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Qualification details

AMP30616 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTM30611 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)Equivalent to MTM30611 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) 03/Aug/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
4 (this release) 10/Sep/2019
(View details for release 3) 01/Feb/2018
(View details for release 2) 20/Oct/2016
(View details for release 1) 04/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 columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
AMPA3000 - Stun animalStun animal Elective
AMPA3001 - Stick and bleed animalStick and bleed animal Elective
AMPA3003 - Assess effective stunning and bleedingAssess effective stunning and bleeding Elective
AMPA3004 - Monitor the effective operations of electrical stimulationMonitor the effective operations of electrical stimulation Elective
AMPA3005 - Rod weasandRod weasand Elective
AMPA3006 - Seal weasandSeal weasand Elective
AMPA3007 - Ring bungRing bung Elective
AMPA3008 - Seal bungSeal bung Elective
AMPA3009 - Split carcaseSplit carcase Elective
AMPA3010 - Overview legging operationOverview legging operation Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 351211 Butcher Or Smallgoods Maker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Meat Processing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Meat Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 351211 Butcher Or Smallgoods Maker 17/Nov/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 17/Nov/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 04/Aug/2016 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 4

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

Release 3

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

Release 2

This version released with AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Version 2.1.

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 in meat processing plants who are working across a broad range of areas in the enterprise.

Graduates from this qualification will have a wide range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply a specialised range of tools, materials and information to:

  • complete routine activities
  • provide and transmit solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

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:

  • a minimum of 8 units of competency, to a minimum of 50 points:
  • 6 (20 points) core units plus
  • at least 2 elective units, to a minimum value of 30 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 2 elective units to a minimum value of 30 points
  • Units to a minimum value of 20 points must be selected from the elective list
  • The remaining units may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course

Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in meat processing and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3. Units selected will be worth 2 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

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.

AMPA3000

Stun animal

4

AMPA3001*

Stick and bleed animal

4

AMPA3003

Assess effective stunning and bleeding

2

AMPA3004

Monitor the effective operations of electrical stimulation

2

AMPA3005

Rod weasand

2

AMPA3006*

Seal weasand

1

AMPA3007*

Ring bung

4

AMPA3008

Seal bung

2

AMPA3009

Split carcase

4

AMPA3010

Overview legging operation

1

AMPA3012*

Make first leg opening cuts

4

AMPA3013*

Make second leg opening cuts

3

AMPA3014*

Perform legging on small stock

4

AMPA3020*

Bone neck

3

AMPA3021*

Perform ‘Y’ cut

2

AMPA3022*

Skin head

4

AMPA3023*

Explain opening cuts

1

AMPA3024*

Perform flanking cuts

6

AMPA3025*

Perform brisket cuts

4

AMPA3026*

Perform rumping cuts

4

AMPA3027*

Perform rosette cuts

4

AMPA3028*

Perform midline cuts

4

AMPA3029*

Scald and dehair carcase

4

AMPA3030

Operate pelt puller

4

AMPA3031*

Operate hide puller

6

AMPA3032*

Remove pelt manually

6

AMPA3033*

Bed dress carcase

16

AMPA3034*

Eviscerate animal carcase

8

AMPA3040

Operate brisket cutter or saw

4

AMPA3041*

Eviscerate wild game animal carcase

4

AMPA3042*

Backdown pig carcase

2

AMPA3043*

Prepare head for inspection

4

AMPA3044

Operate air knife

2

AMPA3045*

Drop sock and pull shoulder pelt

3

AMPA3046*

Undertake retain rail operations

2

AMPA3047*

Prepare and present viscera for inspection

2

AMPA3048*

Bone small stock carcase – leg

10

AMPA3049*

Slice and trim leg – small stock

10

AMPA3050*

Bone large stock carcase – forequarter

15

AMPA3051*

Bone large stock carcase – hindquarter

15

AMPA3052*

Slice and trim large stock forequarter

15

AMPA3053*

Slice and trim large stock hindquarter

15

AMPA3054*

Break carcase using a bandsaw

15

AMPA3061

Operate leg boning machine

10

AMPA3062*

Operate trunk boning machine

10

AMPA3063*

Bone small stock carcase – shoulder

10

AMPA3064*

Bone small stock carcase – middle

10

AMPA3065*

Slice small stock carcase – shoulder

10

AMPA3066*

Slice small stock carcase – middle

10

AMPA3067*

Bone carcase using mechanical aids (large stock)

15

AMPA3068

Prepare and despatch meat products

8

AMPA3072*

Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment

2

AMPA3073

Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment

2

AMPA3074

Perform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment

2

AMPA3081

Perform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment

2

AMPA3082

Operate batch cooker

8

AMPA3083

Operate continuous cooker

7

AMPA3084

Operate press

5

AMPA3085

Operate wet rendering process

10

AMPA3086

Monitor boiler operations

4

AMPA3087

Operate tallow processing plant

6

AMPA3088

Operate blood processing plant

6

AMPA3089

Produce rendered products hygienically

6

AMPA3090

Render edible products

2

AMPA3091

Implement a Quality Assurance program for rendering plant

4

AMPA3092

Grade beef carcases using Meat Standards Australia standards

3

AMPA3093

Use standard product descriptions – sheep and goats

2

AMPA3094

Use standard product descriptions – beef

2

AMPA3095

Use standard product descriptions – pork

2

AMPA3096

Use standard product descriptions – kangaroos

2

AMPA3100

Perform manual chemical lean testing

2

AMPA3101

Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3102

Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

2

AMPA3103*

Manage NLIS data for livestock in lairage

2

AMPA3104*

Manage NLIS data for sheep and goats in lairage

2

AMPA3105*

Manage NLIS for direct purchase of stock identified with an RFID

2

AMPA3106*

Manage NLIS for direct purchase of sheep or goats

2

AMPA3107*

Manage NLIS data for saleyard purchase of livestock

2

AMPA3108*

Manage NLIS for saleyard purchase of sheep or goats

2

AMPA3109*

Manage, report and upload NLIS slaughter data from RFIDs

4

AMPA3110*

Manage, report and upload mob based NLIS data for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3111*

