Domain - Canoeing - Kayaking

Domain - Canoeing - Kayaking

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Level 1

Demonstrate paddling a craft on flat water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 477.

20818 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: preparedness for paddling on flat water; paddling skills on flat water; and self-management on flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 2

Roll a sea kayak
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 3

20128 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to roll a sea kayak.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate canoeing skills on Grade I whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 2

20819 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate concern for the environment and for others; care for canoeing equipment; demonstrate strokes which are effective on Grade l water in a canoe; and demonstrate skills in safety and rescue procedures for canoeing.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate paddling skills on moving water

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Version 1

32848 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: individual preparedness for paddling on moving water; paddling skills for craft on moving water; and basic safety skills and rescues for paddling on moving water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Roll a decked paddle craft on flat water

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Version 7

476 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to roll a decked paddle craft on flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate kayaking skills on sheltered or slow moving-water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

477 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard will cover clothing, equipment, safety procedures and paddling techniques for trainees who want to experience kayaking on sheltered or slow-moving water. This unit may be done at the same time as for Unit 492, Demonstrate river rescue skills for kayaking and canoeing on Grade 2 water but is a prerequisite for Unit 478, Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade 2 water

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Roll a decked open canoe
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 7

480 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to roll a decked open canoe.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate open canoeing skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

482 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard will cover clothing, equipment, safety procedures and paddling techniques for trainees who want to experience open canoeing on sheltered or slow-moving water. This unit standard is a prerequisite for Unit 483, Demonstrate canoeing skills (open/decked) on Grade 2 water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Roll a sea-kayak in sheltered or slow-moving water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

488 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for the trainee who would like to learn to roll a single sea-kayak in sheltered or slow-moving water. This unit standard is a prerequisite for Unit 489, Demonstrate sea-kayaking skills on slow-moving or sheltered water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on sheltered or slow-moving water
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 8

489 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select clothing and equipment appropriate for sea kayaking; transport and handle kayaking equipment in preparation for sea kayaking on sheltered or slow-moving water; demonstrate strokes which are effective on sheltered or slow-moving water in a sea kayak; demonstrate skills in safety and rescue procedures for sea kayaking; and demonstrate an understanding for the care of self, others and the environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on coastal water

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Version 3

19428 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate individual preparedness for sea kayaking on coastal water; demonstrate manoeuvring a sea kayak on coastal water; and demonstrate and apply knowledge of safety skills and rescues techniques on coastal water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of and maintain equipment used for sea kayaking
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

19430 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of equipment used for sea kayaking, and maintain equipment used for sea kayaking.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate paddling skills on Class 2 water

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Version 2

20121 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate individual preparedness for paddling on Class 2 water; demonstrate manoeuvring paddle craft on Class 2 water; and demonstrate and apply knowledge of safety skills and rescues techniques.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade III whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 3

20122 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: kayaking on Grade III whitewater; kayaking river rescues on Grade III whitewater as a rescuee; river reading skills on Grade III whitewater; and an understanding for the care of self, others and the environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan for and participate in a multi-day kayaking trip on Grade II whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 3

20125 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan for, prepare, participate in, and evaluate a self-contained multi-day trip on Grade II whitewater.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate independent kayaking skills on Grade II whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31797.

20126 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan a Grade II whitewater river trip; demonstrate familiarity with kayaking equipment; demonstrate independent kayak skills and river rescue skills on Grade II whitewater; and demonstrate an understanding of the management strategies for care for self, others, and environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate canoeing skills on Grade II whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31783. This unit standard replaced unit standard 483.

20820 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for and plan a river canoe trip on Grade II whitewater; demonstrate river reading and river rescue skills for Grade II whitewater; paddle effectively, in a canoe, on a river with a variety of Grade II whitewater rapids; and demonstrate an understanding for the care for self, others and the environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate canoeing skills on Grade III whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 484.

