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					      Vocation Education & Training Certificate Courses




R.T.O. - MY OTHER MUM CHILDCARE AND TRAINING

  •    CHC 30402 CERTIFICATE III IN CHILDREN’S SERVICES




R.T.O. - AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE CORPORATION
(BUDEKIN CAMPUS)

  •    RTE 20103 CERTIFICATE II IN AGRICULTURE – HORSE BREEDING

  •    RTE 20103 CERTIFICATE II IN AGRICULTURE – BEEF PRODUCTION-

  •    RUV 20104 CERTIFICATE II IN ANIMAL STUDIES




 RTO – TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND TAFE
 Online Courses

  •    HLT 43507 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing Optical dispensing –
       Online/Videoconferencing.

  •    SRS 30506 Certificate III in Sport – (Athlete Support Services – Athlete Support
       Services – Online)

  •    THH 20802 Certificate II in Hospitality (Accommodation Services Stream) -
       Hospitality – Accommodation Services Online

  •    THH 33002 Certificate III in Hospitality (Front Office Procedures Stream) –
       Hospitality – Front Office Procedures (Online)

  •    THT 20502 Certificate II in Tourism (Operations) – Tourism – Operations – Online.

  •    THT 30102 Certificate III in Meetings and Events. Tourism – Meetings and Events
       (Online)

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INNISFAIL CAMPUS TNQIT

Business and Information Technology

   •   ICA20105 CERTIFICATE II IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -
       INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Trades and Outdoor Industries

   •   SFI 20104 CERTIFICATE II IN AQUACULTURE - AQUACULTURE

   •   AUR20705 CERTIFICATE II IN AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICAL
       AUTOMOTIVE PRE-VOCATIONAL PROGRAM

   •   MEM20105 CERTIFICATE II IN ENGINEERING (PRODUCTION)
       ENGINEERING PRE-VOCATIONAL PROGRAM




   * Please note that Good Counsel College reserves the right to amend the Certificate
   courses offered in relation to Staff considerations or insufficient student numbers to
   run courses.




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                        CERTIFICATE COURSE INFORMATION
                    VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING




Students will gain 8 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.

This course will be delivered at the College in collaboration with the Childcare Training Company
“My Other Mum”, Cairns. Students will complete a 2 year course of study to achieve a nationally
recognized and accredited childcare qualification, following AQTF 2007 Guidelines.

This unique initiative allows students to explore the facets of Early Childhood and opens the door
to future career pathways or higher education and training options.

A FEE FOR THIS COURSE APPLIES

BOND $350.00 + FIRST AID CERTIFICATE APPROX $140.00

BENEFITS TO STUDENTS.

   •    Certificate III level qualification is recorded on Queensland Certificate of Education –
        enhances tertiary ranking.

   •    Qualification is recognized by the Childcare Industry Australia wide – enhances
        employment prospects.

   •    Allows students to explore Early Childhood and gain direction in pathways i.e. childcare or
        teaching.

   •    Low fees give all students the opportunity to “explore this option” – students may pay be
        each competency (pay as you learn)

A VERY BRIEF RUNDOWN ON HOW IT WORKS.

The course is delivered and assessed by teachers within the school under the guidance of M.O.M.

Teachers deliver the unit content to students during lesson time, students are supplied with copies
of all work booklets, training book etc. Students complete theory assessment tasks, which teacher
marks and records.

Teachers liaise with early childhood settings for the purpose of students gaining workplace
experience and for future workplace assessment.

M.O.M. orientates staff, provides backup support and monitors the teachers in their delivery and
assessment of the course. Schools are under the direct guidance of M.O.M.

A Memorandum of Understanding is drawn up between My Other Mum and the School and AQTS
Guidelines are implemented at all times.




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STRUCTURED WORK PLACEMENT

Students will be required to apply for a Bluecard for Child Related Employment.

The Commission for Children & Young People and Child Guardian Act 2000 requires students (*at
the school their child attends) seeking to work with children under 18 years of age in certain
categories of regulated employment to obtain a Blue Card. - Positive Notice Blue Card for Child
Related Employment.

This is a pre-requisite for Structured Work Placement, for which students are required to undertake
200 hours.

PATHWAYS

Assistant In Childcare Centre, Home-based Childcare Provider, Nanny.

Assistant in Early Childhood Setting (e.g. Kindergarten, Prep to Year 3)

Enhanced Tertiary Study Options.



CHC30402 Certificate lll in Children’s Services [15 units]
Category ID 1       Human Relationships & Interactions

                    CHCCS405A                  Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

                    CHCRF1C                    Work effectively with families in caring for their child

                    CHCCN5C                    Care for babies

                    CHCCN2C                    Care for children

                    CHCICIC                    Interact effectively with children



Category ID 2       Early Childhood Development

                    CHCFC1C                    Support the development of children in the service

                    CHCPR3C                    Develop an understanding             of   children’s   interests    and
                                               developmental needs

                    CHCPR1C                    Deliver services/activities to stimulate children’s development
                                               and enhance their leisure



Category ID 3       Health and Safety

                    CHCCN1D                    Ensure children’s health and safety

                    CHCCN3C                    Prepare nutritionally balanced food in a safe and hygienic
                                               manner

                    CHCCN4D                    Respond to illness, accidents and emergencies

                    CHCOHS301A                 Participate in workplace safety procedures

                    HLTFA1A                    Senior First Aid Course – student to pay, enrol and pass this
                                               course with accredited provider


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Category ID 4       Childcare Legislation and Child Advocacy

                    CHCCS301A                  Work within a legal and ethical framework

                    CHCCILD1C                  Identify and respond to children and young people at risk of
                                               harm
                                               On the job and or equivalent practical assessment observations will take place
                                               after the satisfactory completion of all theory units.




