Qualification details

AMP30616 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) (Release 3)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 01/Feb/2018
(View details for release 2) Replaced20/Oct/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced04/Aug/2016

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


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
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 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 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 8, to a minimum of 50 points

  • Core Units = 6 (20 points)
  • Elective Units = Select at least 2 units from the elective list, to a minimum value of 30 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 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

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

AMPA3000

Stun animal

4

AMPA3001

Stick and bleed animal*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA3003

Assess effective stunning and bleeding

2

AMPA3004

Monitor the effective operations of electrical stimulation

2

AMPA3005

Rod weasand

2

AMPA3006

Seal weasand*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

1

AMPA3007

Ring bung*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA3008

Seal bung

2

AMPA3009

Split carcase

4

AMPA3010

Overview legging operation

1

AMPA3012

Make first leg opening cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3010 Overview legging operation

4

AMPA3013

Make second leg opening cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3010 Overview legging operation

3

AMPA3014

Perform legging on small stock*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3010 Overview legging operation

4

AMPA3020

Bone neck*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

3

AMPA3021

Perform ‘Y’ cut*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

2

AMPA3022

Skin head*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA3023

Explain opening cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3044 Operate air knife

1

AMPA3024

Perform flanking cuts*

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

6

AMPA3025

Perform brisket cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

4

AMPA3026

Perform rumping cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

4

AMPA3027

Perform rosette cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

4

AMPA3028

Perform midline cuts*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

4

AMPA3029

Scald and dehair carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA3030

Operate pelt puller

4

AMPA3031

Operate hide puller*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

6

AMPA3032

Remove pelt manually*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

6

AMPA3033

Bed dress carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

16

AMPA3034

Eviscerate animal carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

8

AMPA3040

Operate brisket cutter or saw

4

AMPA3041

Eviscerate wild game animal carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA3042

Backdown pig carcase*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA3043

Prepare head for inspection*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

4

AMPA3044

Operate air knife

2

AMPA3045

Drop sock and pull shoulder pelt*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

3

AMPA3046

Undertake retain rail operations*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA3047

Prepare and present viscera for inspection*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

2

AMPA3048

Bone small stock carcase – leg*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3049

Slice and trim leg – small stock*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3050

Bone large stock carcase – forequarter*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

15

AMPA3051

Bone large stock carcase – hindquarter*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

15

AMPA3052

Slice and trim large stock forequarter*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

15

AMPA3053

Slice and trim large stock hindquarter*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

15

AMPA3054

Break carcase using a bandsaw*

AMPX201 Prepare and operate a bandsaw

15

AMPA3061

Operate leg boning machine

10

AMPA3062

Operate trunk boning machine*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3063

Bone small stock carcase – shoulder*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3064

Bone small stock carcase – middle*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3065

Slice small stock carcase – shoulder*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3066

Slice small stock carcase – middle*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

10

AMPA3067

Bone carcase using mechanical aids (large stock)*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

15

AMPA3068

Prepare and despatch meat products

8

AMPA3072

Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

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*

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

2

AMPA3104

Manage NLIS data for sheep and goats in lairage*

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3105

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

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

2

AMPA3106

Manage NLIS for direct purchase of sheep or goats*

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3107

Manage NLIS data for saleyard purchase of livestock*

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

2

AMPA3108

Manage NLIS for saleyard purchase of sheep or goats*

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep goats

2

AMPA3109

Manage, report and upload NLIS slaughter data from RFIDs*

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

4

AMPA3110

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

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3111

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

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

2

AMPA3112

Manage NLIS data from RFIDs on the slaughter floor*

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

4

AMPA3113

Prepare a kill sheet

2

AMPA3114

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

AMPA3101 Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

2

AMPA3115

Undertake pre slaughter checks of NVDs, PICs and RFIDs*

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising 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*

AMPA3134 Overview of the NLIS pork

2

AMPA3134

Overview of the NLIS Pork

2

AMPA3136

Monitor welfare of stock during out-of-hours receival

1

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*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

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

AMPX404

Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

3

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

3

MSL904001

Perform standard calibrations

2

MSL922001

Record and present data

2

MSL933001

Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

3

MSL952002

Handle and transport samples or equipment

3

MSL954001

Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

3

MSL973001

Perform basic tests

3

MSL973002

Prepare working solutions

3

MSL973003

Prepare culture media

3

MSL973004

Perform aseptic techniques

3

MSMENV172

Identify and minimise environmental hazards

2

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

3

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)

Release 3

AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)

Release 2

New elective units added:

AMPA3136 Monitor welfare of stock during out-of-hours receival

AMPX312 Calculate carcase yield in a boning room

Equivalent qualification

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=5e2e56b7-698f-4822-84bb-25adbb8443a7

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