Use firearms to harvest wild game

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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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



1. Plan harvesting of wild game animals

1.1. Anatomy and physical features of target animal are confirmed, including location of vulnerable organs of target animal.

1.2. Location of habitats, habits and range of movements of target animal are identified.

1.3. Timing of the harvest is determined based on the activity patterns of the target animal.

1.4. Hazards associated with the harvest are identified in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) standards.

1.5. Environmental and public safety risks associated with the harvest are identified.

2. Prepare for the harvesting job

2.1. Location and boundaries for the harvest are determined in accordance with the animal management plan.

2.2. Time and duration of the harvest are checked and relevant personnel notified, where applicable.

2.3. Precautions to minimise hazards associated with the harvest are taken in accordance with OH&S standards.

2.4. Precautions to minimise environmental risks associated with the harvest are taken.

2.5. Firearm licences, harvesting permits or exemptions are confirmed as current in accordance with statutory requirements.

2.6. Firearm and ammunition types are selected to comply with those recommended for the target animal in accordance with regulatory requirements and animal ethics guidelines.

2.7. Firearm is zeroed and test fired in accordance with industry practice.

2.8. Firearm is stowed unloaded and in safety mode for transport.

3. Harvest animals

3.1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used in accordance with OH&S standards and statutory requirements.

3.2. Firearm is carried safely with muzzle pointing in safe direction at all times in accordance with statutory requirements and industry practice.

3.3. Firearm is loaded, discharged and unloaded safely in accordance with regulatory requirements.

3.4. Target animal is inspected pre-harvest for suitability.

3.5. Firearm is aimed at vulnerable sites on the animal according to target species.

3.6. Each target animal is killed using a minimum of shots.

3.7. Each target animal is checked to ensure it is dead prior to selecting the next target animal.

3.8. Target animals that have not been killed are destroyed cleanly in a humane manner in accordance with animal welfare regulations and statutory requirements.

3.9. Carcases are bled in accordance with industry practice.

4. Clean and store equipment and material

4.1. Firearms are maintained and stored in accordance with manufacturer instructions and statutory requirements.

4.2. Ammunition is stored in accordance with statutory requirements.