Carry out post-shearing procedures

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 AHCSHG306, 'Carry out post-shearing procedures'.
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. Monitor weather conditions

1.1 Monitor weather during and after shearing operations, and revise work programs in response to changing circumstances

1.2 Identify adverse weather conditions and assess and report the likely impacts on livestock, feed and property

1.3 Determine the appropriate actions required to minimise loss or damage to livestock during adverse weather conditions

2. Assess and monitor livestock condition

2.1 Assess and record livestock condition and health status

2.2 Identify and report abnormal behaviour or evidence of sickness

2.3 Determine and provide water and feed requirements for livestock, and arrange supplementary feeding as required

2.4 Apply enterprise animal welfare policies

3. Maintain livestock environment

3.1 Maintain livestock yards and facilities so that they are clean, secure and safe

3.2 Maintain suitable shelter for shorn livestock to prevent losses

3.3 Identify existing and potential hazards, assess risks and implement control measures

4. Complete post-shearing operations

4.1 Monitor and control environmental implications associated with shearing activities

4.2 Clean shearing facilities and equipment and dispose of waste

4.3 Record relevant information and report to appropriate personnel

4.4 Follow enterprise biosecurity policies where required