Qualification details

ACM40512 - Certificate IV in Equine Dentistry (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced09/Mar/2012

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
ACMEQD401A - Work within an equine dental service provision frameworkWork within an equine dental service provision framework Core
ACMEQD402A - Determine equine oral function efficiencyDetermine equine oral function efficiency Core
ACMEQD403A - Identify potential health impacts of equine oral conditionsIdentify potential health impacts of equine oral conditions Core
ACMEQD404A - Conduct equine oral inspection and assessment and plan equine dental treatmentConduct equine oral inspection and assessment and plan equine dental treatment Core
ACMEQD405A - Perform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instrumentsPerform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instruments Core
ACMEQU401A - Relate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirementsRelate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirements Core
ACMEQU402A - Determine nutritional needs in provision of horse health careDetermine nutritional needs in provision of horse health care Core
ACMEQU403A - Relate musculoskeletal structure to horse movementRelate musculoskeletal structure to horse movement Elective
ACMEQU404A - Evaluate fit of saddlery and equipmentEvaluate fit of saddlery and equipment Elective
ACMINF301A - Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal workComply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361311 Veterinary Nurse 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6392-11 Veterinary Nurse 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361311 Veterinary Nurse 06/May/2013 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6392-11 Veterinary Nurse 06/May/2013 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 06/May/2013 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 09/Mar/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

2

ACM10v3

Updated equivalent imported unit

1

ACM10v2

Initial release

Description

Description  This qualification relates to the work activities undertaken by an equine dental service provider who is engaged or employed to provide day-to-day dental care and treatment services that provide routine dental correction and oral care for horses. The duties require judgement and the ability to accurately communicate information concerning horse health related to equine dental care to clients as well as the ability to interpret and relay information covering a variety of circumstances.

Job Roles : The job role that this qualification describes includes:

  • Certified Equine Dental Service Provider

Pathways Information

Pathways  into the qualification  Pathways for candidates considering this qualification include:

  • direct entry
  • after achieving Certificate III qualifications from related equine sectors
  • vocational training and/or work experience across a range of work settings.

Pathways  from the qualification  After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake professional development activities as well as undertake higher level study for further pathway advancement.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There may be a direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. Candidates should confirm the regulatory requirements that apply in their relevant state or territory. In addition, individual units of competency may specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:

Communication

  • listen and understand
  • speak clearly and directly
  • read and interpret workplace related documentation
  • write to audience needs
  • interpret the needs of internal/external customer
  • apply numeracy skills to workplace requirements
  • establish and use networks
  • negotiate responsibly
  • be appropriately assertive
  • empathise.

Teamwork

  • work as an individual and a team member
  • work with diverse individuals and groups
  • apply knowledge of own role as a part of a team
  • build professional relationships with other equine healthcare professionals.

Problem-solving

  • develop practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • show interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • solve problems individually or in teams
  • apply a range of strategies in problem solving
  • use numeracy skills to solve problems
  • test assumptions taking context into account
  • appreciate own limitations and identify problems beyond own competence and refer to suitably qualified personnel.

Initiative and enterprise

  • adapt to new situations
  • be creative in response to workplace challenges
  • identify opportunities that might not be obvious to others
  • generate a range of options in response to workplace matters
  • translate ideas into action.

Planning and organising

  • collect, analyse and organise information
  • use basic business systems for planning and organising
  • be appropriately resourceful
  • take initiative and make decisions within workplace role
  • participate in continuous improvement and planning processes
  • work within or establish clear project goals and deliverables
  • determine or apply required resources
  • allocate people and other resources to tasks and workplace requirements
  • manage time and priorities
  • adapt resource allocations to cope with contingencies.

Self-management

  • have personal vision and goals
  • monitor and evaluate own performance
  • take responsibility at the appropriate level.

Learning

  • be open to learning, new ideas and techniques
  • learn in a range of settings including informal learning
  • participate in ongoing learning
  • learn new skills and techniques
  • manage own learning
  • apply learning to technical issues and people issues.

Technology

  • use technology and related workplace equipment
  • use basic technology skills
  • use technology to organise data
  • adapt to new technology skill requirements
  • apply OHS knowledge when using technology
  • use load shifting technology.

Packaging Rules

A total of seventeen (17) units  of competency must be achieved as specified below.

• Complete twelve (12)  CORE units

• Complete five (5)  ELECTIVE units.

Core units 

Complete the following twelve (12) units 

Unit code

Unit title

ACMEQD401A

Work within an equine dental service provider framework

ACMEQD402A

Determine equine oral functional efficiency

ACMEQD403A

Identify potential health impacts of equine oral conditions

ACMEQD404A

Conduct equine oral inspection and assessment and plan equine dental treatment

ACMEQD405A

Perform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instruments

ACMEQU401A

Relate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirements

ACMEQU402A

Determine nutritional needs in provision of horse health care

ACMINF301A

Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal work

ACMOHS401A

Maintain occupational health and safety processes

BSBSMB405B

Monitor and manage small business operations

RGRPSH201A

Handle horses

RGRPSH308A

Provide first aid and emergency care for horses

Elective units 

Complete five (5) units from within ACM10 or from any other nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course.  Units selected must be aligned to Certificates III or IV and be relevant to work undertaken in the equine dentistry sector. Suggested units are:

Unit code

Unit title

ACMEQU403A

Relate musculoskeletal structure to horse movement

ACMEQU404A

Evaluate fit of saddlery and equipment

ACMSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBSMB402A

Plan small business finances

BSBWOR204A

Use business technology

RGRPSH304A

Identify factors that affect racehorse performance

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