20821 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate canoeing on Grade III whitewater; participate in river rescue canoeing on Grade III whitewater as a rescuee; demonstrate river reading skills on Grade III whitewater; and demonstrate an understanding of the management strategies for care for self, others and the environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate kayaking knowledge and skills
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 26239 replaced unit standard 14223.

26237 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is primarily intended for people such as club or youth group leaders, teachers, or leaders at an outdoor activity centre, who provide kayaking experiences in flat or sheltered water environments. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe kayaking equipment used in New Zealand; prepare for kayaking; demonstrate kayaking skills; and demonstrate kayaking related rescue and recovery techniques.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Roll a decked paddle craft on moving water

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Version 1

32849 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to roll a decked paddle craft on moving water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade 2 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

478 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for trainees who would like to become competent paddlers on moving water to Grade 2, and includes learning to roll in Grade 2 water. This unit standard is a prerequisite for Unit 479, Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade 3 water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Roll a C1 canoe in Grade 2 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

481 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for the trainee who would like to learn to roll in Grade 2 water in a C1 decked canoe. This unit standard can lead on to Unit 484, Demonstrate canoeing skills (decked canoes) on Grade 3 water where rolling on both sides in Grade 3 water is covered.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate canoeing skills (open/decked) on Grade 2 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

483 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for trainees who would like to become competent paddlers in either decked or open canoes on moving water to Grade 2.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate sea-kayaking skills on open water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

490 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for trainees who would like to become competent paddlers in sea-kayaks on day and multi-day trips on open waters in close proximity to landing points. The trainee also learns to roll in medium-sized surf, i.e. surf of up to one metre height. This unit standard is a prerequisite for Unit 491, Demonstrate sea-kayaking skills on open exposed coastlines.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate river rescue skills for kayaking and canoeing on Grade 2 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

492 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for kayaking and canoeing trainees who want to learn skills for rescuing self and/or another swimmer on Grade 2 waters. It includes the recovery of equipment without the use of mechanical advantages other than a single throwbag or towbelt. This unit standard is a prerequisite for Unit 494, Demonstrate river rescue skills for kayaking and canoeing on Grade 3 water; Unit 478, Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade 2 water and Unit 483, Demonstrate canoeing skills (open/decked) on Grade 2 water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Surf in a kayak in ocean waves with a wave face of at least half of a metre
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

5485 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to surf ocean waves; surf ocean waves; and perform rescues in ocean waves with a wave face of at least half a metre.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Level 4

Demonstrate rescue procedures for sea kayaking in close proximity to landing sites
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

19429 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate rescue procedures for sea kayaking in close proximity to landing sites.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete a one-day and a multi-day sea kayaking trip with peers in close proximity to landing sites
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

19431 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: individually plan and prepare for a one-day and a multi-day sea kayaking trip with peers; undertake a one-day and a multi-day sea kayaking trip with peers; demonstrate independent navigational skills on a one-day and a multi-day sea kayaking trip; and demonstrate environmental care on a one-day and a multi-day sea kayaking trip with peers.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate sea kayaking skills on open water
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

19432 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for sea kayaking on open water; check and transport equipment for sea kayaking; demonstrate paddle strokes in a single sea kayak on open water and in surf; and demonstrate landing on and exiting from beaches adjacent to open water and surf without the use of a rudder.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate canoeing and kayaking river rescue skills on Grade III whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

20123 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of river rescue principles and equipment for canoeing and kayaking; and demonstrate canoeing and kayaking river rescue skills on Grade III whitewater as a rescuer.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate independent kayaking skills on Grade III whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

20127 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: plan a Grade III whitewater river trip; demonstrate independent kayak skills on Grade III whitewater; and demonstrate an understanding of the management strategies for care for self, others, and the environment.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Lead a kayaking experience in a flat or sheltered water environment for a group
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31788. This unit standard and unit standard 26237 replaced unit standard 14223.

