Domain - Viticulture

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Level 2

Pick grapes by hand
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19939 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to pick grapes by hand.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Bench graft grapevines
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19923 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to select appropriate grapevine material and bench graft grapevines.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Hand prune grapevines
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19930 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to hand prune grapevines.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Install and maintain grapevine trellis

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19931 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for grapevine trellising activities; install and maintain grapevine trellises; and complete grapevine trellis installation activities.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Setup, operate, shut down and maintain vineyard equipment

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19936 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare vineyard equipment for operation; operate vineyard equipment; complete operation of vineyard equipment; and record and/or store vineyard equipment operation information in a retrievable format.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Perform field nursery activities in the vineyard
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19937 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for field nursery planting, maintain field nursery grapevines and process field nursery rootlings.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Perform shed nursery activities in the vineyard
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19938 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare cuttings for callusing, prepare the callusing environment, and prepare rootlings for sale or planting in the vineyard.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plant grapevines by hand
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19940 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to hand plant grapevines.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Take grapevine cuttings
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19943 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to take grapevine cuttings.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Train young grapevines
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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19944 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to hand train young, growing grapevines.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Sample grapes for grape maturity
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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21957 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the importance of sampling for grape maturity; identify a range of grape maturity sampling methods and demonstrate knowledge of sources of error when sampling; prepare for grape maturity sampling; sample grapes for grape maturity assessment; and record and/or store grape sampling information in a retrievable format.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain a grape leaf trimmer

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774 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to use a grape leaf trimmer and maintain a grape leaf trimmer.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Coordinate grape harvesting activities
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 21214, 21215, and 22187 were replaced by unit standard 29889.

19925 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to lead a team of hand pickers (including transporters) to implement a hand picking schedule.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Coordinate hand pruning activities in the vineyard
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard, and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958, and 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

19926 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and implement hand pruning requirements and supervise a team of casual hand pruners.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Coordinate manual canopy management activities in the vineyard
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958 and 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

19927 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and implement manual canopy management requirements, and supervise a team.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Monitor and control grapevine disorders and damage
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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19932 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and monitor a variety of grapevine disorders and causes of damage, and recommend and implement preventative or corrective action. Consultation with their manager would be expected. They are likely to supervise others in the implementation process.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate specialised canopy management equipment in the vineyard
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19934, 19935, 21216, 21958, and 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

19933 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to set up, operate and shut down canopy management equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate a mechanical grape harvester
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19935, 21216, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

19934 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify grape harvesting requirements, and then set up and operate a mechanical grape harvester to meet those requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Operate spreading and seeding equipment in the vineyard
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 21216, 21958, 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

19935 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to operate spreading and seeding equipment in the vineyard. It includes the ability set up, operate and shut down equipment as required. The equipment only includes that which requires calibration.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of frosts, and frost protection methods for viticulture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 19228, and 19941 were replaced by unit standard 29900.

21955 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain how climatic and landform conditions cause radiation and advection frosts; demonstrate knowledge of cultural methods for reducing frost risk in viticulture; describe the methods available for frost prediction and monitoring; and describe the operation and principles of frost protection methods.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe grapevine physiology, morphology and phenology

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21956 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe grapevine physiology, morphology, and phenology.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Estimate vineyard yield
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 776, 804, 834, 12394, 19926, 19927, 19933, 19934, 19935, 21216 and 22184 were replaced by unit standard 29893.

21958 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the importance of accurate yield estimations and identify sources of yield variations within a vineyard; identify components of yield; identify a range of yield estimation methods and outline advantages and disadvantages of each method; forecast vineyard yield; and record and/or store yield information in a retrievable format.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and monitor grapevine health, and implement control measures

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32902 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe grapevine health, prevention and control methods for plant pest, disease, and disorders; create a grapevine seasonal calendar and monitor grapevine health; implement control measures; monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of control measures; and record and/or store workplace information.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement and monitor wine growing activities to achieve grape quality specifications

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32904 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to implement and monitor wine growing activities to achieve grape quality specifications.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Monitor implementation and assess wine growing techniques

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32905 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe wine growing techniques that influence grape quality specifications and wine style characteristics; and monitor implementation and assess wine growing techniques.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 32 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Use and maintain winery plant
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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810 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in viticulture. People credited with this unit standard are able to: crush grapes; separate the juice from the skins; clarify the juice; ferment the juice; stabilise and clarify the wine; and bottle the wine.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of grapevine biology and physiology
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 19941 and 21955 were replaced by unit standard 29900.

19928 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of grapevine physiological processes, environmental influences, growth and production cycle manipulation in the planting, cultivation and care of wine grapes.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement a soil management program in the vineyard
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standards 19228 and 21955 were replaced by unit standard 29900.

19941 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the viticulture industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to monitor vineyard soil requirements and implement and evaluate a soil management program. It is likely to involve the supervision of others.

Standard-setting body:

Te Pukenga Work Based Learning Limited - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 07 October 2022