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Qualification details

AMP20316 - Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) (Release 3)

Summary

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

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
3 (this release) 10/Sep/2019
(View details for release 2) 01/Feb/2018
(View details for release 1) 04/Aug/2016


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AMPA2016 - Punch peltsPunch peltsElective
AMPA2085 - Bar head and remove cheek meatBar head and remove cheek meatElective
AMPA2101 - Prepare and trim honeycombPrepare and trim honeycombElective
AMPX202 - Clean work area during operationsClean work area during operationsElective
AMPA2029 - Operate nose rollerOperate nose rollerElective
AMPA2149 - Dispose of condemned carcaseDispose of condemned carcaseElective
AMPA2128 - Overview hide or pelt or skin processingOverview hide or pelt or skin processingElective
AMPA2172 - Clean amenities and groundsClean amenities and groundsElective
AMPA2082 - Wash headWash headElective
AMPA2153 - Process slink by-productsProcess slink by-productsElective
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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 3

This version released with AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Version 4.0.

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 licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • minimum 9 units of competency, to a minimum value of 40 points:
  • 6 (20 points) core units plus
  • a minimum of 3 elective units, to a minimum value of 20 points.

Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome. The electives are to be chosen as follows:

  • 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.

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

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

Handle animals

AHCLSK205

Handle livestock using basic techniques

3

AHCLSK218*

Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock work

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

1

AMPA2011*

Cut hocks

1

AMPA2012*

Mark brisket

1

AMPA2013

Complete changeover operation

1

AMPA2014*

Trim pig pre evisceration

4

AMPA2015

Number carcase and head

1

AMPA2016

Punch pelts

2

AMPA2017*

Remove brisket wool

1

AMPA2018

Prepare hide or pelt for removal

2

AMPA2019*

Bag tail

1

AMPA2020

Remove and record tag

1

AMPA2021

Seal or drain urinary tract

1

AMPA2022

Singe carcase

1

AMPA2023*

Shave carcase

1

AMPA2024

Flush carcase

2

AMPA2032

Prepare carcase and equipment for hide or pelt puller

1

Operate mechanical aids

AMPA2025

Operate scalding and de-hairing 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

1

AMPX215

Operate tenderiser

1

AMPX216

Operate mincer

2

Trim carcase

AMPA2044*

Trim neck

2

AMPA2045*

Trim forequarter to specification

2

AMPA2046*

Trim hindquarter to specification

2

AMPA2047*

Inspect hindquarter and remove contamination

2

AMPA2048*

Inspect forequarter and remove contamination

2

AMPA2049*

Remove spinal cord

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

2

AMPA2064

Label and stamp carcase

2

AMPA2065

Wash carcase

1

AMPA2066

Operate a decontamination unit

1

AMPA2067*

Remove tenderloin

2

Pack meat products

AMPA2068*

Inspect meat for defects

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

1

AMPA2082

Wash head

1

AMPA2083*

Bone head

4

AMPA2084*

Remove cheek meat

2

AMPA2085*

Bar head and remove cheek meat

2

Process offal

AMPA2088*

Process offal

6

AMPA2089*

Process runners

6

AMPA2100

Overview offal processing ɸ

2

Perform tripe processing operations

AMPA2101*

Prepare and trim honeycomb

3

AMPA2102*

Recover mountain chain

3

AMPA2103

Further process tripe

3

AMPA2104*

Trim processed tripe

2

AMPA2105*

Process small stock tripe

2

AMPA2106*

Process bibles

2

AMPA2107*

Process maws

2

AMPA2152*

Process paunch

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

1

AMPA2087*

Process thin skirts

1

AMPA2114

Overview offal processing on the slaughter floorɸ

2

AMPA2115*

Separate offal

2

AMPA2116*

Trim offal fat

1

AMPA2117*

Separate and tie runners

1

AMPA2118*

Recover thin skirts

2

AMPA2125*

Remove thick skirts

1

AMPA2126*

Remove flares

1

AMPA2127*

Recover offal

4

Process animal covering

AMPA2128

Overview hide or pelt or skin processing ɸ

2

AMPA2129*

Trim hide or skin

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

4

AMPA2151*

Eviscerate condemned carcase

2

Process by-products

AMPA2153*

Process slink by-products

10

AMPA2154*

Process pet meat

4

AMPA2155*

Skin slinks

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

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

AHCMOM217

Operate quad bikes

2

AMPA2176

Transport meat and meat products

4

AMPX206

Operate forklift in a specific workplace

6

TLID0002

Care for livestock in transit

6

General

AMPX204

Maintain production records

10

AMPX208

Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

2

AMPX219

Follow electronic labelling and traceability systems in a food processing establishment

2

AMPX230

Undertake pest control in a food processing establishment

2

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

2

NWPGEN008

Sample and test wastewater

2

NWPNET023

Maintain and repair network assets for wastewater

8

NWPTRT061

Operate and control wastewater processes

2

Prerequisite requirements

Units listed in the Prerequisite requirement column that have their own prerequisite requirements are shown with an asterisk (*)

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely

ACMEQU205 Apply knowledge of horse behaviour

ACMEQU206 Perform horse riding skills at walk, trot and canter

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

AHCLSK218 Ride educated horses to carry out basic stock work

ACMEQU202 Handle horses safely*

ACMEQU206 Perform horse riding skills at walk, trot and canter*

AMPA2010 Remove head

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2011 Cut hocks

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2012 Mark brisket

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2014 Trim pig pre evisceration

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2017 Remove brisket wool

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2019 Bag tail

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2023 Shave carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2044 Trim neck

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2045 Trim forequarter to specification

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2046 Trim hindquarter to specification

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2047 Inspect hindquarter and remove contamination

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2048 Inspect forequarter and remove contamination

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2049 Remove spinal cord

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2063 Measure fat

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2067 Remove tenderloin

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2068 Inspect meat for defects

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2081 Drop tongue

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2083 Bone head

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2084 Remove cheek meat

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2085 Bar head and remove cheek meat

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2086 Process thick skirts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2087 Process thin skirts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2088 Process offal

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2089 Process runners

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2101 Prepare and trim honeycomb

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2102 Recover mountain chain

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2104 Trim processed tripe

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2105 Process small stock tripe

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2106 Process bibles

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2107 Process maws

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2115 Separate offal

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2116 Trim offal fat

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2117 Separate and tie runners

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2118 Recover thin skirts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2125 Remove thick skirts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2126 Remove flares

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2127 Recover offal

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2129 Trim hide or skin

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2150 Skin condemned carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2151 Eviscerate condemned carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2152 Process paunch

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2153 Process slink by-products

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2154 Process pet meat

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2155 Skin slinks

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA2163 Break down and bone carcase for pet meat or rendering

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPX210 Prepare and slice meat cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) Release 3

AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) Release 2

New elective units added:

AMPX219 and AMPX230 imported units updated

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volumes, including Implementation Guides, are available at VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e2e56b7-698f-4822-84bb-25adbb8443a7