Use firearms to harvest wild game

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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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. Plan harvesting of wild game animals

1.1 Confirm anatomy and physical features of target animal, including location of vulnerable organs of target animal

1.2 Identify location of habitats, habits and range of movements of target animal

1.3 Determine timing of the harvest based on the activity patterns of the target animal

1.4 Identify hazards associated with the harvest in accordance with workplace health and safety standards

1.5 Identify environmental and public safety risks associated with the harvest are identified

2. Prepare for the harvesting operations

2.1 Determine location and boundaries for the harvest in accordance with the animal management plan

2.2 Check time and duration of the harvest and notify relevant personnel, where applicable

2.3 Take precautions to minimise hazards associated with the harvest in accordance with workplace health and safety standards

2.4 Take precautions to minimise environmental risks associated with the harvest

2.5 Confirm firearm licences, harvesting permits or exemptions as current in accordance with statutory requirements

2.6 Select firearm and ammunition types to comply with those recommended for the target animal in accordance with regulatory requirements and animal ethics guidelines

2.7 Zero and test-fire firearm in accordance with industry practice

2.8 Stow firearm unloaded and in safety mode for transport

3. Harvest animals

3.1 Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in accordance with workplace health and safety standards and statutory requirements

3.2 Carry firearm safely with muzzle pointing in safe direction at all times in accordance with statutory requirements and industry practice

3.3 Load, discharge and unload firearm safely in accordance with regulatory requirements

3.4 Inspect target animal pre-harvest for suitability

3.5 Aim firearm at vulnerable sites on the animal according to target species

3.6 Kill each target animal using a minimum of shots

3.7 Check each target animal to ensure it is dead prior to selecting the next target animal

3.8 Cleanly destroy target animals that have not been killed in a humane manner in accordance with animal welfare regulations and statutory requirements

3.9 Bleed carcases in accordance with industry practice

4. Clean and store equipment and material

4.1 Maintain and store firearms in accordance with manufacturer instructions and statutory requirements

4.2 Store ammunition in accordance with statutory requirements