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The Biosecurity Movement Control Skill Set provides the skills and knowledge required to implement appropriate procedures to restrict the movement of vehicles, personnel, products, livestock and plant material in relation to managing an emergency animal disease or plant pest incursion.

At a glance:

Location: Online
Course duration: Approx. 4 days over 3 months
Number of units: 2
Indicative fees: Nil (jurisdiction funded)

Course structure

To successfully achieve the Biosecurity Movement Control Skill Set, you must:

  1. Complete two (2) foundation courses from Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia
  2. Complete two (2) online modules
  3. Attend one (1) face-to-face workshop.

The diagram below gives an overview of the course structure:

Biosecurity emergency movement control

Details

Complete the two (2) Foundation Courses from Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia. These provide an informative introduction to the operation of plant pest and animal disease biosecurity emergency responses.

    The two (2) online modules include:

    • MOVBER Carrying out movement and security procedures during a biosecurity emergency response (approx. 4-5 hours)
    • MACHBER  Inspection and decontamination of equipment and machinery to prevent the spread of pests and diseases (approx. 3 hours).

There will be a face-to-face workshop where jurisdiction-specific information will be covered, and the final assessment of the unit of competency AHCBER304 Carry out movement and security procedures will take place. Your trainer will provide details of the timing and location of this workshop.

Note: Please check with your jurisdiction training coordinator to make sure this course is available in your area.



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