Domain - Drinking-Water Assessment

Domain - Drinking-Water Assessment

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Level 4

Describe drinking-water standards and the relevant Ministry of Health quality management strategy
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29994.

18440 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the Ministry of Health drinking-water strategy; the application of the Drinking-Water Standards for New Zealand; the Ministry of Health Drinking-Water Supply Public Health Grading procedures for community drinking-water supplies; and the purpose of the Ministry of Health annual review.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Maintain a Water Information New Zealand (WINZ) database on local drinking-water supplies
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24911.

18447 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the applications of the WINZ database; use WINZ to maintain a database on local drinking-water supplies; and interpret supply performance data using the WINZ database.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Water Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and use drinking-water websites and databases for drinking-water assessment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18447.

24911 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe drinking-water websites and databases and their applications in drinking-water assessment; demonstrate the use of drinking-water websites and databases; and produce water quality performance reports using water supply data and information from drinking-water websites and databases.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of data analysis and presentation for drinking-water assessment

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Version 2

30001 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of data analysis and presentation for drinking-water assessment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of Public Health Risk Management Plans (PHRMP) and their implementation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24907.

18439 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: risk, risk perception, risk management, and the intention of Public Health Risk Management Plans (PHRMPs); and the implementation of Public Health Risk Management Plans (PHRMPs).

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Water Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe drinking-water assessors' legal powers, and demonstrate their roles
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 18438 have been replaced by unit standard 24896.

18445 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the legal powers and limitations of a drinking-water assessor, and operate according to the requirements for a drinking-water inspection body under the New Zealand Code of Inspection Body Management Practice.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Water Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the Health Act 1956 relating to drinking-water and drinking-water suppliers
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18438 and unit standard 18445.

24896 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the types of drinking-water supply, and duties of drinking-water suppliers, in accordance with the Health Act 1956; the application of the term ''all practicable steps'' as it applies to the management of drinking-water supplies in accordance with the Health Act 1956; the requirement for drinking water suppliers to prepare and implement a Water Safety Plan (WSP); the roles of officers, and types, powers and functions of drinking-water assessors, under the Health Act 1956; and the requirements for a drinking-water inspection body under the Health Act 1956.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of water safety planning

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18439.

24907 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of risk management in relation to water safety planning; and describe the preparation, implementation and assessment of Water Safety Plans (WSPs).

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Plan and conduct inspections of drinking-water supplies, and verify compliance with WSP and DWSNZ
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18442 and unit standard 18443.

24908 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: review a drinking-water treatment supply Water Safety Plan (WSP) and supporting documents; prepare a drinking-water supply catchment, treatment plant, and distribution system inspection plan; establish conformance or non-conformance of the drinking-water supply with the drinking-water supplier''s WSP; and determine and document areas of compliance and non-compliance of the water supply with the Drinking-Water Standards for New Zealand (DWSNZ), and inform the drinking-water supplier of the findings.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Produce a final report on, and communicate, drinking-water supply inspection findings
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18444.

24909 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: review the findings of a drinking-water supply inspection and identify non-compliance and non-conformance, record and collate observations and conclusions; and produce a provisional report for the water supplier, and describe appeal procedures and the procedures and requirements for peer review.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Prepare a Water Safety Plan for a surface water supply with multistage treatment and medium-large distribution network
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3

24912 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop an overview of the drinking-water supply, and sources of information relevant to water safety planning; identify the events that can lead to contamination of the drinking-water supply and describe the associated public health risk; identify barriers to contamination that are currently in place, and those required, to ensure safe drinking-water supply; identify the preventive measures, checks, corrective actions, and contingency plans for the drinking-water supply to ensure safe drinking-water; prepare an improvement schedule for the drinking-water supply; and perform an ongoing review of the drinking-water supply Water Safety Plan (WSP).

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Assess catchment risk assessment for a drinking-water supply
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2

30002 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to assess a drinking water supplier''s catchment risk assessment, and report on the outcome of assessment of a drinking-water supplier''s catchment risk assessment.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 6

Assess drinking-water suppliers' Water Safety Plans (WSP) for adequacy
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 4

18441 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: review drinking-water supply information; conduct a Water Safety Plan (WSP) assessment and verify compliance with legislative requirements; and compile a report, provide it to the water supplier, and describe a peer review of a WSP assessment.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Plan inspections of drinking-water supplies
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 18443 have been replaced by unit standard 24908.

18442 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: review drinking-water treatment supply management; prepare a drinking-water supply catchment, treatment plant, and distribution system inspection plan; and arrange for inspection to be conducted in consultation with water supplier or representative.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Water Primary Industry Training Organisation

Conduct inspections of drinking-water supplies and verify compliance with PHRMP and DWSNZ
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 18442 have been replaced by unit standard 24908.

18443 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish compliance or non compliance of the drinking-water supply with the drinking-water supplier's Public Health Risk Management Plan (PHRMP); and determine and document areas of compliance and non-compliance of the water supply with the drinking-water supplier's PHRMP, and the Drinking-Water Standards for New Zealand (DWSNZ), and inform the drinking-water supplier of the inspection findings.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Water Primary Industry Training Organisation

Produce a final report on, and communicate, drinking-water supply inspection findings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24909.

18444 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: review the findings of the drinking-water supply inspection, identify anomalies, and clarify with drinking-water supplier; record and collate observations and conclusions; and provide feedback to water supplier on results of PHRMP assessment, inspection, compliance, and preliminary grading, take follow up action for non compliance, and produce final reports.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Water Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assess competence of drinking-water field analysts
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 4

18446 Unit Standard 11 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe, demonstrate, and assess the competence of a field analyst in: analysis of chlorine in water; measurement of ultraviolet transmittance (UVT) and ultraviolet intensity (UVI) in water treatment; measurement of the pH in drinking-water; measurement of turbidity in drinking-water; and calibrating the output of a continuous analyser.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Data as at 05 October 2022