Domain - Electricity Supply - Power System Maintenance

Domain - Electricity Supply - Power System Maintenance

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Level 2

Service battery banks in the electricity supply environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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18278 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in the electricity supply environment, able to: plan battery bank service requirements; service battery banks; test battery banks; and report service on battery banks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe wind turbines and their components

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32388 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to: describe the components of a wind turbine; describe how wind turbines adjust to changes in wind speed, wind direction, and load; and describe how electricity is generated by a wind turbine and the effects of changes in wind speed and direction.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems used in a wind turbine

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32389 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems used in a wind turbine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Service compressed air systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10394 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on compressed air systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service cooling systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10396 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on cooling systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service fans
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10399 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on fans.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service hydro control valves of 450mm diameter and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10407 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation of hydro control valves; and plan, service, test, and report a routine service on hydro control valves of 450mm diameter and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service condensing plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10409 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on condensing plant.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service pumps and components in electricity supply power plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10413 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of pump operation and construction; and plan, service, test and report a routine service on pumps and components.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Service valves up to 450mm diameter
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10419 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation of relief safety valves; and plan, service, test, and report a routine service on valves up to 450mm in diameter.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service water turbines in electricity supply power plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

10421 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation of water turbines; and plan, service, test, and report a routine service on water turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service water turbine governor and relief valve systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10423 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and document a routine service on water turbine governor and relief valve systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out an inspection of substation equipment

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14328 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out an inspection of substation equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install substation earthing and bonding system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 32060.

14330 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret design drawings and installation requirements of earthing and bonding standards and plan for installation; obtain earthing and bonding installation materials and resources, and install; and inspect earthing and bonding system.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out safety and operational inspection checks on substation auxiliary plant and equipment

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14331 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out safety and operational inspection checks on substation auxiliary plant and equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Service and repair high voltage disconnectors, earth switches and other bus structure equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14335 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, for high voltage disconnectors, earth switches and other bus structure connected equipment, to: prepare for routine service; carry out routine inspection and prescribed diagnostic tests; service and repair or replace defective worn parts; carry out trial operational checks; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on 11kV and 33kV pole mounted re-closer circuit breakers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

14339 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing and servicing on 11 kV and 33kV pole mounted re-closer circuit breakers; make the re-closer circuit breakers safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function tests and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on substation emergency services
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14344 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection and servicing on substation emergency services; prepare auxiliary equipment and systems for trial operation; carry out inspections; carry out test operations; carry out servicing; document inspection and servicing; and return equipment to stand-by service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on substation air compressor systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14345 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection and servicing on substation air compressor systems; carry out routine inspection tasks; apply routine servicing; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on security services at substations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14346 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and service of high voltage capacitor banks and signal injection plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

14347 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection and servicing on high voltage static capacitor banks and capacitive signal injection equipment; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing, complete documentation; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Apply and remove safety measures in an electricity supply environment

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14700 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of safe working systems and risk management procedures; demonstrate knowledge of the planning requirements for the application and removal of safety and risk management measures; confirm present status of systems; apply safety measures to manage risk; remove safety measures; and document application and removal of safety measures, in an electricity supply environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Maintain substation earthing and bonding

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Version 2

28895 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret design drawings and installation requirements of substation earthing and bonding standards; and inspect and maintain earth mats and bonding to equipment used in substations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of safety in a wind farm environment

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32390 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of hazards and risks associated with wind turbines; describe the safety responsibilities of workers in a wind farm environment; identify tasks required to achieve safety from the system before maintenance is carried out on plant and low voltage apparatus; and identify tasks required to achieve safety from the system during restoration of normal operational condition of plant and low voltage apparatus.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical systems in a wind turbine

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32391 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of electrical systems in a wind turbine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical systems in a wind turbine

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32392 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of mechanical systems in a wind turbine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic systems in a wind turbine

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32393 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic systems in a wind turbine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Maintain an electrical system in a wind turbine

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32394 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: remove a wind turbine from service and isolate electrical systems; perform maintenance on the electrical system; and return the wind turbine to service.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Maintain mechanical and hydraulic systems in a wind turbine

