Domain - Port Machinery Operations

Domain - Port Machinery Operations

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Level 3

Use machinery on board a vessel for cargo operations

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Version 5

11516 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use machinery to load cargo on a vessel; use machinery to move cargo on a vessel for a crane to pick it up; and use machinery on a vessel to break up and position bulk dry cargo for loading through a hopper.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate ship's gear

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Version 5

11517 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: familiarise self with ship''s gear; reposition gear for a straight lift; kill a load swing; inform personnel about a load; direct gear operations using hand signals or radio communication; and lift and lower loads.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a towing unit in a port environment

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Version 5

11519 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who operate a towing unit to move trailers on and off vessels. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a towing unit in a port environment; prepare for operations with a towing unit; move trailer units for vessel exchange with a towing unit; and shut down a towing unit and report any defects.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a straddle carrier

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Version 4

17161 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a straddle carrier; prepare for straddle carrier operations; move loads with a straddle carrier; and shut down a straddle carrier and report any defects.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a butting machine for port log loading operations

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Version 3

18955 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who operate a butting machine for squaring heaves of logs before they are loaded onto a vessel by crane. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a butting machine for operation; butt logs; and shut down the butting machine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate ship's crane

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Version 2

20048 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a ship''s crane; prepare for cargo operations with a ship''s crane; control and move loads with a ship''s crane; and park and shut down a ship''s crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate ship's gantry crane

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20049 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a ship''s gantry crane; prepare for cargo operations with a ship''s gantry crane; control and move loads with a ship''s gantry crane; and park and shut down a ship''s gantry crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate ship's swinging derrick
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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20050 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a ship''s swinging derrick; prepare for cargo operations with a ship''s swinging derrick; control and move loads with a ship''s swinging derrick; and park and shut down a ship''s swinging derrick.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate ship's union purchase

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20051 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of ship''s union purchase; rig up ship''s union purchase; prepare for cargo operations with ship''s union purchase; control and move loads with ship''s union purchase; and park and shut down ship''s union purchase.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a lift truck for cargo operations

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Version 3

20052 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a lift truck for cargo operations; prepare for cargo operations with a lift truck; transport cargo to and from designated positions in the yard operational area with a lift truck; and pick up and set down units of cargo to and from a stack in a confined space.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a shore based conveyor belt loader for bulk dry cargo
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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20167 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe hazards and hazard controls in the loading of bulk dry cargo with a shore based conveyor belt loader; prepare to operate a shore based conveyor belt loader; position the loader for ship loading; load dry bulk cargo into a ship; deal with blockages in the loader; and shut down and park the loader.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a wharf gantry crane for cargo exchange

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 3793.

20585 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a wharf gantry crane; prepare for cargo exchange with the wharf gantry crane; carry out cargo exchange with the wharf gantry crane; and conclude operations with the wharf gantry crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of factors that impact the performance of workers in a port operations environment

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30222 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This theory-based unit standard is for people who wish to enter or are employed in the port operations environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: substances which may adversely impact work performance and safety; diet and hydration and their impact on work performance; and stress and fatigue and their impact on work performance in a port operations environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 4

High stack logs for port and shipping operations
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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18951 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who high stack logs to optimise storage space for port and shipping operations, using an excavator or a rubber tyred front end loader or a log stacker. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe high stacking of logs for storage; prepare for the high stacking operation; and high stack logs.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate an excavator to handle logs in port and shipping operations

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Version 3

18952 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the safety requirements and maintenance of an excavator; demonstrate pre-start checks on an excavator; start up an excavator; operate an excavator in a port handling or vessel loading operation; shut down the excavator; and demonstrate general maintenance procedures for an excavator.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 145 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Stow logs in and on a vessel using an excavator
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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18953 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the stowing of logs in and on a vessel; demonstrate operator responsibilities for lifting an excavator on to a vessel; prepare to operate an excavator to stow logs in a hatch or on a vessel''s deck; stow logs in a hatch using an excavator; stow logs on a vessel''s deck using an excavator; demonstrate operator responsibilities for lifting an excavator off a vessel; and document log stowing.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a mobile harbour crane for cargo exchange

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Version 3

20586 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe factors affecting the operation of a mobile harbour crane; prepare for cargo exchange with the mobile harbour crane; carry out cargo exchange with the mobile harbour crane; and conclude operations with the mobile harbour crane.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 25 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of faults and the preparation required to operate heavy port machinery

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28902 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of faults and resultant actions, and the preparation required to operate heavy port machinery.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of heavy port machinery

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28903 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of heavy port machinery.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate heavy port machinery

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28904 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to start up, operate, shut down and demonstrate operator maintenance checks for heavy port machinery.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Data as at 25 September 2021