Prepare livestock for sale at saleyards

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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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 CPPDSM4068A, 'Prepare livestock for sale at saleyards'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1Arrange transport of livestock to saleyards.

1.1 Transport requirements are agreed with client for movement of livestock to saleyards in line with agency practice.

1.2 Risks associated with transport, delivery, drafting and penning of livestock are assessed and managed in line with agency practice.

1.3 Transport arrangements are implemented in line with agreed delivery schedule.

2Take delivery of livestock at saleyards.

2.1 Labour requirements are determined to ensure that adequate staff is available for delivery of livestock at saleyards.

2.2 Staff members are advised of delivery details to facilitate the safe and timely delivery of livestock.

2.3 Delivery details are recorded in line with saleyard and agency requirements.

2.4 Receival penning is arranged to ensure that it is available on delivery of livestock.

2.5 Pre-sale catalogues are prepared according to sale requirements, NVD and NLIS guidelines and regulations.

3Draft and pen livestock.

3.1 Livestock may be paint-branded in line with sale requirements.

3.2 Livestock are drafted and, where applicable, weighed prior to final penning in line with sale requirements.

3.3 Livestock are placed in final allocated pens in line with sale requirements.

3.4 Information on livestock is displayed in line with agency and saleyard requirements.

3.5 Details of livestock are entered into the sales register in line with sale requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CPPDSM4068A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPP40407 - Certificate IV in Property Services (Stock and Station Agency)