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On successful completion of this module each student should be able to:
Appraise safety in the work place, Appraise milking and dairy hygiene operations, Perform routine skills associated with dairy herd health, Evaluate cows, replacement heifers, and sires for breeding, Manage grass utilisation through grass budgeting, Evaluate key performance indicators for a dairy farm, Collect, analyse and report the important information on a dairy farm, Describe the business organization and the responsibilities of key operatives in the enterprise on which they were located.
Students will have opportunities to develop important teamwork, interpersonal and self-management transferable skills such as: Work independently in unfamiliar situations; Manage their time effectively; Work effectively as a team member and respect the views of others in the team; Accept and respond to constructive criticism; Account for their actions and decisions; Critically reflect on their experiences; Based on their contacts and experiences, be able to critically identify and develop potential sources of appropriate employment for their future career.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Submit final report on completion of work placement||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Kildalton||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Oral Examination: Oral examination in January||Unspecified||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Submit monthly reports to Module Co-Ordinator||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback on monthly reports will be provided to inform students if the detail included is sufficient and therefore useful for the final assignment.
|Dr Stafford Vigors||Tutor|