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Level 2

Identify and describe hand tools and testing equipment for plumbing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 1120, unit standard 1121, and unit standard 2137 were replaced by unit standard 30557.

2136 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and describe hand tools and testing equipment for plumbing.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Identify and describe trade equipment and power tools used for plumbing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 1120, unit standard 1121, and unit standard 2136 were replaced by unit standard 30557.

2137 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and describe trade equipment and power tools for plumbing.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Join lead sheet and tube by lead burning
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

2140 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to join lead sheet and tube by lead burning over the range of plumbing situations.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Join lead sheet and tube by wiping
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

2141 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to join lead sheet and tube by lead wiping over the range of plumbing situations.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install, secure, and maintain water supply pipework in buildings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30605 and unit standard 30606.

2143 Unit Standard 11 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to determine water supply requirements in buildings; install, secure, and maintain water supply pipework in buildings; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, securing, and maintenance of water supply pipework in buildings.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install metal cladding systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2163, unit standard 2164, and unit standard 2165 have been replaced by unit standard 21884.

2147 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to install metal cladding systems.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation and maintenance of compressed air and vacuum services

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Version 4

2159 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine the position of compressed air and vacuum services; demonstrate knowledge of the installation and maintenance of compressed air and vacuum services; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation and maintenance of compressed air and vacuum services.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 8 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Weld steel plumbing pipe and sheet
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 2135 have been replaced by unit standard 23845.

2162 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to select method, determine procedures and carry out welding of pipe and sheet to meet plumbing situations and requirements.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Demonstrate knowledge of specialist sanitary appliances and fixtures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 21885 were replaced by unit standard 30553 and unit standard 30554. This unit standard replaced unit standard 2156.

21886 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of specialist sanitary appliances and fixtures.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Prepare to test, and inspect and test, water supply backflow prevention devices

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Version 2

23847 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing or water industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - prepare to test water supply backflow prevention devices; - inspect and test water supply backflow prevention devices; and - report results of water supply backflow prevention device testing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Describe suitability, installation, and testing of water supply backflow prevention devices, and fault identification

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Version 2

23848 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: - the suitability of water supply backflow prevention devices for areas of identified risk; - the installation, connection, protection, commissioning, and testing of water supply backflow prevention devices; and - the causes of, and methods to rectify, faults in water supply backflow prevention devices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Determine water supply requirements in buildings, and install, secure, and maintain pipework

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30605 replaced unit standard 2143.

30606 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the drainlaying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - determine water supply requirements in buildings; - install and secure water supply pipework in buildings; and - maintain water supply pipework in buildings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Install, test, and maintain water supply backflow prevention devices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30598 and unit standard 30599.

2117 Unit Standard 11 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine requirements for, determine the position of, and install, test, and maintain water supply backflow prevention devices; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, testing, and maintenance of water supply backflow prevention devices.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install, secure, and maintain foulwater systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30542, unit standard 30543, and unit standard 30544.

2144 Unit Standard 22 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: install, secure, and maintain foulwater systems; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, securing, and maintenance of foulwater systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install water supply systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2160, and unit standard 2161 have been replaced by unit standard 23849.

2145 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine positions, install potable, flushing, irrigation and fire protection water supply systems.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Select, install, and maintain pumps and controls for water supply and disposal systems in plumbing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30604.

2149 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of pumps used for water supply and disposal systems; determine water supply and disposal systems'' pumping requirements; select, install, and maintain pumps, filters, and controls for water supply and disposal systems; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the selection, installation, and maintenance of pumps and controls for water supply and disposal systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install hot water supply systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 23850 and unit standard 23851.

2151 Unit Standard 11 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine positions and install hot water supply systems.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install and maintain solid fuel space heaters and flues
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30607 and unit standard 30608.

2153 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: position, install, and maintain solid fuel space heaters and flues; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation and maintenance of solid fuel space heaters and flues.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install domestic plumbing appliances and fittings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 2155 have been replaced by unit standard 21885.

2154 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine positions, select and install domestic appliances and fittings and make connections to water supply and disposal services.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install commercial plumbing appliances and fittings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 2154 have been replaced by unit standard 21885.

2155 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine positions, select and install commercial appliances and fittings and make connections to water supply and disposal services.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install dental, medical and mortuary equipment and facilities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 21886.

2156 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine positions, user and system requirements and install dental, medical and mortuary facilities, appliances, equipment, and services.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install water metering equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2145, and unit standard 2161 have been replaced by unit standard 23849.

2160 Unit Standard 1 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine position, install and maintain water metering equipment.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install water mains
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2145, and unit standard 2160 have been replaced by unit standard 23849.

