Maintain the animal care workplace

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 RUV1104A, 'Maintain the animal care workplace'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Use tools, equipment and machinery


Maintenance tools, equipment and machinery are identified, collected and prepared for use according to supervisors' instructions.


Unsafe or faulty tools, equipment and machinery are identified and segregated for repair or replacement according to supervisors' instructions.


Tools, equipment and machinery are cleaned, maintained and stored according to manufacturers' specifications, workplace procedures and supervisors' instructions.


Maintain a clean and safe workplace


Occupational health and safety (OHS) hazards are identified and reported to supervisors.


Suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is selected, used, maintained and stored according to best practice standards.


Floors, benches and other flat work surfaces are swept, washed and treated according to supervisors' instructions.


Tools, equipment and materials not in use are stored neatly.


Waste and used materials are removed and placed in disposal containers according to supervisors' instructions.


Maintenance activities are undertaken according to OHS requirements.


Maintain workplace and surroundings


Maintenance requirements of workplace and surrounding areas are completed according to supervisors' instructions.


Basic maintenance is undertaken according to supervisors' instructions and OHS requirements.


Structural damage and deterioration in the workplace are identified and reported to supervisors.

Qualifications and Skillsets

RUV1104A appears in the following qualifications:

  • AGF10107 - Certificate I in Agri-Food (Pathways)