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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
T/615/8820
Credits:
4
Guided learning hours:
36 hours

Assessment Guidance

Learners should be working with and closely supervised by a suitably qualified and experienced adult when addressing Learning Outcomes 4 and 5. They should not be expected to take full responsibility for receiving, storing and preparing animal feed.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about receiving animal feed.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Outline the key elements of the food stock ordering process. 

  • 1.2

    Give reasons for checking and recording the quantity and quality of feed received.

  • 1.3

    Outline actions to take if any shortfall is identified in quantity or quality of feed received.


2

Know about storing animal feed.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Outline correct storage procedures for different types of feed and reasons why it is important to follow these.

  • 2.2

    Give reasons why stock rotation is used in relation to animal feed.

  • 2.3

    Outline signs of possible pest infestation and actions to take if these are found.

  • 2.4

    Outline correct procedures for disposing of unusable food.


3

Know about preparing feed for animals.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Outline the processes and procedures in preparing different types of animal feed including fresh, frozen, dried and tinned feed.


4.

Be able to assist with receiving and storing animal feed. 

Assessment Criteria


5

Be able to assist with preparing feed for animals. 

Assessment Criteria


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