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Unit of competency details

ACMACR401 - Comply with animal control and regulation requirements (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ACMACR401A - Comply with animal control and regulation requirementsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 28/Nov/2017

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


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  29/Nov/2017 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

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

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and apply relevant industry, legislative and organisational requirements in an animal control and regulation workplace.

This unit applies to individuals who are required to comply with and enforce regulatory requirements and follow organisational procedures in their day-to-day work.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Animal Control and Regulation (ACR)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Obtain and use industry information

1.1 Access information about the industry and organisation and apply within daily activities

1.2 Document roles, needs and expectations of key internal and external stakeholders

1.3 Identify sources of assistance in undertaking own work role

1.4 Follow workplace policies and procedures to carry out work tasks effectively

2. Access and comply with relevant animal control legislative requirements

2.1 Identify and access legislation relevant to workplace activities and the organisation

2.2 Read relevant legislation and apply it within day-to-day work activities

2.3 Identify and document key principles contained in legislation and regulations

2.4 Confirm statutory powers provided under legislation and the boundaries of those powers

2.5 Enforce legislation as required within day-to-day work activities

2.6 Maintain consistency of work within the boundaries and powers contained in animal control legislation

3. Maintain records

3.1 Access an organisational management system

3.2 Accurately enter new or amend existing records in an organisational management system

3.3 Complete and store records according to workplace policies and procedures and legislative requirements

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Description 

Reading

  • Interprets and comprehends information in legislative and organisational documentation

Navigate the world of work

  • Accesses appropriate resources to aid in understanding of requirements and responsibilities of own work role

Interact with others

  • Uses appropriate channels to communicate with internal and external stakeholders to seek or provide information

Get the work done

  • Plans and implements tasks according to set procedures, seeking assistance where required

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ACMACR401 Comply with animal control and regulation requirements

ACMACR401A Comply with animal control and regulation requirements

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

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

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit.

There must be evidence that, on more than one occasion, the individual has:

  • obtained and used industry and organisational information to complete work tasks
  • summarised the key principles and statutory powers contained within legislation and regulations relevant to work undertaken in the animal control and regulation workplace
  • applied relevant legislation to day-to-day work activities
  • used organisation management system to access existing records, accurately create or update records, and store according to organisational and legislative requirements.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • an organisation’s policies and procedures relevant to animal control and regulation
  • legislation, regulations, standards and codes of practice relevant to an animal control and regulation environment
  • an organisation’s management system, including how it operates and the requirements for recordkeeping.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • a workplace setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • equipment and/or resources necessary to complete tasks in an animal control and regulation environment
  • organisation management system
  • specifications:
  • relevant legislation and organisation documentation.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

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