26239 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is primarily intended for people such as club or youth group leaders, teachers, or leaders at an outdoor activity centre who provide group kayaking experiences in flat or sheltered water environments. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan to lead a group in a flat or sheltered water kayaking experience; supervise a group to load and secure kayaks for transport; prepare to lead a group in a flat or sheltered water kayaking experience; brief a group in a flat or sheltered water kayaking experience; lead a group in a flat or sheltered kayaking experience; and evaluate own performance as leader of a flat or sheltered water kayaking experience.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills for introductory canoeing on flat water

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31782 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead canoeing activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of canoeing gear and equipment; and demonstrate introductory canoeing skills for flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, lead and evaluate an introductory canoeing activity on flat water

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 20820.

31783 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory canoeing activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare an introductory canoeing activity on flat water; demonstrate group and safety management for an introductory canoeing activity on flat water; lead a group for an introductory canoeing activity on flat water; apply knowledge of environmental practices and cultural awareness for canoeing activities in New Zealand; and evaluate own performance as a canoeing leader on flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills for introductory sea kayaking on flat water

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31787 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory sea kayaking activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of sea kayaking gear and equipment; and demonstrate introductory sea kayaking skills for flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, lead and evaluate an introductory sea kayaking activity on flat water

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 26239.

31788 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory sea kayaking activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare an introductory sea kayaking activity on flat water; demonstrate group and safety management for an introductory sea kayaking activity on flat water; lead a group for an introductory sea kayaking activity on flat water; apply knowledge of environmental practices and cultural awareness for sea kayaking activities in New Zealand; and evaluate own performance as a sea kayak leader on flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills for sit-on-top kayaking on flat water

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31795 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory sit-on-top kayaking activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of sit-on-top kayaking gear and equipment; and demonstrate sit-on-top kayaking skills for flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, lead and evaluate an introductory sit-on-top kayaking activity on flat water

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31796 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory sit-on-top kayaking activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare an introductory sit-on-top kayaking activity on flat water; demonstrate group and safety management for introductory sit-on-top kayaking activity on flat water; lead a group for an introductory sit-on-top kayaking activity on flat water; apply knowledge of environmental practices and cultural awareness for sit-on-top kayaking activities in New Zealand; and evaluate own performance as a sit-on-top kayak leader on flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills for introductory whitewater kayaking on flat water

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 20126.

31797 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory whitewater kayaking activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of whitewater kayaking gear and equipment; and demonstrate introductory whitewater kayaking skills for flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, lead and evaluate an introductory whitewater kayaking activity on flat water

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Version 1

31798 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who lead introductory whitewater kayaking activities on flat water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare an introductory whitewater kayaking activity on flat water; demonstrate group and safety management for an introductory whitewater kayaking activity on flat water; lead a group for an introductory whitewater kayaking activity on flat water; apply knowledge of environmental practices and cultural awareness for whitewater kayaking activities in New Zealand; and evaluate own performance as a whitewater kayak leader on flat water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade 3 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

479 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is for trainees who would like to become competent kayakers on Grade 3 water, on both day and overnight trips. A reliable roll on both sides will be developed. The unit includes group management and leadership skills for trainees paddling in a group of peers.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate canoeing skills (decked canoes) on Grade 3 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

484 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is for trainees who would like to become competent in decked canoes on Grade 3 water, on both day and overnight trips. A reliable roll on both sides will be developed. This unit includes group management and leadership skills for trainees paddling in a group of peers.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate sea-kayaking skills on open exposed coastlines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

491 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for trainees who would like to become competent paddlers with a reliable roll, on open exposed coastlines under difficult conditions. The unit includes the basics of group management and leadership skills for trainees paddling in a group of peers.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate river rescue skills for kayaking and canoeing on Grade 3 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

494 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for kayaking and canoeing trainees who want to learn skills for rescuing self and others on Grade 3 water and develop skills for the recovery of people and equipment using rope rescue skills. This unit standard is a prerequisite for Unit 479, Demonstrate kayaking skills on Grade 3 water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Manoeuvre a kayak in waves and holes on grade 3 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5486 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to manoeuvre a kayak in waves and holes on grade 3 water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Manoeuvre canoe in waves and holes on grade 3 water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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5493 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to manoeuvre a canoe in waves and holes on grade 3 water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Level 5

Instruct kayaking on sheltered or slow-moving water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26237 and unit standard 26239.

