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Level 1

Prepare for milking, and milk cows, under close supervision

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18194 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, under close supervision: prepare for milking; bring a dairy herd in for milking; milk dairy cows; and hose down the farm dairy and yards. This unit standard is for people who have responsibility for milking cows under close supervision.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 2

Describe safe handling and health problems of dairy cattle associated with milking

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18191 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in the dairy industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the welfare and safe handling of dairy cattle; dairy cattle behaviour; and dairy cattle health problems associated with milking.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of how cows produce milk

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Version 4

18192 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in the agricultural industry, and secondary school and gateway students. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe the components of the cow''s udder; and describe the milk let down response in dairy cows; and the composition of cow''s milk.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe farm dairy design and the farm dairy effluent system

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18193 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in the dairy farming industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to describe farm dairy design and the farm dairy effluent system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with milking
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24548 and unit standard 24549. This unit standard replaced unit standard 563.

19088 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for milking as directed by a supervisor; bring a dairy herd in for milking; milk dairy cows; isolate milk unsuitable for collection as directed by the supervisor; and clean farm dairy and yards after milking.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of nozzles, rubberware, and milk meters used in herd testing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 25696 and unit standard 25697.

22019 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of nozzles, rubberware, and milk meters used in herd testing.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Process milk samples from herd testing, and prepare trays for storing milk samples

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22021 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to process milk samples from herd testing, and prepare trays for storing milk samples from herd testing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of milking machine components and cleaning procedures

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Version 2

23786 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working, or intending to work, in the dairy industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the location and function of milking machine components, and milking machine cleaning; and carry out milking machine hygiene inspection, and complete records.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of somatic cell count (SCC), and mastitis in dairy cows

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Version 1

23788 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: somatic cell count (SCC); mastitis; and mastitis treatments, in dairy cows.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with milking

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 24549 replaced unit standard 19088.

24548 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who have responsibility for milking cows under the general direction of a supervisor. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for milking as directed by a supervisor; bring a dairy herd in for milking; assist with milking dairy cows; and assist with drafting dairy cattle during milking.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of nozzles used in herd testing equipment

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 25697 replaced unit standard 22019.

25696 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of nozzles used in herd testing equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of rubberware, and milk meters used in herd testing equipment

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 25696 replaced unit standard 22019.

25697 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of rubberware, and milk meters used in herd testing equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 3

Describe the operation and maintenance of farm dairy equipment
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24550.

18196 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the function, operation, maintenance, and cleaning of a milking plant, milking machines and farm dairy equipment, and perform calculations.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Move and handle dairy cattle for milking and mating, and restrain for treatment of health problems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24546 and unit standard 24547.

18198 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: draft dairy cattle during milking; treat dairy cattle; identify and record cows in oestrus; handle bulls in the dairy herd; handle heifers and cows during their first milkings following calving; restrain dairy cattle and treat their common problems which do not require veterinary intervention; and perform calculations.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify and treat milking problems in dairy livestock
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 28937 were replaced by unit standard 32010.

18199 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm, and recognises the knowledge and skills required to identify livestock that are unevenly milked, take corrective action, and identify and treat damaged teats and mastitis in dairy livestock.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Rear calves, and wean onto pasture
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 Unit standards 19072 and19087 have been replaced by unit standard 28979.

19072 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: rear calves to weaning; perform calf treatments as directed by a supervisor; identify, and report the presence of calf diseases, and isolate, treat, and record calves with diseases; and wean calves onto pasture.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of calf rearing from birth to weaning
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 Unit standards 19072 and19087 have been replaced by unit standard 28979.

