Domain - Seed Dressing

Domain - Seed Dressing

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Level 2

Lift, stack and destack bags of seed safely in a seed processing store

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15605 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the seed processing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: lift bags of seed; use safe conduct in a seed processing store; and stack and de-stack bags of seed.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe the seed processing industry and seed certification and processing machines

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15608 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the seed processing industry and the information on a seed processing certificate, seed certification; and seed processing machines, and seed or contaminant characteristics affected by the machine.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe endophytes and the cropping process in the seed processing industry

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22782 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the seed processing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: endophytes and their relevance to the seed processing industry; and factors affecting seed choice, and on-farm operations required to ensure optimum seed quality from pick up at the seed merchant store, through the cropping process, to the resulting delivery of seed to an outlet for processing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Draw and test a seed sample, and describe contaminants and undesirable weed seeds in samples

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15600 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: draw a sample of seed; carry out a 1000 seed weight test; determine moisture content of seed sample; and describe crop, contaminants, and undesirable weed seeds in both field dressed, and machine dressed seed samples.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate and maintain seed handling machinery and equipment in a seed processing store, and weigh seeds

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15603 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: operate seed handling machinery; operate seed handling equipment; maintain machinery and equipment; and certify weigh scales, weigh seeds and record weight.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Draw and inspect a seed sample for live insect pests and complete a Phytosanitary Certificate

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15607 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: draw a seed sample from a seed lot, inspect a seed sample for live insect pests; complete a Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Phytosanitary Certificate.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Set up machinery, and process and package seed

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15601 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and set up machinery and decontaminate machinery and equipment; process seed lots; visually assess samples of seed against quality standards; and package seed.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe seed lot contaminants and plan seed processing

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15602 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe seed lot contaminants; the processes and associated machinery used to process seed lots with problem and common contaminants; and plan processing of seed lots.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe seed drying and dry seed lots

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15604 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe seed drying, and potential seed damage; and dry seed lots using continuous and batch or bin dryers.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Receive, store, and dispatch seed, and reconcile stock records

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15606 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: receive a seed lot into a store; describe seed storage; select storage for seed lots; store containers of seed; dispatch seed; complete data entry and data management for receiving storing and despatching seed lots; and reconcile stock records relevant to seed processing

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Handle agrichemicals used to treat seeds, and demonstrate first aid procedures in an agrichemical hazard incident

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33024 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: handle agrichemicals used to treat seeds, and demonstrate first aid procedures in an agrichemical hazard incident.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 06 August 2022