Oversee animal marking operations

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 AHCLSK406, 'Oversee animal marking operations'.
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


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Prepare marking plan

1.1 Obtain and clarify information and instructions with regard to marking operations

1.2 Ensure timing of marking and calendar of operations fit so that growth checks are minimised

1.3 Determine animal groupings, marking operations and sequencing

1.4 Assess and determine resource requirements within enterprise budgetary constraints

1.5 Prepare marking plan and ensure sufficient flexibility to adapt to changes during marking operations

2. Co-ordinate and arrange resources

2.1 Locate and arrange suitable locations for undertaking marking operations and facilities to meet requirements of marking schedules

2.2 Arrange and provide appropriate and adequate equipment, materials and health treatments on site

2.3 Confirm staff and provide them with safety, task and operational briefings

2.4 Identify work health and safety hazards, assess risks, and implement, monitor and review risk controls in line with enterprise polices

2.5 Time and supervise marking operations to ensure mismothering is minimised and animal welfare requirements are met

3. Monitor marking operation

3.1 Monitor implementation of marking plan for efficiency and effectiveness in terms of achieving enterprise objectives

3.2 Monitor condition and health status of animals, take appropriate action to rectify risks to animal welfare, and report abnormalities where necessary

3.3 Maintain effective worksite communication to ensure efficient workflow and address immediate problems

3.4 Document data with regard to operational processes and outcomes for continual assessment and management planning