Unit of competency details

AHCWRK306 - Comply with industry quality assurance requirements (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 19/Dec/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced27/Jun/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCWRK306A - Comply with industry quality assurance requirementsThis unit is equivalent to AHCWRK306A Comply with industry quality assurance requirements 26/Jun/2016


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
AHC33516 - Certificate III in Seed TestingCertificate III in Seed Testing 
AHC33416 - Certificate III in Seed ProductionCertificate III in Seed Production 
AHC33316 - Certificate III in Feedlot OperationsCertificate III in Feedlot Operations 1-2 
AHC33216 - Certificate III in FloricultureCertificate III in Floriculture 1-3 
AHC33116 - Certificate III in Advanced Wool HandlingCertificate III in Advanced Wool Handling 
AHC33016 - Certificate III in Wool Clip PreparationCertificate III in Wool Clip Preparation 
AHC32716 - Certificate III in Rural MerchandisingCertificate III in Rural Merchandising 
AHC32216 - Certificate III in Commercial CompostingCertificate III in Commercial Composting 1-3 
AHC32016 - Certificate III in BeekeepingCertificate III in Beekeeping 1-2 
AHC31818 - Certificate III in BeekeepingCertificate III in Beekeeping 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080317 Quality Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080317 Quality Management  14/Oct/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 1

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

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with industry quality assurance requirements in the production of food, fibre, fuels and raw materials produced from agriculture and horticulture activities.

The unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work to complete tasks according to quality assurance for food safety, biosecurity, environmental management and/or animal welfare requirements. They use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources and to solve 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

Work (WRK)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Performance Criteria 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Follow quality assurance practices

1.1 Identify elements of quality assurance applicable to industry sector

1.2 Identify hazards to food safety and product quality standards applicable to industry sector

1.3 Determine critical control points for work area

1.4 Complete record keeping according to workplace requirements

1.5 Conduct a safety hazard analysis and risk assessment

1.6 Implement the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach to quality assurance

2. Implement standard operating procedures

2.1 Identify and comply with standard operating procedures according to workplace requirements

2.2 Report non-conformances or defective product according to workplace procedures

2.3 Take corrective action according to procedures

3. Report problems that affect quality

3.1 Identify potential or existing quality problems

3.2 Identify instances of variation in quality from specifications or work instructions

3.3 Report variations and potential problems according to workplace procedures

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.

Skill 

Description 

Reading

  • Interpret standards and quality documentation to determine requirements

Writing

  • Complete workplace documentation using appropriate terminology and in required format

Navigate the world of work

  • Takes full responsibility for following policies, procedures and industry specific quality standards including HACCP

Get the work done

  • Contributes to continuous improvement of quality practices by recognising and reporting non-conformances and variations

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AHCWRK306 Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

Release 2

AHCWRK306 Comply with industry quality assurance requirements

Release 1

Minor changes to Performance Criteria for clarity

Updated Performance Evidence and Knowledge Evidence

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 and Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 1

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

Performance Evidence

An individual demonstrating competency must satisfy all of the elements and performance criteria in this unit.

There must be evidence that on at least one occasion the individual has demonstrated the ability to apply quality assurance procedures, including:

  • identified elements of quality, food safety hazards and quality standards for an industry sector
  • assessed work area for critical control points, safety hazards and risks
  • identified and reported issues that impact on product quality
  • implemented standard operating procedures for operations and corrective action
  • recognised, responded and reported non-conformances and variations of product against quality standards
  • completed records according to workplace procedures.

Knowledge Evidence

An individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to perform the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria of this unit. This includes knowledge of:

  • industry quality assurance requirements for a specified sector of industry
  • work processes for specified field of work
  • State and territory food safety requirements
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) approach to quality assurance
  • procedures, policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures for field of work
  • reporting and record keeping requirements for quality assurance.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • a primary production or a manufacturing setting or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • products or services relevant to the specific primary production sector
  • specifications:
  • workplace policies and procedures related to quality assurance
  • workplace specifications and/or quality standards relevant to the industry sector
  • access to legislation/codes of practice relevant to quality including HACCP

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

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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