Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners
AHCLSK324 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Care for and train working dogs
Issue Date: December 2018
||Unit of Competency||AHCLSK324 - Care for and train working dogs|
|Learning Outcomes and Application||This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to select, train and care for working dogs in the rural industry. This unit applies to farm workers who use dogs to handle livestock.All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety, animal welfare and biosecurity legislation and codes or 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.All units of competency dealing with animals in the AHC Training Package have the requirements for animals to be handled humanely to minimise stress and discomfort.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication. Individuals must be aware of state/territory regulations and licensing requirements for keeping working dogs.|
|Duration and Setting||X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Competency is to be assessed in the workplace OR workplace and a simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting.
Assessments for the following performance evidence must be conducted on live animals:
develop and implement training program for working dog
Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.
|Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners||Student Learning Resources||Handouts
|Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3||Assessment 4|
|Elements of Competency||Performance Criteria|
|Element: Identify workplace requirement and select working dog|
|Element: Develop and implement training program for working dog|
|Element: Maintain health and welfare of working dog|