Observe and Handle Animals

Observe and Handle Animals

     

  • PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME

    The learner achieving this unit standard will be able to observe animals regarding their health status and be able to handle them. In addition they will be well positioned to extend their learning and practice into other areas of animal production, ensuring healthy animals and humane treatment.

    Learners will gain specific knowledge and skills in animal health 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 outcome:
    Observe, record and report behaviour and physical attributes.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING
    Team work: relates to specific outcomes:
    Collect and move animals to a holding facility.
    Restrain animals in a holding facility.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Self-Management relates to outcomes:
    Self-organisation and management relates to all specific outcomes.

    Observe, record and report behaviour and physical attributes.
    Evaluate animal behaviour and attributes regarding abnormalitie
    Collect and move animals to a holding facility.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING
    Information evaluation: relates to outcomes:
    Observe, record and report behaviour and physical attributes.
    Collect and move animals to a holding facility.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Communication relates to specific outcome:
    Observe, record and report behaviour and physical attributes.
    Evaluate animal behaviour and attributes regarding abnormalitie
    Collect and move animals to a holding facility.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE
    Use science and technology: relates to outcomes: Observe, record and report behaviour and physical attributes.
    Evaluate animal behaviour and attributes regarding abnormalities

     

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

     

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

    SPECIFIC OUTCOMES

    • Observe, record and report behaviour and physical attributes.
    • Evaluate animal behaviour and attributes regarding abnormalities.
    • Move animals to and into a holding facility.
    • Restrain animals in a restraint facility.

     

    COURSE TYPE:

    Correspondence

     

    DURATION OF THE COURSE:

    3 months

     

    NQF LEVEL:

    Level 1