Unit of competency details

AHCLSK101 - Support extensive livestock work (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 21/Dec/2017
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSK101A - Support extensive livestock workThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSK101A Support extensive livestock work 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050105 Animal Husbandry  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050105 Animal Husbandry  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 2.0.

Release 1

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

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and interpret animal, crop and horticultural production data.

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

This unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for their own work. They undertake a range of routine and non-routine activities and work in known and changing contexts.

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

Livestock (LSK)

Elements and Performance Criteria

E lements 

P erformance criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare materials, tools and equipment for extensive livestock work

1.1 Identify the required materials, tools and equipment using provided lists and supervisor's instructions

1.2 Carry out checks on all materials, tools and equipment and report insufficient or faulty items to the supervisor

1.3 Use safe manual handling techniques when loading and unloading materials and equipment

1.4 Select and use suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) and check prior to use

1.5 Identify hazards and report to supervisor

2. Undertake extensive livestock work as directed

2.1 Follow instructions and directions provided by supervisor and seek clarification when necessary

2.2 Carry out work in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner

2.3 Interact with other staff and customers in a positive and professional manner

2.4 Report problems or difficulties in completing work to required standards or timelines to supervisor

2.5 Carry out livestock handling and husbandry activities in line with enterprise animal welfare policies

3. Handle materials and equipment

3.1 Store waste material produced during work in a designated area according to supervisor's instructions

3.2 Handle and transport materials, equipment and machinery appropriately

3.3 Maintain a clean and safe work site

4. Clean up on completion of work

4.1 Return materials to store or dispose of appropriately

4.2 Clean, maintain and store tools and equipment

4.3 Report work outcomes to supervisor

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential for performance in this unit of competency but are not explicit in the performance criteria.

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

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous¬†version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHCLSK101 Support extensive livestock work Release 2

AHCLSK101 Support extensive livestock work Release 1

Minor typographical errors corrected

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 2.0.

Release 1

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

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:

  • follow safe work practices
  • participate in teams and contribute to team objectives
  • understand instructions
  • read labels and work health and safety symbols
  • use safe animal handling techniques
  • use livestock handling tools and equipment
  • assist in monitoring livestock health and welfare
  • provide assistance to repair and maintain facilities
  • follow work health and safety policies
  • follow enterprise animal welfare and sustainability practices.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • safe work practices
  • animal handling techniques including animal welfare requirements
  • tools and equipment
  • repair and maintenance of facilities
  • work health and safety and environmental protection legislation and enterprise procedures.

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 Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72

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