26288 Demonstrate basic knowledge of conservation

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Demonstrate basic knowledge of conservation
Level
3
Credits
2
Purpose
This unit standard is intended for people such as rangers, volunteers, or
contractors who are engaged in conservation related activities.
People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate basic
knowledge of conservation.
Subfield
Environment
Domain
Conservation
Status
Registered
Status date
19 March 2010
Date version published
19 March 2010
Planned review date
31 December 2014
Entry information
Open.
Accreditation
Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA and
industry.
Standard setting body (SSB)
The Skills Organisation
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference
0121
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.
Special notes
1
Legislation which may be relevant to this unit standard includes but is not limited to
the Conservation Act 1987.
2
Definition
Organisational requirements refer to instructions on policy and procedures which are
documented and are available in the workplace. They are consistent with applicable
legislation and any other applicable compliance requirements.
 New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2016
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Elements and performance criteria
Element 1
Demonstrate basic knowledge of conservation.
Performance criteria
1.1
Explanation of conservation is consistent with the definition of conservation in
the Conservation Act 1987 or another Act relevant to one’s place of work,
and/or organisational requirements.
1.2
Conservation is explained in terms of activities leading to outcomes.
Range
examples of activities may include – maintenance of historic
artefacts, pest control operations, revegetation programmes, track
construction, providing advice to visitors;
evidence of four activities is required.
Examples of outcomes may include – positive visitor experiences,
improved breeding success of native fauna, regeneration of native
flora, preservation of historic artefacts.
Please note
Providers must be accredited by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated
authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against
unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by NZQA before they can register
credits from assessment against unit standards.
Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards
must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this
standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The
AMAP 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 Skills Organisation [email protected] if you wish to suggest changes
to the content of this unit standard.
 New Zealand Qualifications Authority 2016
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