Unit of competency details

AHCLSK213 - Clean out production sheds (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSK213A - Clean out production shedsThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSK213A Clean out production sheds. 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 Number

TP Version

Comments

1

AHCv1.0

Initial release

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to clean out sheds used for the production of livestock.

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 under general supervision and exercise limited autonomy with some accountability for their own work. They identify and provide solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.

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 to clean shed

1.1 Confirm work to be undertaken with supervisor

1.2 Identify work health and safety hazards and seek advice from supervisor for implementation of suitable risk controls

1.3 Select, maintain and use suitable personal protective equipment

1.4 Identify the potential environmental and biosecurity impacts of cleaning the shed and seek advice from supervisor for managing these impacts

1.5 Raise, dismantle or remove equipment from the shed for cleaning and clean equipment to appropriate industry standards

1.6 Cover or seal electrical switchboards and other equipment to prevent entry of water if appropriate

2. Clean shed and surrounds

2.1 Service and prepare machinery for cleaning operation

2.2 Remove and dispose of litter where these are used

2.3 Remove and dispose of manure appropriately

2.4 Remove dust and cobwebs from all surfaces

2.5 Service filters and flush drinker lines and tanks

2.6 Empty and clean silos where appropriate

2.7 Prepare and use cleaning agents in line with safe working procedures

2.8 Air shed to completely remove traces or vapours of the cleaning agent prior to re-entry of staff and re-installation of equipment

2.9 Handle chemical agents safely and use in accordance with relevant work health and safety and industry practices

2.10 Dry clean electrical equipment

2.11 Ensure run-off from cleaning activity complies with enterprise, industry and regulatory effluent and waste management procedures

2.12 Ensure all cleaning and hygiene processes are completed to industry standards

3. Complete cleaning operation

3.1 Clean and store equipment appropriately at end of operation

3.2 Dispose of containers, leftover fluids, waste and debris from the cleaning operations appropriately

3.3 Complete records and documentation

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 AHCLSK213A Clean out production sheds

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 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:

  • identify work health and safety hazards, follow safe work practices and use personal protective equipment appropriately
  • make appropriate preparations for cleaning out shed
  • clean shed and surrounds
  • complete cleaning operation
  • complete records
  • follow relevant environmental and biosecurity practices

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • types of sheds and equipment found in sheds
  • methods to handle and transport equipment found in sheds
  • methods of sealing or covering shed equipment to prevent entry of water
  • methods for dry cleaning electrical equipment
  • environmental and biosecurity impacts of shed cleaning operation, and measures to mitigate these impacts
  • equipment and machinery used for shed cleaning operation, and the maintenance, servicing and storage of such equipment and machinery
  • environmental and biosecurity impacts and methods of disposal of effluent, bio-waste and waste generated by the cleaning operation
  • cleaning, maintenance and servicing of filters, drinker lines, tanks and silos
  • types, handling, use and disposal of cleaning agents, work health and safety and environmental practices for these agents
  • types of documentation and records that need to be completed after the cleaning operations
  • relevant work health and safety requirements

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the workplace and/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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