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32395 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: remove a wind turbine from service; perform maintenance on mechanical and hydraulic systems; and return wind turbine to service.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Service bearings of rotating machines of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6974 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on bearings of rotating machines of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service hydro control gates and associated equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6981 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on hydro control gates and associated equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service lubrication systems for rotating machines of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6983 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on lubrication systems for rotating machines of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 4

Repair and overhaul compressed air systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10395 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of compressed air systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Repair and overhaul cooling systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10397 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of cooling systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Repair and overhaul fans
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10400 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of fans.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service gas turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10401 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and document a routine service on gas turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service geothermal energy production and transportation plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10405 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on geothermal energy production and transportation plant.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul hydro control valves of 450mm diameter and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10408 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation, analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of hydro control valves of 450mm diameter and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul condensing plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10410 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of condensing plant.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service low voltage electric motors 415 volts and below
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10411 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a service on low voltage electric motors 415 volts and below.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service steam turbine governor
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

10415 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on steam turbine governor.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service steam turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10417 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on steam turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul valves
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10420 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation, analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of valves.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on distribution power transformers 33kV to 11kV
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

14329 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for routine service on distribution power transformers 33kV to 11kV; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; record routine inspection and servicing; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and service on oil filled distribution power transformers 11kV to 400V
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

14332 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for routine service on oil filled distribution power transformers 11kV to 400V; carry out routine inspections and prescribed diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; record routine inspection and servicing; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on transmission power transformers above 33kV
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14333 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for routine service on transmission power transformers above 33kV; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; record routine inspection and servicing; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine service on transmission instrument transformers 33kV and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

14334 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for routine service on transmission instrument transformers 33kV and above; carry out routine inspection and diagnostic checks; carry out servicing; record routine inspection and servicing; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on distribution instrument transformers below 33kV
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14336 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able, for distribution instrument transformers below 33kV, to: prepare for routine service; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; record routine inspection and servicing; and return equipment to service.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on high voltage minimum oil circuit breakers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14337 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing and servicing on high voltage minimum oil circuit breakers; make the circuit breakers safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function tests and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on high voltage bulk oil circuit breakers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14338 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing and servicing on high voltage bulk oil circuit breakers; make the circuit breakers safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function tests and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on high voltage air blast circuit breakers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

14340 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing, and servicing on high voltage air blast circuit breakers; make the circuit breakers safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function test and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and service on high voltage indoor metal clad circuit breakers and bus
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

14341 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing and servicing on high voltage indoor metal clad circuit breakers; make the circuit breakers and bus safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function tests and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and minor servicing on high voltage SF6 outdoor circuit breakers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

14342 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing and servicing on high voltage sulphur hexafloride gas (SF6) outdoor circuit breakers; make the circuit breaker safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function tests and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and servicing on high voltage gas insulated switchgear
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

14343 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing and servicing on high voltage gas insulated switchgear (GIS); make the circuit breakers safe for work; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; perform function tests and pre-service checks; and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Manage electricity supply work control systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14701 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of safe working legislation and codes of practice, employee safety, and making plant and equipment safe; demonstrate knowledge of work control systems, their documentation and the responsibilities of people working under such systems; identify and communicate status of work control systems; prepare required work control documentation; implement work control systems; and document work control systems, in an electricity supply environment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct hydraulic structures safety and surveillance inspections
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

15156 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of hydraulic structures construction, performance, surveillance inspections, safety policy documentation, and industry reporting requirements; plan site specific and workplace surveillance inspections; conduct hydraulic structures safety and surveillance inspections; respond to emergencies; and document and report hydraulic structures safety and surveillance routine and emergency observations and inspections.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair, set up and overhaul coal and ash handling plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15563 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse and plan coal handling plant repair and overhaul requirements; isolate system; repair and overhaul coal and ash handling plant; test coal handling plant; restore system; and document repair and overhaul.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service and repair water treatment plant process equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

15564 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse and plan water treatment plant process equipment repair and overhaul requirements; isolate system; service and water treatment plant process equipment; test water treatment plant process equipment; restore system; and document repair and overhaul.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct an electrical service on ac generators of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 17634 replaced unit standard 6979.

