Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock work

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 AHCLSK218, 'Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock work'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Monitor horse health and condition

1.1 Monitor horses for signs of ill health, injury, or poor condition as part of daily routines

1.2 Report horse’s condition to supervisor

1.3 Administer treatments for common ailments under supervision of veterinarian or supervisor

1.4 Carry out hoof care and cleaning, as required

1.5 Apply enterprise biosecurity and sustainability policies and follow workplace procedures

2. Prepare horses for work

2.1 Assess work to be undertaken and confirm with supervisor

2.2 Identify hazards, assess risks, and implement control measures

2.3 Select and check equipment suitable for the work to be undertaken

2.4 Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

2.5 Recognise horses by sex, colour, markings, and brands

2.6 Safely and humanely catch assigned horse, assess for health and soundness, and promptly report any issues to supervisor

2.7 Check with supervisor that the assigned horse is suitable

2.8 Prepare horse for ridden work including a pre exercise groom

2.9 Fit and adjust, for individual horses, the appropriate working gear to manage and control horse for required work

3. Ride horses for stock work

3.1 Select, use, and maintain appropriate PPE

3.2 Lunge horse to check gear fit and horse behaviour

3.3 Mount horse safely

3.4 Safely control the horse at walk, trot, and canter prior to beginning stock work

3.5 Practice appropriate safety drills and safely perform emergency manoeuvres including one rein stops

3.6 Using safe riding techniques, ride quiet educated horses to carry out basic stock work duties

3.7 Work and safely control horse at a walk, trot, and canter as part of stock husbandry routines

3.8 Safely dismount horse

3.9 Report and record stock work activities

4. Provide post ride care

4.1 Remove gear and groom, wash, or clean horse, as required

4.2 Water and feed horse in line with workplace policy

4.3 Release horse to appropriate enclosure, paddock, or yard

4.4 Check, clean, maintain, and store working gear

4.5 Repair working gear as required