10148NAT - CERTIFICATE IV
IN FEEDLOT PRODUCTION (FEEDING MANAGEMENT)
FPMFBM408 - Apply bunk management
This unit of competency is designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge required for the application of bunk management to feedlot production systems.
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.
Objectives of bunk management
Understanding the role of the feed allocator
Bunk management calculations
Understanding potential data errors
Predicting feed intake (calculations)
To assist you in deciding if you are ready for study at this level:
Do you want to improve your skills as a feed allocator through foundational knowledge and understanding?
Do you want to know more about the indicators of feed intake and the objectives of bunk management?
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 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.
Anticipated Unit Cost
Price: $390.00 (GST inc) per person.
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 75 hours (typically 4 to 6 weeks).
Custom group training is available with delivery details negotiated with each employer.
On successful completion, students will be awarded a:
Statement of Attainment in FPMFBM408 Apply bunk management, if completing as a single unit only, OR
10148NAT - Certificate IV in Feedlot Production (Feeding Management), if completed as part of the full qualification