Unit of competency details

AHCBAC303 - Prepare to receive grains and seeds (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCBAC303A - Prepare to receive grains/seedsThis unit is equivalent to AHCBAC303A Prepare to receive grains/seeds 26/Jun/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050301 Horticulture  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050301 Horticulture  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare to test grains and seeds at receival facilities.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety and biosecurity legislation and codes.

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for own work including limited responsibility for the work of others. They use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources and complete routine activities.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Broad acre cropping (BAC)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to work

1.1 Identify and report on work health and safety hazards and risks in grain handling to supervisor

1.2 Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment

1.3 Follow enterprise work health and safety policies

2. Maintain hygiene in receival storage facilities

2.1 Clean and inspect receival and storage areas

2.2 Ensure receival area is free from potential contaminants

2.3 Inspect facilities and identify and report items that require maintenance or repair

3. Prepare testing equipment for use

3.1 Assemble testing equipment manufacturers instructions

3.2 Check equipment calibration and arrange for recalibration if required

3.3 Inspect testing equipment and identify and report items requiring maintenance or repair

3.4 Clean testing equipment and ensure it is free from residue

4. Prepare to provide service to growers or suppliers

4.1 Collate all documentation and information including conflict and dispute resolution procedures

4.2 Record information on receival and store all documents and data appropriately

5. Prepare for storage of grains and seed

5.1 Confirm arrangements for appropriate segregation of grain and seed

5.2 Confirm site transfer arrangements

5.3 Inspect conveying equipment and identify and report any items requiring maintenance or repair

5.4 Apply enterprise biosecurity policies as required

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to AHCBAC303A Prepare to receive grains/seeds.

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

  • identify hazards and assess risks in grain/seed receival area
  • operate and maintain of grain/seed testing equipment
  • inspect and clean receival and storage areas and equipment
  • source grower/supplier information
  • identify grain/seed types
  • use personal protective equipment
  • identify defects such as split grains/seeds, undersize, chaff, weed seeds
  • prepare the site and maintain hygiene
  • prepare testing equipment
  • liaise with growers and/or contractors
  • maintain segregation of grains/seeds and arrange storage
  • follow work health and safety policies in the context of own work
  • follow enterprise biosecurity policies in the context of own work.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • grain/seed receival processes and industry practice
  • calibration requirements for testing equipment
  • types of testing equipment such as protein, oil content, moisture etc
  • requirements for segregation, traceability and hygiene
  • impact of residues including chemical
  • seed and grain industry grains receival standards and quality assurance requirements
  • legislation, regulations and policies for Work Health and Safety and biosecurity
  • segregation strategies/methods
  • conflict and dispute resolution.

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace or simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting.

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.

Links

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

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