Domain - Water - Generic

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Level 2

Carry out safe practices when working in water and wastewater treatment plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

17870 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: minimise risks when using hazardous substances; and carry out a site safety procedure; in a water or wastewater treatment plant.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 3

Describe safe practices when working with hazards in water and wastewater treatment plants

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Version 3

17871 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe organisational safe practice requirements and health and safety legislation in relation to water and wastewater treatment plants; demonstrate knowledge of hazards relevant to water and wastewater treatment processes; demonstrate knowledge of personal health risks, hygiene procedures, and preventive practices for people working in water and wastewater treatment plants, and describe the actions required in the event of a hazardous situation in water and wastewater treatment plants.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of process control and monitoring in water and wastewater treatment plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 17872 have been replaced by unit standard 24904 and unit standard 24913.

17873 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the purpose and principles of automated process control, and process monitoring and alarms in water and wastewater treatment plants.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of basic science theory relating to water

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Version 3

17874 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of basic microbiology; and describe basic chemistry and physics; relating to wastewater.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plants process management systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24917.

17876 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe preventative maintenance systems relevant to water and wastewater treatment in New Zealand; identify plant life expectancy and depreciation relevant to water and wastewater treatment in New Zealand; and describe the monitoring of product standards relevant to water and wastewater treatment in New Zealand.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, mathematics in the water industry

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Version 4

19200 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the SI units used in the water industry; perform calculations using prefixes in the SI system of measurement; use formulae to solve for unknown variables; calculate flow rate; calculate detention or storage time given a flow rate and fixed volume vessel; describe solution strengths; and perform calculations relating to diameter of pipes, flow, and velocity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of pathogens, diseases, and their control in water treatment

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Version 1

30008 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: pathogens and water-borne diseases; the use of testing for indicator organisms for water quality monitoring; and risk management in relation to transmission of water borne disease in water treatment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of plant automation using PLCs in water and wastewater treatment plants
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 17873 have been replaced by unit standard 24904 and unit standard 24913.

17872 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of automated programmable logic controller (PLC) process control, control concepts and systems of PLCs, and PLC programming basics for water and wastewater treatment processes.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and agencies relating to water and wastewater treatment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24915 and unit standard 24916.

17875 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the framework of government in New Zealand; the planning, regulatory and operational roles of the primary agencies; and the application of the Resource Management Act 1991 relevant to water and wastewater treatment in New Zealand.

Standard-setting body:

Connexis Infrastructure ITO Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe processes, process control, and monitoring, in a drinking-water or wastewater treatment plant

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Version 2

24913 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the types of processes and their relationships, in a drinking-water or wastewater treatment plant; the functions, limitations, and interactions of the constituent parts of drinking-water or wastewater treatment plant process control; the interconnection methods used in process control in a drinking-water or wastewater treatment plant; the function of, and information contained in, piping and instrumentation (P and I) drawings; the purpose and features of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA); and process monitoring and alarms in drinking-water and wastewater treatment plants.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Demonstrate knowledge of water and wastewater treatment plants quality management

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17876.

24917 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: preventive maintenance systems relevant to water and wastewater treatment; plant life expectancy and depreciation of water and wastewater treatment equipment; and the role of quality assurance, quality control and product standards for water and wastewater treatment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Monitor and report on assets and describe operational costs for a water or wastewater treatment plant

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30005 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: monitor and report on assets; and describe operational costs; for a water or wastewater treatment plant.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Oversee contractors and visitors on a water or wastewater treatment plant site

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30007 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of obligations regarding safety of visitors and contractors; oversee site induction of visitors and contractors; and oversee chain of custody for visitors and contractors; for a water or wastewater treatment plant site.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Level 5

Describe process control, P and I drawings, and SCADA, for a water or wastewater treatment plant

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 24913 replaced unit standard 17872, and unit standard 17873.

24904 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the factors that impact on a process, and process control system variables; describe the specifications and calibration of the constituent parts of process control; describe the differences between process control methods; describe the operational sequence of information contained in piping and instrumentation (P and I) drawings; describe Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA); and identify critical control points of automated process control equipment, hazards, preventive actions, and corrective actions, for a water or wastewater treatment plant.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Manage assets and operational costs for a water or wastewater treatment plant

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30004 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to manage assets, and operational costs, for a water or wastewater treatment plant.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Manage visitors, contractors, and staff in a water or wastewater treatment plant

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30006 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of managing visitors, contractors, and staff; manage site induction and chain of custody for visitors and contractors; and manage staff; for a water or wastewater treatment plant.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 101 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Data as at 30 November 2021