Domain - Wool Handling

Domain - Wool Handling

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Level 2

Press wool and assist with penning up of sheep
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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15050 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are working in an entry level role as shepherds or farm workers. People credited with this unit standards are able to assist with pressing wool, and assist with penning up of sheep.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Describe the operational requirements of a woolshed environment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 20119 were replaced by unit standard 30212.

15053 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe woolshed hazards, activities, and responsibilities; and health hazards and physical requirements of employment in the wool harvesting industry.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Assist in wool preparation in the wool harvesting industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1 This unit standard replaces unit standard 5107 and unit standard 5108.

15054 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the mechanics of fleece pick-up and throw and identify wool by length, colour, and contamination and separate by fault.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Describe and demonstrate wool harvesting procedures
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 15053 were replaced by unit standard 30212.

20119 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe woolshed set-up, the flow of wool, and the shearing sequence within the woolshed environment; sweep, describe and carry out fleece pick-up and throwing; and demonstrate knowledge of wool preparation.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Prepare the wool clip in the wool harvesting industry
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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20120 Unit Standard 28 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are working in an entry level role as shepherds or farm workers. People credited with this unit standard are able to, as directed: carry out shed set-up; handle wool at the board; pick up and throw fleece, and set down waiting fleece; and handle wool on the table or blend stack.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Work as part of a team to prepare the woolshed for work
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 15053 and unit standard 20119.

30212 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who are working in an entry level role as shepherds or farm workers. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare the woolshed for a day''s work according to the requirements of their job role.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Assist with wool harvesting tasks in the woolshed

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31979 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credit with this unit standard are able to: assist with safely setting up a woolshed for use; assist with penning up sheep; crutch and shear sheep under supervision; assist with wool preparation; and assist with pressing wool.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Level 3

Prepare fine wool in the wool harvesting industry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1

15051 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare fleece and maintain quality requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Prepare and grade the wool clip where the table is required
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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20114 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up the shed and plan responsibilities; handle wool at the board; pick up and throw fleece, and set down waiting fleeces; handle wool across the table; and grade wool, and maintain wool clip documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Handle the wool clip at the board

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20115 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up the shed and plan responsibilities for workflow during shearing; handle wool clip at the board; handle wool at the blending stack; and prepare wool and maintain wool clip documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Prepare for and press wool

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20116 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe types of wool press and prepare for wool pressing; fill, press wool bales, and maintain wool press area; close and brand bales of wool and maintain documentation; and stack and store wool bales.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Describe wool clip preparation and the sale of wool process

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20117 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe wool clip preparation and the sale of wool process.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Handle, sort and prepare strong, fine and mid micron wool clip in the wool harvesting industry

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20316 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the wool harvesting context handling strong, fine and mid micron wool. People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up the woolshed and plan a team''s work responsibilities; separate wool at the board and maintain quality and output; pick up and throw fleece, store waiting fleeces and maintain quality and output; handle wool across the table and maintain quality and output; and prepare wool and maintain wool clip documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Prepare wool clip - full fleece
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5109 Unit Standard 45 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify wool faults and oddments; handle full fleece on table; handle full fleece on board; and pick up and throw fleece.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Prepare wool clip - short wools
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5110 Unit Standard 45 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify wool faults and oddments; handle second shear and lambs wool on the board; and handle second shear, lambs wool, and crutchings at the blending stack.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Carry out pressing of wool
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5111 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for pressing; press wool; and close and brand bales of wool.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Level 4

Direct the wool clip's preparation and progress
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1

15048 Unit Standard 39 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe clip preparation and sale of wool process; provide direction on clip preparation; and grade wool.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Source and interpret wool market information and wool processing requirements
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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15049 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to source and interpret wool market information and wool processing requirements, for growers.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Coach, prepare and assess wool handling personnel
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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15052 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify learning opportunities and coach wool handling personnel; prepare candidate and determine candidate's readiness for assessment; and conduct assessment based on supplied assessment activities.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Plan grading, grade wool, supervise and monitor wool harvesting, and make adjustments
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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20118 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan grading; grade wool; and supervise and monitor wool harvesting, make adjustments, and maintain wool clip documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Grade wool clip in a wool harvesting operation

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31978 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: grade wool across the table and board; and coordinate the quality of team output and complete documentation, in a wool harvesting operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Level 5

Supervise woolshed operations
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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5116 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: supervise work activity; review work output and quality, and provide feedback on progress, in the woolshed.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A Primary ITO

Data as at 26 November 2022