Qualification details

ACM30510 - Certificate III in Farriery (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 09/Mar/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced11/Nov/2010

Usage recommendation:
Current

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
ACMFAR301A - Handle horses safely in the provision of farriery servicesHandle horses safely in the provision of farriery services N/A
ACMFAR302A - Work effectively as a farrier in the equine industriesWork effectively as a farrier in the equine industries N/A
ACMFAR303A - Perform routine day-to-day farriery activitiesPerform routine day-to-day farriery activities N/A
ACMFAR304A - Respond to emergencies and apply essential first aid in the equine industriesRespond to emergencies and apply essential first aid in the equine industries N/A
ACMFAR305A - Perform welding tasks using a forgePerform welding tasks using a forge N/A
ACMFAR306A - Maintain, repair and manufacture hand tools used in farrieryMaintain, repair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery N/A
ACMFAR307A - Make standard shoes for a range of horsesMake standard shoes for a range of horses N/A
ACMFAR308A - Determine foot care and shoeing plans for horsesDetermine foot care and shoeing plans for horses N/A
ACMFAR309A - Fit shoes for normal healthy horsesFit shoes for normal healthy horses N/A
ACMFAR310A - Fit shoes to alleviate moderate faults and defects in horsesFit shoes to alleviate moderate faults and defects in horses N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 322113 Farrier 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4123-13 Farrier 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 322113 Farrier 11/Nov/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4123-13 Farrier 11/Nov/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 11/Nov/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 11/Nov/2010 
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Modification History

Updated imported Unit: RTE3904A replaced with AHCAGB301A

Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in farriery. It relates to the work activities undertaken by a farrier who is engaged or employed to provide foot care services to horses with limited supervision in a defined range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine. The duties require judgement and the ability to accurately communicate information concerning horse health related to foot care and performance to owners as well as the ability to interpret and relay information covering a variety of circumstances.

Job role 

The job role and title covered by this qualification includes:

  • Farrier.

Pathways Information

Pathways  into the qualification 

  • direct entry
  • vocational training and/or work experience or skills recognition.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Pathways  from the qualification 

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake higher level study for further pathway advancement.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, an individual unit of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • complete standard documentation
  • confirm relevant industry and workplace requirements
  • provide relevant work-related information to others
  • ensure records are accurate and legible
  • establish effective working relationships with colleagues
  • support team communication practices
  • understand personal and team requirements of relevant industry and workplace standards, regulations and policies
  • use communication technologies efficiently.

Teamwork

  • demonstrate and encourage others in working cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
  • explain and implement work team reporting requirements
  • monitor work team tasks in accordance with regulatory and workplace requirements
  • provide support to team members
  • undertake appropriate and effective communication with team members.

Problem solving

  • evaluate skill requirements of work tasks
  • identify risks and implement risk control measures
  • implement animal care and management procedures
  • monitor and anticipate problems that may arise during workplace operations, including hazards and risks and take appropriate action to report or solve the problems within scope of responsibilities
  • provide problem solving support to team members
  • use assertive communication and/or conflict resolution skills to manage situations with clients who are distressed or in conflict with animal welfare or care directions
  • use problem solving techniques to determine work requirements.

Initiative and enterprise

  • contribute to and promote continuous improvement processes
  • identify non-conformances to standards and take appropriate action
  • identify, assess and act on existing and potential risks
  • monitor and adjust activity in response to operational variations
  • rectify problems promptly and appropriately
  • seek and provide feedback on procedures and processes.

Planning and organising

  • contribute to continuous improvement and planning processes
  • determine work requirements in order to complete in appropriate timeframes
  • ensure work equipment, materials and tools are ready and available for required tasks
  • plan work tasks for self and others as required
  • report and assist with implementing contingency plan promptly when incidents occur.

Self-management

  • conduct regular housekeeping activities to maintain a clean and hygienic work area
  • identify and apply safety procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment
  • maintain currency of relevant, work-related information
  • manage work load priorities and timelines
  • monitor information in work area
  • monitor own work against quality standards and identify areas for improvement
  • understand own work activities and responsibilities.

Learning

  • ask questions to expand own knowledge
  • assess competencies in meeting job requirements
  • maintain skill and knowledge currency
  • participate in meetings to inform work practices
  • recognise limits of own expertise and seek skill development if required.

Technology

  • use information technology devices as required
  • work with technology safely and according to workplace standards.

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

A total of twenty one  (21 ) units  of competency must be achieved as specified below.

  • Complete twenty one  (21 ) CORE units.

CORE : Complete the following twenty one  (21 ) units 

ACMFAR301A

Handle horses safely in the provision of farriery services

ACMFAR302A

Work effectively as a farrier in the equine industries

ACMFAR303A

Perform routine day-to-day farriery activities

ACMFAR304A

Respond to emergencies and apply essential first aid in the equine industries

ACMFAR305A

Perform welding tasks using a forge

ACMFAR306A

Maintain, repair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery

ACMFAR307A

Make standard shoes for a range of horses

ACMFAR308A

Determine foot care and shoeing plans for horses

ACMFAR309A

Fit shoes for normal healthy horses

ACMFAR310A

Fit shoes to alleviate moderate faults and defects in horses

ACMFAR311A

Fit shoes to alleviate severe faults and defects in horses

ACMFAR312A

Accommodate special needs of particular horses through farriery techniques

ACMOHS301A

Contribute to occupational health and safety processes

ACMSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MEM05004C

Perform routine oxy acetylene welding

MEM05012C

Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05050B

Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM18001C

Use hand tools

MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations

AHCAGB301A

Keep records for a primary production business

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

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