ONLINE COURSES
Athlete Support – Online program
SRS30506 Certificate III in Sport (Athlete Support Services)
Students will gain 8 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program description
This course provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to work in the athlete support
services sector at the state/territory level. The comprehensive program covers a range of skill
areas including sports training, sports management and sports medicine.

This course will provide students with the skills and knowledge required to undertake the duties of
a sports trainer including:
   • Basic programming, nutrition, sports psychology
   • Information technology, sports law, risk management
   • Workplace management, organisation and administration
   • Taping and strapping, first aid, injury prevention

Program Length - 12 months. Commencement - This course commences in February 2009.
Intakes in both Semester 1 and 2.

Delivery Method
This course is delivered flexibly and involves online study. Some practical components may be
competed at school or with a sporting club. Face to face classes and TAFE workshops are
available if required.

Entry requirements
Students will need to have access to the internet and be computer literate.

Fees
Approximate cost for high school students: $100. This course is designed so that you can enrol in
one cluster at a time. Costs per cluster are:

Stage 1 (Sports training & Sports management): Approx $45 with concession
Stage 2 (Sports medicine & Sports management): Approx $45 with concession

High school students are eligible for high school concession rates while completing their secondary
studies only. Once students are no longer full time at high school, the normal full fee and
concessional rates will apply.

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           Further details can be obtained from the course coordinator, Mathew Curtis, on
           (07) 4042 2390 or email: mathew.curtis@deta.qld.gov.au


Units of study (Competencies)

Cluster 1
BSBCMN302A            Organise personal work priority
BSBCMN312A            Support innovation and change in the workplace
BSBFLM303A            Contribute to effective workplace relationships
ICAITU006C            Operate computing packages
SRSCGP003A            Implement sports psychology principles
SRSCGP004A            Principals of eating for peak performance
SRSSPT002B            Operate within responsibilities of a sports trainer
SRSSPT005B            Conduct basic warm-up programs
SRXGCSO04A            Meet client needs and expectations
SRXINU002A            Apply sport and recreation law
SRXOHS001B            Follow OH&S policies and procedures
SRXRIK001A            Undertake risk analysis of activities

Cluster 2
HLTCOM6A              Make referrals to other health care professionals when appropriate
HLTCOM8A              Use specific medical terminology
SRSSPT003B            Implement sports first aid
SRSSPT004B            Provide initial management of sports injuries
SRSSPT006B            Assist with the ongoing treatment of sports injuries
SRSSPT007B            Tape ankles, thumbs and fingers
SRSSPT008B            Implement strategies for dealing with medical conditions in a sport setting
SRXFAD002A            Provide advanced first aid response
SRXGCST03A            Process client complaints




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Optical Dispensing - Online
HLT43507 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing
Students will gain 8 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.

This program is ideal for people wishing to gain employment in a retail or customer service field.
With rapidly changing fashion trends, eyewear technology and an ageing population, well-trained
optical dispensers are needed to meet the demands of this growth industry in Australia. Only
TNQT offers Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing in Queensland.
Program description
Students learn the professional, technical and retail skills to fit glasses and contact lenses following
prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists. This program covers the various
specifications of lenses, the physiology of the eye, edging and fitting, contact lenses, atypical
prescriptions and practice management skills.
On successful completion students should be able to:
   •    assist clients select the most appropriate frame and lens combination
   •    anticipate, identify and remedy practical problems associated with spectacles
   •    apply specialised techniques, treatments and processes to finish and/or repair spectacle
        frames and lenses
   •    apply edging and fitting of lenses to spectacle frames

Career opportunities
Optical dispensers practice in a range of environments including optical dispensaries, optometric
practices and laboratories. They may be self-employed or employed by another optical dispenser,
an optometrist, a major optical dispensing company, small boutique eyewear stores or major retail
chains. This program meets the educational requirements for gaining an optical dispenser’s
licence.

Program length
As this is a new training package this is still to be determined. It should take between twelve and
twenty-four months part time.

Commencement
February 2009. This is still to be confirmed
Intakes normally take place twice a year in February and July.

Delivery method
Flexible delivery consisting of video conferencing, classroom delivery, online study and on and off
the job assessment. If students are not working in the industry vocational placement is required.
The flexible delivery of this program suits students living in remote areas.

Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, applicants will be required to
read and respond to written, technical materials, conduct research and make oral presentations. A
sound achievement in year 10 Science, English and Maths is desirable. Computer access is
essential. Students may be required to attend an interview.

Fees
As this is a new qualification the fees are still to be determined.
High school students are eligible for high school concession rates while completing their secondary
studies only. Once students are no longer full time at high school, the normal full fee and
concessional rates will apply.




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Students will also be required to supply the following items at their own cost:
Shoes:          Students must wear closed-in shoes in the laboratory and in the workplace.
Textbooks:      Approximately $150.
Uniform:        As required for vocational placement, approximately $34.
Units of study (Competencies)

11 Core competencies
HLTHIR301A    Communicate and work effectively in health
BSBFLM403B Implement effective workplace relationships
HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes
HLTCOM301B Provide specific information to clients
BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities and development
WRRS1B        Sell products and services
HLTOPD401A Work effectively in the ophthalmic industry
HLTOPD403A Dispense optical appliances and services
HLTOPD404A Dispense atypical prescriptions
HLTCOM405B Administer a practice
HLTOPD407A Perform workshop skills and place orders

Possible Electives
HLTOPD402A Perform edging and fitting
HLTCOM503B Manage a practice
HLTOPD405A Market and promote optical products and services
HLTHIR505B      Provide leadership in promoting effective work practices in health
HLTOSH400A Maintain OHS processes
BSBFLM412A Promote team effectiveness
CHCORG7A        Manage workplace issues
HLTCSD306B Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour
HLTIN301A       Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work
CHCCS1B         Deliver and monitor service to clients

14 competencies are required to complete this qualification. Elective competencies are yet to be
selected




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Hospitality - Accommodation Services - Online
THH21802 - Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations)
Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program description
The hospitality industry is an ever-expanding fast-paced industry. This qualification is a highly
regarded program that meets the training needs and expectations of the industry. Studying online
is an exciting and convenient way to gain job-specific skills and knowledge. Students are able to
choose their own study times and pace to fit in with their lifestyle and commitments. Competencies
completed at the Certificate II level can be credited towards the Certificate III program which can
then articulate to level IV and higher qualifications if required.