2161 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine positions, construct and install water mains, associated hydrants, blocks and valves.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Design and fabricate sheet lead and tube plumbing items
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2147, unit standard 2164, and unit standard 2165 have been replaced by unit standard 21884.

2163 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to design, plan, develop and fabricate sheet lead and tube plumbing items.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install corrugated roofing systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2147, unit standard 2163, and unit standard 2165 have been replaced by unit standard 21884.

2164 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine runoff, calculate flows, construct and install corrugated roofing, flashing, spouting and downpipe systems.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install pan deck roofing systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard, unit standard 2147, unit standard 2163, and unit standard 2164 have been replaced by unit standard 21884.

2165 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine runoff, calculate flows, construct and install pan deck roofing, flashing, gutter and downpipe systems.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Install and maintain roofing, rainwater handling, and cladding systems, and flashings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30545, unit standard 30546, unit standard 30547, unit standard 30548, and unit standard 30549. This unit standard replaced unit standard 2147, unit standard 2163, unit standard 2164, and unit standard 2165.

21884 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: install vapour barrier substrates; install metal and translucent roofing systems; install rainwater handling systems; determine runoff and ensure performance for roof and rainwater handling systems; install metal cladding systems; design, draw, prepare, and install flashings; maintain roofing, rainwater handling, and cladding systems, and flashings; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation and maintenance of roofing, rainwater handling, and cladding systems, and flashings.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install and maintain sanitary appliances and fixtures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 21886 were replaced by unit standard 30553 and unit standard 30554. This unit standard replaced unit standard 2154 and unit standard 2155.

21885 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select, position, install, and maintain sanitary appliances and fixtures; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements and selection of methods and materials as applied to the installation and maintenance of sanitary appliances and fixtures.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install and maintain water mains and water supply systems and reticulation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30614 and unit standard 30615. This unit standard replaced unit standard 2145, unit standard 2160, and unit standard 2161.

23849 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: excavate and prepare the base for water mains; install and commission water mains; position and install water supply systems and reticulation; describe treatment methods for water purification of privately-owned water supply systems; maintain water mains and water supply systems and reticulation; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and the concepts of hydrostatics and hydraulics, as applied to the installation and maintenance of water mains and water supply systems and reticulation.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install, commission, and maintain low pressure, open-vented, and push-through hot water supply systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30550 and unit standard 30551. This unit standard and unit standard 23851 replaced unit standard 2151.

23850 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe types of low pressure, open-vented, and push-through hot water supply systems; position, install and commission, and maintain low pressure, open-vented, and push-through hot water supply systems; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of low pressure, open-vented, and push-through hot water supply systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install, commission, and maintain valve-vented hot water supply systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30550 and unit standard 30552. This unit standard and unit standard 23850 replaced unit standard 2151.

23851 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe types of valve-vented hot water supply systems; position, install and commission, and maintain valve-vented hot water supply systems; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of valve-vented hot water supply systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install, test, commission, and maintain solar water heating systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 30610 and unit standard 30611.

24305 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of solar water heating systems; prepare for installation of solar water heating systems; install, commission, and test solar water heating systems; maintain solar water heating systems; work safely and with care; and demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, commissioning, testing, and maintenance of solar water heating systems.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of theory for registration of plumbers

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28347 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard covers theory relating to the assessment required for registration as a tradesman plumber. To achieve this unit standard candidates must pass the Tradesman Plumber Registration Examination, which is based on the competencies set out in the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (Plumbing Registration and Licensing) Notice 2016 and described in the Examination Guide No. 9192 Tradesman Plumber. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - workplace responsibilities and workplace safety; - materials used in plumbing work; - water supply systems; and - foul water systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Make as-built drawings and record variations to job specifications for plumbing jobs

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30526, unit standard 30528, and unit standard 30529 replaced unit standard 21879 and unit standard 21882.

30527 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard are able to make as-built drawings and record variations to job specifications for plumbing jobs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of foul water systems

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30543, and unit standard 30544 replaced unit standard 2144.

30542 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of the installation and securing of foul water systems in buildings in accordance with job specifications and regulatory requirements; and - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, processes selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, securing, and maintenance of foul water systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install, secure, and maintain foul water systems in accordance with NZ Building Code G13 Acceptable Solution 1

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30542, and unit standard 30544 replaced unit standard 2144.

30543 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - install and secure foul water systems in buildings in accordance with Building Code Clause G13 Foul water - Acceptable Solution 1 and job specifications; and - maintain foul water systems in buildings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install, secure, and maintain foul water systems in accordance with NZ Building Code G13 Acceptable Solution 3

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30542, and unit standard 30543 replaced unit standard 2144.

