Manage enclosures and exhibits

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
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 ACMCAN402A, 'Manage enclosures and exhibits'.
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. Supervise enclosure and exhibit staff

1.1. Personnel, material and equipment required to manage and maintain enclosures and exhibits are identified.

1.2. Recruitment and induction of personnel is arranged in accordance with facility policies and procedures as appropriate.

1.3. Rosters are developed and coordinated to balance job requirements, responsibility levels and skill development opportunities.

1.4. Safe work practices are communicated and enforced for all staff members.

1.5. Effective communication procedures are established and maintained with staff to review work operations and improve operational efficiency.

1.6. Staff skills and knowledge gaps are identified and appropriate training is arranged.

2. Supervise animal care and housing operations

2.1. Enclosure and exhibit security and safety are regularly monitored in accordance with occupational health and safety (OHS) and animal welfarerequirements, and recommendations for improvements are prepared.

2.2. Animal care strategies are regularly assessed and evaluated in consultation with animal handlers and other relevant personnel.

2.3. Enclosure and exhibit maintenance works are regularly monitored to ensure compliance with OHS, animal welfare and hygiene standards requirements and facility policies and procedures.

2.4. Environmentally safe and effective pest control procedures are implemented as required.

2.5. Identified urgent maintenance works are initiated in a timely manner.

2.6. Animal housing maintenance records are updated as required.

3. Implement plans for new or renovated enclosures and exhibits

3.1. Current exhibit status is reviewed in consultation with facility staff.

3.2. Enclosure and exhibit development and renovation proposals are submitted to management for consideration as required.

3.3. Factors that may impact on the commissioning of new or renovated enclosures and exhibits are identified and assessed.

3.4. Operating procedures for new or renovated exhibits are developed/reviewed and evaluated in consultation with relevant departments and colleagues.

3.5. Animal handling and other operations staff are briefed on revised operating procedures.

3.6. Facility master plan is updated.

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMCAN402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM40210 - Certificate IV in Captive Animals