Seed Processing Worker

Seed Processing Worker

Seed Processing Process: The Seed Processing Process is responsible for cleaning; drying; treatment; packing and storing the seed properly for distribution Distribution Short Description: The person at work cleans the seeds of foreign and undesirable material, takes samples for testing, dries the seeds at high humidity levels, handles them, feeds them and stores them properly for distribution. , attention span, efficiency, quality, health safety, and willingness to wear protective gear and the ability to work long hours Seed Processing Worker.

Clean and dry seeds Seed Processing Worker:

m farmers To be competent, a working person must be able to: PC1. get seeds from various seed growers according to SOP PC2. empty the contents of each bag you found in the labeled bin as soon as you receive them from PC3. test the seeds by testing PC4. check that it is not ripe, crumpled, broken, sick, damaged by moisture, infested, insect-damaged seeds, weed seeds and wild plants etc. PC5. return the seed back to the seed planter if it looks unacceptable like the company’s SOP PC6. take samples from the seeds found to be tested if they look like an acceptable PC7. Apply the label and send seed samples to laboratory technicians as per the company SOP Segregate bins seed for pre-cleaning To be effective, the person on the job should be able to: PC8. store cleaning seeds before they are found in the absence of items such as dust, small stones, dirt balls, garbage, leaves, stem fragments, awns from seed heads, pieces of corn kernels, pieces of seed seeds, dead insects etc. PC9. keep those seed bins, clean and free of pre-cleaning, PC10. send clean cleaning seeds Make seed preparation first to be competent, the person on the job should be able to: PC11. remove dust, debris, debris etc Seed Processing Worker.

In order to function properly, a person on the job must be able to: PC18. receive test report from PC19 lab specialist. if the humidity level is within the limits as stated in the SOP, then send the seeds for further processing by PC20. if the moisture content of the seed is higher than acceptable, then send the seed to the seed stand / PC21 room. place wet seeds in the area / room in the room according to SOP PC22. perform seed drying such as traditional or solar drying and mechanical or artificial suspension depending on the resources available, seed type, interest rate and operating instructions in SOP PC23. take random samples of moisture test seeds after drying for a period of time for specific plant varieties as specified in SOP PC24. stop drying the seeds and send them for processing when the humidity level has reached a maximum as stated in the SOP Access production and quality standards To be efficient, the user / individual must be able to: PC25. ensure the selection of healthy and effective seeds for PC26 processing. ensure proper seed cleaning by removing appendages and particles such as debris, rock waves and dust PC27. clean the seeds in a way that does little damage to the seeds and does not damage the good seeds PC28. use appropriate seed cleaners such as seed blower, split shives, scalpers, debearders and huller-scarified etc. PC29. use suitable seed drying equipment such as Dehumidifier, seed drying cabinets, dried silica gel etc. and seed drying methods to ensure PC30 quality. ensure that all seeds should dry PC31. prevent seed mixing of different access during seed cleaning and suspension from untreated seeds using filters sorted according to each SOP PC12. separate simple light and empty light with a gentle win13 to remove the undesirable material using a seed blower according to SOP PC14. scatter seeds in a well-lit flat area of ​​bright color such as illuminated table to remove damaged seeds, seeds of various varieties etc., if available PC15. send well-cleaned seeds Perform good seed cleaning To be effective, a person on the job should be able to: PC16. clean the seeds using ‘Fine Cleaning Machine’s for each SOP PC17. clean the seeds continuously using ‘Air Screen Screen Cleaner’ according to SOP Seed Processing Worker

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes) Seed Processing Worker:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. applicable law, standards, policies, and procedures in the workplace KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to workplace KA3. your job role and responsibilities and resources about KA4 work. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA5 funding. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumer and business KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work

Technical Knowledge:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. The company’s policies are: seed selection, seed adoption and asset management KB2. corporate reporting structure KB3. importance of individual role in workflow KB4. with different types of seeds and their characteristics KB5. the effect of moisture content on seed storage life

KB6. what steps will be taken to prevent seed mixing of different KB7 inputs. various methods of cleaning and drying seeds KB8. different ways of drying different types and varieties of plants e.g. non-oil seed oil KB9. the need for time to dry the different types and varieties of oil and non-oil grains KB10. causes of seed damage KB11. longevity of biodiversity and non-oil types and non-oil grains KB12. the right way to manage the variety and variety of oil and non-oil seeds

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: in SA1. documentary details about seed bags obtained from different seed producers, rejected bags etc. according to company policy Learning skills The user / employee needs to know and understand: SA2. read SOPs / company policies SA3. read test report to know the moisture content of the seed Oral communication (Listening and Speaking skills) The user / person at work needs to know and understand how: in SA4. listen to staff to submit seed quality information and visual inspection methods SA5. contact seed growers for reasons of discarding their seed bags based on the SA6 visual inspection. get instructions and seek advice from manager SA7. communicating with the supervisor on resource requirements B. Developing Professional Skills / Worker needs to know and understand: how to SB1. when to store or dispose of the approved seed bag based on visual SB2 testing. select the setting method for seed varieties based on available resources and seed capacity SB3. what should be the length of time to dry the different varieties and varieties of seeds Arrange and arrange The person at work needs to know and understand that: SB4. plan and organize resources for cleaning and drying seeds e.g. required cleaning equipment, Muslin cloth drying bags etc. SB5. arrange for the cleaning and suspension of seed while protecting it from rain or other water sources, insects, insects (including birds), and other harmful influences SB6. perform standard maintenance of these SB7 resources. use Seed blower, sieve, Dehumidified dryers and seed drying cabinets Seed Processing Worker

