Conduct outdoor pig 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 AHCPRK206, 'Conduct outdoor pig 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 housing

1.1 Follow enterprise work health and safety and biosecurity policies

1.2 Clean, disinfect and prepare housing for pigs

1.3 Prepare and fill feeders and drinkers

1.4 Prepare appropriate outdoor environment amenities as required

1.5 Report problems with housing

2. Provide for care and welfare of pigs

2.1 Identify and check that care and welfare needs of pigs are met in compliance with the relevant legislation, codes of practice and industry standards and guidelines

2.2 Provide appropriate feed and water supplies for pigs

2.3 Carry out handling, husbandry and enterprise procedures safely and appropriately

3. Carry out operational tasks

3.1 Wean litter according to established enterprise schedules if required

3.2 Select pigs from different litters to form viable groups based on body weight and sex at optimal stocking densities for maximum productivity, if required

3.3 Check behaviour and condition of pigs regularly and report as required

3.4 Administer preventative treatments according to enterprise schedules and supervisor instructions

3.5 Carry out maintenance of production environment as required

4. Check pigs

4.1 Check pig condition and health as part of regular routine

4.2 Check feeders and drinkers as part of regular routine

4.3 Check infrastructure and amenities, and carry out maintenance as required

4.4 Move pig groups as required in line with growth and condition

4.5 Remove poor performing pigs from existing groups and regroup

4.6 Isolate sick, injured or unhealthy pigs or identify for euthanasia

4.7 Apply health treatments when required

4.8 Remove dead pigs and report and record as required.

4.9 Check production environmental conditions, report and carry out maintenance as required

5. Complete records

5.1 Complete required documentation and records accurately and promptly

5.2 Report to supervisor and management as required