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Qualification details

ACM30918 - Certificate III in Equine Hoof Care (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 11/Dec/2018


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
HLTAID005 - Provide first aid in remote situationsProvide first aid in remote situationsElective
ACMEQU205 - Apply knowledge of horse behaviourApply knowledge of horse behaviourCore
ACMGAS308 - Communicate effectively with clients and team membersCommunicate effectively with clients and team membersCore
ACMEQU402 - Determine nutritional needs in provision of horse health careDetermine nutritional needs in provision of horse health careElective
ACMEQU202 - Handle horses safelyHandle horses safelyCore
ACMFAR408 - Determine hoof care and hoof protection plans for equinesDetermine hoof care and hoof protection plans for equinesCore
BSBSMB305 - Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro businessComply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro businessElective
ACMFAR404 - Use farriery techniques to meet special needs of equinesUse farriery techniques to meet special needs of equinesElective
ACMSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
ACMFAR315 - Use and maintain hand and power tools for farriery or hoof care activitiesUse and maintain hand and power tools for farriery or hoof care activitiesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 322113 Farrier 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Care and Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Hoofcare Practioner  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 322113 Farrier 01/Feb/2019 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 01/Feb/2019 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 11/Dec/2018 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version released with ACM Animal Care and Management Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of practitioners undertaking equine barefoot care. It covers hoof care, hoof trimming and the provision of services to assist in optimising environmental and nutritional requirements of equines in a range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine.

The duties require discretion and judgement and the ability to communicate information accurately to owners or carers concerning equine health and hoof care in a variety of circumstances.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of ACMFAR405 Coordinate day to day equine service operations.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 17 units of competency:
  • 12 core units plus
  • 5 elective units. 

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • at least 3 from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 from the electives listed below, or any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Core Units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

ACMEQU202*

Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205

Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQU208

Manage personal health and fitness for working with horses

ACMFAR313

Trim equine hooves

ACMFAR316

Select and fit hoof boots to meet individual equine need

ACMFAR401

Apply knowledge of equine musculoskeletal system, biomechanics and pathology for effective hoof care

ACMFAR405

Coordinate day-to-day equine service operations

ACMFAR408

Determine hoof care and hoof protection plans for equines

ACMGAS308

Communicate effectively with clients and team members

ACMHBR302*

Carry out basic hoof care procedures

AHCLSK331

Comply with industry animal welfare requirements

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

Elective Units 

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification. Please refer to the Prerequisite requirements table for details.

ACMEQU402

Determine nutritional needs in provision of horse health care

ACMFAR315

Use and maintain hand and power tools for farriery or hoof care activities

ACMFAR404

Use farriery techniques to meet special needs of equines

ACMHBR305*

Assess suitability of horses for specific uses

ACMINF302

Follow equine biosecurity and infection control procedures

ACMSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

BSBSMB303

Organise finances for the micro business

BSBSMB305

Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

Prerequisite requirements 

Units listed in the Prerequisite requirement column that have their own prerequisite requirements are shown with an asterisk (*).

Unit of competency 

Prerequisite requirement 

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMHBR302 Carry out basic hoof care procedures

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

ACMHBR305 Assess suitability of horses for specific uses

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM30918 Certificate III in Equine Hoof Care

Not applicable

New qualification

No equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b75f4b23-54c9-4cc9-a5db-d3502d154103