Career opportunities
This program and the Certificate II level Hospitality Operations program can lead to employment
opportunities within the hotel industry, including Front office reception, reservations, night audit,
concierge desk, porter or housekeeping as a room attendant.

Program length - 12 months for Certificate II

Commencement
This course commences in February 2009.
Intakes in both Semester 1 and 2.

Delivery method
This course is delivered flexibly and involves online study

Entry requirements
Successful completion of year 10 with English and maths or sufficient work experience. Students
should have access to a computer and the internet and be able to work independently. Please
contact Program Co-ordinator Diane Poulton on (07) 4042 2540 or email
diane.poulton@deta.qld.gov.au before enrolment.

Fees - The approximate cost to complete this qualification is: $110.00

Assessment procedures
Assessment is competency based and continuous, and is considered an integral part of student
learning and development. Where appropriate, exams, assignments, projects, practical tests and
field placements in the housekeeping and front office areas of a hospitality establishment are used.
Completion and competency in all elements is required to obtain the certificate.

Units of study (Competencies)

Semester 1 – Approximate cost $50
THHCOR01B          Work with colleagues and customers
THHCOR02B          Work in a socially diverse environment
THHCOR03B          Follow health, safety and security procedures
THHHCO01B          Develop and update hospitality industry knowledge
THHGHS01B          Follow workplace hygiene procedures

Semester 2 – Approximate cost $60
THHBH01B           Provide housekeeping services to guests
THHBH03B           Prepare rooms for guests
THHGHS02B          Clean premises and equipment
THHBTHS16B         Provide lost and found facility
THHGGA06B          Receive and store stock
THHGCS01B          Develop and update local knowledge

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Hospitality – Front Office Procedures - Online
THH33002 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Front Office Procedures)
Students will gain 8 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program description
The hospitality industry is an ever-expanding and fast-paced industry. In Tropical North
Queensland, excellent employment possibilities and defined career paths are available for school
leavers. The completion of the Certificate III in Hospitality (Front Office) will provide students with
employment opportunities within the hotel industry. These positions may include front office
positions in reception, reservations, night audit and concierge departments, portering or
housekeeping as a room attendant.

Career opportunities
Students who study the Certificate III can access a clear academic learning path as follows:
   • Certificate III: Hospitality (Front Office)
   • Certificate IV: Hospitality Supervision
   • Diploma: Hospitality Management
   • Bachelor: Hospitality Management

Program length
12 months for Certificate III (Certificate II must be completed first)

Commencement
This course commences in February 2009.
Intakes in both Semester 1 and 2.

Delivery method
This course is delivered flexibly and involves online study

Entry requirements
Successful completion of Certificate II in Hospitality. Students should have access to a computer
and the internet and be able to work independently. Please contact Program Co-ordinator Diane
Poulton on (07) 4042 2540 or email diane.poulton@deta.qld.gov.au before enrolment.

Fees
The approximate cost to complete this qualification is: $80.00

Assessment procedures
Assessment is competency based and continuous, and is considered an integral part of student
learning and development. Where appropriate, exams, assignments, projects, practical tests and
field placements in the housekeeping and front office areas of a hospitality establishment are used.
Completion and competency in all elements is required to obtain the certificate.

Units of study (Competencies)
Semester 1 – Approximate cost $50
THHGGA01B           Communicate on the telephone
THHGCS02B           Promote products and services to customers
THHGCS03B           Deal with conflict situations
THHGTR01B           Coach others in job skills

Semester 2 – Approximate cost $60
THTSOP06B          Receive and process reservations
THHBFO02B          Provide accommodation reception services
THHBFO10B          Provide porter services
THHGFA01B           Process financial transactions

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Tourism Operations - Online
THT20502 Certificate II in Tourism (Operations)
Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program description
This qualification reflects the role of general support staff in a variety of sectors of the tourism
industry. This program is designed to meet a range of industry needs in the Tourism operations
area. Students will gain knowledge, skills and attitudes required for positions within this area.

Career opportunities
Possible areas of employment include office assistant, retail sales assistant for any business that
operates in a tourism context including tour operators, attractions, visitor information centres,
cruise operators and museums. Successful completion can also lead to further study and
advancement with a Certificate III, IV or Diploma of Tourism.

Program length
12 months for Certificate II

Commencement
This course commences in February 2009.
Intakes in both Semester 1 and 2.

Delivery Method
This course is delivered flexibly and involves online study

Entry Requirements
Successful completion of year 10 with a sound achievement in English and Maths. Students should
have access to a computer and the internet and be able to work independently. Please contact
Program Co-ordinator Diane Poulton on (07) 4042 2540 or email diane.poulton@deta.qld.gov.au
before enrolment.

Assessment procedures
Assessment may include practical demonstrations, written assignments and field placements in the
tourism industry as required.

Fees
The approximate cost to complete this qualification is: $110.
High school students are eligible for high school concession rates while completing their secondary
studies only. Once students are no longer full time at high school, the normal full fee and
concessional rates will apply.

Units of study (Competencies)
Semester 1 – Approximate cost $60
THHCOR01B        Work with colleagues and customers
THHCOR02B        Work in a socially diverse environment
THHCOR03B        Follow health, safety and security procedures
THTTCO01B        Develop and update tourism industry knowledge
THHGCS01B        Develop and update local knowledge
THHGGA01B        Communicate on the telephone

Semester 2 – Approximate cost $50
THHGCS03B      Deal with conflict situations
THHGGA02B      Perform office procedures
THTSOP03B      Access and interpret product information
THTSOP07B      Book and co-ordinate supplier services
THTSOP05B      Prepare quotations

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Tourism Meetings and Events - Online
THT30102 Certificate III in Meetings and Events
Students will gain 8 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Description - This qualification is designed to reflect the role of meetings and events staff who play
a support role to people who take responsibility for co-ordinating meetings, conferences and
events. Content areas covered include: access and interpret product information; prepare
quotations; book/coordinate supplier services; process and monitor event registration; coordinate
guest/delegate registrations at venue.

