Qualification details

AHC40210 - Certificate IV in Poultry Production (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 16/Aug/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced15/Oct/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced10/Jun/2011

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Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
DeletedDeleted from AHC10 Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management26/Jun/2016
Supersedes RTE40103 - Certificate IV in Agriculture09/Jun/2011

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 columnEssential
AHCAGB402A - Analyse and interpret production dataAnalyse and interpret production data Elective
AHCBIO302A - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signsIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs Elective
AHCCHM401A - Minimise risks in the use of chemicalsMinimise risks in the use of chemicals Elective
AHCCHM402A - Plan and implement a chemical use programPlan and implement a chemical use program Elective
AHCLSK401A - Develop feeding plans for a production systemDevelop feeding plans for a production system Core
AHCLSK404A - Implement and monitor animal welfare programsImplement and monitor animal welfare programs Core
AHCLSK405A - Implement intensive production systemsImplement intensive production systems Core
AHCLSK407A - Plan and monitor intensive production systemsPlan and monitor intensive production systems Core
AHCLSK409A - Supervise animal health programsSupervise animal health programs Core
AHCOHS401A - Maintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processesMaintain occupational health and safety (OHS) processes Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 121321 Poultry Farmer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4611-11 Farm Overseer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0501 Agriculture 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Poultry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Poultry Leading Hand 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 121321 Poultry Farmer 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 511 Certificate IV 10/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Release 

TP Version 

Comments 

3

AHC10v7

Replaced superseded elective AHCPLY401A Supervise free-range poultry operations with new unit AHCPLY402A Supervise free-range poultry operations

2

AHC10v4

Equivalent imported units updated

1

AHC10

Initial release

Description

This qualification allows individuals to develop post-trade skills and knowledge to become specialists within the poultry production industry. The poultry industry expects this qualification to be achieved to meet job outcomes at this level.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

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, Diploma of Agriculture.

Australian Apprenticeships 

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.

Job roles 

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

Consultant/service provider

Egg farm operations manager

Breeder farm operations manager

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements 

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • Reading and interpreting workplace related documentation
  • Interpreting the needs of internal/external customers
  • Applying numeracy skills to workplace requirements

Teamwork

  • Working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Applying knowledge of own role as a part of a team
  • Applying teamwork skills to a range of situations

Problem-solving

  • Developing practical and creative solutions to workplace problems
  • Showing interdependence and initiative in identifying problems
  • Applying a range of strategies in problem solving

Initiative and enterprise

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

Planning and organising

  • Collecting analysing and organising information
  • Being appropriately resourceful
  • Taking initiative and making decisions within workplace role

Self-management

  • Monitoring and evaluating own performance
  • Taking responsibility at the appropriate level

Learning

  • Being open to learning, new ideas and techniques
  • Learning in a range of settings including informal learning
  • Contributing to the learning of others

Technology

  • Using technology and related workplace equipment
  • Using basic technology skills
  • Using technology to organise data
  • Applying OHS knowledge when using technology

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Completion of twelve (12) units made up of five (5) core units and seven (7) elective units.

ELECTIVE UNITS 

  • a minimum of five (5) units must come from the elective units list
  • a maximum of two (2) units may be selected from the elective units or from units aligned to Certificates III, IV or Diploma in AHC10 or from any other currently endorsed training package or accredited course. Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in the poultry industry.

CORE UNITS 

Livestock 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCLSK401A

Develop feeding plans for a production system

AHCLSK404A

Implement and monitor animal welfare programs

AHCLSK405A

Implement intensive production systems

AHCLSK407A

Plan and monitor intensive production systems

AHCLSK409A

Supervise animal health programs

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Agribusiness 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCAGB402A

Analyse and interpret production data

Biosecurity 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCBIO302A

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

Business 

Unit code 

Unit title 

BSBINM401A

Implement workplace information system

BSBRES401A

Analyse and present research information

Chemicals 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCCHM401A

Minimise risks in the use of chemicals

AHCCHM402A

Plan and implement a chemical use program

Food 

Unit code 

Unit title 

FDFFS2001A

Implement the food safety program and procedures

FDFFS3001A

Monitor the implementation of quality and food safety programs*

FDFFS2001A Implement the food safety program and procedures

Merchandising and sales 

Unit code 

Unit title 

SIRXSLS303

Build relationships with customers

Occupational health and safety 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCOHS401A

Maintain Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) processes

Poultry 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCPLY402A

Supervise free-range poultry operations

Work 

Unit code 

Unit title 

AHCWRK401A

Implement and monitor quality assurance procedures

AHCWRK403A

Supervise work routines and staff performance

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