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Level 3

Question a person as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18250 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the legal powers of a Customs officer to question a person in accordance with organisational requirements, and apply questioning techniques as a Customs officer.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Observe and profile a person or persons as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18251 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, in the context of a Customs border management environment: describe the tools used and methods for profiling a person or persons; profile a person or persons; and observe the person or persons.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of prohibited goods as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18256 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in the context of a Customs environment, able to describe: prohibited goods; controlled drugs and prescription medicines; CITES; and the documentation required for the legitimate import and export of prohibited, restricted, and controlled goods.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of documentation accompanying craft crossing the border
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18260 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of documentation required by Customs for arriving craft crossing the border; and for departing craft crossing the border.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Submit an electronic report relevant to Customs activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18262 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in the context of a Customs environment, able to use official notes to record information; and compile and submit electronic reports.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of processing goods accompanying persons crossing the border
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18267 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of concessions applicable to persons entering New Zealand; describe the procedures for processing commercial goods accompanying persons crossing the border; explain temporary import entries and explain the use of Private Import Declaration entries.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of Customs legislation, regulations and rules
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

18624 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain Customs legislation that impacts on the role of a Customs officer; explain the Customs and Excise Regulations 1996 and the role they play in the work of a Customs officer; and explain Customs rules and their use in facilitating Customs and Excise responsibilities.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Evaluate goods entries in terms of Customs and Excise requirements
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18625 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to evaluate activity reports applying to goods entries and process goods entries.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Calculate revenue payable on goods subject to the control of Customs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18627 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of concessions applicable to private and commercial imported goods; confirm the status of goods for revenue purposes; and calculate revenue payable on imported goods.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Use Customs Computer System as a work tool
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18633 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of Customs Computer System and its use as a work tool; and process, create and update activity reports using Customs Computer System.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of delegations as the basis for making decisions as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26537.

18636 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the process for delegating authority to a Customs officer; explain the use of, and principles applying to, Customs officer delegations; and demonstrate knowledge of decision-making based on a need to generate legally effective outcomes arising from the exercising of delegations.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of the powers of a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

18643 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the purpose and exercise of Customs officer''s powers; describe the powers of access and entry for a Customs officer; describe the power to examine all goods; explain the powers of a Customs officer to question, search, and detain; describe forfeiture and the power to seize goods; explain the powers of a Customs officer in relation to documents and records; describe types of Customs offences and penalties; demonstrate knowledge of the requirements when dealing with a person being questioned or detained; and demonstrate knowledge of the requirements when arresting a person.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of prohibited goods legislation as it impacts on Customs investigations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19644 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe legislation that supports Customs control of objectionable publications entering New Zealand; describe legislation that controls the movement of goods which may be pirated copies or bear infringing signs; and demonstrate knowledge of other legislation that controls the importation and exportation of prohibited goods.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Explain the Customs Investigations unit and its investigative processes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

19647 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the purpose and structure of the Customs Investigations unit; explain the relationships that enable the effective performance of the Customs investigations function; and explain the procedures and processes involved in a Customs investigation and resources available to support a Customs investigation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of Chief Executive delegations to Customs officers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

26537 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe delegation of Chief Executives authority to a Customs officer or officers; and explain the use of, and principles applying to, Customs officer delegations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of controlled drugs legislation as it impacts on the role of a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18248 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of controls on the movement of controlled drugs in terms of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975; demonstrate knowledge of drug offences in terms of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975; and demonstrate knowledge of the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Conduct a personal search as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18249 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the power to search and the rights of persons being searched for Customs; prepare to conduct a personal search as a Customs officer; conduct a personal search as a Customs officer; carry out procedures after a personal search as a Customs officer.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of law as it applies to the role of a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18252 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in the context of a Customs environment, able to demonstrate knowledge of law; demonstrate knowledge of the legal process for dealing with persons who are suspected of, or who have committed, an offence and describe the treatment and rights of children and young persons.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Conduct a baggage examination as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

18253 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the power of a Customs officer to examine baggage; prepare for baggage examination; examine baggage; and apply health and safety procedures during baggage examinations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of primary processing for immigration
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

18254 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of immigration legislation as it impacts on the role of a Customs officer; identify and describe travel documentation; explain the authority required for people to enter New Zealand; describe the use of immigration permits; describe actions that would be undertaken in response to risk persons crossing the New Zealand border; and describe the stand-alone processing facility.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Provide primary processing of travel documentation for immigration as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18255 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use the CusMod primary processing window in an immigration processing environment; and process passenger travel documentation for immigration as a Customs Officer.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Use surveillance to gather information relevant to Customs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18257 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the role of surveillance in gathering information for Customs; plan a surveillance operation for Customs; follow a Customs target or targets in a surveillance mode; and complete post-surveillance activities.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out the surveillance of a person crossing the border
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

18261 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in a Customs border management environment, able to: identify the target for surveillance; and observe the target.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Operate a Customs control room in an international airport
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18263 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in the context of an international airport Customs environment, able to: use the Customs Computer System to check and record flight information; co-ordinate alerts; monitor a person or persons crossing the border; and operate electronic surveillance equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a patrol as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18264 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in the context of a Customs place, able to: prepare to carry out a patrol; conduct a patrol in accordance with the Customs and Excise Act 1996; and report on patrol activity.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a recorded interview in a Customs environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18265 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard, in the context of a Customs environment, are able to: prepare for an interview of a suspect; conduct a recorded interview; and carry out post-interview procedures.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain and carry out exhibit handling for border management
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18266 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard, in the context of a Customs border management environment, are able to: explain the chain of evidence and exhibit handling process; collect, preserve, and label exhibits; and carry out goods tracking and storage processes for exhibits.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of Customs goods entries
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18628 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of Customs goods entries; describe the procedure applying to Customs goods entries; and explain administrative penalties applicable to external users who make Customs goods entries.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Licence a Customs controlled area
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