Career opportunities
Students will gain knowledge, skills and attitudes required for positions within visitor information,
tour operations (sales and reservations) and meeting and events co-ordination. Students who
successfully complete the Certificate III can continue on the Certificate IV and Diploma of Tourism
Careers available for people with these levels of training could include sales executive, promotions
officer or marketing co-ordinator at Certificate IV level, moving on to management and senior
positions with the diploma qualification. Credit may be granted towards relevant University degrees

Program Length
12 months for Certificate III (Certificate II must be completed first)

Commencement
This course commences in February 2009.
Intakes in both Semester 1 and 2.

Delivery Method - This course is delivered flexibly and involves online study

Entry Requirements
Successful completion of Certificate II in Tourism. Students should have access to a computer and
the internet and be able to work independently. Please contact Program Co-ordinator Diane
Poulton on (07) 4042 2540 or email diane.poulton@deta.qld.gov.au before enrolment.

Fees
The approximate cost to complete this qualification is: $80
High school students are eligible for high school concession rates while completing their secondary
studies only. Once students are no longer full time at high school, the normal full fee and
concessional rates will apply.

Units of study (Competencies)
Semester 1 – Approximate cost $40
BSBCMN205A           Use business technology
BSBCMN213A           Produce simple word processed documents
THHGFA01B            Process financial transactions
THTFME03A            Develop and update event industry knowledge
Semester 2 – Approximate cost $40
THTFME01B            Co-ordinate guest and delegate registrations at a venue
THTSOP15B            Process and monitor event registrations
2 out of the following electives required
THHGLE22A            Manage Risk
THTFME04B            Develop an event concept
THHGCS07B            Co-ordinate marketing activities
THTPPD10B            Develop and implement sponsorship plans
THHGLE13B            Manage finance within a budget
THHGEK14B            Prepare and monitor budgets
THTFME02B            Provide on-site event management services
THTFME06A            Manage event contractors

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INNISFAIL CAMPUS TNQIT
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION COURSES ON OFFER AT INNISFAIL CAMPUS
Tropical North Queensland TAFE offers a range of courses and delivery options for students still
studying at high school. These include face-to-face training, work placements and online and
flexible delivery. TAFE is taking expressions of interest for all programs.
Some of these programs will only proceed in 2009 if there are sufficient numbers.


AQUACULTURE
SFI 20104 Certificate II in Seafood Industry
Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program Description
This qualification is nationally recognised within the aquaculture industry. It enables the student
the option to enter at a base level to worker within the Australian aquaculture industry and
accelerate their career path. Students can continue in to higher level qualifications. The skill sets
enable existing workers within the industry to accelerate their career path to skilled worker or
leading hand, section supervisor, technical manager and/or specialist. Work within the Australian
aquaculture farming industry species such as barramundi, salmon, tuna, prawns, oysters,
ornamental fish and crayfish. Other career options include base level employment in aquarium
shops, public aquariums and seafood processing facilities;

Program Length
One day a week. Thursdays (possible)
The completion of the Certificate II qualification part time over the three semesters depends on
student’s attendance and ability to complete assigned practical/theoretical tasks.

Commencement - February 2009

Units of study (Competencies)
RTC2306A          Operate vehicles
RTC2309A          Operate tractors
RTC3705A          Transport, handle and store of chemicals
RTC2307A          Operate machinery and equipment
RTC2706A          Apply chemical under supervision
RTE2205A          Fabricate and repair metal/plastic structures
SFIAQUA205B Feed stock
SFIAQUA206B Handle stock
SFIAQUA209B Manipulate stock culture environment
SFIAQUA213        Monitor stock/environment conditions
SFIAQUA217A Maintain stock culture
SFICORE101A Apply basic food handling & safety practices
SFICORE105A Work effectively in the seafood industry
SFICORE106A Meet workplace OHS requirement
SFIPROC102A Clean work area
SFICORE103B Communicate in the seafood industry
SFIAQUA211B Undertake routine maintenance of water supply
                   and disposal systems and structures
SFISTORE201B Prepare and pack stock for live transport
SFIPROC106A Work with knives

Secondary school students are entitled to a concession on their TAFE fees.
Course costs are approximately $10 per unit due at the beginning of the semester.

IMPORTANT - Unforseen circumstances can result in changes to dates and timetable.

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AUTOMOTIVE PRE-VOCATIONAL PROGRAM
AUR20705 Certificate II In Auto Mechanical
Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program content provides participants with the skills and knowledge to enter the automotive trade
as an apprentice. Your initial training will include:
    • Use of workplace tools and equipment
    • Basic practices and procedures for servicing and maintaining vehicles
    • Basic principles relating to mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics
    • Automotive engine operation
    • Introduction to automotive electrics
    • Identifying and understanding vehicle systems
    • Procedures and processes required when providing a safe and successful workplace

Career opportunities
Successful completion of this course will provide many opportunities in the trade area. This course
enables students to receive numerous exemptions from an automotive apprenticeship.
Automotive pre-apprenticeship training provides the skills and knowledge required by industry. This
course is highly regarded by employers seeking apprentices, as they can be assured of a
beginning level of knowledge, skills and task awareness.
Program length and delivery method
This program involves a mix of theory classes and practical workshops. Classes are delivered on
Wednesdays over four semesters from 8.30am to 4.30pm, commencing February 2009. 5 weeks
vocational placement is required.

