Civil Qualification, Programme and Unit Standard Reviews

The following Qualifications, Programmes and/or Unit Standards are currently under review by the Industry Reference Groups. We appreciate feedback on these as it helps us ensure these are fit for industry purpose.

If you would like to be added to the stakeholder group for any of these please email qualifications@connexis.org.nz specifying which review you are interested in.


Reviews

The following Qualifications, Programmes and/or Unit Standards are currently for review. Please click on one of the below and review the related qualification consultation documents and provide your feedback.

Infrastructure Works (Level 2)
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Temporary Traffic Management (Level 3)
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US 23637 – Consultation Closed
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US 31245 – Consultation Closed
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NEW US Inf0001 – Consultation Closed
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Agrichemical Application – Consultation Closed
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Piling & Temporary Works – Consultation Closed (Level 4)
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Temporary Traffic Management (Level 3)

Welcome to the consultation phase for the Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) unit standard development in partnership with the NZ Transport Agency, Connexis Infrastructure ITO, and industry technical advisers.

Alignment with Training and Competency Model (April 2019)

The following DRAFT unit standards are aligned to this model and the Learning Blocks (Page 16) presented at the NZ Transport Agency national roadshows completed in May 2019.

  1. Six Level 3 – unit standards will be assessed using Connexis and NZ Transport Agency approved Assessors and assessment materials.
  2. One Level 2 – unit standard, GENW, can be assessed by a ‘Registered Assessor’ using Connexis and NZ Transport Agency approved assessment materials for people working on or visiting a worksite under TTM:
    • GENW (The General Worker);
    •  TTMW (The TTM Worker);
    • TTM1-5.

Please refer to the Programme Overview for more information.

Feedback

Your feedback will ensure these standards are fit for purpose, relevant, and based on naturally occurring evidence in the workplace.

Feedback is due by Friday 2 August 2019.
Please send your feedback to mariec@connexis.org.nz.

Please consider the following questions in your feedback:

  • Are there any barriers for trainee’s to achieve the unit standard;
  • Are there skills and knowledge gaps that need to be addressed;
  • Is the unit standard terminology easily understood?

Thank you for your support for this consultation.
The Consultation Feedback Summary Report will be available on the Connexis website by the end of August 2019.

If you have any questions regarding these unit standards, please contact Marie Cross on mariec@connexis.org.nz or 021 799 885.

Infrastructure Works (Level2)

Welcome to the five-yearly review of the New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2) [Ref:2522].

We invite your feedback and recommendations for improvement to the Qualification or the unit standards.

Please provide feedback by 1 June 2019.

A Reference Group of industry representatives will consider your feedback.

A Consultation Feedback Summary Report will be published in June and any improvements will be circulated before final submission to NZQA.

Feedback

Please review the documents and complete the survey. If you have any further feedback, please contact Marie Cross on mariec@connexis.org.nz or 021 799 885.

Unit Standard 23637 – Consultation Closed

Consultation Unit Standard 23637 Version 4

Welcome to the consultation phase for the Connexis Unit Standard 23637 Operate a telehandler on infrastructure works sites Level 3 Credits 20 (View on NZQA).

Feedback

Your feedback will ensure that this standard is fit for purpose, relevant for the workplace and based on naturally occurring evidence in the workplace.

Feedback is due Friday 5 April 2019.

Please ensure your feedback considers:

  • There are no barriers to trainee’s achieving the unit standard;
  • The Performance Criteria (1.1, 1.2 etc) statements are a standard to be met, rather than information that could go in the resources, assessor notes or trainee notes;
  • A range statement clarifies the standard to be met in the p.c, not a definition or list of topics or items that could go in the resources;
  • Outcomes and evidence requirements are manageable, coherent, assessable and consistent with valid assessment practice.

You will be aware this unit standard was registered in September 2018 following consultation with Technical Advisers. We would appreciate if you could send this consultation out to your wider networks to avoid another early review.

Consultation Feedback Summary Report

This report will be published on the Connexis website following the consultation phase. You can view the feedback and the decisions for Version 5.

Thank you for your support.

If you would like to record your feedback by phone, please contact Marie Cross mariec@connexis.org.nz or phone 021 799 885.

