Domain - Commercial Road Transport Skills

Domain - Commercial Road Transport Skills

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Level 1

Operate a central tyre inflation system for a heavy motor vehicle

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18932 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe a CTI system for a heavy motor vehicle; and demonstrate the operation of a CTI system for a heavy motor vehicle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of driving hours law and complete driver logbook
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

15164 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for drivers of motor vehicles who must comply with driving hours legislation. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the driving hours provisions prescribed by law; the driving hours logbook requirements and penalties prescribed by law; the legal requirements for the custody, maintenance, and production of driver logbooks; and complete driver logbook entries.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of the commercial road transport industry

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1735 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of commercial road transport vehicles, freight and job roles, and describe classes of driver licence and licence endorsements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic systems for commercial vehicle use
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

18077 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the principles that apply to the operation of hydraulic systems fitted to commercial vehicles; components of hydraulic systems used in commercial vehicle applications; and hydraulic oil and oil filter requirements for commercial vehicle applications.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Apply knowledge of documentation required for the transportation of goods by road

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Version 3

22150 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain documentation requirements for the transportation of goods by road; and use documentation relevant to own job while transporting goods by road.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 3

Carry out pre-start vehicle checks on a heavy motor vehicle, prepare vehicle for use, and shut it down

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15158 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out pre-start checks on a heavy motor vehicle; prepare vehicle for use; and shut down the vehicle after use.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a manual constant mesh non-synchromesh transmission

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15166 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the operation of a manual constant mesh non-synchromesh transmission; and demonstrate correct operation of a manual constant mesh non-synchromesh transmission.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Select and record routes as a road transport operator

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1732 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for the operators, including drivers, dispatchers, and supervisors, of goods, passenger, and vehicle recovery vehicles which use other than scheduled or stipulated routes. People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish destination and possible routes; select a route; and record route details.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive heavy rigid commercial goods service vehicles
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

1736 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for drivers of all heavy rigid vehicles exceeding 3.5 tonnes for commercial and service providers in the land transport industry. The unit standard will also be applicable to drivers of some vehicles of lesser weight. People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish that all vehicle systems are in operating condition, as defined by law; steer, manoeuvre, and position a vehicle; manoeuvre a vehicle in reverse; manage engine power; drive a vehicle in different traffic and road conditions; operate a vehicle efficiently; stop a vehicle; maintain vehicle serviceability during a trip; park and secure a vehicle; carry out accident and emergency procedures; and meet statutory requirements for the operation of a heavy rigid commercial vehicle.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Describe the primary systems and principal components of heavy motor vehicles

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17373 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the primary systems of a heavy motor vehicle; and the principal components of primary systems of a heavy motor vehicle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Load, convey by road transport, and unload dangerous goods

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1739 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for drivers of road vehicles transporting dangerous goods. People credited with this unit standard are able to load, convey, and unload dangerous goods.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Describe heavy rigid vehicle dynamics and handling for safe driving

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17972 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: heavy rigid vehicle dynamics; heavy rigid vehicle stability and handling characteristics; effects of loads on heavy rigid vehicle dynamics and handling; and safe practices for driving heavy rigid vehicles.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of heavy combination vehicle dynamics and handling for safe driving

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18079 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: heavy combination vehicle dynamics; the effects of loads on heavy combination vehicle dynamics and handling; and safe practices for driving heavy combination vehicles. They are also able to demonstrate knowledge of heavy combination vehicle stability and handling characteristics.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate customer service skills required of road transport drivers

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22151 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of elements of customer service; and demonstrate customer service skills required of road transport drivers.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Respond to spillage, leakage, or loss of load when transporting goods by road

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Version 3

22152 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain legal responsibilities of drivers for the security and containment of goods during transportation by road; describe situations when all or part of a load could be spilled, leaked, or lost during transportation by road; and respond to situations when all or part of a load is spilled, leaked, or lost during transportation by road.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of fatigue management, work time, and driver logbook requirements

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24089 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for drivers of motor vehicles who must comply with work time legislation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify causes and symptoms of fatigue, and effects of fatigue on driving performance; describe life management skills and work related measures that can be implemented to prevent fatigue; identify the work time requirements and penalties prescribed by legislation; identify driver logbook requirements and associated penalties prescribed by legislation; describe the management of work time records contained in driver logbooks, and identify associated penalties prescribed by legislation; and complete driver logbook entries.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 92 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of loading principles and procedures for commercial road transport

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28779 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of loading principles and procedures for commercial road transport.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Describe consignment documentation used in the commercial road transport industry

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31542 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe consignment documentation used in the commercial road transport industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Describe driver roles and responsibilities for the transportation of goods by road

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31543 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe driver roles and responsibilities for the transportation of goods by road.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of driver professionalism and positive customer service in the road transport industry

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31544 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of driver professionalism and positive customer service in the road transport industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of general health, safety, and basic operational requirements for log truck drivers

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31664 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe health and safety legislation and guidelines relevant to log truck operations; the safe loading and unloading practices in log truck operations; safe log truck driving practices in a forest environment. They are also able to demonstrate knowledge of: risks and risk management for log truck drivers; general safety requirements for log truck driving in a forest environment; and log truck operator procedures used in the event of a forest emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of High Productivity Motor Vehicle permits