17633 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine electrical service on ac generators of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct a mechanical service on ac generators of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 17633 replaced unit standard 6979.

17634 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine mechanical service on ac generators of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Isolate and restore electricity generation plant and equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17635 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and document isolation and restoration; isolate plant and equipment; restore plant and equipment; and report isolation and restoration.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of dynamic balancing fundamentals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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21228 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe dynamic balancing, causes of imbalance and instrumentation used in balancing; carry out dynamic balancing calculations and procedures; and demonstrate and apply knowledge of balancing machines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out routine inspection and service of high voltage static var compensation (SVC) equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

24669 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for inspection, testing, and servicing on high voltage static var compensation (SVC) equipment; carry out routine inspections and diagnostic tests; carry out servicing; complete documentation; and return equipment to service; in accordance with industry requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of introductory concepts in power system protection
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

26019 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of the power system in operation within New Zealand; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic protection concepts; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the fault types identifiable in power system protection systems; draw a single line diagram showing circuit characteristics; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic low voltage (LV) protective devices; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the types, ratios, and classes for CTs, capacitive voltage transformers (CVTs) and VTs, and the calculation of secondary currents from theoretical full load currents for CTs and their ratios; demonstrate knowledge of the danger of open circuit operation of a CT and precautions and safe working practices; and demonstrate knowledge of safety and safe working practices when operating in a HV environment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of faults, relay systems, and components of diagrams in power system protection systems

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27655 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of faults managed by power system protection systems; demonstrate knowledge of common types of protection relays operated by the faults; and identify the components in power system protection diagrams.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of power transformers used in substations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28886 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the types of power transformers and regulators; power transformer principles; power transformer components and construction; power transformer alarms and protection systems; power transformer maintenance; and condition assessment of power transformers.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of disconnectors and earth switches used in substations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28887 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: types of disconnectors and earth switches; operating principles for disconnectors and earth switches; testing and maintenance requirements for disconnectors and earth switches; and condition assessment of disconnectors and earth switches.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of substation structures, insulators, conductors and bus hardware
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28888 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: substation structures, insulators, conductors and bus hardware; conductors and conductor hardware; insulators, bus insulators, and insulator hardware; bus hardware and fasteners; bus system maintenance; and condition assessment for substation structures, insulators, conductors and bus hardware.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of cables and specialist substation equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28889 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: specialist substation equipment; the operating principles for specialist substation equipment; cables used in substations; and condition assessment for specialist substation equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of sampling, testing, treatment and spill management of substation insulating and hydraulic oils
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28890 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: insulating and hydraulic oils used in a substation; types of oil tests; insulating oil treatment processes and handling practices; the oil sampling process; the acceptance and reporting procedure; and oil spill management.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of instrument transformers used in substations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28891 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: current and voltage instrument transformers used in substations; the principles of operation, and of the construction of current and voltage transformers used on AC and DC circuits; specifications, classes and terminal identification of current and voltage instrument transformers; safety requirements for maintenance of current and voltage instrument transformers; and condition assessment for instrument transformers.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of circuit breakers and auto reclosers used in substations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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28892 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the function of circuit breakers and auto reclosers; the types of circuit breakers and auto reclosers commonly used in substations; circuit breaker and disconnector circuit breaker operation; circuit breaker and auto recloser controls and control circuitry; the management of SF6 gas; and condition coding assessment for circuit breakers and auto reclosers.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of sensor types used on wind generation equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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30812 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of sensor types and their applications in wind generators; and sensor type installations and interface requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out fault finding and maintenance of generation plant and auxiliary equipment used in wind turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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30813 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare generation plant, auxiliary equipment and work site for fault finding or maintenance; set up and check test equipment; and carry out fault finding and maintenance tests on generation plant and auxiliary equipment used in wind turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out fault finding and maintenance of mechanical systems used in wind turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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30814 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to carry out maintenance and fault finding on mechanical systems; set up equipment and work site; and carry out fault finding and maintenance tests, repairs and replacement on mechanical plant or equipment and systems used in wind turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of wind turbine power control systems, and hazards associated with wind turbine installations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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30815 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: wind turbine power control systems; and hazards and risks associated with wind turbine installations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulics used in wind turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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30816 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: symbols, devices, components, control circuits and terminology used with hydraulic system drawings; hydraulic system control methods used in wind turbines; hydraulic pumps, actuators, valves and accumulators used in wind turbines; and the operation of an electro-hydraulic control system used in wind turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out routine inspection and service of a power transformer

