Administer medication to 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 AHCLSK301A, 'Administer medication to livestock'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for treatment of livestock

1.1. Equipment and materials for treating livestock are selected, checked for safe and sound operation and confirmed against work plan.

1.2. Livestock treatment site and facilities are prepared to industry standards in line with enterprise requirements.

1.3. Livestock treatments are prepared and confirmed against work plan

1.4. Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards in the workplace are identified, risk assessed and risk controls are implemented.

2. Treat livestock

2.1. Livestock are mustered safely, yarded, controlled, inspected and identified for treatment in line with enterprise requirements.

2.2. Low risk operating procedures with regard to livestock handling are observed and implemented in line with enterprise requirements.

2.3. Dose rates are calculated and equipment calibrated and checked

2.4. Treatment is administered in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and enterprise requirements including animal welfare.

2.5. Environmental impacts associated with livestock husbandry practices are identified and minimised according to enterprise procedures.

3. Complete treatment process

3.1. Livestock are prepared and moved along planned route without damage to person, property or environment.

3.2. Equipment, materials and facilities used for treatments are cleaned, maintained and stored in line with manufacturer's specifications, OHS and enterprise requirements.

3.3. Livestock residues and waste are disposed of in line with enterprise requirements for OHS and environmental management.

4. Monitor effectiveness of treatment

4.1. Livestock are monitored post-treatment for signs of treatment effectiveness.

4.2. Abnormalities in livestock health and condition are recognised and treated appropriately.

4.3. Livestock treatment process and outcomes including withholding periods are detailed and recorded in line with enterprise requirements.