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Plant Control Room Operations
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Boiler Operation

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL OPERATIONS (BOILER OPERATION)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 50 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2306

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Maintaining personal safety and working within boiler house safety systems and legislative requirements in an energy or chemical plant
  • Complying with standard operating procedures in an energy and chemical plant
  • Carrying out basic boiler operations in an energy or chemical plant

Field Operations

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL FIELD OPERATIONS WITH STRANDS IN PROCESS PLANT EQUIPMENT, STEAM PLANT, GEOTHERMAL OPERATION, PETROCHEMICAL OPERATION, PETROCHEMICAL STATION, AND PETROCHEMICAL TRANSFER AND STORAGE

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 60-90 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2307

Strands: Process Plant Equipment, Steam Plant, Geothermal Operation, Petrochemical Operation, Petrochemical Station, and Petrochemical Transfer and Storage

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Applying safe risk assessment and health and safety procedures in an energy or chemical plant
  • Isolating and re-commissioning energy and chemical plant equipment
  • Using control systems to identify, respond to, and report equipment faults in an energy or chemical plant

Plus the skills in one of the following strands:
Process Plant Equipment: Operating and monitoring process plant equipment in an energy or chemical plant

Steam Plant: Operating and monitoring boiler plant equipment in an energy or chemical plant

Geothermal Operation: Operating and controlling geothermal steam equipment in an energy or chemical plant

Petrochemical Operation: Processing hydrocarbons in an energy or chemical plant

Petrochemical Station: Treating petrochemical well stream fluids in an energy or chemical plant

Petrochemical Transfer and Storage: Transferring and storing petrochemical products in an energy or chemical plant

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY (INTRODUCTORY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40-44 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2136

Strands: Electricity Supply, and Telecommunications

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Understanding how health and safety is applied to the Electricity Supply Industry
  • Demonstrating foundation understanding of the principles of generation, transmission and distribution in the Electricity Supply Industry.

Plus the skills in one of the following strands:

Electricity Supply: Understanding how the Electricity Act, regulations and industry rules and guides govern industry practice. Competently applying knowledge to tasks within the Electricity Supply Industry with appropriate supervision

Telecommunications: Working safely on telecommunications assets on or near electrical structures

PLANT AND MACHINERY

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL OPERATIONS (PLANT AND MACHINERY)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 60 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2305

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Understanding how health and safety is applied to the Electricity Supply Industry
  • Demonstrating foundation understanding of the principles of generation, transmission and distribution in the Electricity Supply Industry.

 

PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN ENERGY AND CHEMICAL PLANT CONTROL ROOM OPERATIONS WITH STRANDS IN CHEMICAL PLANT, STEAM GENERATION PLANT, AND PLANT OUTAGE COORDINATION

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 5
  • 110-120 Credits
  • TBA
  • NZQA Ref: 2308

Strands: Chemical Plant, Steam Generation Plant, and Plant Outage Coordination

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Applying safe and efficient work management systems in an energy or chemical plant
  • Controlling process conditions and operating plant systems in an energy or chemical plant
  • Analysing the commercial implications of an energy or chemical plant operation

Plus the skills in one of the following strands:
Chemical Plant: Controlling operations in a chemical plant

Steam Generation Plant: Controlling operations in a steam generation plant

Plant Outage Coordination: Coordinating an outage of an energy or chemical plant