Domain - Aquaculture

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NQF Ref: 1460
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Caged Fish Farming) (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1456
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Farm Management of Single-seed Pacific Oysters) (Level 4)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1461
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Freshwater Fish Farming) (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1459
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Introductory Fish Farming) (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1063
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 2)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1620
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 3)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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NQF Ref: 1417
National Certificate in Aquaculture (Level 4)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2020.
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Assessment Standards

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Level 2
16337 Unit Outline New Zealand Greenshell mussel (kutai, kuku) farming
10 Credits
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16338 Unit Outline how New Zealand Greenshell mussel (kutai, kuku) spat are obtained and used
5 Credits
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16672 Unit Outline the Pacific oyster (tio) farming industry in New Zealand
10 Credits
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17254 Unit Outline the abalone (p?ua) farming industry in New Zealand
10 Credits
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19776 Unit Prepare spat-catching racks and set out bundles
5 Credits
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19777 Unit Load and store stockings used in the mussel (kutai, kuku) farming industry
5 Credits
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19852 Unit Outline the salmon farming industry in New Zealand and worldwide
10 Credits
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23856 Unit Describe fouling organisms and their control for an aquaculture operation
5 Credits
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23857 Unit Describe the harvesting of farmed fish and associated processes
5 Credits
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5334 Unit Prepare bundles of sticks for Pacific oyster (tio) spat-catching
5 Credits
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5335 Unit Construct and maintain grow-out units to hold oysters (tio) on an oyster (tio) farm
5 Credits
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5343 Unit Maintain an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm
5 Credits
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5356 Unit Pack shellfish from an aquaculture farm for sale
5 Credits
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Level 3
16333 Unit Carry out the hauling process on a mussel (kutai, kuku) vessel
15 Credits
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16334 Unit Carry out the seeding process on a mussel (kutai, kuku) farm
15 Credits
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16335 Unit Carry out the bagging process on a mussel (kutai, kuku) vessel
10 Credits
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16336 Unit Carry out repair and maintenance work on a mussel (kutai, kuku) farm
15 Credits
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16339 Unit Harvest, handle, bag, and transport shellfish products to maintain product quality
5 Credits
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16340 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of the New Zealand Greenshell mussel
5 Credits
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16673 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of oysters
5 Credits
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16674 Unit Describe the principles of aquatic ecology and relate to aquaculture
10 Credits
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17252 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and monitor and maintain, reticulated water systems for a seafood live holding facility
20 Credits
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17253 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of abalone
5 Credits
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17255 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and test for, water quality in a seafood live holding facility
10 Credits
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18483 Unit Describe the feeding of farmed fin fish
15 Credits
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18484 Unit Use the camera/spinner system to feed salmon
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
10 Credits
18485 Unit Use the AQ1/spinner system to feed salmon
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
10 Credits
18486 Unit Describe and carry out a feed stock-take on a fin fish farm
5 Credits
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18489 Unit Describe net systems and undertake net changes on a fin fish farm
10 Credits
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18490 Unit Count and classify mortalities on a fin fish farm
5 Credits
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18491 Unit Dive cages on a salmon farm
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
2 Credits
19772 Unit Demonstrate an awareness of environmental best practice in the aquaculture industry
5 Credits
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19775 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the use of ropes in the aquaculture industry
10 Credits
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19848 Unit Carry out a biomass assessment of farmed fin fish
5 Credits
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19849 Unit Carry out net repairs on a fin fish farm
10 Credits
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19850 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the handling of seals on a fin fish farm
7 Credits
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19851 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of fin fish
5 Credits
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20305 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of the sea urchin
5 Credits
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20306 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the biology of a species of aquatic Crustacea
5 Credits
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20307 Unit Describe protocols when working with M?ori to seek consent for an aquaculture associated activity
5 Credits
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20464 Unit Prepare for and carry out spawning of broodstock for an aquaculture species
7 Credits
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20465 Unit Incubate fertilised eggs for aquaculture species
10 Credits
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20466 Unit Monitor and maintain the rearing of a freshwater fish species
5 Credits
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20467 Unit Harvest farmed fish
5 Credits
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21948 Unit Describe automated feeding and use an automated system to feed a population of farmed fin fish
10 Credits
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21949 Unit Describe hand feeding and hand feed a population of farmed fin fish
10 Credits
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21950 Unit Describe and carry out zooplankton culture for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry
10 Credits
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21951 Unit Describe triploiding in the New Zealand aquaculture industry
3 Credits
