Unit of competency details

AHCLSK101 - Support extensive livestock work (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSK101A - Support extensive livestock workThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSK101A Support extensive livestock work 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050105 Animal Husbandry  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050105 Animal Husbandry  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to support extensive livestock work.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety, animal welfare and biosecurity legislation and codes of practice and sustainability practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work alongside a supervisor in most situations and exercise limited autonomy. They undertake defined routine activities.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Livestock (LSK)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare materials, tools and equipment for extensive livestock work

1.1 Identify the required materials, tools and equipment using provided lists and supervisor's instructions

1.2 Carry out checks on all materials, tools and equipment and report insufficient or faulty items to the supervisor

1.3 Use safe manual handling techniques when loading and unloading materials and equipment

1.4 Select and use suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) and check prior to use

1.5 Identify hazards and report to supervisor

2. Undertake extensive livestock work as directed

2.1 Follow instructions and directions provided by supervisor and seek clarification when necessary

2.2 Carry out work in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner

2.3 Interact with other staff and customers in a positive and professional manner

2.4 Report problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines to supervisor

2.5 Carry out livestock handling and husbandry activities in line with enterprise animal welfare policies

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1 Store waste material produced during work in a designated area according to supervisor's instructions

3.2 Handle and transport materials, equipment and machinery appropriately

3.3 Maintain a clean and safe work site

4. Clean up on completion of work

4.1 Return materials to store or dispose of appropriately

4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment

4.3 Report work outcomes to supervisor

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to AHCLSK101A Support extensive livestock work.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • follow safe work practices
  • participate in teams and contribute to team objectives
  • understand instructions
  • read labels and work health and safety symbols
  • use safe animal handling techniques
  • use livestock handling tools and equipment
  • assist in monitoring livestock health and welfare
  • provide assistance to repair and maintain facilities
  • follow work health and safety policies
  • follow enterprise animal welfare and sustainability practices

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • safe work practices
  • animal handling techniques including animal welfare requirements
  • tools and equipment
  • repair and maintenance of facilitieswork health and safety and environmental protection legislation and enterprise procedures

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace or simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting.

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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