Develop and implement a stock health program

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 SFIAQUA401C, 'Develop and implement a stock health program'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Develop health program for cultured or held stock

1.1. Stock health management plan and stock production plan are read and strategies and objectives confirmed with relevant senior personnel.

1.2. Locally prevalent health problems are identified.

1.3. Potential exotic pests, predators and diseases, especially those with significant economic impact and/or that are notifiable, are identified.

1.4. Husbandry practices which prevent and control health problems are identified according to current industry practices.

1.5. Control measures which aim to prevent the introduction of pests, predators and diseases to the facility are selected.

1.6. Controlmeasures that protect filter feeding stock from contamination or other stock from pests, predators or disease are selected.

1.7. Routines for health treatment of stock are developed according to sound veterinary principles.

1.8. A yearly calendar of health management operations is developed according to overall stock production program and stock health management plans.

1.9. Options for mechanisation or automation of process or activity are assessed, including the use of specialised contract services, and recommendations made to senior personnel.

2. Implement a stock health program

2.1. Stock health program is communicated clearly to all involved and roles and responsibilities established.

2.2. Work procedures that ensure personal safety and environmental protection are established for the use of therapeutic chemicals and biological agents and communicated to staff.

2.3. Stock health program is monitored for effectiveness and modified, where appropriate.

2.4. Legal requirements and regulations are met.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIAQUA401C appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFI40111 - Certificate IV in Aquaculture