Qualification details

AMP20316 - Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 01/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) Replaced04/Aug/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTM20111 - Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)Equivalent to MTM20111 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) 03/Aug/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
AHCLSK205 - Handle livestock using basic techniquesHandle livestock using basic techniques Elective
AHCLSK218 - Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock workRide educated horses to carry out basic stock work Elective
AHCMOM202 - Operate tractorsOperate tractors Elective
AHCMOM212 - Operate quad bikesOperate quad bikes Elective
AMPA2000 - Prepare animals for slaughterPrepare animals for slaughter Elective
AMPA2001 - Feed raceFeed race Elective
AMPA2002 - Restrain animalRestrain animal Elective
AMPA2003 - Perform emergency killPerform emergency kill Elective
AMPA2004 - Assess, purchase and transport calvesAssess, purchase and transport calves Elective
AMPA2005 - Unload livestockUnload livestock Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 831311 Meat Process Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Meat Retailing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Assistant Meat Retailer,Supermarket Meat Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 831311 Meat Process Worker 17/Nov/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 17/Nov/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 04/Aug/2016 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Version 3.0.

Release 1

This version released with AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers commencing work in an abattoir.

Graduates from this qualification will be able to:

  • access, record and act on a defined range of information from a range of sources
  • apply and communicate known solutions to a limited range of predictable problems
  • use a limited range of equipment to complete tasks involving known routines and procedures with a limited range of options

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = a minimum of 9, to a minimum value of 40 points

  • Core Units = 6 (20 points)
  • Elective Units = a minimum of 3, to a minimum value of 20 points

Core Units 

AMPCOR201

Maintain personal equipment

2

AMPCOR202

Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

4

AMPCOR203

Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements

4

AMPCOR204

Follow safe work policies and procedures

4

AMPCOR205

Communicate in the workplace

4

AMPCOR206

Overview the meat industry

2

Elective Units 

  • Select at least elective 3 units, to a minimum of 20 points
  • Units with a value of up to fifteen points can be selected from a Certificate III in Meat Processing qualification in Slaughtering, Boning Room, Rendering, General, Packing Room, Livestock Handling, Quality Assurance or Meat Safety
  • A maximum of four units can be selected from other Certificate II level qualifications in this Training Package, or from another Training Package or accredited course. Units selected will be worth 2 points
  • Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in an abattoir and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 2
  • Units marked with an (ɸ) must be undertaken with at least one other unit from the same section
  • Either AMPA2068 Inspect meat for defects or AMPA2078 Inspect meat for defects in a packing room may be selected. A candidate may not select both units.

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements which must be met when packaging the qualification.

Handle animals 

AHCLSK205

Handle livestock using basic techniques

3

AHCLSK218

Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock work*

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQU206 Perform horse riding skills at walk, trot and canter

5

AMPA2000

Prepare animals for slaughter

4

AMPA2001

Feed race

1

AMPA2002

Restrain animal

1

AMPA2003

Perform emergency kill

2

AMPA2004

Assess, purchase and transport calves

5

AMPA2005

Unload livestock

1

AMPA2006

Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

4

AMPA2007

Identify animals using electronic systems

2

AMPA2177

Handle working dogs in stock yards

3

Prepare the carcase 

AMPA2008

Shackle animal

2

AMPA2009

Operate electrical stimulator

1

AMPA2010

Remove head*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2011

Cut hocks*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2012

Mark brisket*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2013

Complete changeover operation

1

AMPA2014

Trim pig pre evisceration*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2015

Number carcase and head

1

AMPA2016

Punch pelts

2

AMPA2017

Remove brisket wool*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2018

Prepare hide or pelt for removal

2

AMPA2019

Bag tail*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2020

Remove and record tag

1

AMPA2021

Seal or drain urinary tract

1

AMPA2022

Singe carcase

1

AMPA2023

Shave carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2024

Flush carcase

2

AMPA2032

Prepare carcase and equipment for hide or pelt puller

1

Operate mechanical aids 

AMPA2025

Operate scalding and dehairing equipment

4

AMPA2026

Operate whizzard knife

2

AMPA2027

Operate rise and fall platform

1

AMPA2028

Operate vacuum blood collection process

2

AMPA2029

Operate nose roller

2

AMPA2030

Operate pneumatic cutter

1

AMPA2031

Operate circular saw

1

AMPA2035

Operate new technology or process

2

AMPA2036

Operate sterivac equipment

2

AMPA2037

De-rind meat cuts

2

AMPA2038

De-nude meat cuts

2

AMPA2039

Operate rib puller

1

AMPA2040

Operate frenching machine

1

AMPA2041

Operate cubing machine

1

AMPA2042

Cure and corn product in a meat processing plant

2

AMPA2043

Operate head splitter

1

AMPA2050

Operate jaw breaker

1

AMPX201

Prepare and operate bandsaw

2

AMPX210

Prepare and slice meat cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPX215

Operate tenderiser

1

AMPX216

Operate mincer

2

Trim carcase 

AMPA2044

Trim neck*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2045

Trim forequarter to specification*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2046

Trim hindquarter to specification*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2047

Inspect hindquarter and remove contamination*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2048

Inspect forequarter and remove contamination*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2049

