Carry out mare mating or artificial insemination procedures

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 AHCHBR303A, 'Carry out mare mating or artificial insemination procedures'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Carry out mare mating or artificial insemination procedures' 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

1. Prepare to perform mare mating procedures

1.1. Work to be undertaken is interpreted from work program, where necessary, and confirmed with management.

1.2. Discussions are held with other workers who may be affected by the activities to ensure continued smooth operation of the production process.

1.3. Organisation requirements for the care and handling of horses within the guidelines of animal health and welfare are recognised and understood.

1.4. Suitable personal protective equipment is selected, used and maintained.

2. Identify mares in a state of oestrus

2.1. Mares due for service are identified and selected according to enterprise guidelines.

2.2. Selected mare is caught and restrained for oestrus identification as instructed.

2.3. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards are continually identified while handling horses, risks assessed and suitable controls implemented.

2.4. Stud records are updated accurately either manually or electronically.

3. Attend mares for service

3.1. Mare is prepared for service routines in line with stud policy.

3.2. Mare is restrained for natural service and foal secured in close proximity where appropriate.

3.3. Mare is attended for the service or artificial insemination process as required by organisational procedures.

3.4. Mare is returned to box or paddock as instructed by the stud master.

3.5. All required records and documentation are completed accurately and promptly in accordance with organisational requirements.

4. Provide support for routine reproductive procedures

4.1. Mare is carefully restrained, as required, for proposed procedure and in line with animal welfare guidelines.

4.2. Support is provided to stud master or veterinarian for manual or ultrasound pregnancy testing procedures.

5. Maintain accurate identification and records

5.1. Details of identification and breeding are recorded accurately.

5.2. Details of any treatment performed, including follow up treatment required, are reported to supervisor.


Qualifications and Skillsets

AHCHBR303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AHC30310 - Certificate III in Horse Breeding
  • AHC30110 - Certificate III in Agriculture