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32057 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out routine inspection and service of a power transformer.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out routine inspection and service on a high voltage circuit breaker

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32058 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out routine inspection and service on a high voltage circuit breaker.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install and inspect an earthing and bonding system for equipment used in the electricity supply industry

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 14330.

32060 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret design drawings and installation requirements of earthing and bonding standards and plan for installation; and install; and inspect earthing and bonding system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of procedures for the installation of a wind turbine

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32396 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People who achieve this unit standard will be able to demonstrate knowledge of procedures for the installation of a wind turbine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Diagnose and repair faults in an electrical system used in wind turbines

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32397 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to diagnose and repair faults in an electrical system used in wind turbines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Diagnose and repair faults in mechanical and hydraulic systems used in wind turbines

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32398 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to diagnose and repair faults in mechanical and hydraulic systems used in wind turbines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of maintenance and reliability of wind turbines

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32399 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: maintenance and reliability principles of wind turbines, equipment failure mechanisms, and activities involved in wind turbine maintenance and testing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of faults, fault diagnosis and testing in wind turbines

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32400 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of faults and fault diagnosis in wind turbines; and describe testing of systems in wind turbines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of wind turbine systems and process safety in a wind farm environment

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32401 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: wind turbine systems and how they interrelate; and process safety in a wind farm environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Repair and overhaul bearings of rotating machines of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6975 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of bearings of rotating machines of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service excitation systems for ac synchronous generators of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6976 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on excitation systems for ac synchronous generators of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul hydro control gates and associated equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6982 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan repair and overhaul requirements, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of hydro control gates and associated equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul lubrication systems for rotating plant of 100kVA and over
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6984 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of lubrication systems for rotating plant of 100kVA and over.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul high voltage switchgear
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6986 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of high voltage switchgear.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 5

Repair and overhaul electrical control, instrumentation, and indication systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10398 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of electrical control, instrumentation, and indication systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Conduct shop inspections and repairs on free turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10402 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse and plan, isolate, conduct shop inspections, repair and overhaul, test, restore, and document the repair and overhaul of free turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service generator compensator hydrogen cooling and seal oil systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10403 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, service, test, and report a routine service on generator compensator hydrogen cooling and seal oil systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul geothermal energy production and transportation plant
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10406 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of geothermal energy production and transportation plant.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul low voltage electric motors 415 volts and below
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10412 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of low voltage electric motors 415 volts and below.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul pumps
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10414 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation, analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of pumps.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Repair and overhaul steam turbine governor
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10416 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of steam turbine governors.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul steam turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10418 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of steam turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul water turbines
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10422 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principles of operation, analyse and plan repair and overhaul requirements, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of water turbines.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul water turbine governor and relief valve systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10424 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan repair and overhaul requirements, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of water turbine governor and relief valve systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and calibrate water treatment plant analysis and process control equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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15565 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse and plan water treatment plant analysis and process control equipment repair and overhaul requirements; isolate system; repair and overhaul water treatment plant analysis and process control equipment; calibrate water treatment plant analysis and process control equipment; restore system; and document repair and overhaul.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Carry out advanced dynamic balancing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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21229 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe advanced dynamic balancing terminology; carry out advanced dynamic balancing calculations; and demonstrate advanced dynamic balancing techniques on machines and on high speed turbine rotors and apply corrections.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Describe advanced power system protection schemes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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21230 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of electrical circuit protection as used in a multiple earth neutral power system; demonstrate knowledge of International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and Deutsches Institut fur Normung e. V. (DIN) standards relating to advanced power system protection schemes; describe methods and procedures required to test multiple input protection schemes using protection relays; demonstrate knowledge of the types, ratios, and classes for current transformer (CT), capacitive voltage transformer (CVT) and voltage transformer (VT) and the calculation of secondary currents from theoretical full load currents for CTs and their ratios; and demonstrate knowledge of the danger of open circuit operation of a CT and precautions and safe working practices.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of intermediate concepts in power system protection
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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26020 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the coordination of low and high voltage protective schemes; demonstrate knowledge of protection terminology, feeder protection and IEC and DIN standards relating to advanced power system protection schemes; demonstrate knowledge of components in protection schemes; demonstrate knowledge of High Voltage (HV) protection; describe the principles of circuit and busbar protection in the electricity supply industry; demonstrate knowledge of System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems; demonstrate knowledge of communications; demonstrate knowledge of ''as built'' diagrams and system documentation procedures; and demonstrate knowledge of safety and safe working practices when operating in a HV environment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of power protection and control networks

