Domain - Civil Defence Operation

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Level 2

Rescue casualties at ground level using Civil Defence general rescue techniques

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20473 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for anyone involved in Civil Defence rescue functions. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the role and functions of Civil Defence general rescue at ground level; identify safety equipment, safety precautions and hazards in general rescue; and plan and carry out searches to locate casualties within a specified area, and move casualties to safe locations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Protect personal safety and the safety of others at flood incidents

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Version 2

22298 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in any role that may require them to work in, or in proximity to, flood waters. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of environmental considerations relating to floods, and demonstrate safety techniques when working in floodwaters.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate knowledge of driving legislation and CDEM organisation's standard operational procedures for driving

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Version 2

23692 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people driving civil defence emergency vehicles in a response situation under the authority of a controller. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: legislation affecting CDEM emergency response driving; and CDEM organisation's SOPs for driving a civil defence emergency vehicle in an emergency situation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate survival techniques for a Civil Defence emergency

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Version 7

528 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to recognise a Civil Defence emergency, and prepare for survival during a Civil Defence emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate knowledge of the civil defence emergency management (CDEM) general rescue function

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7317 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people involved in the CDEM general rescue function. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the CDEM general rescue function; and the rescue functions and responsibilities of other rescue teams in an emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Control the movement of people and vehicles at a specified location during a civil defence emergency

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7332 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people involved with the management of people and vehicular movement, at a planned or unplanned emergency event. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the legal authority for establishing a cordon; cordon an area to restrict public and vehicle access; establish a checkpoint to manage the flow of people and vehicles into and out of a cordoned area; direct and monitor the movement of people and vehicles through a checkpoint; and remove a cordon to allow resumption of normal public access.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate knowledge of the functions and operations of Civil Defence Emergency Management

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Version 7

7334 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for any Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the structure and function of CDEM in New Zealand; describe the structure and functions of a CDEM organisation; and describe the types of situations that would constitute a significant Civil Defence threat.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate knowledge of the role and powers of a controller in a declared emergency

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Version 6

7335 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people holding a management or supervision role during an emergency. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the provisions of the legislation and regulations that enable and constrain the powers of a controller; and relate the powers of the controller to the powers of others.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of the establishment and maintenance of a CDEM communications system

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 7315.

20853 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for those responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) communications system. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the establishment and maintenance of a CDEM communications system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Operate a Civil Defence Emergency Management communications system

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 7316.

20854 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for those responsible for the operation of a Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) communications system. People credited with this unit standard are able to operate a CDEM communications system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Provide initial response at flood incidents

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22297 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are required to provide initial response to flooding incidents. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of flood incident management in the New Zealand context; operate portable pumps in proximity to flooding; and demonstrate installation of one type of flood control method.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Navigate in urban and rural areas during a CDEM emergency

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23693 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people responding to a CDEM emergency using a road vehicle. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan a safe route to a CDEM emergency in urban and rural areas; navigate to planned CDEM emergency destination; and complete post-navigational activities in a CDEM emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Undertake storm damage operations in a CDEM emergency

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23694 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people involved in carrying out temporary emergency repairs during an emergency. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for storm damage operations in a CDEM emergency; reduce the effects of storm damage in a CDEM emergency; and recover and restore storm damage equipment used in a CDEM emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Provide companion animal welfare during a CDEM emergency

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23695 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in a welfare centre during a CDEM emergency who may be required to work with animals. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of ethical behaviour in relation to care and handling of companion animals; establish an animal reception area; receive companion animals at the welfare centre; perform safe handling of companion animals; and care for companion animals on a daily basis during a CDEM emergency; and release companion animals from CDEM emergency custody.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate knowledge of and provide support at a CDEM emergency operations centre (EOC)

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23696 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in a CDEM EOC in support of the controller, or any senior personnel during an emergency. People credited with this unit standard will be able to describe: the functions and structure of a CDEM EOC; the roles and responsibilities of staff in a CDEM EOC; the CDEM EOC activation and deactivation procedures for an emergency; and act as a support staff member at a CDEM EOC.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Establish a Civil Defence operational communications system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

7315 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for those responsible for the management or operation of a Civil Defence operational communications system. People credited with this unit standard are able to plan a Civil Defence operational communications system.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Local Government - Civil Defence Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Operate and maintain a Civil Defence communications system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

7316 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for those responsible for the management or operation of a Civil Defence communications system. People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate a communications system; maintain a communications system; and maintain links with supporting agencies during a Civil Defence emergency.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Local Government - Civil Defence Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Rescue casualties using Civil Defence rescue techniques
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24500.

7318 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for anyone involved in Civil Defence rescue functions. People credited with this unit standard are able to: locate casualties within a specified area; rescue casualties from heights; rescue casualties from unsafe environments; and move casualties to a safe environment.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Local Government - Civil Defence Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Process information during an emergency

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7321 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for anyone in a Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) organisation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify sources of information to be used during an emergency; gather information during an emergency; interpret the significance of CDEM information; produce a situation report; and disseminate CDEM information.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Level 4

Conduct CDEM operational briefings and debriefings, and issue operational orders

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23690 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for team leaders, section supervisors, or their deputies involved in civil defence emergency management (CDEM). People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe CDEM operational orders, briefings, and debriefings; conduct a CDEM operational briefing; issue CDEM operational orders; and conduct a CDEM operational debriefing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Drive civil defence emergency vehicles in operational situations

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23691 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people involved in driving civil defence emergency vehicles in operational situations. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a civil defence emergency vehicle for operational response; describe and apply safe driving techniques in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational SOPs; position civil defence emergency vehicle at an emergency site; and complete CDEM post-incident tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Demonstrate knowledge of, and use, CDEM rescue equipment and techniques, and rescue casualties at height

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 7318.

24500 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for anyone involved in Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) rescue functions at height. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of rope and tape used in general rescue; demonstrate knots used in general rescue; use ladders to rescue casualties in the rescue environment; and use lowering techniques in the rescue environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Level 5

Manage the provision of resources to meet Civil Defence emergency demands

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7331 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for anyone holding a logistics role in a Civil Defence emergency. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify resources likely to be required for the specific threat; establish resource needs of affected communities; manage supply of resources; and manage distribution of resources.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 223 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga Work Based Learning Limited - EarnLearn

Data as at 26 November 2022