Supervise horse handling

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 SISOEQO317, 'Supervise horse handling'.
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

Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Plan horse handling session.

1.1. Establish participant needsand characteristics and assist with participant disclaimers when required.

1.2. Perform and document appropriate safety checks for the session according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

1.3. Choose a suitable environment in which to conduct horse handling activities taking into consideration participant needs and characteristics.

1.4. Identify possible hazards associated with horse handling activities and minimise risks according to organisational policies and procedures.

1.5. Assess horses and allocate according to participant needs and characteristics.

2. Brief participants.

2.1. Communicate instructions and relevant information about the horse handling session in a manner appropriate to participants.

2.2. Encourage participants to seek clarification, information and feedback as required during the session.

2.3. Inform participants of known and anticipated risks, safety requirements, appropriate behaviour and rules and regulations of horse handling.

2.4. Establish a suitable communication system for use while participating in horse handling activities.

3. Conduct horse handling session.

3.1. Provide clear and accurate instructions and demonstrations throughout the session.

3.2. Supervise participants and maintain effective communication throughout horse handling session.

3.3. Monitor participants during horse handling session and provide individual and group correction as required, according to rules, regulations and accepted best practice principles.

3.4. Facilitate group dynamics to maintain participant and horse safety, control and engagement.

3.5. Conclude the session and ensure the safe departure of participants.

4. Complete post-session responsibilities.

4.1. Encourage participants to evaluate the session and provide feedback as required.

4.2. Identify potential areas of improvement for future horse handling sessions.