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29731 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate understanding of power protection and control networking fundamentals in the electricity supply industry . demonstrate understanding of Ethernet and serial fieldbus fundamentals utilised by power protection equipment in the electricity supply industry . apply a router or switch to an Ethernet LAN network for use with power protection and control systems in the electricity supply industry. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical principles in power engineering

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29732 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, in power engineering, demonstrate knowledge of: . direct current electrical terms, parameters and circuits . nonlinear circuit resistance . Kirchhoff''s current and voltage laws . the operation of a capacitor in a DC circuit . sinusoidal and non-sinusoidal alternating voltages and currents . electromagnetism . induction and inductance . the behaviour of reactive components in an AC circuit . balanced three phase sinusoidal alternating voltage and currents in three phase circuits. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of power engineering

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29733 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of advanced three-phase circuit theory . demonstrate and apply knowledge of AC power in electrical circuits . demonstrate and apply knowledge of the importance of electrical MEN earthing and bonding systems in the transmission and distribution of electricity in New Zealand . demonstrate knowledge of electricity industry distribution meters, metering methods and retailer electricity tariff systems . demonstrate knowledge of commercial or industrial building''s electrical mains supply services. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of power engineering mathematics

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29734 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . algebraic, logarithmic and linear expressions and equations used by power engineering technicians . solving, manipulating and applying mathematical functions and graphs in relation to power engineering problems . solving, manipulating and applying techniques of trigonometry to power engineering problems . differentiation and integration techniques . differentiation to solve power engineering problems . solving power engineering problems using integration. and: . apply knowledge of complex numbers to solve power engineering problems . demonstrate and apply knowledge of using spreadsheets to manipulate and graph data. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out acceptance, commissioning and maintenance tests on electricity supply plant and equipment

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29737 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . prepare to test plant and equipment for acceptance, commissioning and maintenance testing . set up equipment for acceptance, commissioning, and maintenance testing . carry out acceptance, commissioning and maintenance tests on plant and equipment . interpret test results and complete compliance documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Plan, install, and test electrical installation wiring and equipment

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29738 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . plan for installation of electrical fittings, plant and equipment to electrical installations or works; . install and test temporary or fixed electrical wiring and electrical fittings to plant and equipment in electrical installations or works. This unit standard is intended for Electricity Supply Industry Power Technicians who hold higher academic qualifications such as degrees and diplomas in electrical engineering, who wish to obtain Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) registration under the electrical engineer''s class of registration.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the Electricity Act, circuit protection and compliance testing of works or installations

