Domain - Core Driving Knowledge and Skills

Domain - Core Driving Knowledge and Skills

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Level 1

Demonstrate safety procedures when a light motor vehicle has broken down

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 17676 replaced unit standard 3461.

20969 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain the driver''s responsibilities in safely responding to light motor vehicle breakdown situations, and demonstrate safety procedures to be followed when a light motor vehicle has broken down.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Demonstrate light motor vehicle safety procedures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

3461 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check a light motor vehicle for currency of registration, licensing, and warrant of fitness; check a light motor vehicle is safe to drive; and identify the driver's responsibilities in safely responding to light motor vehicle breakdown situations.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of light motor vehicle systems and components

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Version 5

17458 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain primary systems, structural components and principal components of light motor vehicle primary systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand Graduated Driver Licensing System

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Version 4

17563 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand Graduated Driver Licensing System (GDLS): as it applies to motor vehicle drivers, motorcycle riders, commercial licence holders, and professional drivers; and in terms of the restrictions that are applied to licence holders.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Carry out a pre-start vehicle check on a vehicle or machine, and start and shut down the vehicle or machine

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Version 5

17676 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out a pre-start check on a vehicle or machine; start the engine of a vehicle or machine; and shut down the vehicle or machine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Demonstrate knowledge of traffic law for the purpose of safe driving

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Version 7

3462 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the legal responsibilities of a driver, and legal requirements for driving on a road in relation to other road users.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Describe human risk factors in terms of a self-management strategy for a driver

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Version 6

3464 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: human risk factors as they apply to driving; human risk factors in terms of their application to oneself as a driver or potential driver; and, in terms of a self-management strategy, effective ways of reducing the level of risk by dealing with one''s own human risk factors as a driver or potential driver.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Describe driving hazards and crash risk reduction strategies and responses to driving hazards

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Version 7

3465 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: driving hazards; and the use of crash risk reduction strategies while driving.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Describe dynamics, and techniques for managing dynamics, of light motor vehicles

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Version 6

3467 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe dynamics that affect motor vehicle handling, and techniques for managing motor vehicle dynamics.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Apply control in driving a light motor vehicle

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Version 6

3469 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and change gear for light motor vehicle control; drive a light motor vehicle through bends; and stop a light motor vehicle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Execute low speed manoeuvres in a light motor vehicle

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Version 7

3470 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: turn a light motor vehicle to reverse the direction of travel; reverse a light motor vehicle; and park a light motor vehicle in different types of single vehicle space between motor vehicles, and exit parking spaces.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Tow a light simple trailer

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Version 6

3471 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: secure a light simple trailer to a towing vehicle; tow a light simple trailer in a forward direction along a road; and reverse a light simple trailer.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Describe factors contributing to and consequences of road crashes

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Version 6

3472 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe factors contributing to road crashes and consequences of road crashes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of stress, health and fatigue for driving

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Version 8

1734 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: symptoms and impact of stress and fatigue on drivers; causes of stress and fatigue; techniques for managing personal stress and health, and benefits for driving performance; actions that can be taken to avoid the onset of fatigue; and the effects of substances on driver performance.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Demonstrate knowledge of safe night driving

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Version 5

17677 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the checks required to prepare a motor vehicle for night driving; road-marking devices that assist night driving; and night driving hazards and responses to those hazards.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Drive a light motor vehicle on unsealed road surfaces

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Version 4

17678 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Drive a light motor vehicle in a fuel efficient manner

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Version 2

27309 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors that affect the fuel efficiency of light motor vehicles; and drive a light motor vehicle to optimise fuel efficiency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Apply risk reduction techniques and strategies while driving

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Version 8

3466 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply risk reduction techniques and strategies while driving.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Apply precise control in riding a motorcycle

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Version 6

3468 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate correct motorcycle riding posture for optimal control; control a motorcycle in slow riding, and stop and go situations; ride a motorcycle through bends; and stop a motorcycle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Ltd T/A MITO

Data as at 16 August 2022