture: explain the equipment and structures used; prepare for repair and maintenance of equipment and structures; repair and maintain equipment and structures; and report on the repair and maintenance of equipment and structures. This unit standard is intended for those personnel who have responsibility for the maintenance of equipment and structures for land-based aquaculture.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Repair and maintain equipment and structures for New Zealand sea-based aquaculture

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 23646 replaced unit standard 19216.

23647 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for sea-based aquaculture: explain the equipment and structures used; prepare for repair and maintenance of equipment and structures; repair and maintain equipment and structures; and report on the repair and maintenance of equipment and structures. This unit standard is intended for those personnel who have responsibility for the maintenance of equipment and structures for sea-based aquaculture.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain selective breeding and hatchery techniques associated with culturing single-seed Pacific oyster spat

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24670 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in farming single-seed Pacific oyster spat and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the purpose and benefits of a selective breeding programme for single-seed Pacific oyster spat; and explain the differences between wild oyster spat production and hatchery single-seed Pacific oyster spat production, and the benefits of hatchery single-seed Pacific oyster production.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain the growth of single-seed Pacific oyster spat in a pond-nursery system, and handle the spat to maintain quality

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24671 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in farming single-seed Pacific oyster spat and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the key factors that influence single-seed Pacific oyster spat growth in a pond-nursery system; explain the ways to manipulate the growth and quality of single-seed oyster spat in a pond-nursery system; explain the indicators of good growth performance of single-seed Pacific oyster spat that can be observed in the pond-nursery system and on the farm grow-out; explain the procedures used for estimating numbers of single-seed Pacific oyster spat and carry out the estimation; and handle single-seed Pacific oyster spat in a pond-nursery system to maintain quality.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain techniques used for farming single-seed Pacific oysters to maximise quality on farm grow-outs

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24672 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in farming single-seed Pacific oysters and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the importance of stocking density and carrying capacity for optimising single-seed Pacific oyster growth and quality, and the effect of over and under stocking on crop turn over; the importance of water flow for optimising single-seed Pacific oyster growth and quality; factors that affect water flow through farm grow-out systems and the required container orientation to optimise growth and quality of single-seed Pacific oysters; and the management and husbandry practices used to optimise growth and quality of single-seed Pacific oysters on a farm grow-out.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain and carry out the grading of single-seed Pacific oysters

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24673 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are involved with farming single-seed Pacific oysters and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the reasons for grading single-seed Pacific oysters and the signs that indicate when grading is required; explain the different types of graders available to grade single-seed Pacific oysters; and carry out the grading of single-seed Pacific oysters.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Compare oyster grow-out systems, and explain grow-out systems used to farm single-seed Pacific oysters

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24674 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are involved in farming single-seed Pacific oysters and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the differences between stick oyster culture and single-seed Pacific oyster culture on farm grow-out systems, and the benefits of using single-seed Pacific oyster culture; the advantages and disadvantages of inter-tidal and sub-tidal oyster farming; and the grow-out systems used for culturing single-seed Pacific oysters on an inter-tidal farm; and the long-line system used for culturing single-seed Pacific oysters on a sub-tidal farm.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain techniques used to stimulate fattening of single-seed Pacific oysters to achieve optimal market condition

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24675 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in farming single-seed Pacific oysters and who have the responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to explain: the principles that influence shell growth and fattening of single-seed Pacific oysters and explain the techniques used to stimulate single-seed Pacific oyster fattening, to achieve optimal market condition.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Monitor and maintain control of production for single-seed Pacific oyster farm grow-out systems

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24676 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in farming single-seed Pacific oysters and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the monitoring and record keeping requirements for maintaining control of production of single-seed Pacific oyster farm grow-out systems, and apply monitoring and recording techniques for single-seed Pacific oysters on farm grow-out systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Explain and carry out farm trials for single-seed Pacific oyster culture

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24677 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people involved in farming single-seed Pacific oysters and who have responsibility for quality and quantity of output. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the reasons for, and implications associated with, conducting farm trials for the culture of single-seed Pacific oysters; explain the principles of conducting farm trials in terms of single-seed Pacific oyster culture; explain the planning required to set up a farm trial for the culture of single-seed Pacific oysters; and set up and carry out a farm trial for the culture of single-seed Pacific oysters.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop and document an annual plan for farming a commercial species in an aquaculture facility

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24678 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with the unit standard are able to develop and document an annual plan for farming a commercial species in an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, thawing of cryopreserved milt for use on an aquaculture facility

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25308 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of thawing cryopreserved milt; and carry out thawing of cryopreserved milt, for use on an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, cryopreservation of milt on an aquaculture facility

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25309 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of cryopreservation of milt; and carry out cryopreservation of milt, on an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assess fin fish health in an aquaculture facility

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25310 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of abnormal characteristics and behaviours of a fin fish population; and assess and document key external and internal characteristics of an individual fish out of water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of PIT tagging, and PIT tag fin fish in an aquaculture facility

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25311 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of PIT tagging fin fish; and carry out the PIT tagging process for fin fish in an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out selective breeding for family creation for fin fish on an aquaculture facility

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25312 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of selective breeding; and carry out selective breeding for family creation, of fin fish on an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out a sex reversal procedure for fin fish on an aquaculture facility

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Version 1

25313 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of carrying out; and carry out a sex reversal procedure for fin fish on an aquaculture facility.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, sampling of fin fish for testing

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Version 1

25452 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, sampling of fin fish for testing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Explain the principles of electric fishing and safely operate electric fishing equipment

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20468 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with the unit are able to explain: electrical principles and terminology relevant to electric fishing; the safe use of electric fishing equipment; the effects of electric fishing on aquatic life; the legislation, ethical and cultural requirements when using electric fishing equipment; and explain the operation of, and safely operate, electric fishing equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 6

Manage a water reticulation system and facility for a commercial aquaculture or holding operation

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20302 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the legislative requirements for a water reticulation system and facility; explain the management of hygiene and biosecurity; monitor and maintain the water reticulation system and facility, analyse and interpret the results, and take action to ensure the efficient operation; and analyse the risks associated with the operation of the water reticulation system and facility, and develop and implement strategies to eliminate, isolate, or minimise those risks for a commercial aquaculture or holding operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Design a water reticulation system and facility for a commercial aquaculture or holding operation

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Version 2

20303 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish the site requirements needed to meet the biological demands of the proposed species; establish the operational specifications for a water reticulation system; and design a water reticulation system and facility for a commercial aquaculture or holding operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 123 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation (NZITO-Seafood) Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 16 June 2019