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Group Training Session - Feed Shed Loader Operator (Aug 3)

Join resident facilitator, Jeff House, live as he guides you and the team through the module on Feed Shed Loader Operator, the first module within the Fundamentals of Nutrition, Feeding and Milling Complete Course on Feedlot TECH. The access fee is per feedlot/business, and covers all staff that wish to partake in the training session. Date: Thursday, 3rd of August 2023 Time: 3:30 - 5pm (AEST)

Post registration, you will receive a zoom link to save to your calendar and access the training. Those who attend and participate in the session will have their Feedlot TECH training transcript updated automatically. This online course covers the basics in loader operation, walking you through the role of operating the loader safely and efficiently in the feed shed, pre-start and safety checks, feed shed organisation, correct ration batching processes and clean-up and shed hygiene.

After completion of the online training, an on the ground competency assessment is available via Feedlot TECH so staff can demonstrate their skills and competency in this area. Learning outcomes and competencies By the end of this module, you will know how to:

  • Perform daily loader start-up checks and related maintenance tasks

  • Correctly store, organise and maintain hygiene in the shed and surrounding environment

  • Load and batch feed with safety, accuracy and efficiency

  • Operate the different types of mixing/batching systems

  • Load liquids and powdered supplements into batch boxes and mixers

  • Clean and maintain the commodity shed and loader.

This E-learning series has been by funded grain-fed levies and matching federal government R&D contributions via Meat & Livestock Australia in consultation with the Australian Lot Feeders’ Association.



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