19087 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of calf rearing from birth to four days, and from four days old to weaning; and perform calculations.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assess location and restraining area, move, and restrain cows for artificial insemination
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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21757 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people carrying out artificial insemination in the dairy industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess location and restraining area prior to inseminating cows; and move and restrain cows for artificial insemination.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Plan and prepare for herd testing, and collect equipment and milk samples following herd testing

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22016 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan for herd testing; prepare and transport equipment in preparation for herd testing; and collect and transport equipment and milk samples following herd testing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Set up equipment and carry out herd testing, and carry out procedures following herd testing

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Version 2

22017 Unit Standard 23 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up the dairy with equipment for herd testing; collect milk samples for herd testing; and carry out procedures following milk sample collection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of herd testing and its benefits to the agriculture industry

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Version 2

22018 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the role of herd testing and its benefits to the agriculture industry; and the objectives, methods, and requirements of herd testing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Carry out inspection and periodic calibration of milk meters

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Version 2

22020 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, dismantle and inspect milk meters after completion of herd testing, and carry out periodic calibration of milk meters.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Milk dairy cows and isolate milk unsuitable for collection
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 24551 has been replaced by unit standard 28937

23789 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to milk dairy cows; and isolate milk unsuitable for collection. This unit standard is for people who have responsibility for milking cows, without assistance, on dairy farms.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe milk cooling, milk cooling equipment, and milk cooler hygiene checking

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23790 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: primary and secondary milk cooling, problems which can occur, and procedures for hygiene checking; and milk company and supplier responsibilities for purchase and installation of on-farm milk cooling equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe milking machine maintenance, faults, and water quality, and develop cleaning procedures
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28938

23792 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: milking machine maintenance and rubberware replacement, and identification of faults; milking machine and rubberware cleaning procedures, and identify and describe the procedures to rectify faults; and the relationship between the quality of water used to clean milking machines, and milk quality.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of, evaluate, and monitor, on-farm milking plant cleaning procedures

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23793 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: knowledge of on-farm dairy cleaning procedures, and hot and cold wash components; evaluate a specified farm dairy's cleaning procedures; and monitor on-farm dairy cleaning procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of mastitis management in dairy cows using the SAMM plan

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23795 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of mastitis management in dairy cows using the Seasonal Approach to Managing Mastitis (SAMM) plan.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Identify and record cows on heat
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 24547 replaced unit standard 18198. Unit standards 1525, 24546,24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, and 24820 have been replaced by unit standard 28972. Unit standards 24546, 24621, 24622, 24645, 24819, and 24820 have been replaced by unit standard 28973.

24546 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and record cows on heat.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare equipment and treatments, restrain and treat dairy cattle, and perform drench calculations

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 24546 replaced unit standard 18198.

24547 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check and prepare equipment, and prepare treatment in preparation for treating dairy cattle; restrain dairy cattle, and treat their common problems which do not require veterinary intervention; and perform drench calculations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Clean the milking plant, vats or silos, dairy and yards
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 24550 and unit standard 28938 were replaced by unit standard 32011.

24549 Unit Standard 9 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working as a milk harvester on a dairy farm, and recognises the knowledge and skills required to clean the milking plant, vats or silos; and clean farm dairy and yards after milking.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Apply knowledge of the operation of a farm dairy to milk harvesting
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 24549, and unit standard 28938 were replaced by unit standard 32011.

24550 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working as milk harvester on a dairy farm, and recognises the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate the operation of farm dairy equipment, and understand a milking plant.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Handle heifers and cows in the farm dairy following calving
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 23789 has been replaced by unit standard 28937

24551 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to handle heifers following calving; and handle heifers and cows in the farm dairy following calving, and maintain records.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cow reproduction and perform calculations for artificial insemination
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31947.

25714 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people carrying out artificial insemination in the dairy industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the reproductive organs and reproductive cycles of cows; factors influencing conception rates and calving patterns, and technologies available to condense calving patterns; and perform calculations related to artificial insemination.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe, operate and maintain a spray application system for land application of dairy effluent
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25727, 25728, 25729, 25730, 25731, 25732 have been replaced by unit standards 28940 and 28941.

25726 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to operate and maintain a spray application system for land application of dairy effluent, and maintain the associated records. They are also able to describe: the purpose, benefits, and components of the system; and its potential operational problems, their adverse effects on the environment, and the actions required for correction of the effects.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe, operate and maintain a borderdyke system for land application of dairy effluent
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25726, 25728, 25729, 25730, 25731, 25732 have been replaced by unit standards 28940 and 28941

25727 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to operate and maintain a borderdyke system for land application of dairy effluent, and maintain the associated records. They are also able to describe: the purpose, benefits, and components of the system; and its potential operational problems, their adverse effects on the environment, and the actions required for correction of the effects.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe, operate and maintain a vehicle spreading system for land application of dairy effluent
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25726, 25727, 25729, 25730, 25731, 25732 have been replaced by unit standards 28940 and 28941