Remove spinal cord*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPX209

Sharpen knives

4

Despatch carcase from the slaughter floor 

AMPA2060

Grade carcase

8

AMPA2061

Weigh carcase

2

AMPA2062

Operate semi-automatic tagging machine

4

AMPA2063

Measure fat*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2064

Label and stamp carcase

2

AMPA2065

Wash carcase

1

AMPA2066

Operate a decontamination unit

1

AMPA2067

Remove tenderloin*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

Pack meat products 

AMPA2068

Inspect meat for defects*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2069

Assemble and prepare cartons

2

AMPA2070

Identify cuts and specifications

6

AMPA2071

Pack meat products

6

AMPA2073

Operate carton scales

2

AMPA2078

Inspect meat for defects in a packing room

4

Operate packaging machinery 

AMPA2072

Operate carton sealing machine

2

AMPA2074

Operate strapping machine

2

AMPA2075

Operate carton forming machine

2

AMPA2076

Operate automatic CL determination machine

2

AMPA2077

Operate bag forming equipment

1

AMPS201

Package product using thermoform process

2

AMPX203

Operate scales and semi-automatic labelling machinery

8

AMPX207

Vacuum pack product

5

AMPX217

Package product using gas flushing process

2

AMPX218

Operate metal detection unit

1

Dress head 

AMPA2080

Assess dentition

1

AMPA2081

Drop tongue*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2082

Wash head

1

AMPA2083

Bone head*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2084

Remove cheek meat*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2085

Bar head and remove cheek meat*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

Process offal 

AMPA2088

Process offal*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

6

AMPA2089

Process runners*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

6

AMPA2100

Overview offal processing ɸ

2

Perform tripe processing operations 

AMPA2101

Prepare and trim honeycomb*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

3

AMPA2102

Recover mountain chain*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

3

AMPA2103

Further process tripe

3

AMPA2104

Trim processed tripe*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2105

Process small stock tripe*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2106

Process bibles*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2107

Process maws*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2152

Process paunch*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

Loadout product 

AMPA2108

Loadout meat product

4

AMPA2109

Store carcase product

2

AMPA2110

Store carton product

2

AMPA2111

Locate storage areas and product

2

AMPA2112

Complete re-pack operation

4

AMPA2113

Bag carcase

1

Process offal on the slaughter floor 

AMPA2086

Process thick skirts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2087

Process thin skirts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2114

Overview offal processing on the slaughter floorɸ

2

AMPA2115

Separate offal*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2116

Trim offal fat*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2117

Separate and tie runners*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2118

Recover thin skirts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2125

Remove thick skirts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2126

Remove flares*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA2127

Recover offal*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

Process animal covering 

AMPA2128

Overview hide or pelt or skin processing ɸ

2

AMPA2129

Trim hide or skin*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2130

Salt hide or skin

4

AMPA2131

Grade hide or skin

6

AMPA2132

Despatch hide or skin

4

AMPA2133

Treat hides chemically

2

AMPA2134

Chill or ice hides

2

AMPA2135

Crop pelts

2

Operate fellmongering process 

AMPA2136

Overview fellmongering operations ɸ

2

AMPA2137

Chemically treat skins for fellmongering process

2

AMPA2138

Prepare chemicals for fellmongering process

3

AMPA2139

Operate wool drier and press

3

AMPA2140

Perform sweating operation on fellmongered skins

3

AMPA2146

Perform skin fleshing operation

3

AMPA2147

Skirt and weigh fellmongered wool

2

AMPA2148

Operate wool puller

3

Dispose of condemned carcase 

AMPA2149

Dispose of condemned carcase

1

AMPA2150

Skin condemned carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2151

Eviscerate condemned carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

Process by-products 

AMPA2153

Process slink by-products*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA2154

Process pet meat*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2155

Skin slinks*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA2156

Process blood

2

Render product 

AMPA2157

Overview rendering process ɸ

2

AMPA2158

Operate hogger

4

AMPA2159

Operate blow line

4

AMPA2160

Operate meat meal mill

4

AMPA2161

Operate waste recovery systems

3

AMPA2162

Pack and despatch rendered products

4

AMPA2163

Break down and bone carcase for pet meat or rendering*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA2170

Operate air filtration system

4

Clean work area 

AMPA2171

Clean carcase hanging equipment

4

AMPX202

Clean work area during operations

4

Clean after operations 

AMPA2172

Clean amenities and grounds

2

AMPA2173

Overview cleaning program

2

AMPA2174

Clean after operations – boning room

4

AMPA2175

Clean after operations – slaughter floor

4

AMPX205

Clean chillers

2

CPPCLO3020

Pressure wash and clean surfaces

1

CPPCLO3035

Maintain cleaning storage areas

2

CPPCLO3036

Clean at heights

1

Operate vehicle 

AHCMOM202

Operate tractors

2

AHCMOM212

Operate quad bikes

2

AMPA2176

Transport meat and meat products

4

AMPX206

Operate forklift in a specific workplace

6

TLID3020

Care for livestock in transit

6

General 

AMPX204

Maintain production records

10

AMPX208

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

2

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

2

NWPGEN008

Sample and test wastewater

2

NWPTRT061

Operate and control wastewater processes

2

NWPNET023

Maintain and repair network assets for wastewater

8

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

Release 2

AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

Release 1

New elective units added: AMPA2078 Inspect meat for defects in a packing room

AMPS201 Package product using thermoform process

Equivalent qualification

Links

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