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20793 Skin possums for possum fur recovery

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20793 Skin possums for possum fur recovery

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    Skin possums for possum fur recovery

Level 3

    Credits 4

    Purpose People credited with this unit standard are able to: skin possums, and

    describe skinning methods and the preparation for freezing and freezing

    process; dry possum skins; and remove possum skins from boards, air,

    brush, bundle, and press.

Subfield Agriculture

    Domain General Agriculture

    Status Registered

    Status date 26 July 2004

    Date version published 20 May 2008

    Planned review date 31 December 2010

    Entry information Open.

    Accreditation Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA, industry

    and teaching professional in the same field from another

    provider.

    Standard setting body (SSB) Agriculture Industry Training Organisation

    Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference 0052

    This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.

Special notes

1 Legislation relevant to this unit standard includes but is not limited to the Resource

    Management Act 1991, Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Animal Welfare

    Act 1999, Biosecurity Act 1993, and their subsequent amendments.

2 Definition

     organisational procedures the verbal and written instructions to staff on procedures

    for skinning possum, and drying possum skins.

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    Elements and performance criteria

Element 1

    Skin possums, and describe skinning methods and the preparation for freezing and freezing process.

Range sleeve skinning, open skinning.

Performance criteria

    1.1 Preparation of possum skins for skinning process, and skinning is carried out in

    a systematic manner without damage to the fur, or injury to self, and in

    accordance with organisational procedures.

    1.2 Skinning process is appropriate for the way skin is to be dried, and is carried out

    in a manner which meets end product processing requirements.

    1.3 Skinned carcasses are disposed of away from the kill site, and in accordance

    with organisational procedures.

    1.4 Tailing is carried out in a manner which allows efficient air circulation for drying.

    1.5 Preparation of possum skins for freezing and the freezing process are

    described in terms of the requirements for end product processing.

    Range folding, storage.

    1.6 Skinning methods are compared in terms of fur skin processor requirements for

    quality.

    Range open skinned and dried on pin boards, sleeve skinning and peg

    boards.

Element 2

Dry possum skins.

Range one of natural drying, force drying.

Performance criteria

    2.1 Skin drying methods are described in terms of their advantages and

    disadvantages.

    2.2 Skins are fleshed and cleaned of grease and particles of flesh in preparation for

    pegging, and in accordance with organisational procedures.

    2.3 Skins are pegged on boards with size of skins consistent with size of boards, to

    achieve efficient drying, uniform width, without over stretching in width, and in a

    manner which requires minimal trimming.

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    2.4 Pointed pieces and flanks of pegged skins are minimally trimmed in accordance

    with organisational procedures.

    2.5 Drying skins are maintained at a temperature to enable even and consistent

    drying of all skins in batch prior to current days catch being pegged.

Element 3

Remove possum skins from boards, air, brush, bundle, and press.

Performance criteria

    3.1 Skins are removed from skin-board frames, and tail is split in a systematic

    manner without damage to skins.

    3.2 Skins are hung, aired, brushed, and stacked without causing damage to skin,

    and to ensure optimum quality of skin is maintained during transport, in

    accordance with organisational procedures.

    3.3 Skins are prepared for bundling, bundled and pressed with a consistent number

    in each bundle to ensure optimum quality of skin is maintained.

    3.4 Bundling and pressing are carried out following drying in a manner and time

    frame which avoids formation of mildew.

    3.5 Skins are treated prior to storage, where appropriate, to ensure quality is

    maintained in accordance with organisational procedures.

Please note

    Providers must be accredited by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.

    Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.

    Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.

    Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.

Comments on this unit standard

Please contact the Agriculture Industry Training Organisation

    standards@agricultureito.ac.nz if you wish to suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.

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