Customer Location The user / person at work needs to know and understand: SB8. build relationships and use the human centric SB9 approach. Manage relationships with employees and other partner farmers Solving the problem The user / person at work needs to know and understand how: in SB10. to solve work-related problems, e.g., idle cleaning equipment analyze methods that reduce seed performance loss during SB12 drying. analyze cleaning and drying methods in terms of safety, weather, drying and storage of the company’s resources Critical Thinking An employee needs to know and understand that: SB13. Take his own work and study

Treat seeds with chemicals Seed Processing Worker:

In order to function properly, a person at work must be able to: PC1. get the necessary chemicals such as pesticides, pesticides and fungus from the manager according to the plant varieties and varieties of PC2 seeds. store the type and type of chemicals according to the SOP in a safe place in the selected PC3 area. wear protective gear according to SOP PC4. prepare chemicals for seed use according to SOP PC5. prepare tools and equipment for the actual use of chemicals in PC6 seeds. turn on ‘Seed Treating Barrel’ or ‘Mixer’ to the seed processing units according to the SOP Apply chemicals To be effective, the person on the job should be able to: PC7. replenish the repaired chemicals in the appropriate PC8 tool or equipment. apply chemicals to the seeds using the appropriate tool or equipment according to SOP PC9. take a sample of the treated seed, label it and send it to the lab to get a PC10 check. send refined seeds to proceed with application Apply chemicals To be competent, the person on the job must be able to: PC11. fill ‘Seed Management’ or ‘Mixer’ with chemicals prepared according to SOP PC12. use the machine after feeding the seeds in it at the correct rate according to SOP PC13. take samples of the treated seed, label them and send them to the lab for PC14 quality testing. send seeds for further processing Achieve production and quality standards To be competent, user / individual must be able to: PC1. use the estimated amount of chemicals as described in SOP PC2. ensure that the given chemical amount is used in excess of the given amount of PC3 seeds. verify the relevant documents according to the company SOP Seed Processing Worker

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes):

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. applicable law, standards, policies, and procedures in the workplace KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to KA3 workplace. your role and responsibilities and job information resources KA4. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA5 funding. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumer and business KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work Seed Processing Worker

Technical Knowledge:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. The company’s policies are: chemical selection, chemical adoption and asset management KB2. corporate reporting structure KB3. importance of individual role in workflow KB4. with a variety of chemicals used to treat seeds and their symptoms KB5. different types of chemicals such as powder, liquid and slurries KB6. varieties of chemically treated seeds KB7. differences between pesticides, insecticides and fungicides KB8. The purpose of using pesticides, insecticides and fungicides in treating seed KB9. differences between seed disinfection, seed disinfestations and seed protection KB10. the use of selective chemical selection in pest control, disease control and the safe storage of KB11. when and how to use two or more computers in the treatment of seed KB12. a sequence of chemical applications in which two or more chemicals will be used to treat seed KB13. optimal doses and chemical application rates on seeds KB14. what steps will be taken during the chemical compounding KB15. what is a cleanser that should be mixed in some cases to help better mix chemicals and water and to help it adhere to the seed KB16. the best way to handle different types of chemicals is KB17. the use of KB18 protective gears. safety precautions to be taken while using chemicals in seed treatment KB19. pests, diseases, organisms and insects associated with seeds KB20. causes of seed damage during chemical treatment Seed Processing Worker

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: in SA1. record information on the number of chemicals obtained from the manager, the amount used for treatment and the type of chemical-treated seed as per company policy Learning skills The user / employee needs to know and understand: SA2. read SOPs / company policies SA3. read the label on the chemical package for detailed information about the product, warning statement, antidotes, interest rate and weight per kilogram, type of pest control and care in oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / employee needs to know and understand how: to SA4 . listen to staff for information on the safe use of chemicals in seed treatment SA5. get instructions and seek advice from manager SA6. communicating with the supervisor on chemical requirements A. Making Professional Skills Decisions The user / person at work needs to know and understand: SB1 method. what chemical do you use for different types of seeds e.g. One or more pesticides are used for corn, peanuts, cotton seeds SB2. what tool or equipment will be used for the effective use of chemicals in seeds Plan and edit A working person needs to know and understand: SB3. planning and organizing effective seed treatment resources e.g. chemicals; tools and equipment needed to add chemicals to the SB4 seed. how to plan a chemical application sequence in which two or more chemicals will be used to treat SB5 seeds. how to use Seed / Container Container / Mixer, Shovel, Spray and SB6-controlled slurry. how to do standard maintenance of these resources Customer Centricity The user / employee needs to know and understand: how to SB7. build relationships and use the human centric SB8 method. Manage relationships with employees and other partner farmers Troubleshooting The user / person at work needs to know and understand: how to SB9. to solve work-related problems, e.g., ineffective Sprayer Analytical Thinking Seed Processing Worker

