Undertake animal or reptile control duties

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 LGAREGS305A, 'Undertake animal or reptile control duties'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake animal or reptile control duties' 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



1 Capture animals or reptiles

1.1 Response to request for assistance is timely and efficient use of resources is observed.

1.2 Traffic control precautions are used and access to incident site is controlled to ensure safety of public.

1.3 Safe and humane methods of handling animals or reptiles are observed.

1.4 Where appropriate, animals or reptiles are disposed of in accordance with legislative and council requirements and relevant statutes.

2 Assess transport or care needs

2.1 Transport or intermediate care is provided according to protocols or legislation.

2.2 Containment and loading are secure and safe.

2.3 Temporary holding facilities are arranged or negotiated with landowners where necessary.

3 Impound animals or reptiles

3.1 Impounding decision is consistent with legislative and council requirements.

3.2 Ownership of animals is determined using council records or stock brands.

3.3 Advisory/penalty notices are issued according to council regulations.

4 Monitor or care for animals or reptiles

4.1 Feeding and handling of animals during care is undertaken in accordance with pound procedures and legislative and council requirements.

4.2 Safe work practices, procedures and environmental conditions are observed during handling, monitoring and care duties.

5 Release animals or reptiles to owners/carers or return to environment

5.1 Decision to release or restore animal to environment is in accordance with relevant legislation and procedures.

5.2 Auction of unclaimed stock is performed according to council procedures.

5.3 Recovery of costs and revenue is assessed and enforced according to relevant legislation and procedures.

6 Report on animals or reptiles that are captured, impounded or disposed of

6.1 Reports containing accurate information drawn from council registers are forwarded to relevant officers or authorities.

Qualifications and Skillsets

LGAREGS305A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LGA30404 - Certificate III in Local Government (Regulatory Services)
  • AHC31510 - Certificate III in Indigenous Land Management
  • AHC31610 - Certificate III in Lands, Parks and Wildlife