Entry requirements
Sound achievements in maths, English and science at a year 10 level are required, but
achievements in other subject areas, work experience etc, will be taken into consideration. There is
a minimum age requirement of 15 years. Applicants are required to attend an interview with the
faculty before being accepted into the course. A numeracy and literacy assessment will be
conducted to identify areas the applicant may require learning support in.

Fees
The approximate cost with high school concession is: $160.
Students will also be required to supply the following items at their own cost:
Uniforms:      Suitable heavy duty clothing – no particular colour.
Shoes:         Steel capped work boots.
Safety equip: Safety glasses

Units of study (Competencies)
AURC270103A          Apply safe working practices
AURT271781A          Implement and monitor environmental regulations in the automotive industry
AURE218676A          Test, service and charge batteries
AURE218708A          Carry out repairs to single electrical circuits
AURT200108A          Carry out servicing operations
AURT200368A          Select and use bearings, seals, gaskets and adhesives
AURT201170A          Inspect and service engines
AURT202166A          Repair cooling systems
AURT203170A          Service petrol fuel systems
AURT210170A          Inspect and service brake systems
AURT215170A          Inspect and service steering systems
AURT216170A          Inspect and service suspension systems
AURT270278A          Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment
VPC200               Vocational placement
WSA140               Workplace simulation


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ENGINEERING PREVOCATIONAL PROGRAM
MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering (Production)
Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Successful completion of this program can improve your chances of employment as an apprentice in a
range of engineering trades. This program is highly regarded by employers seeking apprentices, as
they can be assured of a beginning level of knowledge, skills and task awareness.

Program Description - This program provides students with a taste of the different streams of engineering that can
lead to a variety of apprenticeships in this industry. Competencies undertaken include core units and specialty units
in the areas of boiler making and sheet metal working, fabrication, fitting and turning and diesel fitting. Successful
completion of this course will provide opportunities in the trade area. It enables students to receive exemptions from
the boiler making, fabrication, fitting and turning, mechanical diesel fitting apprenticeships.

Delivery Method and Program Length - This program involves a mix of theory classes and practical
workshops. Classes are delivered on Wednesday’s from 8.30am to 4pm.

Start Date - Commences 2009

Entry Requirements - The standard entry requirements are a sound achievement in Mathematics, English and
Science at a Year 10 level, but achievements in other subject areas, work experience etc, will be taken into
consideration. There is a minimum age requirement of 15 years.

Fees - Secondary school students are entitled to a concession on their TAFE fees, which is
approximately $160 for the 2 year course.

You are required to supply the following items at your own cost:

Uniforms:                 Heavy duty clothing suitable for the workshop – no particular colour (long
                          pants and sleeves when welding).
Shoes:                    Steel capped work boots.
Materials:                Pen, note pad and a scientific calculator.
Safety equipment:         Welding kit (includes safety glasses, gloves, ear plugs, welding helmet, oxy
                          goggles). Available from the TAFE bookshop.
Course List

MEM11.11B        Undertake manual handling
MEM12.23A        Perform engineering measurements
MEM14.4A         Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM15.2A         Apply quality systems
MEM15.24A        Apply quality procedures
MEM16.7A         Work with others in a manufacturing or engineering environment
MEM7.32B         Use workshop machines for Basic Operations
MEM3.6B          Set assembly stations
MEM9.2B          Interpret technical drawing
MEM12.24A        Perform computations
MEM13.14A        Apply principles of OHS in the work environment
MEM18.1C         Use hand tools
MEM18.2B         Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM5.5B          Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM5.7C          Perform manual handling and thermal cutting
MEM5.12C         Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM14.5A         Plan a complete activity
M00VPC140        Vocational placement



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Information Technology
ICA20105 - Certificate II in Information Technology
Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
Program Description
This program is designed for those intending to develop the skills and knowledge for entry into the
Information Technology Industry or to gain employment in business sector areas requiring
foundation skills in computing. It also provides a pathway to the Certificate III in Information
Technology. This program will teach you:

  •        Components of a computer environment
  •        How to communicate and work in an IT environment
  •        How to install software
  •        How to use the Internet
  •        How to maintain your personal computer and devices, such as printers and scanners
  •        How to use the Microsoft Office suite

Careers & Pathways
Computing is one of Australia's and the worlds, fastest growing professions. Exciting careers can
be found in almost all industries and organisations that use information technology to conduct
business. It's no longer unusual to find businesses where every desk or work station is equipped
with a computer. And it's not 'whiz kids' that require computer skills - every employee in every area
benefits from gaining basic to advanced computer skills.

Entry Requirements
Prerequisite unit ICAU1128A Operate a personal computer.
Educational Pre-requisite – Sound Achievements in Year 10 Maths & English and satisfactory
computing skills.

Delivery Method
TNQT Innisfail Campus is committed to offering you high quality and high technology educational
training in the field of Information Technology. We shall be undertaking Certificate II in Information
Technology, ICA20105, on a class delivery basis on Wednesday mornings from 9am to 12noon.

Cost
To be advised.

This program will only be delivered if there is sufficient interest.

Units of study (competencies)
BSBCMN106A Follow workplace safety procedures
ICAD2012A        Design organisational documents using computing packages
ICAI2015A        Install software applications
ICAI3021A        Connect internal hardware components
ICAS2014A        Connect hardware peripherals
ICAS2017A        Maintain system integrity
ICAU2005A        Operate computer hardware
ICAU2006A        Operate computing packages
ICAU2013A        Integrate commercial computing packages
ICAU2231A        Use computer operating system
ICAW2001A        Work effectively in an IT environment
ICAW2002A        Communicate in the workplace
ICPMM263A        Access and use the Internet
ICPMM321A        Capture a digital image
Note: All 14 competencies are required to be eligible for                                          this    qualification.