Pack and label seeds Seed Processing Worker:

In order to function properly, a person at work must be able to: PC1. find seeds managed at PC2 seed treatment center. get a test report from the tube and check if all seed quality parameters are compatible with SOP PC3. arrange for seed storage materials such as plastic bags, barrels etc. PC4. weigh the packaging seeds using the appropriate packaging materials as per SOP PC5 company. choose suitable packaging materials such as plastic bags, containers and barrels etc. depending on the seed variety as per the company SOP PC6. pack in a way to avoid any damage to PC7 seeds. raise seeds in the correct quantity as recommended PC8. mark appropriate packs, bags, containers and barrels according to SOP PC9. keep records according to SOP Undertakelabelling To be competent, a person on the job must be able to: PC10. create a full seed label with self-made or computer-labeled labels like each SOP PC11 company. the test label must contain the type of seed, number of seeds, harvest time, packing date, expiration date, batch number, name of the chemical treatment chemicals, caution statement, storage steps and safe disposal of untreated PC12 seeds. inspect any defects and damage to the packaging material and its sealing PC13. move storage packages Access productivity and quality standards To be effective, a user / individual must be able to: PC14. ensure that seeds from different ages are not mixed with PC15. ensure that bags / containers / drums do not contain seeds in excess of their PC16 capacity. ensure that the label contains appropriate identification, quality data management instructions and PC17 compliance. keeping the workplace and resources running in a clean and orderly environment PC18. verify the relevant documents according to the company SOP

Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes) Seed Processing Worker:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: KA1. applicable law, standards, policies, and procedures in the workplace KA2. appropriate health and safety requirements applicable to KA3 workplace. your job role and responsibilities and resources about KA4 work. who can request assistance to obtain work-related information, specifications and KA5 funding. the importance of compliance with health, hygiene, safety and quality standards and the impact of non-compliance on consumer and business KA6. documents and related procedures applicable to the context of the work Seed Processing Worker

Technical Knowledge Seed Processing Worker:

The person at work needs to know and understand: KB1. Company policies on: planting and labeling of seed and asset management KB2. corporate reporting structure KB3. importance of individual role in workflow KB4. about best practices for packing seeds and labeling KB5. about ways to ensure quality while seeding KB6. with different types of seeds and their characteristics KB7. what steps will be taken to prevent seed mixing KB8. causes of seed damage KB9. natural life span of different types and varieties of oil and non-oil grains KB10. the right way to manage the variety and variety of oil and non-oil seeds

Core Skills/ Generic Skills:

The user / person at work needs to know and understand: in SA1. document details as per company policy Learning skills The user / individual at work needs to know and understand how: in SA2. read SOPs / company policies SA3. learn best ways to pack seeds and label oral communication (listening and speaking skills) The user / person at work needs to know and understand: SA4. listen to staff record photos for seed implantation and label SA5. get instructions and seek advice from manager SA6. liaising with colleagues and packing and labeling needs manager A. Developing Professional Skills To create a user / person on the job they need to know and understand: SB1 method. what kind of seed should be packed in bags / containers / barrels SB2. any tool or equipment that will be used to manage seeds effectively and safely Seed Processing Worker

Plan and Organize The user / person at work needs to know and understand: how to make SB3. plan and organize functional seed packaging and labeling resources e.g. bags; barrels; containers etc. use a heavy machine, SB5 interest holder. make regular maintenance of these machines Centricity of Customers The user / person on the job needs to know and understand: how to SB6. build relationships and use the human centric SB7 method. Manage relationships with employees and other partner farmers Solving the problem The user / person at work needs to know and understand: in SB8. troubleshooting work-related issues, e.g., unavailability of computer labels Analytical Thinking A person at work needs to know and understand: SB9. analyze the level of filling the bag / container / bin with seeds without deteriorating seed quality Critical Thinking The user / person at work needs to know and understand that: in SB10. Take his own work and study

Guidelines for Assessment:

  1. Criteria for assessment for each Qualification Pack will be created by the Sector Skill Council. Each Performance Criteria (PC) will be
    assigned marks proportional to its importance in NOS. SSC will also lay down proportion of marks for Theory and Skills Practical for each
    PC.
  2. The assessment for the theory part will be based on knowledge bank of questions created by the SSC.
  3. Assessment will be conducted for all compulsory NOS, and where applicable, on the selected elective/option NOS/set of NOS.
  4. Individual assessment agencies will create unique question papers for theory part for each candidate at each examination/training
    center (as per assessment criteria below).
  5. Individual assessment agencies will create unique evaluations for skill practical for every student at each examination/training center Seed Processing Worker
    based on this criterion.
  6. To pass the Qualification Pack , every trainee should score a minimum of 50% of aggregate marks to successfully clear the assessment.
  7. In case of unsuccessful completion, the trainee may seek reassessment on the Qualification Pack.