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Level 2

Snorkel dive in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4383.

28391 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe open water snorkel diving; and plan and perform snorkel dives in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Snorkel dive with safety
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28391.

4383 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to use and maintain snorkel dive equipment; execute snorkel dives with safety; and perform snorkel dives.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Scuba dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4384.

28392 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe open water scuba diving to a depth of 18 metres as an entry level diver; and plan and perform scuba dives as an entry level diver in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Navigate underwater while scuba diving in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4385.

28393 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe navigation diving; and plan and perform navigation scuba dives in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete computer aided scuba dives in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4386.

28394 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe computer aided diving; and plan and complete computer aided scuba dives in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Describe rescue diving and demonstrate diver rescue skills

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4387.

28395 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe rescue diving; and demonstrate diver rescue skills.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete scuba dives at night in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4388.

28396 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe night diving; and plan and complete night scuba dives in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Shoot underwater digital photographs while SCUBA diving in open water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4389.

28397 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of underwater digital photography; plan and perform underwater digital photography SCUBA dives in open water; and process underwater digital photographic images.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Shoot underwater video while SCUBA diving in open water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4390.

28398 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of underwater videography; plan and shoot underwater video footage while SCUBA diving in open water; and process underwater videography footage.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete dry suit SCUBA dives in open water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4391.

28399 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of dry suit diving; and plan and perform dry suit SCUBA dives in open water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete drift SCUBA dives in open water
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4392.

28400 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of drift diving; and plan and perform drift SCUBA dives in open water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete underwater search and recovery scuba dives in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4393.

28401 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe search and recovery diving; and plan and complete underwater search and recovery scuba dives in open water to locate an object.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete SCUBA dives at an altitude greater than 300 metres
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4395.

28402 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of altitude diving; and plan and perform altitude SCUBA dives in open water.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete wreck scuba dives in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4396.

28403 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe wreck diving; and plan and complete wreck scuba dives in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete scuba dives in open water to depths between 18 and 40 metres

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4398.

28404 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe deep diving; and plan and complete scuba dives in open water to depths between 18 and 40 metres.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete dives in open water to locate and observe common aquatic organisms

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4400.

28405 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe common aquatic organisms; and plan and complete dives in open water to locate and observe common aquatic organisms.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete hunt and collect dives in open water
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 replaced unit standard 4401.

28406 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of hunt and collect diving; and plan and perform hunt and collect snorkel and SCUBA dives in open water.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete scuba dives off a boat in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4402.

28407 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe boat diving; and plan and complete scuba dives off a boat in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete scuba dives off the shore in open water

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 4403.

28408 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe shore diving; and plan and complete scuba dives off the shore in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Free dive in open water to depths between 10 and 16 metres

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Version 1

32343 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe open water free diving; and plan and complete free dives in open water to depths between 10 and 16 metres.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete advanced free dives in open water to depths between 16 and 24 metres

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Version 1

32344 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe advanced free diving; and plan and complete advanced free dives in open water to depths between 16 and 24 metres.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Scuba dive and perform rescues in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28392.

4384 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to use and maintain scuba dive equipment; plan and perform scuba dives without direct supervision in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres; and perform scuba dive rescues in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Navigate prescribed routes underwater
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28393.

4385 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to measure prescribed routes underwater; determine direction of the prescribed route underwater; and navigate the prescribed route underwater.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete computer-aided dives
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28394.

4386 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to read a dive computer to industry standards; plan computer-aided dives; and complete dives using a dive computer.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete a night dive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28396.

4388 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan and perform a night dive.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Take still photographs underwater
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28397.

4389 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan a dive to take still photographs underwater, and complete a dive taking still photographs underwater.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete an underwater video
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28398.

4390 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for a video dive, and take video footage underwater.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete a dry suit dive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28399.

4391 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for and complete a dive wearing a dry suit.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete drift dives on SCUBA
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28400.

4392 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan and perform drift dives, and communicate while drift diving.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete underwater search and recovery dives
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28401.

4393 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to perform underwater searches to locate an object, and recover an object that weighs between six and 45 kgs using underwater search and recovery dives.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete cavern dives
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Version 5

4394 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare to cavern dive; perform a cavern dive; and communicate while cavern diving.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Dive at an altitude greater than 300 metres
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28402.

4395 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for and perform dives at an altitude greater than 300 metres.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete dives using a diver propulsion vehicle
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

4397 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for and complete a dive using a diver propulsion vehicle (DPV).

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Identify marine species common to dive site
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28405.

4400 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of and locate the marine species common to a dive site.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Hunt and collect preselected objects underwater
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28406.

4401 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan a dive to hunt and collect preselected objects underwater; hunt preselected objects underwater; and collect preselected objects underwater.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete a dive off a boat
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28407.

4402 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of dive boats, and complete a dive off a boat.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete a shore dive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28408.

4403 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for and perform a shore dive.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Supervise and control scuba dive operations for certified divers

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 8273.

28416 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe best practice occupational dive operation standards; demonstrate knowledge of supervising and controlling certified divers; describe dive trip logistics; plan and manage a dive trip; plan and prepare for supervision and control of clients underwater; and supervise and control dive operations while guiding clients on scuba dives in open water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete advanced free dives in open water to depths between 24 and 40 metres

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Version 1

32345 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe advanced free diving; and plan and complete advanced free dives in open water to depths between 24 and 40 metres.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Perform diver rescues
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28395.

4387 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of diving physiology; demonstrate diver rescue skills; and use supplemental oxygen supply during diver rescues.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete a wreck dive
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28403.

4396 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for and perform a wreck dive.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres, and perform tasks
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28404.

4398 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for and perform deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres, taking into account hazards and emergency procedures, and perform tasks while deep diving between 18 and 40 metres.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Complete dives under ice
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

4399 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare an ice dive site; execute ice dives maintaining line contact to the point of entry; and demonstrate ice dive safety procedures.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Supervise and control dive operations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28416.

8273 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to communicate with clients on a dive trip; plan and manage the dive trip; and guide clients on dives.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Data as at 18 August 2022