25728 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to operate and maintain a vehicle spreading system for land application of dairy effluent, and maintain the associated records. They are also able to describe: the purpose, benefits, and components of the system; and its potential operational problems, their adverse effects on the environment, and the actions required for correction of the effects.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and maintain an oxidation pond system for dairy effluent treatment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25726, 25727, 25728, 25730, 25731, 25732 have been replaced by unit standards 28940 and 28941

25729 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to maintain an oxidation pond for dairy effluent treatment and the associated records. They are also able to describe: the purpose, benefits, and components of the system; and its potential functional problems, their adverse effects on the environment, and the actions required for correction of the effects.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe and maintain an advanced pond system for dairy effluent treatment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25726, 25727, 25728, 25729, 25731, 25732 have been replaced by unit standards 28940 and 28941

25730 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to maintain an advanced pond system for dairy effluent treatment and the associated records. They are also able to describe: the purpose, benefits, and components of the system; and its potential functional problems, their adverse effects on the environment, and the actions required for correction of the effects.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe dairy effluent and its collection and management, and check and maintain a dairy effluent collection system
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25726, 25727, 25728, 25729, 25730, 25732 have been replaced by unit standard 28940

25731 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the components of dairy farm effluent, its benefits as a fertiliser, and potential impact on animal health; the cleaning procedures for, and function and risk factors of, the dairy effluent collection system at the farm dairy; and the requirements for managing the build-up of dairy effluent in areas other than the farm dairy. They are also able to check and maintain the dairy effluent collection system in the farm dairy, and maintain the associated records.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Describe methods to reduce dairy effluent and to handle and dispose of contaminated milk, and clean the farm dairy
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standards 25726, 25727, 25728, 25729, 25730, 25731 have been replaced by unit standard 28940

25732 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe methods to reduce dairy effluent generation during yarding and milking, and reasons for water minimisation; demonstrate methods of minimising water use; and check water equipment for optimal operation. They are able to describe: precautions to ensure the efficient operation of the dairy farm effluent collection and storage system; and the handling and disposal of contaminated milk in the farm dairy, and the management of milk spillages into drains or waterways. They are also able to clean the farm dairy.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Milk dairy livestock
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 18199 were replaced by unit standard 32010. This unit standard replaced unit standards 23789 and 24551.

28937 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm, and recognises the skills and knowledge required to handle livestock in a farm dairy following parturition; milk dairy livestock; and isolate milk unsuitable for collection.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate understanding of a dairy effluent management system
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 28941 were replaced by unit standard 32008. This unit standard replaced unit standards 25726, 25727, 25728, 25729, 25730, 25731, 25732.

28940 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm, and recognises the skills and knowledge required to assist with the management of dairy effluent, and who need to demonstrate underpinning knowledge of a dairy effluent management system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with the operation and maintenance of a dairy effluent management system
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 28940 were replaced by unit standard 32008. This unit standard replaces unit standards 25726, 25727, 25728, 25729, 25730.

28941 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in a dairy farm, and recognises the knowledge and skills required to assist with the operation and maintenance of a dairy effluent management system.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of cow behaviour and reproduction, and perform calculations for artificial insemination

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 25714.

31947 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people carrying out artificial insemination in the dairy industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: cow behavior; the reproductive organs and reproductive cycles of cows; factors influencing conception rates and calving patterns, and technologies available to condense calving patterns. People are also able to perform calculations related to artificial insemination.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of dairy effluent systems and assist with dairy effluent management

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 28940 and unit standard 28941.

32008 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of dairy effluent and how it affects the on-farm environment; describe environmental protection practices for a dairy effluent management system; identify characteristics of a specific dairy effluent management system; assist with the operation of a dairy effluent management system; identify and correct common operational problems associated with a dairy effluent management system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with milking, identify and report problems associated with milking dairy livestock

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 18199 and unit standard 28937.

