Mate and monitor reproduction of alpacas

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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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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
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AHCLSK302, 'Mate and monitor reproduction of alpacas'.
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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. Prepare animals for mating

1.1 Select male and female animals to be mated from the stud's mating plan

1.2 Determine condition of animals selected for mating and record body scores are recorded to comply with recognised industry practices

1.3 Adjust nutritional program where required and monitor to produce optimum condition for mating

1.4 Make preparations where females are over-fleeced to ensure that tail and vulva area are clean and free of fleece

1.5 Check animals for signs of infection or other reason not to proceed with the planned mating and take remedial action as appropriate

2. Facilitate mating

2.1 Identify receptive females

2.2 Ensure paddock or pen mating areas are secure and provide access for handlers during joining

2.3 Use mating procedures and handling techniques that minimise stress and discomfort to animals and meet work health and safety and animal welfare requirements

2.4 Supervise pen mating and intervene when required to maximise conception rates

3. Complete mating procedures

3.1 Undertake or commission pregnancy at earliest opportunity to identify pregnancy status of animals and take suitable action as required

3.2 Record of mating details