Artificially inseminate livestock

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Unit Description
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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
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
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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 AHCAIS303, 'Artificially inseminate livestock'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Artificially inseminate livestock' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for insemination of animals

1.1 Organise resources and personnel to ensure optimal timing of the insemination process

1.2 Follow appropriate hygiene procedures

1.3 Access semen supplies from appropriate and reliable sources, and store appropriately

1.4 Prepare animals to maximise success of insemination program

1.5 Follow enterprise work health and safety, animal welfare and biosecurity policies

1.6 Select, use and maintain suitable personal protective equipment and clothing

2. Inseminate animals

2.1 Select, prepare and thaw semen in compliance with relevant codes of practice and industry standards

2.2 Ensure insemination equipment is sterile, clean and used appropriately

2.3 Identify and observe intended recipient and check for signs of ovulation

2.4 Restrain and prepare intended recipient humanely and appropriately for insemination

2.5 Carry out insemination under appropriate hygiene conditions

3. Complete documentation and records

3.1 Document and record data on insemination process accurately and promptly

3.2 Review historical data to measure performance of herd in insemination program

3.3 Calculate and use conception rates to determine success of AI program

3.4 Supply information to relevant authorities to promote research and improvements in industry practice

3.5 Identify and record necessary modifications to herd program to assist continuous improvement processes

4. Clean work area and equipment

4.1 Dispose of waste appropriately in line with enterprise environmental policies

4.2 Clean and maintain work area and equipment appropriately

4.3 Return animals to designated areas