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Qualification details

AHC33311 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot OperationsThis qualification is equivalent to AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 18/Dec/2013
(View details for release 3) 15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 2) 20/Oct/2011
(View details for release 1) 10/Jun/2011

Units of competency

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AHCBIO302A - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsCore
AHCLSK304A - Carry out post-mortem examination of livestockCarry out post-mortem examination of livestockElective
AHCMOM205A - Operate vehiclesOperate vehiclesElective
AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle and store chemicalsTransport, handle and store chemicalsCore
AHCBAC204A - Prepare grain storagesPrepare grain storagesElective
RIIWHS202D - Enter and work in confined spacesEnter and work in confined spacesElective
AHCLSK328A - Remove and facilitate reuse of effluent and manure from an intensive production systemRemove and facilitate reuse of effluent and manure from an intensive production systemElective
AHCLSK332A - Monitor animals in intensive production systemsMonitor animals in intensive production systemsElective
AHCMOM301A - Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repairCoordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repairElective
AHCWRK313A - Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841213 Grain, Oilseed Or Pasture Farm Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4611-11 Farm Overseer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Livestock 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Feedlot Pen Rider,Feedlot Maintenance Worker,Feedlot Feeding and Milling Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841213 Grain, Oilseed Or Pasture Farm Worker 04/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4611-11 Farm Overseer 04/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 04/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

4

AHC10v8

Equivalent imported units updated

3

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported units updated

2

AHC10v2.1

Fixed typographical errors in qualification codes in Description

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in beef cattle feedlot operations. Electives must be chosen to cover a feedlot maintenance, pen riding, or feeding and milling stream.

The testamur issued for this qualification is to be titled AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations. An additional descriptor should be added by the RTO to reflect unit selection. For example:

  • AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Feedlot Maintenance)
  • AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Feeding and Milling)
  • AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Pen Riding).

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Pathways from the qualification 

Further training pathways from this qualification include, but are not limited to, AHC40110 Certificate IV in Agriculture.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Licensing considerations 

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.

Job roles 

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Feedlot maintenance worker
  • Intensive production enterprise feed mill worker
  • Pen rider

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Refer to Pathways Information

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Listening and understanding
  • Speaking clearly and directly
  • Reading and interpreting workplace documentation
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements
  • Sharing information

Teamwork

  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Applying own knowledge as part of a team

Problem-solving

  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Solving problems individually or in teams
  • Applying a range of strategies in problem solving
  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Testing assumptions and taking context into account

Initiative and enterprise

  • Adapting to new situations
  • Being creative in response to workplace challenges
  • Generating a range of options in response to workplace matters
  • Identifying opportunities that might not be obvious to others

Planning and organising

  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role
  • Determining or applying required resources
  • Managing time and priorities
  • Adapting resource allocations to cope with contingencies
  • Being appropriately resourceful

Self-management

  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Listening and understanding
  • Assessing opportunities to develop technical and other work skills

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Working as an individual and a team member
  • Applying own role as part of team
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of seventeen (17) units comprising six (6) core and eleven (11) electives.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of eight (8) elective units must be chosen from one  of the following streams:
  • Group A: Feedlot Maintenance
  • Group B: Feeding and Milling
  • Group C: Pen Riding
  • a maximum of three (3) units may be selected from units aligned to Certificates II, III or IV in this Training Package or from any other currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the feedlot industry.

CORE UNITS 

Occupational Health and Safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS301A

Contribute to OHS processes

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO302A

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM303A

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304A

Transport, handle and store chemicals

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK209A

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCWRK306A

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

ELECTIVE UNITS 

GROUP A : FEEDLOT MAINTENANCE 

For a Feedlot Maintenance specialisation select a minimum of eight (8) units from the following group.

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

Infrastructure 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCINF204A

Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures

AHCINF301A

Implement property improvement, construction and repair

Livestock 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSK213A

Clean out production sheds

AHCLSK328A

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

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM207A

Conduct front end loader operations

AHCMOM301A

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM305A

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG301A

Control weeds

Production Horticulture 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPHT307A

Prepare raw materials and compost the feedstocks

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK313A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

GROUP B : FEEDING AND MILLING 

For a Feeding and Milling specialisation a minimum of eight (8) units from the following group.

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

RIIOHS202A

Enter and work in confined spaces

Livestock 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSK310A

Implement feeding plans for intensive production

AHCLSK326A

Mix and mill standard stockfeed

AHCLSK333A

Monitor pen condition and ration suitability

FDFGR3002A

Demonstrate knowledge of animal nutrition principles

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM205A

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM207A

Conduct front end loader operations

AHCMOM302A

Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM305A

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

FDFOP2038A

Operate a grinding process

Broad acre cropping 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBAC204A

Prepare grain storages

AHCBAC303A

Prepare to receive grains/seeds

Pest management 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPMG301A

Control weeds

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK308A

Handle bulk materials in storage area

GROUP C : PEN RIDING 

For a Pen Rider specialisation select a minimum of eight (8) units from the following group.

Livestock 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSK301A

Administer medication to livestock

AHCLSK304A

Carry out post-mortem examination of livestock

AHCLSK307A

Euthanase livestock

AHCLSK308A

Identify and draft livestock

AHCLSK309A

Implement animal health control programs

AHCLSK310A

Implement feeding plans for intensive production

AHCLSK332A

Monitor animals in intensive production systems

AHCLSK333A

Monitor pen condition and ration suitability

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCMOM205A

Operate vehicles