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31665 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe HPMV permits for exceeding general access dimensions and general access mass limits; and demonstrate knowledge of operating under HPMV permits.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 4

Drive a heavy commercial vehicle on tidal sands
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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15947 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to: conduct checks of the beach and weather conditions before departure; carry out pre-departure safety checks; drive and stop a heavy vehicle on tidal sand; describe techniques for driving through tidal water; describe emergency procedures; and describe safety precautions to be taken when vehicle is stopped on a beach.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive a heavy vehicle on unsealed road surfaces

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1737 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to transition a heavy vehicle from sealed to unsealed road surfaces, and drive a heavy vehicle on unsealed road surfaces.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive a heavy vehicle in an off-road environment

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1738 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess the suitability of terrain for off-road driving of a heavy vehicle and identify a route; prepare a heavy vehicle for off-road driving; drive a heavy vehicle in an off-road environment; stop a heavy vehicle in an off-road environment; and return a heavy vehicle to on-road condition following off-road driving.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge for the Transport Service Licence (Core)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1770 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for persons seeking a transport service licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: state the general features of the New Zealand transport licensing system and the legal obligations and penalties which apply to Transport Service Licence holders; interpret the driving hours regulations and describe the use of driving hours logbooks; describe the Road User Charges (RUC) system; describe the Certificate of Fitness, Certificate of Loading, and Alternative Fuel Inspection Certificate systems; and describe the responsibilities of Transport Service Licence holders in the event of accidents. People will also have the knowledge required to pass the core module examination of the Certificate of Knowledge of Law and Practice issued by an agency approved by the Director of Land Transport.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge for the Transport Service Licence (Goods Service)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1771 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for persons seeking a goods service licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the responsibilities of Goods Service Licence holders regarding statutory authorities; goods vehicles; loads; road use; and the contractual obligations of carriers. People will also have the knowledge required to pass the goods service module examination of the Certificate of Knowledge of Law and Practice issued by an agency approved by the Director of Land Transport.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge for the Transport Service Licence (Large Passenger Service)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1772 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for persons seeking a large passenger service licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the responsibilities of Large Passenger Service Licence holders regarding: compliance with statutory authorities; large passenger service vehicles; the carriage of goods; and road use. People will also have the knowledge required to pass the large passenger service module examination of the Certificate of Knowledge of Law and Practice issued by an agency approved by the Director of Land Transport.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge for the Transport Service Licence (Small Passenger Service)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1773 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for persons seeking a small passenger service licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the responsibilities of Small Passenger Service Licence holders regarding: compliance with statutory authorities; relations with the public; the carriage of goods; and road use. People will also have the knowledge required to pass the small passenger service module examination of the Certificate of Knowledge of Law and Practice issued by an agency approved by the Director of Land Transport.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge for the Transport Service Licence (Rental Service)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1774 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for persons seeking a rental service licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the responsibilities of Rental Service Licence holders to comply with statutory authorities and the content of agreements to hire rental vehicles. People will also have the knowledge required to pass the rental service module examination of the Certificate of Knowledge of Law and Practice issued by an agency approved by the Director of Land Transport.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge for the Transport Service Licence (Vehicle Recovery Service)
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1775 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for persons seeking a vehicle recovery service licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the responsibilities of Vehicle Recovery Service Licence holders to comply with statutory authorities and describe the responsibilities of Vehicle Recovery Service Licence holders regarding Tow Authorities. People will also have the knowledge required to pass the vehicle recovery service module examination of the Certificate of Knowledge of Law and Practice issued by an agency approved by the Director of Land Transport.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive a heavy rigid motor vehicle
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17973 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard recognises knowledge and skills greater than those required to gain a Class 2 and/or Class 4 driver licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: drive a heavy rigid motor vehicle in different traffic conditions; drive a heavy rigid motor vehicle efficiently and manage engine power; reverse a heavy rigid motor vehicle; and stop, park, and secure a heavy rigid motor vehicle.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive a heavy combination motor vehicle
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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17974 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard recognises knowledge and skills greater than those required to gain a Class 3 and/or Class 5 driver licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: couple and uncouple trailer units; drive a heavy combination motor vehicle in different traffic conditions; drive a heavy combination motor vehicle efficiently and manage engine power; reverse a heavy combination motor vehicle; and stop, park, and secure a heavy combination motor vehicle.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of fatigue and health factors affecting the performance of commercial road transport drivers

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26558 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, for a commercial road transport driver, able to: identify the causes and symptoms of fatigue, and effects of fatigue on driving performance; and demonstrate knowledge of a healthy diet, adequate hydration, the effects of alcohol and drugs, the effects of exercise, and illness and injury management.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 6

Manage the transportation of hazardous substances by road
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1776 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for carriers of goods service vehicles carrying hazardous substances. People credited with this unit standard are able to: examine hazardous substances for transportation by road to legal requirements; provide a suitable vehicle for the transportation of hazardous substances; manage the loading and unloading of hazardous substances; select and instruct drivers; and complete and handle documentation relating to the transport of hazardous substances by road.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Manage technical aspects of transport service operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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1780 Unit Standard 13 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who hold management positions in the road transport industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of legal requirements applying to the road transport industry; and plan, organise, and direct activities that relate to the marketing of commercial road transport operations, the staffing of commercial road transport operations, vehicle management, and client relationships.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Data as at 25 September 2021