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Working at a Beef Cattle Station (Part 1)


This resource supports learning in the following units of competency in the AHC20110 Certificate II in Agriculture Training Package:

AHCOHS201A      Participate in OHS processes
AHCWRK209A     Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
AHCLSK205A       Handle livestock using basic techniques
AHCLSK210A       Muster and move livestock
AHCINF202A       Install, maintain and repair fencing

Mapping of the resource to these units and further information about use of the resource can be found in the Facilitator Guide in the downloadable documents further down on this webpage.

The resource consists of:
1.      Self-paced eLearning modules
2.      Video clips
3.      Supporting documents

1. Self-paced eLearning modules

For self-directed learning by students to be completed with the Practical Checklists provided for each module (click on each to begin): 

MODULE 1:  Working Safely at a Beef Cattle Station  (approx. 22mins)
MODULE 2:  Handling Cattle in the Yard  (approx. 32mins)
MODULE 3:  Mustering and Moving Cattle  (approx. 31mins)
MODULE 4:  Fencing at a Beef Cattle Station  (approx. 24mins)

2. Video Vignettes

For use in face-to-face training and embedded in the eLearning modules.  These video clips are also available in higher resolution on DVD from LitCom Training Service.

Click on each image to view video (and then click on the symbol at bottom right of each video to view the video full screen).   


Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

1.1 Locking yard gates 2.1 Yard preparation

3.1 Vehicle checks

4.1 Fencing parts

1.2 Jumping the fence

2.2 Cleaning water troughs

3.2 Riding positions

4.2 Types of wire

1.3 Leading a horse

2.3 Marking

3.3 Mothering up

4.3 Fencing tools

1.4 Hind legs

2.4 Branding

3.4 Counting Cattle

4.4 Knots

1.5 Mounting a horse

2.5 Drafting

4.5 Straining

2.6 Closing yard gates

2.7 Pressure points

2.8 Low-stress handling

NOTE: The vignettes have NOT been designed as a stand-alone resource for learners. They should be used, together with the documents below, for facilitated group reflection on, and discussion about practices demonstrated in the scenarios.

3. Supporting documents

Facilitator Guide
Learner Checklists