Unit of competency details

AHCWOL307 - Document a wool clip (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCWOL307A - Document a wool clipThis unit is equivalent to AHCWOL307A Document a wool clip 26/Jun/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080901 Secretarial And Clerical Studies  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080901 Secretarial And Clerical Studies  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 the documentation for a wool clip to meet the requirements of the Code of Practice for the Preparation of Australian Wool Clips, relevant legislation and the enterprise.

It includes instructing others in the use of the system, maintaining the records and advising the owner or manager of issues where appropriate.

The documentation of a wool clip contributes to the wool harvesting operation by optimising efficiency for the grower.

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

This unit applies to individuals who take responsibility for their own work and for the quality of the work of others within known parameters. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable and sometimes unpredictable 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

Wool (WOL)

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. Establish recording system and documentation

1.1 Select documentation that complies with the requirements of the Code of Practice for the Preparation of Australian Wool Clips, relevant legislation and the enterprise

1.2 Establish guidelines for the use of the recording system including the type, frequency and format of recording

1.3 Inform those who are to use the recording system of their obligations and any specific instructions that are necessary

1.4 Check documentation regularly to confirm that it is accurately completed and updated at the proper times

2. Complete records for wool classing

2.1 Complete documents and records required by the organisation and the market

2.2 Complete wool clip specification prior to consignment, to ensure that the correct lotting advice is provided to the selling broker or buyer

2.3 Make any additional notes or give advice necessary on the documents so that they are clearly understood

2.4 Obtain all signatures and registrations that are required and include on documentation

2.5 Prepare wages statements for contractors according to the agreements reached in employment conditions

3. Provide information and advice to the woolgrower

3.1 Make suggestions for improved safety and fleece quality that are derived from observations, smoothness of workflow, and discussions with operators within the wool shed

3.2 Communicate the wool clip specification to the appropriate authority at shed cutout

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 AHCWOL307A Document a wool clip

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:

  • develop the recording system for wool clips and bales
  • communicate recording requirements clearly to wool handlers and pressers
  • prepare and maintain records as required by the Code of Practice for the Preparation of Australian Wool Clips, legislation or enterprise
  • observe, identify and react appropriately to work health and safety hazards
  • observe the work and identify areas of the work or the facilities that could be improved
  • communicate information and advice to the woolgrower on improvements

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • features of the Code of Practice for the Preparation of Australian Wool Clips and other relevant quality standards
  • features of quality assurance schemes used in the organisation and in the industry, and their documentation requirements
  • requirements for the completion of a clip specification
  • employment conditions and agreements for a range of workers in a wool harvesting and preparation team
  • documentation requirements for wool clip preparation and shearing operations

Assessment Conditions

Competency is to be assessed in the work place or workplace and simulated environments that accurately reflect performance in a real workplace setting.

Evidence of competency must be demonstrated in Fine/Superfine Merino, Medium/Strong Merino and Crossbred wool clips.

Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs and be currently registered with the Australian Wool Exchange as Australian Wool classers.

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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