Implement a feeding strategy for pig production

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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
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 AHCPRK401, 'Implement a feeding strategy for pig production'.
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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. Determine feed rations and schedules

1.1 Determine feed quantities required from the production program

1.2 Use relevant laboratory results when determining quantities and ration formulation of stockfeed

1.3 Schedule and allocate responsibility for feeding in line with the production program and other operations in the facilities

1.4 Determine methods of providing feed to livestock

2. Manage storage of feed

2.1 Develop a plan for secure and hygienic storage of feed in line with enterprise biosecurity policies

2.2 Select storage location with safe access

2.3 Organise rotation and replenishment of feedstock supplies to ensure freshness

2.4 Formulate feeding plan to suit the needs of livestock, their nutritional requirements and the equipment available in the organisation

2.5 Collect and prepare samples of feed for testing according to the production program

2.6 Supervise calibration of measuring equipment and calculation of quantities regularly

2.7 Check that suitable personal protective equipment are appropriately used and maintained, and enterprise work health and safety policies are followed

3. Supervise feeding

3.1 Ensure that rations are supplied according to the production program and feeding plan.

3.2 Ensure continuous supplies of potable water are available to livestock

3.3 Monitor the health and condition of livestock and their production levels; and report any reaction or change to a change in feed types, ingredients or schedules

3.4 Provide advice to enterprise staff on the feeding of livestock when requested, or when the need arises

3.5 Remove and dispose of all waste and debris from the facilities appropriately in line with enterprise environmental policies

3.6 Complete required documentation and records