Domain - Animal Handling

Domain - Animal Handling

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Level 3

Handle and transport injured companion animals
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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5183 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to apply restraints to the injured animal, and transport the animal to the surgery.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Handle and transport injured large animals
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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5184 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: apply restraints to the injured animal; and assess the situation, and transport the animal to the surgery, or summon veterinary assistance.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Socialise, and develop a puppy for potential Guide Dog work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7397 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to care for the puppy, and socialise the puppy.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Carry out emergency euthanasia of small animals
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11681 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the purpose, situations, and legal responsibilities when carrying out emergency humane euthanasia of small animals; assess methods of euthanasia, and select a method appropriate to the animal species and the situation; and prepare equipment, carry out humane euthanasia, and maintain equipment for euthanasia. This unit standard is for inspectors warranted under the Animal Welfare Act 1999, and Dog Control Act 1996, people in urban or rural situations, dog rangers under the Impounding Act 1955, or lay staff working in animal shelters or pounds where veterinary assistance is not available.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out emergency euthanasia of large animals
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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11682 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the purpose, situations, and legal responsibilities when carrying out emergency humane euthanasia of large animals; assess methods of euthanasia, and select a method appropriate to the animal species; and prepare equipment, carry out humane euthanasia, and maintain equipment for euthanasia. This unit standard is for inspectors warranted under the Animal Welfare Act 1999, and Dog Control Act 1996, abattoir operators, stock truck operators, people in rural or semi-urban situations, and dog rangers under the Impounding Act 1955, where veterinary assistance is not available.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 16 September 2021