Unit of competency details

AHCLSK323 - Maintain and monitor feed stocks (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCLSK323A - Maintain and monitor feed stocksThis unit is equivalent to AHCLSK323A Maintain and monitor feed stocks 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-3.0 
ACM - Animal Care and Management Training PackageAnimal Care and Management Training Package 2.0 

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 089901 Purchasing, Warehousing And Distribution  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 maintain and monitor livestock feed stocks.

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 broad direction and take responsibility for their own work. They complete routine activities and work in a range of known 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

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Determine quantities of stockfeed required

1.1 Undertake stocktake of stockfeed and update inventory

1.2 Check livestock feed plans and compare required quantities with quantities in stock

2. Place orders with suppliers

2.1 Place orders for stockfeed with suppliers

2.2 Ensure orders specify quantity, quality, delivery date, delivery site and any special instructions

3. Receive feed into store

3.1 Check delivery manifest and report discrepancies to supplier and supervisor

3.2 Check quality of stockfeed and report problems to supplier and supervisor

3.3 Transfer stockfeed into appropriate storage containers

3.4 Update and file records and labels

4. Prepare and maintain feed storage area and containers

4.1 Identify work health and safety hazards and take action to minimise risk

4.2 Clean feed storage area and containers according to enterprise cleaning schedule

4.3 Organise stocks of stockfeed according to enterprise inventory management policy

4.4 Label stockfeed correctly

4.5 Clean feed storage containers before refilling

4.6 Check feed storage area and containers regularly for signs of pest infestation

4.7 Identify problems with feed storage facilities and resolve or report to supervisor for resolution

4.8 Dispose of stockfeed that does not meet quality standards

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 AHCLSK323A Maintain and monitor feed stocks

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:

  • undertake feed stocktake and update inventory
  • determine quantities of stockfeed required
  • place stockfeed orders with suppliers
  • receive feed into feed store
  • prepare and maintain feed storage areas and containers
  • dispose of spoiled feeds
  • implement relevant work health and safety and biosecurity requirements

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • stocktaking and inventory for stockfeeds
  • enterprise livestock feeding plans and determination of stockfeed quantities and qualities
  • procedures for ordering stockfeeds
  • procedures for taking, checking and handling stockfeeds during delivery
  • post-delivery handling and storage of stockfeeds
  • quality parameters of stockfeeds and feed ingredients
  • documentation and record keeping requirements for stockfeeds
  • procedures for cleaning feed storage areas and containers
  • pest management of feed storage areas and containers
  • monitoring, maintenance and servicing of feed storage facilities
  • feed disposal methods and management
  • relevant work health and safety and biosecurity 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 conditions 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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