30544 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - install and secure sanitary plumbing and drainage systems in buildings in accordance with Building Code Clause G13 - Acceptable Solution 3 (AS/NZS 3500.2) and job specifications; and - maintain sanitary plumbing and drainage systems in buildings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of profiled metal and translucent roofing

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30546, unit standard 30547, unit standard 30548, and unit standard 30549 replaced unit standard 21884.

30545 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - roof structures; - preparations for installation of roofing; - roofing installation processes; and - regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation of roofing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install profiled metal roofing and cladding

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30545, unit standard 30547, unit standard 30548, and unit standard 30549 replaced unit standard 21884.

30546 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - confirm work site is prepared for work to begin; - install profiled metal roofing; and - install profiled metal cladding.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of relevant profiled metal cladding installation methods, trade practice, and licensing

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Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30545, unit standard 30546, unit standard 30548, and unit standard 30549 replaced unit standard 21884.

30547 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - wall structures; - preparations for installation of cladding; - cladding installation processes; and - regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation of cladding.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of making and installing flashings for profiled metal roofing and cladding

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard, unit standard 30545, unit standard 30546, unit standard 30547, and unit standard 30549 replaced unit standard 21884.

30548 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able demonstrate knowledge of: - flashings for roofing and wall cladding; - designing, drawing, preparing, and installing flashings; and - regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation of flashings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation and maintenance of rainwater handling and harvesting systems

Word  PDF

Version 1

30549 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - describe the selection, installation, and maintenance of rainwater handling systems; - describe how to determine the runoff and ensure performance for roof and rainwater handling systems; - describe the installation and maintenance of rainwater harvesting systems; and - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation of rainwater handling and harvesting systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of hot water supply systems

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30551 replaced unit standard 23850. This unit standard and unit standard 30552 replaced unit standard 23851.

30550 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of hot water supply systems; - describe types of hot water supply systems; - describe the positioning of hot water supply systems; - describe the installation and commissioning of hot water supply systems; and - describe the maintenance of hot water supply systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Position, install, commission, and maintain low pressure hot water supply systems

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30550 replaced unit standard 23850.

30551 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - position install and commission low pressure hot water supply systems; and - maintain low pressure hot water supply systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Position, install, commission, and maintain mains pressure hot water supply systems

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30550 replaced unit standard 23851.

30552 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - position, install, and commission mains pressure hot water supply systems; and - maintain mains pressure hot water supply systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation and maintenance of sanitary appliances and fixtures

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30554 replaced unit standard 21885 and unit standard 21886.

30553 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements and selection of methods and materials as applied to the installation and maintenance of sanitary appliances and fixtures; - describe the selection of appropriate sanitary appliances and fixtures; - describe the positioning of sanitary appliances and fixtures; - describe the installation, connection, and commissioning of sanitary appliances and fixtures; and - describe the maintenance of sanitary appliances and fixtures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Select, position, install, connect, commission, and maintain sanitary appliances and fixtures

Word  PDF

Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30553 replaced unit standard 21885 and unit standard 21886.

30554 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - select appropriate sanitary appliances and fixtures; - position sanitary appliances and fixtures; - install, connect, and commission sanitary appliances and fixtures; and - maintain sanitary appliances and fixtures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install basic sanitary plumbing systems

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30555 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - identify components used in water supply systems; - record dimensions, mark, cut, join, and test water supply pipework; - identify components used in sanitary plumbing systems and their correct positioning; - record dimensions, mark, cut, join, and test pipework for foul water; and - install sanitary fixtures in accordance with job requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation, testing, and maintenance of water supply backflow prevention devices

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30599 replaced unit standard 2117.

30598 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing, industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - determine requirements for water supply backflow prevention devices; and - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, testing, and maintenance of water supply backflow prevention devices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Determine the position of water supply backflow prevention devices, and install, test, and maintain devices

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30598 replaced unit standard 2117.

30599 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - determine the position of water supply backflow prevention devices; - install and test testable water supply backflow prevention devices in accordance with job specifications and relevant codes and standards; and - repair and maintain water supply backflow prevention devices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of plumbing aspects of domestic fire sprinkler systems

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30603 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of plumbing aspects of domestic fire sprinkler systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of pumps used for water supply and disposal systems in plumbing

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 2149.

30604 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of pumps used for water supply and disposal systems; - determine pumping requirements for water supply and disposal systems; and - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to pumps and controls for water supply and disposal systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of installing, securing, and maintaining water supply pipework in buildings

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30606 replaced unit standard 2143.

30605 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the drainlaying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - determining water supply requirements in buildings; - the installation and securing of water supply pipework in buildings; - the maintenance and repair of water supply pipework in buildings; and - regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, securing, and maintenance of water supply pipework in buildings.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation and maintenance of solid fuel space heaters and flues

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30608 replaced unit standard 2153.

