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This unit of competency is designed to provide learners with the knowledge required for the operation and application of grain processing systems used within the feedlot industry. Whilst there are no mandatory entry requirements for this unit, it applies to personnel interested or involved in the feedlot industry. This unit may be studied individually or as part of the overall 10148NAT - Certificate IV in Feedlot Production (Feeding Management) qualification. The detail below sets out the key components studied within this unit.
- Grain processing equipment and operation
- Grain processing assessment
- Particle size, distribution, density, moisture, durability and visual assessment
- Maintenance programs
- Safe work practices
To assist you in deciding if you are ready for study at this level:
- Do you want to know more about the different grain processing systems and the application within feedlot operation?
- Are you interested in understanding how grain processing influences feedlot production?
- Are you self-motivated? Do you have a range of study skills and tools to direct your study? Organising your study time, so as to prioritise your workload, will allow you to get the most out of your studies and meet your assessment deadlines.
- Study will involve a range of reading, calculations and written response. This course includes practical assessment elements. You are required to have literacy and numeracy levels equivalent to a successful completion of year 10 English and Mathematics.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access seventyWest online systems and a computer with up to date software, including Microsoft office. You will also require a valid and appropriate email address and personal stationery (pen and paper).
seventyWest will provide the relevant learning resources (workbooks) for this course.
This unit is delivered in both self-paced online study or blended delivery mode (which comprises of online study and workshop format).
The duration of the training is 60 hours (typically 4 to 6 weeks).
Custom group training is available with delivery details negotiated with each employer.
Course AwardOn successful completion, students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment in FPMOGP406 Operate feedlot grain processing systems