Domain - Sea Survival and Sea Safety

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Level 1

Maintain personal boating safety in recreational craft by day in sight of land
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Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26542. This unit standard replaced unit standard 4136.

6915 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: identify components of the boat, its equipment, and their function and method of operation, and maintain the safety of the craft and its personnel.

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Level 2

Identify common parts, fittings, and equipment on a vessel

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Version 5

12306 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit is intended for persons working at an entry level in the industry or persons wishing to enter the industry at an entry level. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify common parts and operational areas of a vessel, and identify fittings and equipment commonly used on a vessel.

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CMR 54 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of sea safety equipment and procedures and assist the master in emergency situations at sea

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Version 2

26236 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit is intended for persons working at an entry level in the industry or persons wishing to enter the industry at an entry level. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of maritime distress signals and how to respond to them; demonstrate knowledge of emergency equipment and the correct actions to assist the master in emergencies; don a lifejacket, launch lifesaving apparatus, assist passengers and crew and enter the water safely; demonstrate knowledge of life saving appliance care and maintenance and assist the master in emergency situations.

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Demonstrate basic knowledge of the operation of pleasure/small craft by day

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Version 2

26542 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for pleasure craft operators and covers knowledge required to operate a pleasure craft in familiar waters by day at an introductory level. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the components of a boat, its equipment, function, and operation; basic boat handling techniques; use of navigational charts and Global Positioning Systems (GPS); the compass; basic terminology associated with tides and weather; navigational marks; Maritime Rules and Regulations; and the causes and preventative actions to be taken in emergency situations. They are also able to demonstrate practical competence in knot tying.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of and apply basic survival skills for boating

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Version 1

29570 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for all people engaged in recreational boating. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the common causes of boating fatalities in New Zealand and ways to minimise them; demonstrate knowledge of the effects of cold on the body and ways to manage them; select and use personal flotation devices and buoyancy aids; use basic distress signalling equipment; describe factors which may upset boat stability; and, demonstrate survival skills in the water.

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CMR 13 Word PDF

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Apply first aid at sea

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Version 4

4134 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for persons studying towards a qualification in vessel operation or crewing with the intention of applying for a Maritime New Zealand license. People credited with this unit standard are able to: apply immediate first aid treatment; apply first aid for life threatening conditions; and coordinate rescue and transport requirements for patients on board a vessel.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Verify the operational condition of safety equipment on a vessel

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Version 4

4137 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit is intended for persons working at an entry level in the industry or persons wishing to enter the industry at an entry level. People credited with this unit standard are able to check the functionality of safety equipment on a vessel; confirm the availability of equipment and seek replacement for non-operational and expired safety equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Level 3

Provide assistance to passengers with specific needs, and support seasick passengers and crew

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Version 4

12307 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit is intended for persons working at an entry level in the industry or persons wishing to enter the industry at an entry level. People credited with this unit standard are able to provide assistance to passengers with specific needs; and demonstrate support for seasick passengers and crew on a vessel.

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CMR 54 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of fire prevention and limitation and extinguish small fires on-board a vessel

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Version 5

12310 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit is intended for persons who require basic marine firefighting skills to work on vessels not covered by the requirements of STCW 2010. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the principles of the fire triangle and describe the common causes, dangers, and preventative measures of fire onboard a vessel; extinguish small fires on a vessel; describe actions required to manage the outbreak and spread of fire on-board a vessel; and describe the firefighting equipment for a coastal or inshore limits vessel.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Demonstrate passenger management procedures during a maritime emergency onboard a passenger vessel
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Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 29225.

15028 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: evaluate a maritime emergency; assist passengers onboard a vessel in the event of a maritime emergency; and demonstrate knowledge of non-verbal communications that may be required in a maritime emergency.

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Demonstrate knowledge of the safe operation of small craft in sight of land

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Version 2

26541 Unit Standard 16 Credits

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This unit standard is primarily for operators of small craft. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the Maritime Transport Act and Maritime Rules; navigational marks; lifesaving and safety equipment; potential causes of fire on-board vessels, fire prevention techniques, and fire extinguishers; international distress signals; the magnetic compass; tidal heights and streams, and use of tide tables; small boat handling; weather; boating accidents, how to avoid accidents, and action to be taken in the event of an accident; search and rescue operations; and ropes and rope work. They are also able to demonstrate competence in chartwork and publications and practical competence in knot tying.

