Work within an equine dental service provision framework

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ACMEQD401A, 'Work within an equine dental service provision framework'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria

1 Commit to the principles and practices of equine dentistry

1.1 Applied knowledge of good practice techniques and procedures used in equine dentistry and the scope of equine allied health provider fields is provided

1.2 Appropriate administrative support services, including records and charts, are developed, applied and maintained for all cases

1.3 The provision of all equine dental services is conducted within the limits of animal welfare requirements and professional and personal scope

1.4 National and state equine dental association regulations, standards and guidelines are identified and complied with

1.5 State/Territory veterinary surgeons/practitioners legislation and regulations are identified and complied with

1.6 Policies and procedures for animal management and environmentally sustainable work practices are developed, documented and promoted

2 Develop an industry network

2.1 Equine industry health service providers are identified and options for horse health care are evaluated

2.2 A network is developed with equine industry health service providers for sharing of information, collaboration and consultation in the care of the horse

2.3 Owners or carers are referred to veterinarians or other appropriate service providers when appropriate

3 Represent equine dentistry practices available to the community

3.1 The need for regular equine dental care is explained to owners, carers and members of the public as required

3.2 Qualifications of, and services provided by equine dental service providers are explained to the public

3.3 Information on equine dental conditions found and treatment options are provided to the public

Qualifications and Skillsets

ACMEQD401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • ACM40512 - Certificate IV in Equine Dentistry