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21954 Unit Grade and count farmed fish
5 Credits
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22804 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the regulatory programme assuring safety of commercial bivalve shellfish at harvesting
5 Credits
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23852 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of and carry out the preparation and load out of live fish
5 Credits
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23853 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the transport of live fish and transport live fish
5 Credits
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23854 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the receipt of live fish and receive live fish
3 Credits
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23855 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of preparing, transporting and receiving fish eggs, and prepare, transport and receive fish eggs
5 Credits
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23858 Unit Describe and carry out the crowding of farmed fish
5 Credits
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25307 Unit Assess size distribution of fin fish and interpret data for an aquaculture facility
5 Credits
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5336 Unit Harvest oysters (tio) grown on sticks from an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm for sale
6 Credits
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5337 Unit De-clump, cull, and grade oysters (tio) from an oyster (tio) farm
5 Credits
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5338 Unit Lay out Pacific oyster (tio) spat sticks on an inter-tidal farm
8 Credits
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5339 Unit Build an inter-tidal oyster (tio) farm to a specified design
12 Credits
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5340 Unit Operate and perform routine maintenance on load-shifting equipment used in oyster (tio) farming
6 Credits
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5342 Unit Culture and harvest single seed Pacific oysters (tio)
8 Credits
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5344 Unit Operate an oyster (tio) barge on inner harbour limits
10 Credits
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5355 Unit Assist to depurate and wet store shellfish
5 Credits
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Level 4
18487 Unit Program the AQ1 system and interpret AQPC data for salmon feeding
10 Credits
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18488 Unit Determine spinner settings and interpret feeding data for salmon feeding
4 Credits
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19216 Unit Repair and maintain equipment and structures on a New Zealand aquaculture farm
This standard has expired and is no longer available.
15 Credits
19217 Unit Explain the procedures to gain legal authorisation for an aquaculture associated activity
5 Credits
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19218 Unit Present an overview of the New Zealand and global aquaculture industry
10 Credits
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19219 Unit Explain hatchery techniques used in the New Zealand aquaculture industry
15 Credits
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19220 Unit Explain health issues and factors impacting on product quality for aquaculture species
10 Credits
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19773 Unit Explain the management of environmental best practice in the aquaculture industry
15 Credits
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19774 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of the transfer of an aquaculture species from one site to another
10 Credits
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20308 Unit Demonstrate understanding of the effects on M?ori of an aquaculture associated activity
5 Credits
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21952 Unit Carry out triploiding and explain methods of confirming success for a selected aquaculture species
5 Credits
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21953 Unit Explain and carry out micro algal culture for use in the New Zealand aquaculture industry
10 Credits
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23646 Unit Repair and maintain equipment and structures for New Zealand land-based aquaculture
15 Credits
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23647 Unit Repair and maintain equipment and structures for New Zealand sea-based aquaculture
15 Credits
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24670 Unit Explain selective breeding and hatchery techniques associated with culturing single-seed Pacific oyster spat
5 Credits
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24671 Unit Explain the growth of single-seed Pacific oyster spat in a pond-nursery system, and handle the spat to maintain quality
8 Credits
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24672 Unit Explain techniques used for farming single-seed Pacific oysters to maximise quality on farm grow-outs
10 Credits
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24673 Unit Explain and carry out the grading of single-seed Pacific oysters
5 Credits
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24674 Unit Compare oyster grow-out systems, and explain grow-out systems used to farm single-seed Pacific oysters
5 Credits
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24675 Unit Explain techniques used to stimulate fattening of single-seed Pacific oysters to achieve optimal market condition
5 Credits
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24676 Unit Monitor and maintain control of production for single-seed Pacific oyster farm grow-out systems
5 Credits
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24677 Unit Explain and carry out farm trials for single-seed Pacific oyster culture
10 Credits
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24678 Unit Develop and document an annual plan for farming a commercial species in an aquaculture facility
5 Credits
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25308 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, thawing of cryopreserved milt for use on an aquaculture facility
5 Credits
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25309 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, cryopreservation of milt on an aquaculture facility
5 Credits
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25310 Unit Assess fin fish health in an aquaculture facility
5 Credits
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25311 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of PIT tagging, and PIT tag fin fish in an aquaculture facility
5 Credits
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25312 Unit Carry out selective breeding for family creation for fin fish on an aquaculture facility
8 Credits
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25313 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out a sex reversal procedure for fin fish on an aquaculture facility
8 Credits
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25452 Unit Demonstrate knowledge of, and carry out, sampling of fin fish for testing
5 Credits
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Level 5
20468 Unit Explain the principles of electric fishing and safely operate electric fishing equipment
10 Credits
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Level 6
20302 Unit Manage a water reticulation system and facility for a commercial aquaculture or holding operation
15 Credits
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20303 Unit Design a water reticulation system and facility for a commercial aquaculture or holding operation
15 Credits
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