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Poultry Production 

National Certificate : Poultry Production (48978)

Level 3 : 138 credits

 The qualification provides learners with the opportunity to gain competence in poultry production and will facilitate their securing employment in the industry. For those who are already employed in a poultry production farm, the multi-skilling that the qualification offers will open up a career path in the industry.

The qualification will allow the learners to:

  • Monitor and manage the poultry house environment.
  • Allocate and manage the poultry feeding programmes.
  • Manage the bio-security programmes on the poultry farm.
  • Monitor the health of poultry.
  • Inspect, weigh and ensure that the poultry are within the required performance standards.
  • Compile records and construct basic graphs of growth, consumption and other statistics.
  • Perform farm management functions. 

National Certificate : Poultry Production (49582)

Level 2 : 133 credits

  The qualification provides learners with the opportunity to gain competence in poultry production and will facilitate their securing employment in the industry. For those who are already employed in a poultry production farm, the multi-skilling that the qualification offers will open up a career path in the industry.

A learner achieving this qualification will be able to work effectively and productively within the poultry production industry and will gain competency to:

  • Adjust and maintain the poultry house environmental control equipment.
  • Feed, rear and ensure primary care of poultry.
  • Apply poultry bio-security on a production facility/farm.
  • Perform poultry health care, including medication and vaccination.
  • Operate and maintain poultry drinkers and drinking systems.
  • Operate and maintain poultry feeders and feeding systems. 

Poultry Processing

National Certificate : Poultry Processing (49579)

Level 3 : 133 credits

 The qualification provides learners with the opportunity to gain competence in poultry processing and will facilitate their securing employment in the industry. For those who are already employed in a poultry processing plant, the multi-skilling that the qualification offers will open up a career path in the industry.

The qualification will allow the learners to gain competency and to:

  • Operate and care for the major processing equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks on the processing equipment
  • Meet the processing quotes for the particular products being produced
  • Inspect the poultry carcasses/portions and confirm that these conform to the required standards
  • Operate the data loggers to record the production statistics
  • Monitor the ambient and carcass temperatures to maintain the cold chain
  • Identify any abnormality on a poultry carcass and remove those carcasses
  • Conduct quality assurance checks on all products within the designated area 

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