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Unit of competency details

ACMAIM405 - Determine database information requirements for companion animal evacuation processes and facilities (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 16/Jul/2022


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080399 Business And Management, N.e.c.  16/Sep/2022 
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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 6.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to coordinate information about companion animal evacuation processes and facilities to prepare for major incidents.

The unit applies to individuals who have responsibility for determining and accessing database information to prepare for a companion animal rescue during a major incident. These individuals analyse information and exercise judgement to complete activities to coordinate information in a readily available manner.

All work must be carried out to comply with Commonwealth and state/territory health and safety and animal welfare regulations.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Animal Incident Management (AIM)

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. Access existing databases and assess the need to integrate information

1.1 Source information on which organisations manage existing animal identification databases, access points and service linkages

1.2 Assess the need to develop a user-friendly, efficient database to coordinate companion animal rescue information

1.3 Assess the potential for using existing registers to service incidents where temporary identification is required, and seek permission to access existing relevant databases

2. Communicate with service providers, and assess information

2.1 Contact personnel of service providers who can provide companion animal emergency services, and obtain their permission for their services to be listed on a database

2.2 Access documents as required, maintaining confidentiality

2.3 Assess the accuracy and currency of the information

2.4 Brief hazard management agency and incident support group on data update requirements

3. Determine requirements and update information to meet local companion animal rescue needs

3.1 Source information relating to local animal facilities for emergency housing, companion animal movement methods and shelter suitability according to incident type

3.2 List companion animal emergency requirements

3.3 List suitable equipment for the movement and housing of animals

3.4 Identify workplace health and safety, animal welfare practices and personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements

3.5 Store documents according to workplace 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

  • Gather, interpret and analyse a variety of textual information from a range of sources to identify relevant and key information

Writing

  • Extrapolate relevant information and arrange text in a logical order for the companion animal evacuation database

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

ACMAIM405 Determine database information requirements for companion animal evacuation processes and facilities

Not applicable

This unit has been created to address a skill or task required by industry that is not covered by an existing unit

Newly created

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.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 6.0.

Performance Evidence

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

There must be evidence that the individual has accessed and updated at least one database for companion animal rescue for their local area, and has included the following details:

  • equipment requirements for two movement methods
  • three suitable local evacuation facilities.

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:

  • how to access relevant databases
  • database information requirements, including:
  • suitability of potential sites and locations
  • methods, resources and transport requirements
  • contact list
  • provision for appropriate veterinary care
  • methods used to identify animals, and record-keeping requirements
  • briefing and debriefing incident processes
  • workplace health and safety and personal protective equipment (PPE) considerations
  • biosecurity and isolation areas
  • database currency provision options
  • companion animal emergency requirements:
  • veterinary
  • urgent housing or shelter
  • medications
  • major incident types, including:
  • floods
  • fires
  • earthquakes
  • extreme weather events
  • human-induced hazards
  • occurrences likely to entail interstate, intra-state and possibly international resources
  • existing animal identification databases and what each integrates with
  • access to information about animal microchipping
  • temporary companion animal identification options
  • information relating to factors affecting the movement of animals, including:
  • fitness to be moved or to travel
  • species-specific needs and behaviours
  • equipment used.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of the skills in this unit of competency must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in a workplace setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions or an incident scene – this includes the use of simulations and scenarios where assessment would be unsafe, impractical or unethical
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • computer with suitable database software
  • database style guides
  • relationships:
  • service providers

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.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=b75f4b23-54c9-4cc9-a5db-d3502d154103