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Assist passengers to STCW requirements during a maritime emergency evacuation

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 15028

29225 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for crew on board passenger vessels responsible for assisting passengers in the event of an emergency. The unit standard meets the requirements of the International Maritime Organisation STCW Regulation V/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications of masters, officers, ratings and other personnel on passenger ships, paragraphs 4 and 5. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the evacuation plans and muster stations on board a vessel; assist passengers to evacuate to muster and embarkation stations in the event of a maritime emergency; demonstrate procedures to be followed at muster stations; and communicate clearly to assist passengers in vessel emergency.

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CMR 54 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of vessel operating procedures to prevent harm to people and the environment in normal operations

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Version 1

29719 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for persons studying towards a qualification in vessel operation or crewing with the intention of applying for a Maritime New Zealand licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe legislative requirements designed to protect passengers, crew, and the environment during normal vessel operations; identify hazards and risks on-board a vessel and describe control measures for those risks; and demonstrate knowledge of procedures used to maintain the safety of crew, passengers, and the environment during cleaning and refuelling operations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Contribute to the safety of a vessel in an emergency

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Version 1

29720 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for persons studying towards a qualification in vessel operation or crewing with the intention of applying for a Maritime New Zealand licence. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of environmental hazards in the marine environment and explain and demonstrate the precautions to be taken by deck crew to minimise the impact of these hazards; demonstrate knowledge and the use of distress signalling systems; and demonstrate knowledge of emergency procedures for the vessel.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Competenz

Control and extinguish fire on board a vessel

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Version 5

4138 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit is intended for persons who require advanced marine firefighting skills to work on vessels not covered by the requirements of STCW-2010. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select, don, and operate protective clothing and life support equipment; identify hazards and manage risks in the work area; and extinguish a fire.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Maintain on board fire fighting equipment and carry out fire safety planning

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Version 3

4139 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to inspect and monitor the condition of the ship's fire fighting equipment, and identify on board fire hazards and participate in pre-incident planning.

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Competenz - Maritime Qualifications Advisory Group Competenz

Conduct sea survival operations
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Version 4

4143 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare survival craft for launch; respond to abandon vessel orders; and implement sea survival procedures.

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Respond to and signal distress

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Version 3

4144 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the legal obligations on receiving a maritime distress signal, and respond to a maritime distress signal; and select and use signalling equipment in a maritime distress scenario.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Competenz - Maritime Qualifications Advisory Group Competenz

Control recreational craft by day in sight of land
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Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26541.

6914 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate a recreational craft by day; respond to emergency and distress; and retrieve a person overboard. This unit standard is intended for use by recreational craft operators whose control of a recreational craft is limited to daylight hours.

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Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of abandon ship procedures and sea survival techniques

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Version 5

12309 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for persons studying towards a qualification in vessel operation or crewing with the intention of applying for a Maritime New Zealand license. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the prevention, symptoms and treatment of cold shock and hypothermia; demonstrate knowledge of muster and emergency stations, muster lists, signals, and sea survival equipment; demonstrate sea survival techniques; demonstrate knowledge of the equipment contained in a life-raft and preparations for rescue; and demonstrate knowledge of emergency radio distress calling procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Demonstrate personal and social responsibilities on vessels to STCW-Basic requirements.

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29218 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people requiring training and assessment in personal and social responsibilities to International Maritime Organisation STCW-Basic requirements. People credited with this unit standard are able to: comply with emergency procedures on a commercial vessel to STCW basic requirements; take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment; demonstrate knowledge of and follow safe working practices on vessels; demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand health and safety legislation; demonstrate knowledge of the SeaCert Certification and Operational Limits Framework; contribute to effective communications and human relationships on board vessels; and understand and take necessary actions to control fatigue on board vessels.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Survive at sea to STCW-Basic requirements in the event of a ship abandonment

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29219 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people requiring training and assessment in personal sea survival techniques to International Maritime Organisation STCW-Basic requirements. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the sea survival equipment normally carried on vessels; describe the procedures to be followed in the event of ship abandonment; abandon ship and board a survival craft; and survive at sea in a survival craft.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Fight fires to STCW-Basic requirements in enclosed spaces on a vessel

