Monitor animal reproduction

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMCAN306A, 'Monitor animal reproduction'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Facilitate reproduction

1.1. Reproduction is facilitated in accordance with the institution's breeding plan.

1.2. Sexual behaviour, communication and signs in the male and female reproductive cycle are recognised and reported for the major animal groups.

1.3. Risks associated with potential aggressive animal behaviour are identified and monitored in accordance with occupational health and safety (OHS) and animal welfare requirements.

1.4. Conditions and environmental cues conducive to breeding are provided in accordance with species-specific requirements.

2. Monitor breeding animals during the period of reproduction

2.1. A suitable environment for breeding animals is provided in accordance with species-specific requirements and OHS requirements.

2.2. Requirements of breeding animals are provided and monitored in accordance with institutional policies and procedures.

2.3. Relevant data is recorded so that successes can be replicated.

2.4. Changes to husbandry regimes are communicated to the team in accordance with institutional policies and procedures.

3. Prepare and assist with birth or hatching

3.1. Suitable media are provided to assist with the birth or hatching.

3.2. Appropriate monitoring is provided to ensure the safe birth or hatching of young animals.

3.3. Post-birth or post-hatching behavioural considerations are assessed and managed.

3.4. Breeding outcomes are assessed and updates are recommended for inclusion in the institution's breeding plan.

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMCAN306A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM30310 - Certificate III in Captive Animals
  • ACM40210 - Certificate IV in Captive Animals