Overview of the NLIS Pork

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 AMPA3134, 'Overview of the NLIS Pork'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Overview of the NLIS Pork' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Describe the history of the NLIS(Pork) and its benefit to industry

1.1 Explain why the industry has implemented NLIS (Pork)

1.2 Explain the benefits of the NLIS (Pork) to industry

2. Describe the nature and function of a Property Identification Code (PIC)

2.1 Identify the component parts of a PIC

2.2 Explain the importance of the PIC to the NLIS

3. Describe and interpret the data contained on a National Vendor Declaration (NVD)

3.1 Explain the purpose of an NVD

3.2 Explain the information contained on an NVD

3.3 Interpret the importance of the various details on the NVD for an abattoir

3.4 Identify the various mistakes that can be made by producers when completing NVDs

3.5 Describe the actions that have to be taken when NVDs are incomplete or incorrectly filled in

3.6 Describe the path of the NVD from producer to processor

4. Complete a review of an NVD as received by a meat processor

4.1 Identify the important information on an NVD

4.2 Identify errors

4.3 Describe the corrective actions to be taken

5. Explain the purpose of tattoos and tags for pig and identification

5.1 Explain the purpose of tattoos and tags and the information that this provides

6. Identify the various NLIS regulations that apply to producers, saleyards and meat processors

6.1 Identify and explain the role of the various bodies associated with the NLIS

6.2 Describe the NLIS regulatory obligations for slaughtering establishments

6.3 Describe the corrective action to be taken with pigs not appropriately tagged or tattooed

7. Describe the function of the kill sheet

7.1 Explain the purpose of a kill sheet and who prepares it

7.2 Identify the various component parts of a kill sheet and the information contained in it

7.3 Explain the importance of following the kill sheet schedule