Conduct start up procedures and preoperational checks on slaughter floor NLIS data equipment

2

AMPA3112*

Manage NLIS data from RFIDs on the slaughter floor

4

AMPA3113

Prepare a kill sheet

2

AMPA3114*

Undertake pre slaughter checks of NVDs and PICs for NLIS for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3115*

Undertake pre slaughter checks of NVDs, PICs and RFIDs

2

AMPA3116

Supervise meat packing operation

3

AMPA3117

Oversee product loadout

3

AMPA3118

Monitor pH and temperature decline

2

AMPA3133*

Manage NLIS data for pigs in lairage

2

AMPA3134

Overview of the NLIS Pork

2

AMPA3136

Monitor welfare of stock during out-of-hours receival

1

AMPA3137

Operate biogas facilities

3

AMPA3138

Identify secondary sexual characteristics – beef

2

AMPA3139

Prepare market reports – cattle

3

AMPA3140

Prepare market reports - sheep

3

AMPA402

Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing

3

AMPG300

Overview wild game meat industry

2

AMPG301

Operate a game harvesting vehicle

3

AMPG302*

Eviscerate, inspect and tag wild game carcase in the field

3

AMPG303

Receive and inspect wild game carcases from the field

3

AMPG304

Receive and inspect wild game carcases at a processing plant

3

AMPG305

Store wild game carcases

3

AMPG306

Use firearms to harvest wild game

3

AMPX209

Sharpen knives

4

AMPX301

Assess product in chillers

8

AMPX306

Provide coaching

3

AMPX307

Provide mentoring

3

AMPX308

Follow and implement an established work plan

2

AMPX310

Perform pre-operations hygiene assessment

2

AMPX311

Monitor production of packaged product to customer specifications

2

AMPX312

Calculate carcase yield in a boning room

4

AMPX313

Contribute to energy efficiency

3

AMPX314

Handle meat product in cold stores

3

AMPX315

Follow hygiene, sanitation and quality requirements when handling meat products in cold stores

3

AMPX404

Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

3

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

3

MSL904002

Perform standard calibrations

2

MSL922001

Record and present data

2

MSL933005

Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

3

MSL952002

Handle and transport samples or equipment

3

MSL954004

Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

3

MSL973013

Perform basic tests

3

MSL973014

Prepare working solutions

3

MSL973015

Prepare culture media

3

MSL973016

Perform aseptic techniques

3

MSMENV172

Identify and minimise environmental hazards

2

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

3

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

AMPA3001 Stick and bleed animal

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3006 Seal weasand

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3007 Ring bung

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3012 Make first leg opening cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3010 Overview legging operation

AMPA3013 Make second leg opening cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3010 Overview legging operation

AMPA3014 Perform legging on small stock

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3010 Overview legging operation

AMPA3020 Bone neck

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3021 Perform ‘Y’ cut

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPA3022 Skin head

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3044 Operate air knife

AMPA3024 Perform flanking cuts

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPA3025 Perform brisket cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPA3026 Perform rumping cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPA3027 Perform rosette cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPA3028 Perform midline cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPA3029 Scald and dehair carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3031 Operate hide puller

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3032 Remove pelt manually

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3033 Bed dress carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3034 Eviscerate animal carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3041 Eviscerate wild game animal carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3042 Backdown pig carcase

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3043 Prepare head for inspection

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3045 Drop sock and pull shoulder pelt

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3046 Undertake retain rail operations

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3047 Prepare and present viscera for inspection

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3048 Bone small stock carcase – leg

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3049 Slice and trim leg – small stock

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3050 Bone large stock carcase – forequarter

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3051 Bone large stock carcase – hindquarter

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3052 Slice and trim large stock forequarter

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3053 Slice and trim large stock hindquarter

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3054 Break carcase using a bandsaw

AMPX201 Prepare and operate a bandsaw

AMPA3062 Operate trunk boning machine

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3063 Bone small stock carcase – shoulder

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3064 Bone small stock carcase – middle

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3065 Slice small stock carcase – shoulder

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3066 Slice small stock carcase – middle

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3067 Bone carcase using mechanical aids (large stock)

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3072 Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3103 Manage NLIS data for livestock in lairage

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3104 Manage NLIS data for sheep and goats in lairage

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

AMPA3105 Manage NLIS for direct purchase of stock identified with an RFID

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3106 Manage NLIS for direct purchase of sheep or goats

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

AMPA3107 Manage NLIS data for saleyard purchase of livestock

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3108 Manage NLIS for saleyard purchase of sheep or goats

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep goats

AMPA3109 Manage, report and upload NLIS slaughter data from RFIDs

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3110 Manage, report and upload mob based NLIS data for sheep and goats

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

AMPA3111 Conduct start up procedures and preoperational checks on slaughter floor NLIS data equipment

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3112 Manage NLIS data from RFIDs on the slaughter floor

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3114 Undertake pre slaughter checks of NVDs and PICs for NLIS for sheep and goats

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

AMPA3115 Undertake pre slaughter checks of NVDs, PICs and RFIDs

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3133 Manage NLIS data for pigs in lairage

AMPA3134 Overview of the NLIS pork

AMPG302 Eviscerate, inspect and tag wild game carcase in the field

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) Release 4

AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) Release 3

New elective units added: AMPA3137, AMPA3138, AMPA3139, AMPA3140, AMPX314 and AMPX315 imported MSL units updated

Equivalent qualification

Links

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