Load and unload livestock

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 AHCLSK207, 'Load and unload livestock'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Load and unload 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


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Check facilities and equipment for sound working conditions

1.1 Identify facilities and equipment required for the task and confirm with supervisor

1.2 Prepare loading facilities and equipment according to enterprise procedures

1.3 Check the work site, facilities and equipment for hazards and operation, control risks where appropriate and report safety concerns to supervisor

1.4 Carry out or organise repairs and maintenance of facilities and equipment required for loading or unloading livestock where necessary

1.5 Select appropriate personal protective equipment and ensure correct fit

2. Load animals

2.1 Identify, muster, yard or secure animals using safe working methods in line with enterprise animal welfare policies

2.2 Inspect animals for signs of ill health, injury or abnormal behaviours and separate animals unsuitable for transport

2.3 Prepare animals for transport

2.4 Record identification details of animals and fit individual animal tags as required

2.5 Count, record and load livestock safely and with minimal stress to ensure no injury to co-workers or animals in line with enterprise animal welfare policies

2.6 Complete vendor declarations and any other required documentation

3. Unload animals

3.1 Unload livestock in a safe manner to ensure no injury to other workers or animals

3.2 Record numbers and individual identification details of livestock

3.3 Inspect livestock for signs of ill health, injury or abnormal behaviours and report to appropriate persons

3.4 Check documentation and reach agreement on condition of animals with the receiving or dispatching party where required

4. Perform appropriate animal health procedure

4.1 Sort stock, and separate distressed, injured or ill livestock if required

4.2 Undertake animal health treatments off truck if required

4.3 Feed and water animals as instructed

4.4 Apply enterprise biosecurity policies where required