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         AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE COLLEGE


                                BURDEKIN CAMPUS

                             CLARE, QUEENSLAND

                The following Courses are offered at Good Counsel College
             In conjunction with the Australian Agriculture College Corporation


   These Courses are delivered via a combination of materials (Workbooks) and
Training school blocks at the Burdekin Campus of the Australian Agriculture College




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RUV20104 Certificate II in Animal Studies.


Students will gain 4 Credit Points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education

Course resource fee of $100 applies
Do you want to work in an exciting, challenging area that involves working in a veterinary clinic or
working with animals? Animal studies may be for you.

Why choose a career in animal studies?
There are a number of reasons why the animal studies is a great choice -

Your qualification will be recognized nationally, which means you can work anywhere in Australia

You can add to your qualifications by studying a RUV40404 Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing
which would see you recognized as a qualified Vet Nurse. In addition your qualifications may
assist your entry into tertiary studies.

Good workers are needed in the industry and there are plenty of jobs available.

Graduates completing RUV20104 Certificate II in Animal Studies can look forward to working in a
veterinary clinic or workplaces that care for animals.

The Australian Agricultural College Corporation is offering students the opportunity to study
RUV20104 Certificate II in Animal Studies at the Burdekin Campus. Course resource fee of $100
applies.

The course will be flexibly delivered by workbooks throughout the year and on-college training
during school holidays at the College and at Greencross Veterinary Clinic in Townsville.
Accommodation is available for students wishing to stay on campus.

The course duration is 2 years part-time. Students completing this qualification will earn 4 credit
points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.

Course Information
To meet the requirements of RUV20104 Certificate II in Animal Studies qualification the following
units must be completed:
RUV2101A Work in the animal care industry. This unit of competency covers the process of
working on an individual basis and with others in the animal care industry. It requires the ability to
follow work schedules and recognise animals commonly found in the workplace. In addition to
legal and ethical responsibilities, all units of competency in the Animal Care and Management
Training Package have the requirement for animals to be handled gently and calmly. The
individual is required to develop an empathetic understanding of animals in their care, so that
stress and discomfort can be minimised.RUV2102A Follow OHS procedures in an animal care
environment.
RUV2102A Follow OHS procedures in an animal care environment. This unit of competency
covers the process of following organisational Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and
procedures in an animal care environment. It requires the ability to follow workplace procedures in
hazard identification and risk control, observe safe practices during work operations and participate
in arrangements for maintaining the health and safety of the workplace. Following OHS policies
and procedures requires knowledge of employee and employer responsibilities under the OHS Act;
organisational procedures relating to hazards, fires, emergencies, accidents, evacuations and risk
control; and OHS signs and symbols relevant to an area of work.

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RUV2103A Assist with general animal care. This unit of competency covers the process of
working with others in the animal care and management industry to assist in providing general
animal care. It requires the ability to handle animals using appropriate handling techniques, check
the general conditions and health of animals and clean animal housing, including fixture and
fittings, using appropriate workplace hygiene standards.
RUV2104A Provide food and water for animals. This unit of competency covers the process of
preparing food and water for animals. It requires the application of knowledge and skills to provide
food and water and report and maintain records. In addition, it requires an awareness of animal
welfare and behavior, and safe workplace and sustainable environmental practices associated with
animal care. Working with animals at this level is likely to be carried out under direct and close
supervision according to organizational policies and procedures.
RUV2105A Participate in Workplace Communications
This unit of competency covers the process of effectively participating in workplace
communications. It requires the ability to follow simple spoken messages, perform routine
workplace duties, follow simple written notices, obtain and provide information in response to
workplace requirements, complete relevant work-related documents, and participate in workplace
meetings and discussions.
RUV2107A Provide basic first aid for animals
This unit of competency covers the process of providing essential first aid for animals by
recognising and responding to an emergency using basic life support measures. The first aider is
not expected to deal with complex casualties or incidents, but to provide an initial response where
first aid is required. Providing basic first aid for animals requires the ability to respond positively to
emergencies in line with practised actions and demonstrate basic first aid casualty management
principles. It also requires knowledge of the use of safe work practices, the animal emergency
network, and first aid casualty management principles and zoonotic diseases.
RUV2501A: Provide information on companion animals, products and services
This unit of competency covers the process of providing basic information to customers on
companion animal training, grooming and / or breeding establishments, and on products and
services in a range of companion animal settings. It requires the application of knowledge and
skills to interact with customers, understand customer requirements and represent the organisation
in a professional and courteous manner. It also requires an awareness of products and services
within the organisation, how to handle basic customer enquiries, and when to seek assistance from
or refer enquiries to supervisors or more experienced personnel.
RUV2601A Carry out veterinary reception duties
This unit of competency covers the process of compiling patient (animal) and client (animal owner)
histories, maintaining records and consulting the veterinarian as required. Completion of this unit
will provide an individual with the background and ability to carry out basic veterinary reception
duties in a clinic.
RUV2602A: Carry out daily clinic routines
This unit of competency covers the process of treating patients (animals) on a daily basis,
maintaining clinic hygiene and assisting with inventory and clinic security.
RUV2603A Assist with surgery preparations. This unit of competency covers the process of
assisting with the preparation of patients (animals) and the theatre for surgery, providing pre- and
postoperative patient care and cleaning surgical and theatre equipment in a veterinary clinic.




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RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture specialising in Horse Breeding

Students completing this qualification will earn 4 credit points towards their Queensland
Certificate of Education.

Course resource fee of $100 applies

Do you want to work in an exciting, challenging industry that involves handling horses with
extensive out-of-doors work? The horse industry may be for you.

Why choose a career in horses?

There are a number of reasons why the horse industry is a great choice -

Your qualification will be recognized nationally, which means you can work anywhere in Australia.

You can continue to train throughout your career - there are qualifications in the horse breeding
industry from Certificate I through to Advanced Diploma and you can use your qualification to help
you get into university.

