Domain - Conservation

Domain - Conservation

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Level 3

Maintain recreational tracks using hand and power tools
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

16676 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the visitor strategy of the specified organisation; demonstrate knowledge of the track service standards of the specified organisation; describe correct usage of track markers and signs; clear vegetation from the track using hand and power tools; and maintain track surfaces using hand and power tools.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Assist with the building and repair of buildings and structures in remote conservation sites
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

20805 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for maintenance work and/or building work on a remote site; assist with building and repair work to single room structure and/or basic structure in a remote area; plan to erect, and erect, a boardwalk structure under supervision in a remote area using industry track service standards and recommendations; and prepare site for public use.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate basic knowledge of conservation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

26288 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people such as rangers, volunteers, or contractors who are engaged in conservation related activities. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate basic knowledge of conservation.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate basic knowledge of the application of legislation to conservation activities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

26289 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people such as rangers, volunteers, or contractors who are engaged in conservation related activities. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate basic knowledge of the application of legislation to conservation activities.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Explain philosophical basis for conservation management decisions
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

14732 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people making or intending to make conservation management decisions. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the application of biodiversity concepts to conservation management; explain philosophies underpinning conservation management; and explain how stakeholders impact on conservation management decisions.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Carry out a hut inspection
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25784 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out pre-inspection processes and planning for inspecting a hut, carry out a hut inspection, and carry out post-inspection processes.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Carry out track inspections
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25785 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out pre-inspection processes and planning for inspecting tracks, carry out track inspections, and carry out post-inspection processes.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Carry out outdoor visitor structure inspections
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25786 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out pre-inspection planning and processes for inspecting an outdoor visitor structure (OVS); carry out inspection of an outdoor visitor structure; and carry out post-inspection processes.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of and conduct weeds monitoring for conservation management purposes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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26370 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people whose role it is to monitor weeds for conservation management purposes. People credited with this unit standard are, for conservation management purposes, able to: demonstrate knowledge of monitoring weed control, and conduct monitoring of weeds.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of animal pest control for conservation management purposes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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26372 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people whose role it is to control animal pests for conservation management purposes. People credited with this unit standard are, for conservation management purposes, able to demonstrate knowledge of: approaches to animal pest control, and animal pest control methods.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Conduct five-minute bird counts for conservation management purposes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

26373 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who conduct or intend to conduct five-minute bird counts for conservation management purposes throughout New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify common birds found in New Zealand forests, describe the purpose of conducting a five-minute bird count, and conduct a five-minute bird count for conservation management purposes.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of and identify plants for conservation management purposes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19691.

27189 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people managing or intending to manage plants for conservation management purposes. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe plants applicable to conservation management and in accordance with Plant Botany; collect and preserve a specimen of a plant for conservation management purposes; and carry out positive identification processes for a plant applicable to conservation management.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Plan for an animal pest management operation to meet conservation outcomes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19702.

27190 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people managing or intending to manage pest animals to meet conservation outcomes. People credited with this unit standard are, for an animal pest management operation, able to: define conservation outcomes and targets; assess risks and develop contingencies; and plan and produce a task specification.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Data as at 21 May 2022