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Qualification details

ACM40517 - Certificate IV in Equine Dentistry (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes ACM40512 - Certificate IV in Equine DentistryUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages One new unit added to core to address prerequisite requirements Work requirement added 28/Nov/2017

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 29/Nov/2017


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
ACMEQD402 - Determine equine oral function efficiencyDetermine equine oral function efficiencyCore
ACMEQD403 - Identify potential health impacts of equine oral conditionsIdentify potential health impacts of equine oral conditionsCore
ACMEQU401 - Relate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirementsRelate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirementsCore
ACMSUS401 - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
ACMEQU205 - Apply knowledge of horse behaviourApply knowledge of horse behaviourCore
RGRPSH308A - Provide first aid and emergency care for horsesProvide first aid and emergency care for horsesCore
ACMEQU402 - Determine nutritional needs in provision of horse health careDetermine nutritional needs in provision of horse health careCore
ACMEQD405 - Perform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instrumentsPerform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instrumentsCore
ACMEQU202 - Handle horses safelyHandle horses safelyCore
ACMEQU404 - Evaluate fit of saddlery and associated equipmentEvaluate fit of saddlery and associated equipmentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 361311 Veterinary Nurse 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Care and Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Equine Dental Service Provider 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 361311 Veterinary Nurse 14/Feb/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0611 Veterinary Studies 14/Feb/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 29/Nov/2017 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version released with Animal Care and Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by an equine dental service provider who is engaged or employed to provide day-to-day dental care and treatment services for routine dental correction and oral care for equines. Equine dental service providers must make referrals to registered veterinarians for work outside of their professional scope of practice.

To achieve this qualification, the individual must provide evidence of completion of at least 120 hours of work, during which they performed the tasks detailed in the assessment requirements (performance evidence section) of the units of competency.

The scope of practice for equine dental service providers is determined by state and territory legislative and regulatory requirements. Users of this qualification must refer to the relevant legislation and regulations in the development of training and assessment strategies.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 18 units of competency:
  • 13 core units plus
  • 5 elective units.

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

  • up to 5 from the electives listed below
  • up to 5 from 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.

ACMEQD401

Work within an equine dental service provider framework

ACMEQD402*

Determine equine oral functional efficiency

ACMEQD403*

Identify potential health impacts of equine oral conditions

ACMEQD404*

Conduct equine oral inspection and assessment and plan equine dental treatment

ACMEQD405*

Perform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instruments

ACMEQU202*

Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205

Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQU401

Relate equine anatomical and physiological features to equine health care requirements

ACMEQU402

Determine nutritional needs in provision of horse health care

ACMINF301

Comply with infection control policies and procedures in animal care work

AHCWHS401

Maintain work health and safety processes

BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

RGRPSH308A

Provide first aid and emergency care for horses

Elective Units 

ACMEQU403

Relate musculoskeletal structure to horse movement

ACMEQU404

Evaluate fit of saddlery and equipment

ACMSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBSMB402

Plan small business finances

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

RGRPSH304A

Identify factors that affect racehorse performance

Prerequisite requirements 

Note: 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

ACMEQD402 Determine equine oral functional efficiency

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQD403 Identify potential health impacts of equine oral conditions

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQD404 Conduct equine oral inspection and assessment and plan equine dental treatment

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQD405 Perform routine dental correction and oral care using manual instruments

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM40517 Certificate IV in Equine Dentistry

ACM40512 Certificate IV in Equine Dentistry

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

One new unit added to core to address prerequisite requirements

Work requirement added

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