Good workers are needed in the industry and there are plenty of jobs available

Graduates completing RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture specialising in Horse Breeding can
look forward to working on properties or rural enterprises engaged in primary production or
continue their study to Diploma level in a range of Industry specialisations.

The Australian Agricultural College Corporation is offering students the opportunity to study
RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture specialising in Horse Breeding at the Burdekin Campus.
Course resource fee of $100 applies

The course will be flexibly delivered by workbooks throughout the year and on-college training
during school holidays at the College. Accommodation is available for students wishing to stay on
campus.

The course duration is 2 years part-time. Students completing this qualification will earn 4 credit
points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.

Course Information
To meet the requirements of RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture specialising in Horse Breeding
qualification the following units must be completed:
RTE2128A Provide feed for livestock. This competency standard covers the process of
preparing and providing feed for livestock in an extensive agricultural environment. It requires the
application of knowledge and skills to check livestock condition, assess feed availability and
provide supplementary feeding where required, and report and maintain records. In addition, it
requires an awareness of animal welfare and behaviour, and safe workplace and sustainable
environmental practices associated with livestock production.
RTC2306A Operate vehicles. This competency standard covers the process of maintaining and
operating vehicles in a rural, horticultural or land management setting. Competency requires the
application of basic driving skills to safely utilise various controls and features of a range of
vehicles, and demonstrate safe driving techniques.
RTC2701A Follow OHS procedures. This competency standard covers the process of following
enterprise Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures. It requires the ability to
comply with workplace procedures in hazard identification and risk control, observe safe practices
during work operations, and participate in arrangements for maintaining health and safety of all
people in the workplace.
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RTC2702A Observe environmental work practices. This competency standard covers the
process of observing and contributing to positive environmental work practices. It requires the
ability to follow workplace directions and instructions, recognise basic environmental hazards and
threats and communicate accurately with supervisors and workplace colleagues, and keep simple
records.
RTC2704A Provide basic first aid. This competency standard covers the process of providing
essential first aid in recognising and responding to an emergency using basic life support
measures. The first aider is not expected to deal with complex casualties or incidents, but to
provide an initial response where first aid is required. The first aider will generally be working
under supervision. It requires the ability to respond positively to emergencies in line with practised
actions and demonstrate basic first aid casualty management principles.
RTC2705A Work effectively in the industry. This competency standard covers the process of
working effectively on an individual basis and with others. It requires the ability to obtain
information about the industry, observe employment requirements, accept responsibility for quality
of own work, maintain safety of self and others, participate in workplace teams, and follow work
schedules.
RTC2801A Participate in workplace communications. This competency standard covers the
process of effectively participating in workplace communications. It requires the ability to follow
simple spoken messages, perform routine workplace duties, follow simple written notices, obtain
and provide information in response to workplace requirements, complete relevant work related
documents, and participate in workplace meetings and discussions.
RTE2130A Ride and care for horses and equipment. This competency standard requires a
person to safely perform basic horsemanship activities such as riding a horse for the first time and
preparing a horse for work using basic methods and procedures. It requires the application of
skills and knowledge to carry out horse handling operations safely and humanely in prepared
handling areas, using appropriate equipment and techniques.
RTE2104A Carry out regular horse observation. This competency standard covers the
processes of dealing with horse injuries and emergencies when they occur. It includes providing
support to professional health practitioners.
When the requirements of this standard are achieved, horses are regularly checked in the paddock
or stable, emergencies and procedures are efficiently and calmly completed, and symptoms of ill
health or injury are identified, reported and actioned promptly.
RTE2121A Provide daily care for horses. This competency standard covers the functions
required to safely provide horses with comfortable and clean housing, preparing them for work,
grooming horses and cleaning working gear when work is finished.
When the requirements of this standard are achieved, stable routines will be completed efficiently,
daily horse maintenance will be completed, horses will be correctly selected for a range of
purposes, and horses will be groomed or rugged as required by the organisation.
RTE2137A Assist with natural mating procedures and parturition of horses.                         This
competency standard covers the process of assisting with the natural mating of horses.
Competency requires the ability to prepare mares for teasing, monitor mating and take remedial
action where needed, to record data and monitor and report on the effectiveness of the mating
program.
RTE3148A Assess conformation of horses. This competency standard covers the functions
required to assess conformation of horses. It requires the application of skills and knowledge to
identify desirable and undesirable conformation in horses and to report on conformation using
standard conformation terminology. Assessing conformation also includes reporting on the horse
unsoundness, blemishes, the way of going and vices.
RGR007A Handle horses or greyhounds safely. This unit refers to the identification and safe
catching, controlling and handling of racehorse or greyhound.
RTE2148A Handle young horses. This competency standard covers the functions required to
handle young horses. It requires the ability to safely catch, handle and restrain young foals, assist
with weaning foals and to perform routine tasks in the preparation and presentation of yearlings for

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sale.


RGR017A Determine nutritional requirements for thoroughbreds
This unit involves the assessment of the nutritional requirements of specific animals, the
formulation of rations and the assessment of nutritional suitability and outcomes.
MNC.G25.A Access, update and receive simple computerised information
This unit covers the accessing, updating and retrieval of data held in a computer using a keyboard.
MNC.G26.A Operate a computer to produce documents
This unit covers the input, editing and printing of of simple computer word processing documents
and formatted reports.




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RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture specialising in Beef Production

Students completing this qualification will earn 4 credit points towards their Queensland
Certificate of Education.

A course resource fee of $100 applies

Do you want to work in an exciting, challenging industry that involves handling animals and
machinery with extensive out-of-doors work. The beef cattle industry may be for you.

                         Why choose a career in the cattle industry?
There are a number of reasons why the cattle industry is a great choice -

Your qualification will be recognised nationally, which means you can work anywhere in Australia

You can continue to train throughout your career - there are qualifications in the beef production
industry from Certificate I through to Advanced Diploma and you can use your qualification to help
you get into university.

Good workers are needed in the industry and there are plenty of jobs available.

