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Level 2

Shift loads in the performance of machinery and equipment installation and maintenance
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 21913.

12299 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select lifting equipment, and examine such equipment for defects; select slings; identify slinging methods; use ropes to secure equipment; operate movable platforms; and carry out lifting procedures to safely shift loads.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of trade calculations and units for mechanical engineering trades
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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21905 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out arithmetic, algebraic, and trigonometric operations; use tables and graphs; and define and apply quantities and units of measure in a mechanical engineering environment.

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Perform basic mechanical engineering machining operations under supervision
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29671 and unit standard 29673.

21906 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of machining principles and safe working practices; prepare for, and perform, machining operations under supervision; and adjust and maintain machines under supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of basic mechanics for mechanical engineering trades
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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21908 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of simple machines, friction in an engineering environment, and Pascal''s Law.

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of fasteners used in mechanical engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 4 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29674.

21909 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify fasteners commonly used in mechanical engineering and outline their uses; and demonstrate knowledge of threaded fasteners.

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 21912 replaced unit standard 2824.

21911 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of hazards, personal safety, safe work practices and safe use of equipment on engineering worksites in accordance with Worksafe guidelines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Apply safe working practices on an engineering worksite

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 21911 replaced unit standard 2824.

21912 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply safe working practices in an engineering worksite.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Lift loads in engineering installation, maintenance, and fabrication work

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 12299

21913 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This is an entry-level unit standard for mechanical engineering and related trades for safety and correct procedures when carrying out lifting operations in installation, maintenance and fabrication work, using simple lifting devices and does not cover the moving or lifting of personnel. Additional training and certification should be undertaken in the workplace on the use of specific lifting appliances and equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and visually inspect lifting appliances and tackle; sling and secure loads; and carry out lifting procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of engineering hand tools

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2395 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This is an entry-level unit standard for people to demonstrate a basic understanding of selecting, using and caring for the correct type of engineering hand tools. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the selection of different types of hand tools; select and use engineering hand tools to meet task requirements; and care for engineering hand tools.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of portable hand held engineering power tools

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2396 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This is an entry-level unit standard for people to demonstrate a basic understanding of selecting, using, and caring for engineering hand held power tools. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the selection of hand held engineering power tools to complete tasks; demonstrate and apply safety when using hand held engineering power tools; select, use and care for portable hand held engineering power tools.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, safe working practices on an engineering worksite
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 21911 and unit standard 21912.

2824 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices and apply them on an engineering worksite.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of basic trade calculations and units of measure for mechanical engineering trades

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29397 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training and assessment for mechanical engineering trades and is one of a series of three unit standards for this purpose with 29398 and 29399. People credited with this unit standard are able to carry out basic arithmetic operations for mechanical engineering; demonstrate knowledge of SI base units of measure and SI derived quantities; carry out basic geometric calculations for mechanical engineering; demonstrate knowledge of and perform calculations for simple machines; and choose and apply appropriate engineering calculations to solve problems in simple engineering situations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Apply knowledge of basic trade calculations for mechanical engineering trades

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29398 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training and assessment for mechanical engineering trades and is one of a series of three unit standards for this purpose with 29397 and 29399. People credited with this unit standard are able to determine volume and mass of three dimensional objects; calculate centre of gravity and loads applied to multi leg lifting slings; calculate linear thermal expansion; calculate lengths and angles using trigonometric functions; extract data from tables to solve simple engineering problems; and apply engineering calculations to given problems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of efficient and effective workplace procedures in mechanical engineering or fabrication

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29560 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in a mechanical engineering or fabrication environment and is one of a series of three unit standards for assessing efficient and effective processes with standards 29561 and 29562. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the benefits of meeting customer needs, waste, workplace organisation, and time management in a mechancial engineering and fabrication workplace; and will be able to follow verbal and written instructions to carry out mechanical engineering or fabrication tasks efficiently and effectively.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of the safe use of powered equipment in a mechanical engineering or fabrication workshop

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29650 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people operating powered equipment in a mechanical engineering or fabrication environment and covers areas of health and safety that are common to all powered equipment. It is expected that the knowledge will be supplemented in the workplace as required by additional training in the use of specific equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of immediate safety hazards and long term health hazards when using powered machinery, hazards of machinery power supplies and their management, safety when operating powered machinery, and safety and isolation when servicing powered machinery.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety when welding and thermal cutting

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29651 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working with welding and thermal cutting equipment in the mechanical engineering, fabrication, or welding trades. It is expected that the knowledge will be supplemented as required by additional training in the use of specific equipment in the workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the following when welding or thermal cutting: immediate safety hazards and long term health hazards; personal protective equipment (PPE); safe use of equipment; the dangers and safety precautions in confined spaces; and the dangers, control methods, and extraction of fumes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of machining equipment, tools, and principles

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29673 replaced unit standard 21906.

