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NQF Ref: 0452
National Certificate in Locksmithing
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2022.
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Level 2

Cut pin and wafer keys using the duplication method
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 and unit standard 12907 were replaced by unit standard 30580.

12906 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify key blanks and prepare for key cutting; select and set up the key cutting machine; and cut and finish the key.

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Cut lever and warded keys using the duplication method
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 and unit standard 12906 were replaced by unit standard 30580.

12907 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify key blanks and prepare for key cutting; select and set up the key cutting machine; and cut and finish the key.

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Maintain and care for a key cutting machine

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12910 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: inspect condition of key cutting machine; replace cutters; set up cutting adjustments for accurate production; and clean and care for key cutting machine.

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Identify and cut keys for high security locks
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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12911 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and select the high security key blanks; select and set up the key cutting machine; and cut and finish the high security keys.

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Demonstrate knowledge of locksmithing ethics

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12925 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the need to maintain customer confidentiality; processes used to verify right of access to property; and legislation and regulations applying to locksmiths.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Re-key commercial locksets to specifications
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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21334 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people re-keying commercial locksets in a manufacturing environment. People credited with this standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of special keying systems; prepare to re-key cylinders for specially keyed systems; re-pin cylinders; cut, finish, and check new keys for cylinders; and re-assemble, check, and pack re-keyed locksets.

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Use and maintain locksmith tools

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22451 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of locksmith tools; select and use locksmith tools safely; and maintain locksmith tools in safe working order.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Demonstrate basic knowledge of safes, safe locking mechanisms, and servicing of safes

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30966 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate basic knowledge of: safes; safe locking mechanisms; and servicing and maintaining safes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Level 3

Cut keys to codes

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12908 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This entry level unit standard is for people working in the locksmithing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the key code; identify and select key blanks and prepare for key cutting; select and set up the key cutting machine; and cut and finish keys.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Produce a key without a duplicate or a code

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12909 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify the key cuts and produce a key by a reading method, without disassembling the lock; identify the key cuts and produce a key through lock disassembly; and finish cut key.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Design residential and light commercial locking systems

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12912 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish customer security requirements; produce a specification and schedule of quantities, and make recommendations for residential and light commercial locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Install mortice and rim fitted locking devices

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12915 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: mark out the lock position; align and install the lock and lock-strike fittings; and complete work and demonstrate lock operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Gain entry by manipulating locks

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12917 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to open locks by reading, impressioning, drilling and manipulating, and using manufactured picks and rakes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Provide residential security and risk advice as a locksmith

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12924 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify residential property security risks and recommend security solutions.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Install and service door control devices

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12926 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select, install, and service door control devices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Assemble and test key mechanisms

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 22453 replaced unit standard 12918.

22455 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan for assembly; disassemble and prepare to assemble key mechanisms; assemble key mechanisms; produce keys from assembled mechanisms; check finished products for correct operation; and mark, package, and label products for installation on site.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Cut keys using the duplication method

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 12906 and unit standard 12907.

30580 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify key blanks and prepare for key cutting; select and set up the key cutting machine; and cut and finish the key.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of safes, and installation and maintenance practices

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30960 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: safes and safe locking mechanisms; safe installation practices; servicing and maintaining safes; and repairing safes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Gain entry to cars

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30961 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the locksmithing industry who will be required to open cars where owners have lost or misplaced the mechanical or electronic keys. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to gain entry to cars; and gain entry to cars where keys are not available.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Produce vehicle keys

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30962 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working as locksmiths and covers production of electronic keys to a range of factory Immobiliser systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to produce a working key; produce a working key; and clone a transponder key.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Diagnose locking device faults and determine remedial action

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30964 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to diagnose locking device faults and determine remedial action.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Manually design a master key system

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30969, and unit standard 30970 replaced unit standard 22453.

30965 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess customer requirements for security and access and identify options; design master key systems manually; and finalise system design, produce and store records.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Competenz

Design a master key system using a computer and software package

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30965, and unit standard 30970 replaced unit standard 22453.

