Assess The Influence Of The Environment On Sustainable Livestock Production

Assess The Influence Of The Environment On Sustainable Livestock Production

     

  • PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME

    A candidate credited with this competence will be capable to:
    • identifying and describing environmental factors influencing the veld.
    • assessing the influence of veld composition on livestock feeding preferences and habits.
    • analysing and describe environmental factors that influence livestock selection.
    • identifying and describe supplementary feeding for livestock production.
    • identifying and describe harmful and beneficial organisms that influence livestock production.
    • and identifying and assessing the effects of agricultural management practices on the sustainability of the environment.

  • COURSE OUTLINE

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made;

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group organisation and community.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation.

     

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation.

    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 and 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

     

    COURSE TYPE:

    Correspondence

     

    DURATION OF THE COURSE:

    3 months

     

    NQF LEVEL:

    Level 1