Unit Standard 31245 – Consultation Closed

Consultation Unit Standard 31245 Version 1

Welcome to the consultation phase for the Connexis Unit Standard 31245 Plan for and lift, move and place loads using mobile plant, in infrastructure works environments Level 3 credits 5 (View on NZQA).

Feedback

Your feedback will ensure that this standard is fit for purpose, relevant for the workplace and based on naturally occurring evidence in the workplace.

Feedback is due Friday 5 April 2019.

Please ensure your feedback considers:

  • There are no barriers to trainee’s achieving the unit standard;
  • The Performance Criteria (1.1, 1.2 etc) statements are a standard to be met, rather than information that could go in the resources, assessor notes or trainee notes;
  • A range statement clarifies the standard to be met in the p.c, not a definition or list of topics or items that could go in the resources;
  • Outcomes and evidence requirements are manageable, coherent, assessable and consistent with valid assessment practice.

You will be aware this unit standard was registered in July 2018 following consultation with Technical Advisers and CCNZ. We would appreciate if you could send this consultation out to your wider networks to avoid another early review.

Consultation Feedback Summary Report

This report will be published on the Connexis website following the consultation phase. You can view the feedback and the decisions for Version 2.

Thank you for your support.

If you would like to record your feedback by phone, please contact Marie Cross mariec@connexis.org.nz Phone 021 799 885.

Process in 2018

In April 2018 Unit Standards 20875 and 30442 were reviewed and replaced with 31245 Plan for and lift, move, and place loads using mobile plant, in infrastructure works environments.

31245 was sent to Technical Advisers as GW1 prior to NZQA allocating the number 31245.

31245 was registered on the NZQA website in July 2018.

In December 2018 Assessors were sent an email and newsletter advising them of this registration and the published resources.

NEW Unit Standard Inf0001 – Consultation Closed

Consultation New Unit Standard Inf0001 Version 1.

Welcome to the consultation phase for the Connexis Unit Standard Inf0001 Conduct safety checks before and after plant and equipment use at an infrastructure worksite Level 3 Credits 5.

Feedback

Your feedback will ensure that this standard is fit for purpose, relevant for the workplace and based on naturally occurring evidence in the workplace.

Feedback is due Friday 5 April 2019.

Please ensure your feedback considers:

  • There are no barriers to trainee’s achieving the unit standard;
  • The Performance Criteria (1.1, 1.2 etc) statements are a standard to be met, rather than information that could go in the resources, assessor notes or trainee notes;
  • A range statement clarifies the standard to be met in the p.c, not a definition or list of topics or items that could go in the resources;
  • Outcomes and evidence requirements are manageable, coherent, assessable and consistent with valid assessment practice.

We would appreciate if you could send this consultation out to your wider networks.

Consultation Feedback Summary Report

This report will be published on the Connexis website following the consultation phase. You can view the feedback and the decisions for Version 1.

Thank you for your support.

If you would like to record your feedback by phone, please contact Marie Cross mariec@connexis.org.nz or phone 021 799 885.

Agrichemical Application (Level 4) – Consultation Closed

Welcome to the consultation phase for the Connexis Programme NZC in Agrichemical Application (Level 4) with strands in Aquatic, Broadacre, Tree and Vine Horticultural, Targeted Weed Control, and Total Vegetation Control (Credits 59-71).

Consultation phase

Closed

Feedback

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback. A summary report of this is available – click ‘view summary report’.

For further feedback please contact:

  • Email mariec@connexis.org.nz
  • Phone 021 799 885.

Piling and Temporary Works (Level 4) – Consultation Closed

Welcome to the consultation phase for the Connexis Programme in Piling and Temporary works. We are seeking feedback on two options for this qualification/s.

New Qualifications

  • NZC in Infrastructure Works (Piling) (Level 4) (Credits 150);
  • NZC in Infrastructure Works (Temporary Works) (Level 4) (Credits 140).

OR Combined Qualification

  • NZC in Infrastructure (Level 4) with strands in Piling and Temporary Works Credits (120-140).

Decision required

The Working Group would like feedback on whether to have two individual qualifications, one for Piling and one for Temporary Works or one combined qualification with strands in Piling and Temporary Works.

Consultation phase

Closed

Feedback

Thank you to everyone who provided feedback. A summary report of this is available – click ‘view summary report’.

For further feedback please contact:

  • Email mariec@connexis.org.nz
  • Phone 021 799 885.