29671 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the mechanical engineering trades involved in the operation of machines to produce or modify components. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: machines and machine components; machining principles; cutting tools; and cutting speed and feed rates.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Assemble fabricated components using mechanical connections

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29672 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the mechanical engineering trades involved in the assembly of light or heavy fabricated components using mechanical connections. It is not intended to be used for welded joints, which are covered by unit standards in the Welding domain. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for the assembly of, and assemble, light or heavy fabricated components to meet job specifications.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Apply good work practices when performing basic mechanical engineering machining operations under supervision

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29671 replaced unit standard 21906.

29673 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This is an entry-level unit standard for people working in the mechanical engineering trades involved in the operation of machines to produce or modify components to the required tolerance. It is concerned with establishing the safe use of machines and the application of good work practices, rather than precision machining. People credited with this unit standard are able to apply good work practices under supervision when: preparing for machining operations; performing machining operations; and adjusting and maintaining machines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical fasteners used in mechanical engineering

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 21909

29674 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This is an introductory unit standard for people working in the mechanical engineering trades involved in the selection and use of fasteners. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of threaded fasteners, washers, nuts, pins, circlips and rivets used in mechanical engineering.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of safety when lifting loads in engineering installation, maintenance, and fabrication work

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29675 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in a mechanical engineering environment where lifting materials and components are part of their work. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of safety checks to be carried out before and safety when lifting loads.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of good work practices when servicing simple components under supervision

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29676 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of good dismantling, inspecting, and assembling practices for simple components; and dismantle, clean; inspect; assemble, and test simple components under supervision.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Lubricate machines in industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6518 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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Persons credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to carry out lubrication; complete lubrication of machines; and complete documentation and reports.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Level 3

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of mechanical fitting
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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22897 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of safety in fitting work, a general maintenance fitting procedure, scraping, keys and pins, seals, and bearing failures and fitting procedures; and perform fitting activities.

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of machine levelling and alignment

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22898 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard, intended for off job assessment, is an introduction for people training in mechanical engineering trades who will need to set up machinery. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of machine levelling and alignment, and level and align machines.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical power transmission

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22899 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of - belt drives; chain drives; gears; shaft couplings; clutches and brakes; and variable speed drives.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of trade calculations to solve problems for mechanical engineering trades

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29399 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the training and assessment for mechanical engineering trades and is one of a series of three unit standards for this purpose with 29397 and 29398. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and calculate the effects of forces on components and structures; perform calculations using Pascal''s Law; Interpret engineering tables and charts and use data to ensure correct equipment operation; calculate size, volume and mass of three dimensional objects; and choose and apply appropriate engineering calculations to solve problems in engineering situations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of efficient and effective processes in mechanical engineering or fabrication

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29561 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in a mechanical engineering or fabrication environment and is one of a series of three unit standards for assessing efficient and effective processes with standards 29560 and 29562. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: adding value for a customer, producing quality fabricated, machined or metal formed products, waste minimisation, and 5S and the benefits of it''s implementation in a mechanical engineering or fabrication environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of safety, health, risk assessment, and hazard ID and control on an engineering worksite

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29652 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of: the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 to ensure safe work practices; risk assessment, and hazard identification and control on an engineering worksite; and the permit to work system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of engineering job planning and costing

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30472 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard, intended for off job assessment, is for engineering industry trainees. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of basic engineering job operations and planning; and costing and pricing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of workplace communication in mechanical engineering trades

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30665 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard, intended for on or off job assessment, is for people in the mechanical engineering trades. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of workplace documentation; and demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, interpersonal communication in mechanical engineering trades.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Use high level access equipment to carry out work at height

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31068 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People accredited with this unit standard are able to plan a safe approach to working at height and use high level access equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of job costing in mechanical engineering
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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22900 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, and of factors influencing job costing; and prepare an estimate for a mechanical engineering job.

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of process or task improvements in mechanical engineering or fabrication

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29562 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in a mechanical engineering or fabrication environment and is one of a series of three unit standards for assessing efficient and effective processes with 29560 and 29561. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of RCA tools, continuous improvement in a mechanical engineering or fabrication workplace, and return on investment in relation to a mechanical engineering or fabrication improvement; and apply root cause analysis to a problem and recommend cost effective improvements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of new technology developments relevant to the mechanical engineering industry

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26326 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for advanced mechanical engineering tradespeople and covers knowledge of mechanical engineering technology developments relevant to their industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of new technology developments and their impact on a particular workplace within the mechanical engineering industries; and prepare a business case for improvements to a mechanical engineering enterprise through the use of a new technology.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Level 6

Manage a mechanical engineering project
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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21771 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop a mechanical engineering project plan; implement and monitor a mechanical engineering project plan; and evaluate a mechanical engineering project plan outcome.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Competenz

Data as at 26 November 2022