18629 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of Customs controlled area licensing requirements; and process an application and issue a licence for a Customs controlled area.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of and use legislative power to seize forfeited goods
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18632 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe legislative power to seize forfeited goods, and demonstrate knowledge and undertake seizure of forfeited goods.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate applied knowledge of Customs entry adjustments and drawbacks
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18641 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to view and adjust goods entries held in the Customs Computer System; and demonstrate applied knowledge of drawbacks on duty pertaining to goods exported from New Zealand.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Provide a support role as witness for a personal search conducted by a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19502 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the power to conduct a personal search and of the role of a personal search witness; provide the witness role for a personal search conducted by a customs officer; and apply health and safety procedures.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Demonstrate knowledge of and apply health and safety requirements in a Customs operational area
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

19503 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is designed for people working in a Customs operational area. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe hazards that may harm workers in an operational area; explain health and safety requirements for hazard management; describe hazard identification and control methods; demonstrate health and safety requirements as they apply to the role of a Customs officer and describe the relationship between the personal health and fitness and safety in the workplace.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Explain the Customs drug enforcement strategies and their impact on investigations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19645 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain the Customs drug enforcement strategies that Customs has a role in, and explain the alignment of Customs drug enforcement strategies to the National Drug Policy and consequent impact on Customs investigations activity.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Collect and preserve exhibits during a Customs investigative activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19652 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the role of an exhibits officer during Customs investigative activity; and collect and preserve exhibits gathered during Customs investigative activity.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Search a marine pleasure boat as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20881 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe marine pleasure boats and their construction; demonstrate knowledge of and apply health and safety practices during a marine pleasure boat search; demonstrate knowledge of additional powers of a Customs officer for a marine pleasure boat search outside of a Customs place; prepare for and conduct a search of a marine pleasure boat, and carry out post-search procedures as a team member.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Search a ship as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

20882 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe ships and their construction; demonstrate knowledge of and apply health and safety practices during a ship search; demonstrate knowledge of additional powers of a Customs officer for a ship search outside of a Customs place; and prepare for and conduct a search of a ship, and carry out post-search procedures as a team member.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of and conduct an arrest as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

26508 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the Investigations and Response business unit of the New Zealand Customs Service who may need to exercise their powers of arrest during their duties. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the statutory authority for a Customs officer to make an arrest in a Customs environment; explain the requirements a Customs officer must consider to justify an arrest; explain the legislative and organisational requirements when arresting and searching a person; explain and demonstrate the use of force and complete a use of force report; and conduct an arrest in a Customs environment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 5

Rummage a vessel as a Customs Officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

18259 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe vessels and their construction; plan, organise, brief, lead and co-ordinate the de-brief of a rummage team; and comply with safety requirements when working on ships and in the wharf area during a rummage.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Interpret the tariff and classify imported, exported and excisable goods
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18622 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard applies to those people who are required to interpret the Working Tariff document of New Zealand (The Tariff) to make a classification as part of their regular job role. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the Tariff; and interpret the Tariff and classify goods.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct an inspection of goods subject to the control of Customs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18623 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe Customs goods inspection processes; prepare for a Customs goods inspection in accordance with organisational requirements; apply health and safety procedures during a Customs goods inspection; carry out a Customs goods inspection; and complete Customs post-inspection procedures for compliant consignments.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a Customs fraud investigation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19642 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for a Customs fraud investigation; implement the fraud investigation plan in accordance with organisational requirements; and carry out post-investigation activities.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a Customs drug investigation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19643 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for and plan a Customs drug investigation; implement a drug investigation plan in accordance with organisational requirements; and carry out post-investigation activities.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Plan and execute a controlled delivery
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19648 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of a controlled delivery; plan a controlled delivery; execute a controlled delivery; and complete post-operational activities.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of operational and legal issues related to Customs search warrants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19649 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of legislative and regulatory powers when working with Customs search warrants; make an application for a Customs search warrant; prepare to execute a search warrant as a Customs officer; and execute a search warrant in accordance with organisational requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a detention for an internal concealment as a Customs officer
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

19650 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the legal requirements associated with a detention for internal concealment under the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Act 1978; prepare to carry out a detention for internal concealment as a Customs officer; carry out a detention for internal concealment; and complete detention procedures.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a visually recorded interview as part of a Customs investigative process
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19653 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for Customs officers undertaking investigations as part of the Customs investigations unit. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare for a visually recorded interview in the context of a Customs investigation; conduct a visually recorded interview; and carry out post-interview procedures.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Command a Customs operation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19654 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of an operational command structure; complete the deployment procedure for a Customs operation; command the operation; and carry out post-operation procedures as operational commander.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Conduct a marine pleasure boat search as a Customs search Team Leader
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

20883 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, organise, brief, lead and co-ordinate the debrief of a marine pleasure boat search team; and comply with safety requirements when working on a marine pleasure boat and in the wharf area during a search.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Learning State

Data as at 24 June 2024