NZQA registered unit standard 28805 version 1 Page 1 of 3

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NZQA registered unit standard
28805 version 1
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Title
Verify, process and archive hydrometric data
Level
5
Credits
30
Purpose
This unit standard is intended for people who verify, process
and archive hydrometric data, which they or others have
collected.
Classification
Water Industry > Field Hydrology
Available grade
Achieved
Explanatory notes
1
Verify, process and archive hydrometric data in accordance with National
Environmental Monitoring Standards (NEMS) and other relevant organisational
procedures to ensure reliability, integrity and security of the data. The complete list of
NEMS can be found on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) website at
www.lawa.org.nz.
2
Hydrometric data includes water level and rainfall time series data.
3
Data refers to statistical measurements or observations, and the term information is
data in context.
4
Metadata describes data in detail. It has information about how, when, and by whom
certain data was collected and the data format.
5
All aspects of processing data must align to the organisations business continuity
plan for information security.
6
Parameter characteristics of data include the longer period context and type of flow
regime.
7
The candidate must verify, process and archive data for at least 3 month’s worth of
data from no less than each of 3 sites, of which one must be a different parameter to
the other two.
Outcomes and evidence requirements
Outcome 1
Verify hydrometric data
Primary Industry Training Organisation
SSB Code 101558
 New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2016
NZQA registered unit standard
28805 version 1
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Evidence requirements
1.1
Graph and summarise the data for quality control inspection, in accordance with
organisational procedures.
1.2
Examine and compare data with field observations and relevant field notes.
1.3
Identify errors, faults and likely causes.
1.4
Report data quality issues following organisation quality management
procedures.
Outcome 2
Process hydrometric data
Evidence requirements
2.1
Decide what adjustments or corrections, if any, are to be made to the data.
2.2
Carry out the adjustments and corrections, as required.
2.3
Assign quality status to the data, according to defined standards.
2.4
Record all actions in the metadata, as required by organisational procedures.
2.5
Collate and correctly file all evidence, following organisational procedures.
Outcome 3
Archive hydrometric data.
Evidence requirements
3.1
Confirm results of processing actions.
3.2
Check consistency with parameter characteristics.
3.3
Archive the data including application of continuity, quality and approval status.
3.4
Check accuracy and completeness of the metadata and archive according to
organisational procedures.
Planned review date
31 December 2020
Primary Industry Training Organisation
SSB Code 101558
 New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2016
NZQA registered unit standard
28805 version 1
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Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions
Process
Version Date
Last Date for Assessment
Registration
1
21 May 2015
N/A
Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference
0232
This CMR can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Please note
Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA,
before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses
of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by
NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and
which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that
applies to those standards.
Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies
to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMRs). The
CMR also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing
to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors
and assessors, and special resource requirements.
Comments on this unit standard
Please contact the Primary Industry Training Organisation [email protected] if
you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.
Primary Industry Training Organisation
SSB Code 101558
 New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2016
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