Rescue animals and apply basic first aid

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 ACMGAS305A, 'Rescue animals and apply basic first aid'.
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. Assess the situation and plan response

1.1. Risk posed to self, others and animals is assessed.

1.2. Options for assisting animals are evaluated and procedures selected with reference to workplace protocols and regulations.

1.3. Animals are identified and appropriate equipment is selected for the rescue.

1.4. Occupational health and safety (OHS) procedures and personal protective equipment are used at all times when handling animals.

2. Capture and protect animal

2.1. Basic animal care is provided to minimise stress to animals.

2.2. Animal is caught and handled safely and humanely to minimise pain and potential injuries.

2.3. Animal is reassured in a caring manner and made comfortable using available resources.

2.4. Physical condition and vital signs of the animal are assessed.

3. Provide first aid assistance

3.1. Basic first aid is provided in accordance with established animal first aid procedures.

3.2. Treatment is sought from others as appropriate and required.

3.3. Advice and assistance are sought from supervisor or appropriate personnel in respect to future options for animal.

3.4. Information on animal is collected and recorded in accordance with legislative and organisational requirements.