Collect store and handle eggs from breeder flocks

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Unit Description
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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
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
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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 AHCPLY201, 'Collect store and handle eggs from breeder flocks'.
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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 to handle eggs

1.1 Follow biosecurity procedures

1.2 Follow personal hygiene requirements including washing and sanitising hands

1.3 Identify work health and safety hazards, assess risks and implement suitable controls

1.4 Select, use and maintain suitable personal protective equipment and clothing

1.5 Check work area is clean

1.6 Check equipment is clean and working correctly

2. Collect and sort eggs

2.1 Ensure that nests and egg belts are free of sick or injured birds, carcasses and other obstructions in line with enterprise animal welfare procedures

2.2 Collect eggs from nesting system

2.3 Collect floor eggs and keep separate

2.4 Ensure that procedures are implemented to minimise floor eggs

2.5 Control flow of eggs to match handling rate

2.6 Remove very dirty, cracked, leakers or weak shelled eggs

2.7 Wash eggs as required using approved sanitisers and temperatures

2.8 Operate egg handling equipment appropriately

2.9 Sort eggs into settable and non-settable and categories within each

3. Pack and store eggs

3.1 Place eggs on appropriate trays with pointed end down

3.2 Assemble and stack trays in categories and label clearly and accurately

3.3 Transfer eggs to storage in order of age, category or dispatch order

3.4 Operate egg storage facilities/ cool rooms according to enterprise procedures

3.5 Fumigate eggs if required

4. Complete hygiene and administration activities

4.1 Clean and disinfect or sanitise egg belts/conveyors, equipment and work area

4.2 Clean, sanitise and check cool room and equipment

4.3 Safely handle and measure chemicals used in the cleaning process

4.4 Take and prepare samples for testing as required

4.5 Dispose of non settable eggs and waste in line with enterprise environmental polices

4.6 Monitor pest and vermin presence and implement control measures in line with enterprise procedures

4.7 Record and report all required information and issues

4.8 Follow industry standards and enterprise procedures for excess eggs which are destined for human consumption