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Qualification details

AHC30516 - Certificate III in Poultry Production (Release 3)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes AHC30510 - Certificate III in Poultry ProductionThis qualification is not equivalent to AHC30510 Certificate III in Poultry Production. 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 13/Feb/2021
(View details for release 2) 21/Oct/2019
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

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
AHCPLY302 - Brood poultryBrood poultryElective
AHCPLY306 - Clean and disinfect poultry production shedsClean and disinfect poultry production shedsElective
AHCLSK309 - Implement animal health control programsImplement animal health control programsElective
AHCWRK310 - Provide on-job training supportProvide on-job training supportElective
AHCCHM307 - Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesPrepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseasesElective
AHCAGB302 - Keep production records for a primary production businessKeep production records for a primary production businessElective
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicalsElective
AHCMOM304 - Operate machinery and equipmentOperate machinery and equipmentElective
AHCPMG308 - Implement pest management strategiesImplement pest management strategiesElective
AHCWRK306 - Comply with industry quality assurance requirementsComply with industry quality assurance requirementsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841514 Poultry Farm Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Poultry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Senior Poultry Hand 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841514 Poultry Farm Worker 14/Oct/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 14/Oct/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 27/Jun/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 3

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 6.1

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 4.0.

Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in the poultry industry. The poultry industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able to perform a range of tasks associated with a person performing the job role of a poultry hand.

Job roles vary and may include:

  • Poultry hand
  • Poultry stockperson.

The poultry industry expects that graduates from this qualification will be able to perform tasks involving a broad range of skilled applications applied in a wide variety of contexts, which may involve application of some discretion and judgement in selecting equipment, services or contingency measures.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to 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:

  • 16 units of competency:
  • 3 core units plus
  • 13 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:

  • Select 10 units from Group A
  • Select 2 units from Group A or Group B
  • 1 unit aligned to AQF levels 2, 3, or 4 may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
  • Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the Poultry sector and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3.

Core Units

Biosecurity

AHCPLY307

Implement and monitor biosecurity measures in poultry production

Livestock

AHCLSK331

Comply with industry animal welfare requirements

Work health and safety

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

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.

Group A

Livestock

AHCLSK301

Administer medication to livestock

AHCLSK304

Carry out post-mortem examination of livestock

AHCLSK306

Coordinate and monitor production performance

AHCLSK307

Euthanase livestock

AHCLSK309

Implement animal health control programs

AHCLSK310

Implement feeding plans for intensive production

AHCLSK313

Monitor livestock production growing environments

Poultry

AHCPLY203

Set up shed for placement of day-old chickens

AHCPLY206

Catch and load poultry

AHCPLY302

Brood poultry

AHCPLY304

Incubate eggs

AHCPLY306

Clean and disinfect poultry production sheds

Pest Management

AHCPMG308

Implement pest management strategies

Work

AHCWRK204

Work effectively in the industry

AHCWRK205

Participate in workplace communications

AHCWRK306

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Group B

Agribusiness

AHCAGB302

Keep production records for a primary production business

Biosecurity

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

AHCCHM307

Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Food

FBPFSY3002*

Participate in a HACCP team

Livestock

AHCLSK323

Maintain and monitor feed stocks

AHCLSK328

Remove and facilitate reuse of effluent and manure from an intensive production system

Machinery operation and maintenance

AHCMOM301

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM304

Operate machinery and equipment

Poultry

AHCPLY301

Artificially inseminate poultry

Work

AHCWRK310

Provide on-job training support

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

FBPFSY3002 Participate in a HACCP team

FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AHC30516 Certificate III in Poultry Production Release 3

AHC30516 Certificate III in Poultry Production Release 2

Qualification updated to remove two elective units that have been deleted as part of meeting Skills Ministers’ priority of removing training products with low or no enrolments, as agreed by the AISC

Equivalent

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72