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Unit of competency details

AHCLSK102 - Support intensive livestock work (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSK102A - Support intensive livestock workThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSK102A Support intensive livestock work 26/Jun/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 27/Jun/2016


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 Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide support to others undertaking intensive livestock production.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety, animal welfare and biosecurity legislation and codes of practice and sustainability practices.

This unit applies to individuals who work alongside a supervisor in most situations and exercise limited autonomy. They undertake defined 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

Livestock (LSK)

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 materials, tools and equipment for intensive livestock work

1.1 Identify required materials, tools and equipment from lists and instructions provided by enterprise and supervisor

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, check and use suitable personal protective equipment (PPE)

1.5 Identify work health and safety hazards and report to or seek support from supervisor

2. Undertake intensive 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 Carry out livestock work in line with enterprise animal welfare polices

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

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

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 appropriately

4.3 Report work outcomes to supervisor

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 AHCLSK102A Support intensive livestock work

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release Number

TP Version

Comments

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:

  • follow work health and safety procedures and instructions provided by enterprise and supervisor
  • prepare materials, tools and equipment for intensive livestock work
  • undertake intensive livestock work as directed
  • handle materials and equipment appropriately
  • clean up on completion of work appropriately
  • follow enterprise environmental, animal welfare and biosecurity policies

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • relevant work health and safety, animal welfare and biosecurity requirements and sustainability practices
  • materials, tools and equipment used for intensive livestock work
  • safe manual handling techniques for loading and unloading materials and equipment
  • use, maintenance and storage of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
  • animal handling techniques including animal welfare
  • positive and professional communication
  • methods of waste storage
  • handling and transportation of materials, equipment and machinery
  • methods for maintenance of a clean and safe work site
  • storage of materials
  • cleaning, maintenance and storage of tools and equipment

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.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=c6399549-9c62-4a5e-bf1a-524b2322cf72