14223 Unit Standard 26 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate personal kayak rescues and technical kayak skills in preparation for instructing; demonstrate understanding of kayaking equipment and its maintenance requirements in preparation for instructing; prepare for instructing kayaking on sheltered or slow-moving water; instruct in skills for kayaking on sheltered or slow-moving water; use instruction techniques; provide leadership for kayaking sessions on sheltered or slow-moving water; and evaluate the effectiveness of the instruction and leadership provided.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Instruct kayaking on Grade II whitewater
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31799.

14224 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for instructing kayaking on Grade II whitewater; instruct skills for kayaking on Grade II whitewater and for independent kayaking on Grade II whitewater; provide leadership for Grade II whitewater kayaking trips; and evaluate the effectiveness of the instruction and leadership provided.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Co-ordinate river rescue for kayaking or canoeing on white water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1

16632 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain hazards found on Grade 2 white water and their potential effects on boats and people; select equipment required to successfully complete a rescue in Grade 2 white water; co-ordinate technical rescues and demonstrate technical rescue skills on Grade 2 white water; and use equipment and demonstrate knowledge of equipment maintenance used for river rescue

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Demonstrate rescue procedures for sea kayaking on open water
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19433 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate rescue procedures for sea kayaking on open water.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan and prepare for multi-day, and guide one-day sea kayaking trips, with clients on open water
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31792.

19434 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and prepare for a multi-day sea kayak trip; instruct clients on sea kayaking skills and procedures for a multi-day sea kayaking trip; guide clients on a one day open water sea kayaking trip; practice risk management during the sea kayaking trip; navigate on the sea kayaking trip; interpret weather on the sea kayaking trip; and demonstrate knowledge of beacons, buoyage and rules of the sea.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Instruct kayak rolling
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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20124 Unit Standard 11 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: role model kayak rolling; manage kayak rolling sessions; and instruct kayak rolling.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Plan, prepare, guide or instruct and evaluate canoeing activities on up to and including Class 2 water

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31784 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people guiding or instructing canoeing activities on up to and including Class 2 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare and plan for beginner and intermediate canoeing activities on up to Class 2 water; manage a group on intermediate canoeing trips on Class 2 water; apply effective risk, safety and emergency management for canoeing trips on Class 2 water; demonstrate and apply knowledge of accepted environmental practices, history and trends, and cultural awareness for canoeing in New Zealand; and evaluate a canoeing trip.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge and skills for intermediate canoeing on Class 2 water

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31785 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide intermediate canoeing on Class 2 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of canoeing gear and equipment commonly used in New Zealand; perform a range of canoe maintenance and repairs; and demonstrate intermediate canoeing skills on Class 2+ water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, instruct and evaluate a canoeing skills session on Class 2 water, and instruct canoe leaders

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31786 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who plan and instruct canoeing skills sessions on Class 2 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, instruct and evaluate a canoeing skills session on Class 2 water; instruct others in the skills and knowledge required to be a canoe leader and evaluate own practice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, guide or instruct and evaluate up to intermediate sea kayaking activities

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31789 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people guiding or instructing intermediate sea kayaking activities. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare and plan to instruct introductory and intermediate sea kayaking activities; manage a group on up to intermediate sea kayaking trips; apply effective risk, safety and emergency management throughout a sea kayaking trip; demonstrate and apply knowledge of accepted environmental practices, history and trends, and cultural awareness for sea kayaking in New Zealand; and evaluate a sea kayaking trip.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge and skills for intermediate sea kayaking on lakes and coastal water

