Domain - Fruit Production

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Level 2

Hand thin fruit to optimise crop loading
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 5 This unit standard is replaced by unit standard 29498.

12393 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to recognise when crop loading indicates that fruit needs thinning and hand thin fruit.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain hand pruning equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 12398 replace unit standard 837.

12397 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of horticulture. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the safety considerations with hand pruning equipment; use hand pruning equipment; and maintain hand pruning equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain orchard ladders and stools
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 12397 replace unit standard 837.

12398 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the safety considerations for using orchard ladders and stools; use orchard ladders or stools; and maintain orchard ladders or stools.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate and maintain orchard hand pruning equipment and ladders or stools
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 12397 and unit standard 12398. This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29497.

21219 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: use hand pruning equipment, orchard ladders or stools, and maintain orchard equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plant fruit plants in orchard or vineyard sites
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

786 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to plant fruit plants; plant plants into final sites; and care for plants after planting.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Pack and despatch pre-graded fruit
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 1787, and unit standard 1789 have been replaced by unit standard 23356, unit standard 23357, and unit standard 23358.

807 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: assemble packs for horticultural produce; pack fruit; close and stack packed containers; complete documentation; and carry out general packhouse duties.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of fruit production in New Zealand

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Version 5

816 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: commercial fruit crops grown in New Zealand; the common marketing channels for fruit crops grown in New Zealand; and an annual production cycle for a fruit crop.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify plants - fruit production
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

821 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe a plant classification system; identify the main characteristics of common families; and identify a range of plants important to a branch of fruit production.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Grade fruit to pre-determined criteria
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 805, and unit standard 1786 have been replaced by 23355.

1784 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to recognise sub-standard produce, and grade fruit.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plan a fruit crop

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Version 2

21217 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify fruit crop and cultivar to suit the land; identify marketing options for chosen fruit crop; and estimate fruit production and risk factors for the chosen crop.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate and maintain powered orchard machinery

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Version 3

21218 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working under limited supervision with responsibility for their work routines, in a horticulture fruit production context. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare, operate, and maintain powered orchard machinery.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Maintain and monitor fruit temperatures for a harvested fruit crop

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Version 2

21220 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: minimise harvested fruit temperature in the orchard; handle and monitor fruit in accordance with cool chain requirements and keep records in accordance with workplace procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plan planting layout and plant fruit plants

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 786 and unit standard 787.

21223 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan the layout of a block of fruit plants and mark plant positions; prepare to plant fruit plants; prepare the area for planting; plant fruit plants into final sites; and care for plants immediately after planting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare and operate a hydraulic ladder for fruit harvesting

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Version 1

31927 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working under limited supervision with responsibility for operating a hydraulic ladder in a fruit harvesting context. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare a hydraulic ladder, and operate a hydraulic ladder for fruit harvesting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain a hydroladder
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

773 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of horticulture. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the safety considerations associated with hydroladders; use hydroladders in the orchard; and maintain a hydroladder.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Artificially pollinate a kiwifruit crop
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 29822.

775 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in kiwifruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to collect male pollen, and pollinate female flowers.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Mark positions for fruit plants in a new block
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

787 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to decide on layout of a block of fruit plants, and mark plant positions.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain orchard mowers and mulchers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

788 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in any kind of horticulture. People credited with this unit standard are able to: decide when to mow and/or mulch; maintain and set up the mower or mulcher; and use the mower or mulcher.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Build and maintain support structures for fruit crops

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Version 6

791 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for fruit crop support structure construction; put in the posts; erect above ground structures; set up the wires; and repair broken structures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Build and maintain a covering structure for a fruit crop

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Version 6

792 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the fruit production industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for fruit crop covering structure construction; put in the posts; install above ground structure; set up the wires; and repair covering material.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic pruning equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

836 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in any kind of horticulture. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe safe operating procedures for pruning equipment, and use and maintain pruning equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Chemically thin fruit to optimise crop loading
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 5 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

12394 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: recognise when crop loading indicates that fruit needs thinning; chemically thin fruit; and record results of the fruit thinning operation and evaluate its effectiveness.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Supervise fruit crop harvesting
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard and, unit standards 19925, 21215, 22187 were replaced by unit standard 29889.

21214 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for crop harvesting; coordinate harvesting activities; maintain harvest requirements; monitor the crop and record details throughout harvest; and deliver crop to specified destination.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage requirements for the production of a specified fruit crop for a year
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

21216 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and manage the production, harvest and transportation of a fruit crop for a year.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements for fruit production
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 789 were replaced by unit standard 29886.

21222 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish quality assurance requirements for a fruit crop; describe HACCP and its application in the fruit industry; apply quality control practices to production line operations; and implement product identification and traceability to meet market requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage pollination of a fruit crop
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standards 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

776 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, monitor, and evaluate a pollination programme.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain a berry harvester

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Version 5

803 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to set up the berry harvester, harvest and transfer the crop, and clean and maintain the equipment and machinery.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Apply post-harvest treatments to a fruit crop
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

804 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for post-harvest operations; select post-harvest treatments; and apply post-harvest treatments to a fruit crop.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Calibrate and check fruit sizing equipment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standards 2809, 2814, 23360, 23706, 23710, 23712, 23713 were replaced by unit standard 29884 and unit standard 29899.

806 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe how fruit is sized; calibrate a fruit sizer; and validate calibration by an initial test run and ongoing random sample checks.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement a fruit packaging system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 1790, and unit standard 1792 have been replaced by 23360.

808 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to maintain an inventory of packhouse supplies and order packaging materials, and design systems so that enough staff are trained and ready to assemble packs and to despatch the packed product.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation - Horticulture Primary Industry Training Organisation

Recognise common pests, diseases, and disorders important to fruit production
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 8

825 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of pests, diseases, and disorders in a fruit sector, and recognise pests, diseases, and disorders in a fruit sector.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Monitor levels of pest and beneficial organisms in fruit crops and act at preset threshold levels
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 8

828 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in any kind of fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: recognise named pests, diseases, and beneficial predatory or parasitic organisms for a specific fruit crop; monitor organism numbers; and select agrichemicals to rectify an imbalance in the pest-to-predator or -parasite ratio.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Graft mature fruit plants
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

834 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to mark elite high-health plants; store mature one-year-old wood; remove wood other than framework from the plants that are to be grafted; graft the plants; and maintain the new grafts.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Manage the harvest of a fruit crop
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 19925, 21214, 22187 were replaced by unit standard 29889.

21215 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in fruit production. People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine crop quality and yield; determine crop readiness; plan a harvest strategy; inform staff of workplace hazards; manage containers and the dispatch of the crop from the field; and implement the harvest strategy.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 02 December 2020