Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

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 MTMP2010A, 'Apply animal welfare and handling requirements'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify and explain animal handling practices

1.1 Work instructions and work practices for the welfare and handling of animals are identified

1.2 The impact on the quality of meat of stressing and/or injuring animals is identified

1.3 Defects in meat quality resulting from poor handling techniques of live animals are identified

2. Identify and explain animal welfare requirements

2.1 Risks to animals being handled are identified

2.2 Workplace and regulatoryrequirements for handling animals humanely are identified and explained

2.3 Relevant sections of the applicable Animal Welfare Standard and relevant legislation are identified and explained

3. Identify and explain Workplace Health and Safety(WHS) requirements for handling animals safely

3.1 Risks associated with handling animals are identified

3.2 WHS requirements associated with handling animals are identified

4. Identify and explain livestock identification procedures

4.1 Individual animal identification procedures are identified, where appropriate, according to workplace, WHS and regulatory requirements

4.2 The purpose of individual mob and lot identification is explained

4.3 Lots are identified according to workplace requirements

4.4 The consequences of incorrect lot identification are explained

5. Identify and explain requirements for dealing with sick and injured stock

5.1 Workplace and regulatory requirements are explained

5.2 Humane destruction (euthanasing) arrangements are described

6. Apply animal welfare and handling techniques

6.1 Animals are handled in a way that complies with workplace requirements and minimises stress

6.2 Flow of stock to meet processing requirements is maintained

6.3 Animals are handled safely in accordance with workplace and WHS requirements

6.4 Sick and injured stock are handled in accordance with workplace requirements