Develop livestock health and welfare strategies

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 AHCLSK504, 'Develop livestock health and welfare strategies'.
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. Develop health and welfare strategies for livestock

1.1 Monitor livestock condition and identify risks to health and welfare relevant to the workplace and local environment

1.2 Develop and document a livestock health and welfare strategy

1.3 Identify and arrange facilities and equipment required to implement health and welfare strategy

1.4 Inform staff details of health and welfare strategy, treatment schedules, work health and safety issues

2. Implement health strategy

2.1 Plan and administer treatment according to veterinary guidelines, legislative requirements, and animal welfare codes of practice

2.2 Refer complex problems or signs of disease for specialist advice and treatment

2.3 Carry out control measures as required to prevent the spread of communicable diseases

2.4 Implement procedures for reporting notifiable diseases according to legislative requirements

3. Manage livestock health and welfare

3.1 Integrate requirements of the regulations and animal welfare code of practice into the health and welfare strategy and workplace procedures

3.2 Analyse and evaluate health and welfare records

3.3 Ensure compliance with withholding periods for treatments

3.4 Evaluate livestock post-treatment for evidence of treatment effectiveness and any further health problems

3.5 Review treatment outcomes and evaluate processes for effective management planning and best practice

3.6 Evaluate animal health, biosecurity and emergency procedures in a review of the animal health and welfare strategy

3.7 Maintain records for health and welfare strategy