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Qualification details

ACM40818 - Certificate IV in Farriery (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes ACM30517 - Certificate III in FarrieryChanges to reflect scope and level of work to core units and addition of new units and work placement requirements 10/Dec/2018

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


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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ACMFAR305 - Perform welding tasks using a forgePerform welding tasks using a forge Core
ACMFAR307 - Make standard shoes for a range of equinesMake standard shoes for a range of equines Core
ACMFAR313 - Trim equine hoovesTrim equine hooves Core
ACMFAR314 - Perform routine welding techniques for farriery activitiesPerform routine welding techniques for farriery activities Core
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 activities Core
ACMFAR318 - Repair and manufacture hand tools used in farrieryRepair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery Core
ACMFAR319 - Handle equines safely during farriery or hoof care servicesHandle equines safely during farriery or hoof care services Core
ACMFAR401 - Apply knowledge of equine musculoskeletal system, biomechanics and pathology for effective hoof careApply knowledge of equine musculoskeletal system, biomechanics and pathology for effective hoof care Core
ACMFAR402 - Fit shoes to alleviate moderate abnormalities and defects in equinesFit shoes to alleviate moderate abnormalities and defects in equines Core
ACMFAR403 - Fit shoes to alleviate severe abnormalities and defects in equinesFit shoes to alleviate severe abnormalities and defects in equines Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 322113 Farrier 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Animal Care and Management 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Farrier 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 322113 Farrier 12/Dec/2018 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0307 Mechanical And Industrial Engineering And Technology 12/Dec/2018 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 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 provides a trade outcome in farriery. It relates to the work activities undertaken by a farrier who is engaged or employed to provide equine hoof care and shoeing services. Farriers are generally self-employed, working autonomously and taking responsibility for their own functions and outputs in a range of varied contexts that may be complex and non-routine.

Farriers require theoretical knowledge of equine anatomy, biomechanics and pathologies and the ability to apply knowledge to technical solutions for a range of predictable and unpredictable problems. The ability to interpret and accurately communicate information to owners/carers and veterinarians concerning equine hoof and shoe care and related health issues in a variety of circumstances is required.

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 all 21 core units of competency.

Core Units 

ACMFAR305

Perform welding tasks using a forge

ACMFAR307

Make standard shoes for a range of equines

ACMFAR313

Trim equine hooves

ACMFAR314

Perform routine welding techniques for farriery activities

ACMFAR315

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

ACMFAR318

Repair and manufacture hand tools used in farriery

ACMFAR319

Handle equines safely during farriery or hoof care services

ACMFAR401

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

ACMFAR402

Fit shoes to alleviate moderate abnormalities and defects in equines

ACMFAR403

Fit shoes to alleviate severe abnormalities and defects in equines

ACMFAR404

Use farriery techniques to meet special needs of equines

ACMFAR405

Coordinate day-to-day equine service operations

ACMFAR406

Work effectively in farriery industry

ACMFAR407

Respond to emergencies and apply first aid to equines

ACMFAR408

Determine hoof care and hoof protection plans for equines

ACMFAR409

Select and fit shoes for normal healthy equines

BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

BSBSMB303

Organise finances for the micro business

BSBSMB305

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

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous¬†version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACM40818 Certificate IV in Farriery

ACM30517 Certificate III in Farriery

Changes to reflect scope and level of work to core units and addition of new units and work placement requirements

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