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29739 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . legislation, codes of practice, standards, classes of registration, prescribed electrical work (PEW) and limits of work for a registered electrical worker . AS/NZS 3000 as applied to electrical works and installations undertaken in the electricity supply sector . circuit protection terms and principles and circuit protection devices . inspection, testing, and certification requirements for electrical installations . tests required for electrical compliance. This unit standard is intended for Electricity Supply Industry Power Technicians who hold higher academic qualifications such as degrees and diplomas in electrical engineering, who wish to obtain Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) registration under the electrical engineer''s class of registration.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical machines in power engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29742 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of the theory and application of single and three phase power transformers . demonstrate knowledge of d.c. motor and generator operation, . demonstrate knowledge of induction motor theory, . demonstrate knowledge, and apply the theory of synchronous machines, and . describe the requirements and characteristics of selected motors or generators in the electricity supply industry. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of electronics in power engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29743 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of and apply theorems to the analysis of d.c. circuits, . demonstrate basic knowledge of terminal semiconductor devices, . demonstrate and apply knowledge of BJTs and enhancement mode MOSFETs in switching circuits, . demonstrate knowledge of using transistor devices as single stage small signal amplifiers, . demonstrate knowledge of general-purpose operational amplifiers, . demonstrate an understanding of, and apply fundamental principles of digital electronics, and . describe the operation of linear and switching d.c. power supplies. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of data communications in power engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29744 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, in the electricity supply industry, demonstrate knowledge of: . the concepts and applications of common wired and wireless telecommunication systems, . the concepts, characteristics, and applications of transmissions lines, . digital and analogue modulation and multiplexing methods and compression processes used in telecommunication systems, . the source, effect, and reduction of noise in wired and wireless telecommunication systems, . radio data communication systems, and . safety relating to high frequency radio systems, testing and operation of radio systems. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of routing and switching essentials in power engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29745 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of industrial router technologies; and demonstrate knowledge of the purpose, nature and operation of industrial routers, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and Network Address Translation. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of excitation systems on electrical machines
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29746 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . the construction and operation of three phase power rectification systems, . direct current excitation of synchronous alternators, . synchronous alternator AVR systems, and carry out maintenance or acceptance tests on excitation and AVR systems used on synchronous alternators.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of transmission and distribution network engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29747 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . electricity transmission and distribution systems, . power quality control of a transmission or distribution network, and . electricity transmission or distribution system faults.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Repair and overhaul excitation systems for ac synchronous generators of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6977 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan repair and overhaul requirements, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of excitation systems for ac generators of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Service and repair protection systems for rotating machines of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6978 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, service and repair, test, and report the service and repair of protection systems for rotating machines of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul ac generators of 100kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6980 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan repair and overhaul requirements, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of ac generators of 100kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Repair and overhaul power transformers of 5kVA and above
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6985 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of power transformers of 5kVA and above.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 6

Repair and overhaul generator compensator hydrogen cooling and seal oil systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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10404 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to analyse and plan, repair and overhaul, test, and report the repair and overhaul of generator hydrogen cooling and seal oil systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of advanced concepts in power system protection
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26021 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People accredited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of, design, and evaluate logic diagrams; demonstrate knowledge of transformer protection; demonstrate knowledge of generator protection; demonstrate knowledge of line protection; demonstrate knowledge of, and produce reports on substation automation; demonstrate knowledge of, and produce reports on typical motor protection schemes and settings; and demonstrate knowledge of digital protection and control systems.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical power system engineering

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29735 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . New Zealand electricity generation, transmission and distribution systems . principles of operation and suitability of the main types of prime movers used in the generation of electricity in New Zealand . principle of operation and characteristics of electricity generators . the operation, construction and performance of three phase power transformers . construction and principle of operation of transmission and distribution circuits and evaluate: . the need for, and methods of, control of the main parameters of a power system . the nature of faults on electrical systems, and . the function of circuit breakers, reclosers, earth switches and disconnectors in the electricity transmission and distribution system. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of power system protection in the electricity supply industry

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29736 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of naming schemes used with protection relays . describe and apply knowledge of protection scheme testing . apply knowledge of the fault types identifiable in schemes used in power protection systems . apply knowledge of the types, ratios, and classes of protection and instrument transformers used for measuring currents and voltages . develop a single line diagram for a MV/HV substation. This standard provides electricity supply industry power technicians with the fundamental knowledge of power protection and control network theory, and hardware.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 120 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of complex power protection engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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29748 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . applying complex protection to electricity transmission and distribution networks, . complex protection schemes applied to electricity generators or transmission and distribution substation buses and power transformers; and . apply settings, and test protection equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Data as at 20 June 2024