Develop a stock nutrition 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 SFIAQUA501C, 'Develop a stock nutrition program'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan a stock nutrition program

1.1. Nutritional requirements (daily and seasonal) of cultured or held stock are determined from published data on species, research programs, historical records, industry practice and enterprise procedures.

1.2. Mechanisation or automation of process or activity, including the use of specialised contract services, is researched and benefits identified.

1.3. Plan is developed to ensure adequate nutrition is provided to achieve appropriate stock condition in line with the enterprise production plan.

1.4. Plan responds to different nutrition requirements during a range of conditions over the growing cycle of the stock.

1.5. The most cost-effective approach to applying the required nutrients is determined.

1.6. Selected foods in the nutrition plan are researched to identify and minimise risk of adverse side effects on stock or stock culture or holding environment.

1.7. Nutrition plan is documented and communicated to supervisors and management.

2. Monitor and improve the stock nutrition program

2.1. Implementation of the program is monitored by stock testing to ensure requirements of the enterprise production plan are achieved.

2.2. Nutrition program is reviewed and monitored to ensure it remains responsive to changing conditions.

2.3. New feeds or formulations are tested and introduced into nutrition program, if suitable.

2.4. Appropriate courses of action are implemented to alleviate or overcome identified shortcomings in the program.

2.5. Remedial action undertaken is documented and reported to management.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFIAQUA501C appears in the following qualifications: