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Unit of competency details

TLID0002 - Care for livestock in transit (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to TLID3020 - Care for livestock in transit 03/Jul/2018

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 04/Jul/2018


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  04/Jul/2018 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1. This is first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Application

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to prepare and care for livestock in transit, in accordance with relevant regulations and industry codes of practice for caring for livestock in transit.

It includes preparing to transport livestock, caring for and controlling livestock in transit, using appropriate animal husbandry techniques, and completing relevant documentation as required.

Work is performed under limited or minimum supervision generally within a team environment.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Not applicable.

Competency Field

D – Load Handling

Unit Sector

Not applicable.

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 

Prepare to transport livestock 

1.1 

Health condition and quantity of livestock to be transported is checked prior to transport operation in accordance with client requirements and workplace procedures

1.2 

Vehicle is checked that it is positioned correctly on loading dock, hazards are identified and required action is taken to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards in accordance with work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS)/occupational safety and health (OSH) and workplace procedures

1.3 

Livestock crate drainage system is inspected to ensure drainage of livestock effluent from the vehicle is in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

1.4 

Livestock crate is checked for cleanliness and any hazards that could injure or damage livestock during loading, unloading and transit in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

1.5 

Poor quality livestock is identified and reported to specified person/s in accordance with workplace procedures

1.6 

Feed provisions and other requirements including veterinary products for livestock, prior to and during transit, are identified and organised

1.7 

Portable stockyards are assembled as required in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

1.8 

National vendor declaration is obtained and checked for accuracy in accordance with regulatory requirements

1.9 

Loaded livestock is visually assessed to ensure correct density of livestock within the pen and adjustments are made as required in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

2 

Care for and control livestock in transit 

2.1 

Wellbeing of livestock is regularly monitored during loading, transit and unloading, and appropriate action is taken in accordance with relevant government regulations, workplace procedures, and humane and permit requirements

2.2 

Relevant handling equipment is used to aid handling of livestock during loading and unloading operations, in accordance with regulations and workplace procedures

2.3 

Action is taken for care and wellbeing of livestock in an accident during transit

2.4 

Distressed livestock is identified and handled in an appropriate manner in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures

3 

Use animal husbandry techniques 

3.1 

Symptoms of animal diseases and parasites are identified and appropriate action is taken to control them in accordance with relevant government regulations, workplace procedures, and humane and permit requirements

3.2 

Prescribed medication is administered to livestock in accordance with veterinary directions and workplace procedures

4 

Completion of documentation 

4.1 

National vendor declaration transport section is completed correctly and clearly by transport operator

4.2 

National vendor declaration is given to the appropriate person upon reaching destination on the declaration

Foundation Skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Range is restricted to essential operating conditions and any other variables essential to the work environment.

Non-essential conditions can be found in the Companion Volume Implementation Guide.

Unit Mapping Information

This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLID3020 Care for livestock in transit.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1. This is first release of this unit of competency in the TLI Transport and Logistics Training Package.

Performance Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria on at least one occasion and include:

  • applying precautions and required action to minimise, control or eliminate identified hazards
  • inspecting vehicle to ensure livestock crate drainage system is in place and is effective in control of livestock effluent
  • checking livestock crate for cleanliness and any hazards that could injure or damage livestock during loading, unloading and transit
  • loading livestock to ensure correct density of livestock within the pen
  • applying relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS)/occupational safety and health (OSH) requirements and guidelines and workplace procedures
  • communicating effectively and working collaboratively with others in the care of livestock in transit
  • completing relevant documentation including relevant sections of National Vendor declaration
  • identifying and correctly using required equipment
  • implementing contingency plans
  • interpreting and following operational instructions and prioritising work
  • modifying activities depending on operational contingencies, risk situations and environments
  • monitoring work activities in terms of planned schedule
  • operating and adapting to differences in equipment in accordance with operating procedures
  • reporting and rectifying identified problems promptly, in accordance with regulatory requirements and workplace procedures
  • reading and interpreting relevant instructions, procedures and information
  • working systematically with required attention to detail without injury to self or others, or damage to animals or equipment.

Knowledge Evidence

Evidence required to demonstrate competence in this unit must be relevant to and satisfy all of the requirements of the elements and performance criteria and include knowledge of:

  • Australian animal welfare standards and guidelines for transporting livestock by land
  • housekeeping standards and procedures when caring for livestock during transit
  • insurance rights and requirements of clients
  • methods of securing livestock during transit
  • relevant regulations for caring for livestock in transit
  • risks when caring for livestock in transit and related precautions to control the risk
  • specialised livestock handling equipment and procedures for its use
  • WHS/OHS/OSH requirements and guidelines for lifting and moving loads
  • workplace procedures and policies for caring for livestock in transit.

Assessment Conditions

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations current at the time of assessment.

Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate workplace conditions.

Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.

Resources for assessment include:

  • a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or simulations
  • applicable documentation including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals
  • relevant materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=df441c6e-213d-43e3-874c-0b3f7036d851