30607 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation and maintenance of solid fuel space heaters and flues; - describe positioning of solid fuel space heaters and flues; - describe installation of solid fuel space heaters and flues; and - demonstrate knowledge of maintaining solid fuel space heaters and flues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Position, install, and maintain solid fuel space heaters and flues

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30607 replaced unit standard 2153.

30608 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - position solid fuel space heaters and flues; - install solid fuel space heaters and flues; and - maintain solid fuel space heaters and flues.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of alternative water supply and water storage for sanitary plumbing

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30609 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - alternative water supplies for sanitary plumbing; - water storage systems for sanitary plumbing; and - regulatory requirements as applied to alternative water supplies, and water storage systems for sanitary plumbing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of solar water heating systems

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30611 replaced unit standard 24305.

30610 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and underpinning concepts and principles, as applied to the installation, commissioning, testing, and maintenance of solar water heating systems; - describe solar water heating systems; - demonstrate knowledge of preparation for installation of solar water heating systems; - describe the installation, commissioning, and testing of solar water heating systems; and - describe the maintenance of solar water heating systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Carry out installation, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of solar water heating systems

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30610 replaced unit standard 24305.

30611 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - prepare for installation of solar water heating systems; - install, commission, and test solar water heating systems; and - maintain solar water heating systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of the installation and maintenance of water mains and water supply systems

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30615 replaced unit standard 23849.

30614 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the plumbing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - demonstrate knowledge of regulatory requirements, selection of methods and materials, and the concepts of hydrostatics and hydraulics, as applied to the installation and maintenance of water mains and water supply systems and reticulation; - demonstrate knowledge of the installation and commissioning of water mains; - describe the installation of water supply systems and reticulation; - describe treatment methods for household water purification; and - describe the maintenance of water mains and water supply systems and reticulation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Install and maintain water mains and water supply systems

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 30614 replaced unit standard 23849.

30615 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard has been designed to be achieved in a plumbing and/or drainlaying context. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: - water in relation to plumbing and drainlaying; - compatibility and protection considerations of materials used in plumbing and drainlaying; - properties of less frequently used materials in plumbing and drainlaying; and - the application of less frequently used materials used in plumbing and drainlaying.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Level 5

Design water supply systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

2146 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine water supply conditions and system requirements and design potable, irrigation, flushing and fire protection water supply systems.

Standard-setting body:

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

Design foulwater pipework systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

2148 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine system requirements and design foulwater pipework systems.

Standard-setting body:

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

Design water supply backflow protection systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

2150 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine system requirements and design water supply backflow protection systems.

Standard-setting body:

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

Design hot water supply systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

2152 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to determine user requirements and design hot water supply systems.

Standard-setting body:

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

Design and construct sheet metal plumbing requirements
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 2131 have been replaced by unit standard 21887.

2158 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in plumbing. People credited with this unit standard will be able to design, plan, develop patterns and construct sheet metal plumbing requirements.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation - Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Demonstrate knowledge of solar water heating safety, system types and applications, regulatory compliance, and design
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25407 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the safety considerations for the installation and operation of solar hot water systems; explain regulatory considerations for the installation of solar hot water systems; describe reference standards and codes available for the installation of solar hot water systems; demonstrate knowledge of solar hot water system types and applications; explain solar hot water system supplementary heating options; explain solar water heating components and operation; explain solar water heating valves and piping; explain solar water heating system design considerations and demonstrate knowledge of solar water heating system troubleshooting.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Manage installation and commissioning of a solar hot water system
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25408 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess and confirm system design suitability for a solar hot water system; organise and prepare pre-installation documentation; plan and manage solar hot water system installation; manage testing and commissioning of solar hot water system; train solar hot water system users; and handover commissioned solar hot water system.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Select and specify solar hot water systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25409 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify customer requirements for solar hot water systems; select and specify solar hot water systems; predict performance for solar hot water systems; and explain selected solar hot water system to client.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Design water services for sanitary plumbing systems and explain less common systems

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32076 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: - design water services for sanitary plumbing systems; and - explain less common water services for sanitary plumbing systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Verify water services for sanitary plumbing systems and consider and select solutions for the system

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32077 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: - verify water services for sanitary plumbing systems; and - consider and select solutions to mitigate adverse effects of a water services for sanitary plumbing system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Design foul water for sanitary plumbing systems and explain less common systems

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32078 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: - design foul water for sanitary plumbing systems; and - explain less common foul water for sanitary plumbing systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Verify foul water for sanitary plumbing systems and consider and select solutions for the system

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32079 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: - verify foul water for sanitary plumbing systems; and - consider and select solutions to mitigate adverse effects of a foul water for sanitary plumbing system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Cost plumbing jobs

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32080 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to cost plumbing jobs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 3 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Data as at 22 February 2024