32010 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe livestock senses and behaviour that influence handling in the farm dairy; handle livestock during their first experiences, and mixed aged livestock in the farm dairy following parturition; identify and treat damaged teats in dairy livestock; carry out milk harvesting; and identify livestock that are unevenly milked and take corrective action.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Assist with the operation of a farm dairy for milk harvesting

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 24549, unit standard 24550, and unit standard 28938.

32011 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who are working on a dairy farm. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe key components and functions of a milking plant; describe the purpose of cleaning chemicals, and clean the milking plant, and vat or silo; demonstrate knowledge of milk cooling systems; assist with the maintenance of a cluster; and isolate milk unsuitable for collection.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 4

Artificially inseminate cows as a site technician
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4

17467 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare and transport equipment; prepare cows and equipment for artificial insemination; artificially inseminate cows; and attend to procedures following artificial insemination, and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of how to produce premium quality cow's milk
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 4 This unit standard and unit standard 19090 have been replaced by unit standard 28855

18197 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the standards, tests, and factors that indicate premium quality cow's milk; and explain the factors that influence the yield and composition of cow's milk and their significance to the dairy producers.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a mating and calving plan for a dairy herd
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19089 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a mating and calving plan for a dairy herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Clean and maintain the milking plant
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 579. This unit standard and unit standard 18197 have been replaced by unit standard 28855

19090 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: clean and maintain the milking plant; and recognise and rectify malfunctions of milking machine components, farm dairy and equipment. This unit standard is intended for people who are milking a dairy herd without direct supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage a dairy herd during milking and drying off
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28854

19091 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: train heifers for milking, and identify any health problems; supervise milking of a dairy herd, and monitor herd health and production; dry off a dairy herd, prepare cull cows for transport, and implement animal health treatments. This unit standard is intended for people who are supervising the milking of a dairy herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement a mating and calving plan for a dairy herd under supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 592.

19169 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to implement a planned mating and calving programme for a dairy herd under supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop, implement and monitor a seasonal plan for herd testing

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22022 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a seasonal plan for herd testing runs and implement and monitor the seasonal plan.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a mating plan for a dairy herd
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

25376 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a mating plan for a dairy herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Develop a calving plan for a dairy herd
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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25377 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to develop a calving plan for a dairy herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement and monitor a planned mating programme for a dairy herd
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 25379 replaced unit standard 19169. This unit standard, unit standard 1521, unit standard 1530, unit standard 8628, unit standard 19078, unit standard 19085, unit standard 25379, unit standard 25382, unit standard 253

25378 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to implement and monitor a planned mating programme for a dairy herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Implement and monitor a planned calving programme for a dairy herd
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2020.

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 25378 replaced unit standard 19169. This unit standard, unit standard 1521, unit standard 1530, unit standard 8628, unit standard 19078, unit standard 19085, unit standard 25378, unit standard 25382, unit standard 253

25379 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to implement and monitor a planned calving programme for a dairy herd.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Evaluate an on-farm dairy effluent management system, and develop an on-farm dairy effluent management plan

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25830 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: evaluate the on-farm dairy effluent system design and associated management procedures for maximising nutrient re-use and minimising environmental damage; identify and evaluate possible improvements to the on-farm dairy effluent system design and associated management procedures; develop and document procedures for an on-farm dairy effluent management plan to maximise nutrient re-use and minimise environmental damage; and prepare an effluent application plan for the application of on-farm dairy effluent onto pastures.

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CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Manage milk harvesting to optimise efficiency and milking performance outcomes

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 19091.

28854 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in a dairy operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to take responsibility for the management of a dairy milking operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Prepare for, and carry out artificial insemination of cows as an industry technician

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7411 Unit Standard 42 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people carrying out artificial insemination in the dairy industry as an industry technician. People credited with this unit standard are able to: schedule farm visits, prepare and transport equipment, and conduct self in a professional manner while on farm; prepare cows and equipment for artificial insemination; artificially inseminate cows to a commercial level; and attend to procedures following artificial insemination, and complete records.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 52 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Level 5

Evaluate, and recommend changes to, current milking routine and dairy design to improve efficiency of cow flow
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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18195 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to evaluate, and recommend changes to, current milking routine, tasks associated with current milking routine, and dairy design, to improve efficiency of cow flow.

Standard-setting body:

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 24 October 2020