Carry out styling on cats of different breed and coat type

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Assessment Tool
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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
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMGRM405A, 'Carry out styling on cats of different breed and coat type'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Identify cats within the cat breed group 1 as recognised in Australia

1.1 Classification of cats as group 1 breeds is determined.

1.2 Range of cats and coat types within group 1 are identified.

1.3 Requirements of cats within the Cat breed group 1 for grooming to show standards are identified.

2. Identify cats within the cat breed group 2 as recognised in Australia

2.1 Classification of cats as group 2 breeds is determined.

2.2 Range of cats and coat types within group 2 are identified.

2.3 Requirements of cats within the Cat breed group 2 for grooming to show standards are identified.

3. Identify cats within the cat breed group 3 as recognised in Australia

3.1 Classification of cats as group 3 breeds is determined.

3.2 Range of cats and coat types within group 3 are identified.

3.3 Requirements of cats within the Cat breed group 3 for grooming to show standards are identified.

4. Prepare cats for styling

4.1 Risks associated with grooming cats are determined and minimised in accordance with Workplace health and safety and animal welfare requirement.

4.2 Coat condition and impact on general health of cat are evaluated and discussed with client to determine the cat’s styling needs.

4.3 Styling is planned for individual cat’s needs

4.4 Cats are restrained for styling and monitored for signs of stress.

4.5 Nails are trimmed and nail caps applied, if requested.

4.6 Cats are clipped to remove mats if it is determined that this is the best option for cat health and comfort, or if a full-clip has been requested by client.

4.7 Cats are groomed to remove excess coat, knots, mats and debris.

4.8 Sanitary or belly clip is performed, if required.

4.9 External evacuation of anal glands is performed, if required.

4.10 Face trim is performed as required by breed standard, if required.

5. Wash and dry cats

5.1 Cat bathing products are selected and prepared according to skin and coat types.

5.2 Bathing techniques and products are used to clean cats and enhance coat properties.

5.3 Eyes, ears and face wrinkles are cleaned.

5.4 Coats are dried according to coat types and breed requirements.

5.5 Post wash grooming products are applied to manage coat and skin characteristics.

6. Groom and style cat coats

6.1 Clip styles for cat breeds and coat types are identified.

6.2 Techniques used to establish and maintain clip types for cat breeds and coat types are performed.

6.3 Scissoring and hand finishing techniques are used to complete styling of cat breeds.

6.4 Grooming techniques are used to complete cat breed standards and coat types.

7. Complete post styling procedures

7.1 Techniques for maintaining breed and coat types between styling sessions are explained to clients.

7.2 Records are updated.

7.3 Equipment is cleaned and maintained.

7.4 Styling area is cleaned and waste disposed of with consideration to environmental and biosecurity hazards.