Apply Standard Animal Feeding Procedures

Apply Standard Animal Feeding Procedures

     

  • PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME

    The learner achieving this unit standard will be able to follow correct on-farm animal feeding practices. In addition, they will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas of animal feeding and nutrition. This will ensure healthy and well-fed animals, optimising production. This unit standard concentrates specifically on Nutrition Management.

    Learners will gain specific knowledge and skills in animal feeding and nutrition and will be able to operate in an animal production environment implementing sustainable and economically viable production principles.

    They will be capacitated to gain access to the mainstream agricultural sector, in animal production, impacting directly on the sustainability of the sub-sector. The improvement in production technology will also have a direct impact on the improvement of agricultural productivity of the sector.

  • COURSE OUTLINE

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING
    Problem solving:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING
    Teamwork:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Self-management:
    Relates to all specific outcomes

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING
    Information evaluation:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Communication relates to specific outcome:
    Understand and adhere to warning signs regarding product safety (where applicable).

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING
    Information evaluation: Relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING
    Communication:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

     


  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE
    Use science and technology:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING
    Inter relatedness of systems:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING
    Self-development:
    Relates to all specific outcomes.

  • SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

    • Follow correct on-farm procedures to maintain feed quality.
    • Apply feed level control and record keeping.
    • Selection of appropriate feed type and quantity as per instruction.
    • Observe / report on feed quality before allowing animals access to the feed.
    • Apply correct feeding practices under supervision.
    • Identify and report abnormal feeding behaviour in animals

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    COURSE TYPE:

    Correspondence

     

    DURATION OF THE COURSE:

    3 months

     

    NQF LEVEL:

    Level 1