FIELD Community and Social Services

 

Extension of expiry date of Diving unit standards

 

Subfield

Domain

ID

Diving

Diving - General

4404-4407, 8271, 8272, 22896, 23349

Diving - Instruction

8270, 8274-8297

Diving - Recreational

4383-4403, 8273

 

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited has extended the expiry date of the unit standards listed above.

 

Date new versions republished August 2016

 

New expiry date December 2018

 

Summary

 

The Diving unit standards expiry date was extended from December 2016 to December 2018.

 

The changes were made to ensure the unit standards remain achievable until the mandatory review of the Diving qualifications is complete.

 

Detailed list of unit standards classification, title, level, and credits

 

All changes are in bold

 

Community and Social Services > Diving > Diving - General

ID

 

Title

Level

Credit

Previous expiry date

New

expiry date

4404

Manage a small dive boat

4

1

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4405

Fill dive cylinders

4

1

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4406

 

Conduct visual inspections of scuba cylinders

4

 

1

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4407

 

Complete hydrostatic tests of scuba cylinders

5

 

1

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8271

 

Complete a dive using Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx)

3

 

1

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8272

 

Fill scuba cylinders with Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx)

4

 

1

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

22896

Demonstrate knowledge of scuba regulators, hoses, buoyancy compensation devices, and gauges

3

2

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

23349

 

Administer supplemental oxygen at the surface to divers experiencing physiological problems

3

2

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

 

Community and Social Services>Diving>Diving - Instruction

ID

 

Title

Level

Credit

Previous expiry date

New

expiry date

8270

 

Instruct clients on specialist dive courses

6

 

5

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8274

 

Instruct recreational divers in open water

6

15

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8275

Instruct clients on rescue diving

6

5

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8276

Instruct trainee supervisors to supervise and control dive operations

6

 

5

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8277

 

Instruct recreational divers in underwater navigation

6

 

2

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8278

Instruct clients in computer-aided diving

6

 

3

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8279

Instruct clients in night dives

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8280

 

Instruct clients on underwater photography diving

6

 

5

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8281

 

Instruct clients on underwater video diving

6

 

5

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8282

Instruct clients on drift diving

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8283

 

Instruct clients on search and recovery diving

6

 

3

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8284

Instruct clients on cavern diving

6

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8285

 

Instruct clients on diving at altitudes greater than 300 metres

6

 

4

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8286

Instruct clients on wreck diving

6

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8287

Instruct clients on diver propulsion vehicle (DPV) diving

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8288

Instruct clients on deep diving

6

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8289

Instruct clients on ice diving

6

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8290

 

Instruct clients on marine species identification diving

6

 

3

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8291

Instruct clients on hunting and collecting diving

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8292

Instruct clients about diving off boats

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8293

Instruct clients in diving off the shore

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8294

 

Instruct clients on emergency oxygen administration for divers

6

 

2

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8295

 

Instruct clients to complete a dive using Enriched Air Nitrox (EANx)

6

 

4

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8296

Instruct clients in snorkel diving

5

5

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8297

Instruct clients in dry suit diving

6

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

 

Community and Social Services>Diving>Diving - Recreational

ID

 

Title

Level

Credit

Previous expiry date

New

expiry date

4383

Snorkel dive with safety

2

2

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4384

 

Scuba dive and perform rescues in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

3

 

7

 

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4385

 

Navigate prescribed routes underwater

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4386

Complete computer-aided dives

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4387

Perform diver rescues

4

7

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4388

Complete a night dive

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4389

Take still photographs underwater

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4390

Complete an underwater video

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4391

Complete a dry suit dive

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4392

Complete drift dives on SCUBA

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4393

Complete underwater search and recovery dives

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4394

Complete cavern dives

3

5

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4395

Dive at an altitude greater than 300 metres

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4396

Complete a wreck dive

4

5

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4397

Complete dives using a diver propulsion vehicle

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4398

 

Complete deep dives to between 18 and 40 metres, and perform tasks

4

5

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4399

Complete dives under ice

4

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4400

Identify marine species common to dive site

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4401

Hunt and collect preselected objects underwater

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4402

Complete a dive off a boat

3

3

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

4403

Complete a shore dive

3

4

31/12/2016

31/12/2018

8273

Supervise and control dive operations

5

15

31/12/2016

31/12/2018