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Unit of competency details

SFIAQU303 - Monitor stock handling activities (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SFIAQUA303C - Coordinate stock handling activitiesUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Revised unit title and minor amendments to elements and performance criteria to better reflect outcomes. 20/Jun/2019

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 21/Jun/2019


Training packages that include this unit

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050701 Aquaculture  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 050701 Aquaculture  21/Jun/2019 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to monitor a range of aquaculture stock handling activities, including cleaning, moving and grading for cultured or held stock.

The unit applies to individuals who are responsible for stock handling activities in an aquaculture environment, working under broad direction.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, according to state/territory health and safety, food safety, biosecurity and environmental regulations, legislation and standards that apply to the workplace.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Unit Sector

Aquaculture (AQU)

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. Plan stock handling

1.1 Receive or obtain instructions for stock handling activities from supervisor

1.2 Identify risk factors that affect the health of stock during handling and plan to minimise risk

1.3 Plan and communicate workplace stock handling procedures and safety precautions with team members

2. Organise stock handling

2.1 Collect required equipment, including personal protective equipment, and check for serviceability

2.2 Check holding structures are prepared before activities commence

3. Observe stock handling activities

3.1 Position equipment and operate according to workplace procedures

3.2 Monitor handling activities and ensure they are carried out in an efficient and timely manner

3.3 Check handling activities to minimise damage and stress to stock

4. Finalise and review stock handling activities

4.1 Check cleaning of work area and disposal of waste materials are completed according to workplace procedures

4.2 Check condition, maintenance requirements and storage of tools and equipment

4.3 Record relevant data and observations, and report any abnormal records to supervisor

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

  • Interprets handling schedule and workplace procedures
  • Interprets labels and safety signs

Writing

  • Completes workplace and compliance forms legibly and accurately using correct technical terminology

Numeracy

  • Estimates time and resources needed for required activities

Oral communication

  • Explains techniques to minimise damage and stress using language appropriate for audience

Interact with others

  • Understands what to communicate, with whom and how, in routine work situations

Get the work done

  • Plans, schedules and allocates stock handling tasks within time and resource constraints to achieve required outcomes

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

SFIAQU303 Monitor stock handling activities

SFIAQUA303C Coordinate stock handling activities

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Revised unit title and minor amendments to elements and performance criteria to better reflect outcomes

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet: - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version released with SFI Seafood Industry 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 the individual has monitored stock handling activities on at least one occasion, including:

  • communicating with supervisor on handling activities
  • organising and communicating stock handling activities and safety precautions with team members
  • monitoring stock handling activities to ensure efficiency and to minimise damage and stress to tock
  • preparing, operating and maintaining stock handling equipment, including the fitting of personal protective equipment
  • maintaining accurate records on stock handling activities and observations
  • monitoring the cleaning of work area.

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:

  • stock handling activities conducted in aquaculture farms
  • hazards and risks associated with handling stock and using stock handling equipment
  • range of equipment used for stock handling, including operating methods and calibration
  • health and safety requirements relating to handling stock and stock handling equipment.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment of skills must take place under the following conditions:

  • physical conditions:
  • skills must be demonstrated in an aquaculture workplace or an environment that accurately represents workplace conditions
  • resources, equipment and materials:
  • stock to be handled
  • stock culture, holding and farm structures
  • equipment required for the handling activities
  • personal protective equipment
  • workplace data recording or reporting forms
  • specifications:
  • workplace procedures for stock handling activities, including advice on health and safety requirements
  • relationships:
  • interactions with supervisor and team members.

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=e31d8c6b-1608-4d77-9f71-9ee749456273