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Qualification details

AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHC33311 - Certificate III in Feedlot OperationsThis qualification is equivalent to AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 14/Sep/2016
(View details for release 1) 27/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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AHCLSK309 - Implement animal health control programsImplement animal health control programsCurrentElective
AHCINF302 - Plan and construct an electric fencePlan and construct an electric fenceCurrentElective
AHCLSK333 - Monitor pen condition and ration suitabilityMonitor pen condition and ration suitabilityCurrentElective
RIIWHS202D - Enter and work in confined spacesEnter and work in confined spacesSupersededElective
AHCWRK209 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practicesCurrentCore
FDFOP2038A - Operate a grinding processOperate a grinding processSupersededElective
AHCINF204 - Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structuresFabricate and repair metal or plastic structuresCurrentElective
AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicalsPrepare and apply chemicalsSupersededCore
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicalsTransport and store chemicalsCurrentCore
AHCLSK308 - Identify and draft livestockIdentify and draft livestockCurrentElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 842214 Grain, Oilseed, Pulse and Pasture Farm Worker (Aus) / Field Farm Worker (NZ) 
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 Feeding and Milling Worker,Feedlot Pen Rider,Feedlot Maintenance Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841213 Grain, Oilseed Or Pasture Farm Worker 14/Oct/201631/Mar/2022
ANZSCO Identifier 842214 Grain, Oilseed, Pulse and Pasture Farm Worker (Aus) / Field Farm Worker (NZ) 01/Apr/2022 
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

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Qualification 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 AHC33316 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations. An additional descriptor may be added by the RTO to reflect unit selection. This includes:

  • AHC33316 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Feedlot Maintenance)
  • AHC33316 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Feeding and Milling)
  • AHC33316 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations (Pen Riding)

No occupational 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

Total number of units = 17

  • Core Units = 6
  • Elective Units = 11

Core Units

Biosecurity 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Chemicals 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCCHM303

Prepare and apply chemicals

AHCCHM304

Transport and store chemicals

Work 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWRK209

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

AHCWRK306

Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

Work health and safety 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWHS301

Contribute to work health and safety processes

Elective Units

  • In order to achieve Feedlot Maintenance specialisation, 8 units must be selected from Group A
  • In order to achieve Feeding and Milling specialisation, 8 units must be selected from Group B
  • In order to achieve Pen Riding specialisation, 8 units must be selected from Group C
  • 3 units aligned to AQF levels 2, 3, or 4 may be selected from Groups A, B, C, or D, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the feedlot industry and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit.

Group A 

Infrastructure 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCINF204

Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures

AHCINF301

Implement property improvement, construction and repair

Livestock 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCLSK216

Clean and maintain livestock pens

AHCLSK328

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

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

AHCMOM301

Coordinate machinery and equipment maintenance and repair

AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

Pest management 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

Production Horticulture 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPHT307

Prepare raw materials and compost the feedstocks

Resources and Infrastructure 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

Work 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWRK309

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

Group B 

Broadacre Cropping 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCBAC204

Prepare grain storages

AHCBAC303

Prepare to receive grains and seeds

Livestock 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCLSK310

Implement feeding plans for intensive production

AHCLSK326

Mix and mill standard stockfeed

AHCLSK333

Monitor pen condition and ration suitability

FDFGR3002A

Demonstrate knowledge of animal nutrition principles

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCMOM205

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM207

Conduct front-end loader operations

AHCMOM211

Operate side by side utility vehicles

AHCMOM302

Perform machinery maintenance

AHCMOM305

Operate specialised machinery and equipment

FDFOP2038A

Operate a grinding process

Pest management 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCPMG301

Control weeds

Resources and Infrastructure 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

Work 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCWRK308

Handle bulk materials in storage area

Group C 

Livestock 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCLSK301

Administer medication to livestock

AHCLSK304

Carry out post‐mortem examination of livestock

AHCLSK307

Euthanase livestock

AHCLSK308

Identify and draft livestock

AHCLSK309

Implement animal health control programs

AHCLSK310

Implement feeding plans for intensive production

AHCLSK331

Comply with industry animal welfare requirements

AHCLSK332

Monitor animals in intensive production systems

AHCLSK333

Monitor pen condition and ration suitability

Machinery operation and maintenance 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCMOM205

Operate vehicles

AHCMOM211

Operate side by side utility vehicles

Group D 

Infrastructure 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCINF302

Plan and construct an electric fence

AHCINF303

Plan and construct conventional fencing

Machinery Operation and Maintenance 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

AHCMOM212

Operate quad bikes

Transport and Logistics 

Unit Code 

Unit Title 

TLILIC2001

Licence to operate a forklift truck

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification is equivalent to AHC33311 Certificate III in Feedlot Operations.

Links

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