Clean and disinfect poultry production sheds

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 AHCPLY306, 'Clean and disinfect poultry production sheds'.
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 to clean sheds

1.1 Confirm work requirements

1.2 Confirm standard of cleaning (wet or dry), sanitation, disinfection or fumigation required

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

1.4 Select, use and maintain suitable personal protective equipment

1.5 Identify environmental impacts of cleaning the shed, assess likely outcomes and take responsive action

1.6 Raise, dismantle or remove equipment for cleaning

1.7 Raise or remove feed and watering equipment, and clean to industry standards

1.8 Cover or seal electrical switchboards and other equipment to prevent entry of water

2. Clean sheds and surrounds

2.1 Apply insecticides for initial knock down if required

2.2 Remove and dispose of litter or manure and sweep floors

2.3 Service filters and flush drinker lines and tanks

2.4 Clean shed, feeders, drinkers and equipment

2.5 Empty and clean silos

2.6 Mix chemicals, detergents and disinfectants appropriately

2.7 Dry clean electrical equipment

2.8 Manage waste, effluent and run-offs from cleaning activity appropriately

2.9 Maintain all shedding, equipment and machinery

3. Sanitise, disinfect or fumigate sheds

3.1 Prepare equipment (including safety equipment) and chemicals for application of sanitiser, disinfectant or fumigant

3.2 Prepare shed for sanitisation, disinfection or fumigation by sealing sensitive and or electrical equipment

3.3 Seal shed to minimise escape of disinfectant to the outside

3.4 Carry out disinfection of shed according to legislative, enterprise and manufacturers requirements

3.5 Air shed to completely remove traces or vapours of the disinfectant prior to re-entry of staff, re-installation of equipment and placement of eggs

3.6 Apply insecticides if required

4. Complete hygiene and administration tasks

4.1 Check cleaning and disinfection is done correctly

4.2 Apply biosecurity requirements

4.3 Clean and maintain cleaning and disinfection equipment, disinfect and store

4.4 Dispose of leftover fluids, containers and waste in line with enterprise environmental policies

4.5 Complete records and documentation