30969 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess customer requirements for security and access; design master key systems using a computer; and finalise system design, produce and store records.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Competenz

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of designing a master key system

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30965 and unit standard 30969 replaced unit standard 22453.

30970 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the principle of master keying; and apply knowledge of designing a master key system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Demonstrate knowledge of automotive electronic security systems

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30973 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: transponder key systems; immobilizer systems; electronic locking systems; and programming options for electronic car access and starting systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Level 4

Design commercial locking systems

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12913 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish customer security requirements; produce a specification and schedule of quantities, and make recommendations for commercial and institutional locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Service and repair locking devices

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12916 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: diagnose locking device faults and determine repair action; disassemble and reassemble locking devices; repair and replace locking device parts; lubricate locking device components; and carry out completion work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Design and assemble master key systems to great grand master key (GGMK) level
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 22453 and unit standard 22455.

12918 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: design and document a master key system manually and by computer; read, interpret, and modify master key documentation; and assemble and check master key systems to great grand master key (GGMK) level.

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Service and repair automotive mechanical locking systems
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 30967 and unit standard 30968.

12919 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: open; dismantle and reassemble automotive locking systems; replace and repair automotive locking system parts; and clean, lubricate, and adjust automotive locking systems.

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Competenz

Diagnose faults, open, and service safes

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12920 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: diagnose faults in safes; service safe mechanisms and locks; open safes; clean, lubricate, and adjust safe mechanisms; and complete work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Install and commission safes

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12921 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: survey the installation site, and plan and prepare for safe installation; transport safe to site in accordance with the plan; install, test and commission the safe.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Competenz

Service automotive electronic locking systems
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30971 and unit standard 30972.

22452 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: add an extra transponder key to a vehicle; service and program remote entry devices; service and program electronic locking systems on vehicles; and manipulate electronic control systems.

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Plan and prepare a master key system for in-line pin lock cylinders
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30965, unit standard 30969, and unit standard 30970. This unit standard and unit standard 22455 replaced unit standard 12918.

22453 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess customer requirements for security and access; design master key systems manually and using a computer; and finalise system design, produce and store records.

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Demonstrate knowledge of high security locking systems

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30581 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of high security locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Produce a key using the impressioning method

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30963 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce a working key to a lock by the impressioning method; and finish cut key.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of automotive mechanical locking systems, and troubleshooting and diagnosing faults

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30968 replaced unit standard 12919.

30967 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of automotive mechanical locking systems, and troubleshooting and diagnosing faults in mechanical locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Open automotive mechanical locking systems

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30967 replaced unit standard 12919.

30968 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to open automotive mechanical locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of servicing automotive electronic locking systems

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30971 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: servicing transponder key systems, servicing remote entry devices, and servicing and programing electronic locking systems on vehicles.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair faults in automotive electronic locking systems

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30972 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to troubleshoot faults; and troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair faults in automotive electronic locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Install and commission lightweight safes

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31182 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard for light weight safes are able to: survey the installation site, and plan and prepare for safe installation; transport safe to site in accordance with the plan; install, test and commission the safe.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Level 5

Service institutional locking systems

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12914 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: diagnose locking device faults and determine repair action; disassemble and reassemble locking devices; repair and replace locking device parts; lubricate locking device components; and complete servicing work for institutional locking systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Install and commission bookroom and strongroom doors
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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12922 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: survey the installation site and prepare for door installation; arrange for transportation of the door to the installation site; install the door; and test and commission the door.

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Competenz

Open and repair safes and strongrooms
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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12923 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare to open; and open, safe or strongroom locks and relocking devices; and repair safe or strongroom locks after opening.

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Develop, modify, and implement a commercial master key system and modify in-line pin systems

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22454 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess customer requirements for commercial level security and access; design commercial master key system; modify design of in-line master key and commercial master key systems; finalise system design, and produce and store records; and produce master keyed cylinder mechanisms.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Data as at 22 April 2021