Domain - Weather Interpretation in the Outdoors

Domain - Weather Interpretation in the Outdoors

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of weather information for an outdoor activity

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 20160 replaced unit standard 435.

20159 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: knowledge of: weather forecast information; and weather information to plan for an outdoor recreation activity.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of weather processes and their effects in New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 20159 replaced unit standard 435. This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 32876.

20160 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who work in recreation in the outdoors and require an understanding of weather and its impact in the New Zealand environment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of global air and water movements; describe weather features which result from the movement of air and water; and explain major influences on New Zealand''s weather.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of weather processes and weather conditions for outdoor recreation in New Zealand

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 20160.

32876 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of air movement and weather; collect and compare weather information; and demonstrate knowledge of weather conditions and preparation for an outdoor recreation activity in New Zealand.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 99 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Recognise weather conditions for outdoor recreation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

435 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain influences on New Zealand's climate and weather patterns: use and compare weather maps and forecasts, and field observations as sources of weather information: interpret information from a weather map; and interpret weather conditions in the field and recognise potential life threatening weather changes.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group

Level 4

Apply knowledge of weather to analyse and forecast conditions for an outdoor recreation activity
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 436 and unit standard 437.

20161 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: evaluate information from weather sources for a given location; interpret weather conditions and information during an outdoor recreation activity in a specific area; and demonstrate decision making in hazardous weather conditions in New Zealand.

Standard-setting body:

Toi Mai Workforce Development Council

Interpret weather for mountain environments
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Version 5

436 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret information from a weather map and forecast; collect, record and interpret weather conditions in a specific mountain region; and interpret weather information for mountain activities.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group

Interpret weather for marine environments
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

437 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to - interpret information from a weather map and forecast; collect, record and interpret weather information in a specific marine region: and interpret weather information for marine activities at a specific marine venue.

Standard-setting body:

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited - Outdoor Recreation Advisory Group

Data as at 02 March 2024