4566 Fit and Remount Bindings to Skis

4566 Fit and Remount Bindings to Skis

NZQA Expiring unit standard / 4566 version 6
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Title / Fit and remount bindings to skis
Level / 4 / Credits / 8
Purpose / People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse options and select process for mounting a binding; install and adjust ski bindings; remount ski bindings; and operate workshop tools and machinery.
Classification / Snowsport > Snowsport Equipment
Available grade / Achieved

Explanatory notes

1DIN (Deutsch Industrial Norm) is defined as an international standard for binding manufacture.

2All activities must comply with the policies, procedures, and requirements of the enterprises involved and any relevant legislative and/or regulatory requirements which may include but are not limited to: the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993, Fair Trading Act 1986, Sale of Goods (United Nations Convention) Act 1994, Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation Act 2001, and the Health and Safety in Employment (HSE) Act 1992.

Outcomes and evidence requirements

Outcome 1

Analyse options and select process for mounting a binding.

Evidence requirements

1.1The boot, binding, and ski are analysed for compatibility according to DIN standards and manufacturer’s recommendations.

1.2The compatibility of interfaces and/or lifters are identified.

1.3The DIN setting selected matches the client’s details.

Rangeheight, weight, age, boot sole length, skier ability.

1.4The ski equipment is checked for manufacturer's specifications and warranty conditions in regard to mounting instructions and requirements.

Rangeconstruction, materials, thickness and width of ski, screw retention plates, binding placement marks, boot mid-sole marks.

1.5Correct jig or template is selected for mounting the binding, interface or lifter, jig is adjusted to boot length and positioned on the ski, with boot centre mark or boot toe aligned to correct position on the ski.

1.6Selected binding drill meets requirements of ski type and construction, manufacturer's recommendations, and company practice.

Rangeski type – adult ski, junior ski;

construction – metal, composite materials, wood, fibreglass.

Outcome 2

Install and adjust ski bindings.

Evidence requirements

2.1The binding is mounted according to the ski manufacturer's recommendations.

Rangedrilled and/or tapped.

2.2Adhesive is applied and binding screws are seated without damaging the ski or screw according to manufacturer's recommendation and company practice.

2.3The integrated brake is engaged and functions smoothly.

2.4Cover plates and anti-friction devices are positioned to meet the binding, ski, and boot requirements.

2.5Bindings are adjusted to correct forward pressure setting and the skier's ability, weight, age, and boot sole length, using the manufacturer's recommendations.

Rangeforward pressure and heel adjustment, toe unit adjustment, release settings, centering.

2.6Binding release mechanisms are function tested.

Outcome 3

Remount ski bindings.

Evidence requirements

3.1The binding is remounted according to company requirements and manufacturers’ specifications.

Rangemay include – plugging holes, drilling new holes, inserting helicoil, glues, tap top sheet.

3.2Knowledge is demonstrated of helicoils, and when they are required.

Outcome 4

Operate workshop tools and machinery.

Evidence requirements

4.1Workshop machinery is operated according to manufacturers' specifications and to operating instructions.

4.2Workshop tools and machinery are cleaned and maintained according to manufacturers' recommendations.

4.3Safety equipment is used while working with workshop machinery and according to Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 requirements.

4.4Gases, flammable liquids, and chemicals are stored and used according to safe workplace practices as required under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992.

4.5Repair and/or maintenance records are kept according to company procedures.

Replacement information / This unit standard and unit standard 18099 were replaced by unit standard 30137.

This unit standard is expiring. Assessment against the standard must take place by the last date for assessment set out below.

Status information and last date for assessment for superseded versions

Process / Version / Date / Last Date for Assessment
Registration / 1 / 18 June 1995 / 31 December 2019
Revision / 2 / 24 July 1996 / 31 December 2019
Revision / 3 / 19 February 1998 / 31 December 2019
Review / 4 / 28 March 2001 / 31 December 2019
Review / 5 / 29 June 2005 / 31 December 2019
Review / 6 / 20 April 2017 / 31 December 2019
Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR) reference / 0099

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 (CMR). 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.

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