Graduates of RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture specialising in Beef Production can look
forward to working on properties or rural enterprises engaged in primary production or continue
their studies through to Diploma level in a range of Industry specialisations.

The Australian Agricultural College Corporation is offering students the opportunity to study
RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture—specialising in Beef Production at the Burdekin Campus.
There are no tuition costs for students enrolled at Secondary School. A course resource fee of
$100 applies in addition to accommodation and meal costs for on-college practical training.

The course will be flexibly delivered by workbooks throughout the year and on-college training
during school holidays at the College. Accommodation is available for students wishing to stay on
campus.

The course duration is 2 years part-time. Students completing this qualification will earn 4 credit
points towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.

Course Information
To meet the requirements of RTE20103 Certificate II in Agriculture - specialising in Beef
Production qualification the following units must be completed:
RTE2111A Identify and mark livestock. This competency standard covers the functions required
to prepare for and carry out the identification and marking of young animals. It requires knowledge
of identification and marking methods and techniques, and the application of skills to handle
animals in a safe and humane manner.
RTE2114A Monitor water supplies. This competency standard covers the process of monitoring
the supply of potable water for livestock from water storages and sources. It requires the ability to
record and report water supply information, activities and system performance, read and follow
manufacturers’ procedures, identify blockages, check flow rates and follow OHS procedures.
Monitoring the supply of water requires knowledge of water delivery systems and components and
their operation, enterprise procedures for carrying out inspections, recording and reporting water
information and system performance and OHS requirements for working outdoors, with water
supplies.
RTE2115A Muster and move livestock. This competency standard covers the functions required
to work as part of a team in the mustering and movement of livestock.
It requires a working knowledge of livestock behaviour, health and nutritional requirements and the
application of safe and humane livestock handling skills.
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RTE2118A Handle livestock using basic techniques. This competency standard covers the
functions required to move, draft and control livestock using basic methods and procedures in an
agricultural enterprise. It requires the application of skills and knowledge to carry out livestock
handling operations safely and humanely in prepared handling areas using appropriate equipment
and techniques.
RTC2209A Install, maintain and repair fencing. This competency standard covers the functions
required to carry out safe and effective conventional fencing work. Conventional fencing refers to
post and wire/wire netting under tension, and can be used for animal control or as a deterrent for
people and vehicles. It requires a working knowledge of the uses and structure of a range of
fences and fencing materials, equipment and tools.
RTC2210A Maintain properties and structures. This competency standard covers the functions
required to maintain and repair properties and structures in a situation that does not require the
specialist skills of another trade
RTC2701A Follow OHS procedures. This competency standard covers the process of following
enterprise Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and procedures. It requires the ability to
comply with workplace procedures in hazard identification and risk control, observe safe practices
during work operations, and participate in arrangements for maintaining health and safety of all
people in the workplace.
RTC2702A Observe environmental work practices. This competency standard covers the
process of observing and contributing to positive environmental work practices. It requires the
ability to follow workplace directions and instructions, recognise basic environmental hazards and
threats and communicate accurately with supervisors and workplace colleagues, and keep simple
records.
RTC2704A Provide basic first aid. This competency standard covers the process of providing
essential first aid in recognising and responding to an emergency using basic life support
measures. The first aider is not expected to deal with complex casualties or incidents, but to
provide an initial response where first aid is required. The first aider will generally be working
under supervision. It requires the ability to respond positively to emergencies in line with practised
actions and demonstrate basic first aid casualty management principles.
RTC2705A Work effectively in the industry. This competency standard covers the process of
working effectively on an individual basis and with others. It requires the ability to obtain
information about the industry, observe employment requirements, accept responsibility for quality
of own work, maintain safety of self and others, participate in workplace teams, and follow work
schedules.
RTC2801A Participate in workplace communications. This competency standard covers the
process of effectively participating in workplace communications. It requires the ability to follow
simple spoken messages, perform routine workplace duties, follow simple written notices, obtain
and provide information in response to workplace requirements, complete relevant work related
documents, and participate in workplace meetings and discussions.
RTD2703A Operate in isolated and remote situations. This competency standard covers the
ability to plan, prepare for and work safely in isolated and remote situations. Operating in isolated
and remote situations requires knowledge of maps and mapping reading, local topography, nearby
inhabitants and locations within that area, survival techniques and human needs relating to survival
situations, clothing requirements for sun or heat protection, basic first aid, and the operation of
communication equipment and distress signalling.
RTE2130A Ride and care for horses and equipment. This competency standard requires a
person to safely perform basic horsemanship activities such as riding a horse for the first time and
preparing a horse for work using basic methods and procedures.
It requires the application of skills and knowledge to carry out horse handling operations safely and
humanely in prepared handling areas, using appropriate equipment and techniques.
RTE2136A Load and unload livestock. This competency standard covers the work required to
load and unload animals for transport. It requires a working knowledge of animal handling
techniques and associated facilities and equipment.


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RTC2301A Undertake operational maintenance of machinery. This competency standard
covers basic maintenance procedures required to support machinery operations. It involves non-
specialist skills to perform basic servicing and repairs on a range of machinery according to
scheduled maintenance programs.
RTE2308A Operate ride -on vehicles. This competency standard covers the process of
maintaining and operating two and four wheel all terrain vehicles and ride-on machinery. This unit
does not include tractors or motor vehicles, as they are covered by other units of competency. It
requires the application of basic skills and knowledge to safely utilise individual controls and
features of ride-on vehicles, with or without attached equipment, and carry out basic maintenance
procedures.
RTE2128A Provide feed for livestock. This competency standard covers the process of
preparing and providing feed for livestock in an extensive agricultural environment. It requires the
application of knowledge and skills to check livestock condition, assess feed availability and
provide supplementary feeding where required, and report and maintain records. In addition, it
requires an awareness of animal welfare and behaviour, and safe workplace and sustainable
environmental practices associated with livestock production.




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