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31790 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide intermediate sea kayaking on lakes and coastal water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of sea kayaking gear and equipment commonly used in New Zealand; perform a range of sea kayak maintenance and repairs; and demonstrate intermediate sea kayaking skills on lakes and coastal sea water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, instruct and evaluate an intermediate sea kayaking skills session on lakes and coastal water

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31794 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who plan and instruct intermediate sea kayaking skills sessions on lakes and coastal water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan an intermediate sea kayaking skills session on lakes and coastal water; and instruct and evaluate an intermediate sea kayaking skills session for lakes and coastal water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, prepare, guide or instruct and evaluate whitewater kayaking activities for Class 2 water

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 14224.

31799 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people guiding or instructing whitewater kayaking activities for Class 2 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare and plan for white water kayaking activities on up to Class 2 water; manage a group on intermediate whitewater kayaking trips on Class 2 water; apply effective risk, safety and emergency management throughout a whitewater kayaking trip; demonstrate and apply knowledge of accepted environmental practices, history and trends and cultural awareness for whitewater kayaking in New Zealand; and evaluate a whitewater kayaking trip.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge and skills for intermediate whitewater kayaking on Class 2 and Class 3 water

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31800 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide intermediate whitewater kayaking on Class 2 and Class 3 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of whitewater kayaking, gear and equipment commonly used in New Zealand; perform a range of whitewater kayak maintenance, repairs or adjustments; and demonstrate intermediate whitewater kayaking skills on Class 2 and Class 3 water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Plan, instruct and evaluate an intermediate whitewater kayaking skills session on Class 2 water

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31804 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who plan and instruct intermediate whitewater kayaking skills sessions on Class 2 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan, instruct and evaluate an intermediate whitewater kayaking skills session on Class 2 water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 6

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of advanced sea kayaking skills for exposed and open water

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31791 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide advanced sea kayaking activities on exposed and open water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: oversee and perform sea kayaking equipment checks and maintenance; demonstrate advanced sea kayaking skills and sea kayaking trip skills for exposed and open water; and apply weather interpretation and forecasting skills for sea kayaking trips.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Instruct or guide advanced sea kayaking activities in exposed and open water

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19434.

31792 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who instruct or guide advanced sea kayaking activities in exposed and open water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to instruct or guide intermediate or advanced sea kayaking activities in exposed and open water; manage a group on advanced sea kayaking trips in exposed and open water; critique and manage group safety for advanced sea kayak trips in exposed and open water; teach intermediate and advanced sea kayaking skills; and facilitate participant awareness of key industry organisations, a given location and industry accepted environmental practices for sea kayaking in New Zealand.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Teach and critique sea kayaking guides or instructors

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31793 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: teach and critique sea kayaking guides or instructors.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of advanced whitewater kayaking skills on Class 3 and 4 water

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31801 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who provide advanced whitewater kayaking activities on Class 3 and 4 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: oversee and perform whitewater kayaking equipment checks and maintenance; demonstrate advanced whitewater kayaking skills on Class 4 water; and apply weather interpretation and forecasting skills.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Instruct or guide advanced whitewater kayaking activities on Class 3 water

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31802 Unit Standard 13 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who instruct or guide advanced whitewater kayaking activities on Class 3 water. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to instruct or guide advanced whitewater kayaking activities on up to Class 3 water; manage groups on advanced whitewater kayaking trips on Class 3 water; critique and manage group safety for advanced whitewater kayak trips on Class 3 water; teach whitewater kayaking skills on Class 3 water; and facilitate participant awareness of key industry organisations, a given location and industry accepted environmental practices for whitewater kayaking in New Zealand.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Teach and critique whitewater kayaking guides or instructors

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31803 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: teach and critique whitewater kayak guides or instructors.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Data as at 29 November 2022