Domain - Specialist Driving Knowledge and Skills

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Level 2

Fit and remove vehicle chains

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 18137 replace unit standard 5626.

18138 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to fit and remove vehicle chains.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 50 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Snowsport Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Fit and remove vehicle chains

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 18137 replace unit standard 5626.

18138 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to fit and remove vehicle chains.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 92 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Snowsport MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of driving a light four wheel drive (4WD) vehicle on a road
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 18474 have been replaced by unit standard 20848.

18473 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of light 4WD vehicle configuration, equipment, and controls; describe light 4WD vehicle stability and dynamics; describe light 4WD vehicle tyre characteristics; and describe hazards and responses to hazards associated with driving a light 4WD vehicle on-road. This unit standard does not apply to driving a light 4WD motor vehicle in an off-road environment. See Unit 17976, Demonstrate knowledge of operating a four wheel drive (4WD) vehicle.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of operating a light 4WD vehicle in an off-road environment

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Version 4

17976 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the types and features of light 4WD off-road vehicles; describe light 4WD vehicle stability and dynamics; describe characteristics and condition of tyres used on light 4WD vehicles; describe hazard assessment in light 4WD off-road vehicle operation; describe safe techniques for driving a light 4WD off-road; describe driving a light 4WD vehicle through water; and explain how to prepare a light 4WD vehicle for on-road use after it has been driven off road or through water.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Develop a plan for off-road light 4WD vehicle driving

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Version 4

17977 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to plan for off-road light 4WD vehicle driving.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Operate a light 4WD vehicle in an off-road environment

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Version 4

17978 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare a light 4WD vehicle for off-road use; drive a light 4WD vehicle off road; drive a light 4WD vehicle through water; and check a 4WD vehicle for on-road driving after driving off road.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive a light four wheel drive (4WD) vehicle on a road
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 18473 have been replaced by unit standard 20848.

18474 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: drive a light 4WD vehicle on different types of road; and drive a light 4WD vehicle safely at different speeds and on different road surfaces. This unit standard does not apply to driving a light 4WD vehicle in an off-road environment. See Unit 17978, Operate a light four wheel drive (4WD) vehicle in an off-road environment.

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Develop a recovery plan and safely recover a light 4WD vehicle

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Version 2

20620 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: develop a plan for the safe recovery of a light 4WD vehicle; and safely recover a light 4WD vehicle.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of and skills for driving a light 4WD vehicle on road

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18473 and unit standard 18474.

20848 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of types and features of light 4WD vehicles; describe light 4WD vehicle stability and vehicle dynamics; describe hazards associated with driving a light 4WD vehicle towing a trailer on road; and drive a light 4WD vehicle safely at different speeds on different road surfaces.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of and drive a light 4WD vehicle with a loaded trailer off road

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Version 1

31662 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to drive a light 4WD vehicle with loaded trailer off road.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate knowledge of and drive a light 4WD vehicle through a river

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Version 2

31663 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of driving, and drive, a light 4WD (four-wheel drive) vehicle through a river.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 14 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Drive on snow and/or ice

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Version 4

8638 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to drive and stop a vehicle safely on snow and/or ice, and complete self-recovery procedures for a vehicle stranded in snow and/or ice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 50 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Snowsport Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Drive on snow and/or ice

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Version 4

8638 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to drive and stop a vehicle safely on snow and/or ice, and complete self-recovery procedures for a vehicle stranded in snow and/or ice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 92 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Snowsport MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Level 4

Describe and demonstrate skid control in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

23233 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs, and sworn and approved non sworn police personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe causes and avoidance of skids; describe skid recovery for a vehicle fitted with an ABS; and demonstrate skid recovery in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate hazard avoidance driving in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS

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23234 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs, and sworn and approved non sworn police personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate hazard recognition, and demonstrate hazard avoidance in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 92 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

NZ Motor Industry Training Organisation (Incorporated) - Tranzqual ITO MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate reversing in a Crown or Police vehicle
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

23235 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs, and sworn and approved non sworn police personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to: recognise hazards and maintain path of travel while reversing at speed; and demonstrate hazard avoidance while reversing at speed in a Crown or Police vehicle.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate high speed braking and hazard avoidance in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

23236 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs, and sworn and approved non sworn police personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate high speed braking and hazard avoidance in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Demonstrate driving involving bends and turns in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

23237 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs, and sworn and approved non sworn police personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of high speed driving through bends in a vehicle; demonstrate high speed driving through bends in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS; and execute rapid U, Y, and three-point turns in a Crown or Police vehicle fitted with an ABS.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Chauffeur VIPs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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23238 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs. People credited with this unit standard are able, as chauffeur for a VIP to: carry out pre-drive procedures; demonstrate appropriate driving; and demonstrate appropriate conduct.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Chauffeur VIPs in a motorcade
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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23239 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of motorcade procedures, and demonstrate motorcade driving as a chauffeur.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Provide commentary while driving a Crown or Police vehicle for urgent duty or other contingency
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

23240 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for Department of Internal Affairs VIP Transport Service chauffeurs, and sworn and approved non sworn police personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to provide commentary while driving a Crown or Police vehicle for urgent duty or other contingency.

Standard-setting body:

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Data as at 23 September 2021