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29220 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people requiring training and assessment in fire-fighting techniques to International Maritime Organisation STCW-Basic requirements. People credited with this unit standard are able to: select, don, and operate protective clothing and life support equipment; identify and describe the operation of fixed fire systems; control and extinguish fires; extinguish fire in a heavily smoke logged accommodation compartment or engine room; extinguish an oil fire; and effect a rescue from a smoke filled compartment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Direct firefighting operations on board a vessel according to STCW A-VI/3

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29352 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people employed in the maritime trade controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level or are training to do so. People credited with this unit standard are able to direct firefighting operations on board a vessel in accordance with STCW A-VI/3 competencies, control fire-fighting operations aboard ships; organize and train fire parties; inspect and service fire-detection and fire-extinguishing systems and equipment; and investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Implement damage control techniques and procedures on a vessel

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Version 4

4132 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for persons studying towards a qualification in vessel operation or crewing with the intention of applying for a Maritime New Zealand license. People credited with this unit standard are able to assist in the determination of the extent and cause of damage, and contribute to the implementation of immediate damage control repairs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

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Respond to personal injury to crew and passengers
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Version 4

4133 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: stabilise patient's condition; coordinate the provision of medical assistance or first aid; apply medical treatment under direction of a medical practitioner; assist with the provision of first aid and medical treatment; monitor patient and ascertain extent of sickness and injury; and manage dying or dead persons.

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Coordinate fire fighting activity
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Version 4

4141 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able coordinate and direct personnel and resources to fire suppression activity; conduct fire fighting debriefing; and evaluate and report on fire suppression activity and procedures.

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Implement abandon ship activities and sea survival procedures
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Version 4

4142 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan, initiate and control abandon ship and sea survival activity; and monitor, evaluate and amend abandon ship and sea survival procedures.

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Level 5

Demonstrate ability to manage crowd control during a marine emergency onboard a passenger vessel
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Version 3

15029 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan for and evaluate the maritime emergency; prepare seagoing passengers for an emergency; provide assistance to seagoing passengers in the event of an emergency; evacuate passengers under emergency conditions.

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Operate survival craft and rescue boats according to STCW A-VI/2-1

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29353 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people employed in the maritime trade controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level or are training to do so. People credited with this unit standard are able to operate survival craft and rescue boats in accordance with STCW A-VI/2-1 competencies, take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch; operate a survival craft engine; manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship; use locating devices, including communication and signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics; and apply first aid to survivors.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Maintain vessel security and provide on-board first aid according to STCW A-V1

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29354 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people employed in the maritime trade controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level or are training to do so. People credited with this unit standard are able to maintain vessel security and provide on-board first aid in accordance with STCW A-VI/6-1 competencies contribute to the enhancement of maritime security through heightened awareness; recognition of security threats; and understanding of the need for and methods of maintaining security awareness and vigilance; table A-VI/4-1 competency apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board;

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Coordinate, evaluate and direct damage control functions

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Version 3

4130 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: determine cause, extent, and effect of damage; respond to and assess the extent of damage; and coordinate immediate repairs resulting from damage.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Competenz - Maritime Qualifications Advisory Group Competenz

Control fire suppression activity
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Version 4

4140 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to direct personnel and resources to fire suppression activity; conduct for fighting debriefing; and evaluate and report on fire suppression activity and procedures.

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Navigate in an ocean environment

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6912 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and amend an ocean passage plan; obtain position fix; and monitor the status of navigational equipment. People completing this unit standard will be able to navigate for extended periods out of sight of land.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Competenz - Maritime Qualifications Advisory Group Competenz

Operate a recreational craft on an offshore voyage

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6913 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and equip a recreational craft for its intended voyage; manoeuvre the craft on an offshore voyage; forecast anticipated meteorological conditions; and satisfy regulation requirements for an offshore voyage.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 54 Word PDF

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Competenz - Maritime Qualifications Advisory Group Competenz

Level 6

Control damage control activity
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Version 4

4131 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare pre-incident plans as a preparation mechanism for damage incidents; direct and control overall damage response activity; evaluate effectiveness of the ship's damage control techniques and activities; and debrief staff drills, simulations and incidents.

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Control, conduct and respond to search and rescue operation
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Version 4

4145 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to conduct and assist in search and rescue (SAR) operations; respond to requests for assistance; implement and coordinate SAR plans/operations; and command SAR operations.

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Data as at 30 October 2020