Qualification details

AMP30716 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) (Release 2)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current

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
AMPA2006 - Apply animal welfare and handling requirementsApply animal welfare and handling requirements Elective
AMPA3003 - Assess effective stunning and bleedingAssess effective stunning and bleeding Elective
AMPA3071 - Implement food safety programImplement food safety program Core
AMPA3072 - Perform carcase Meat Hygiene AssessmentPerform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment Elective
AMPA3073 - Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene AssessmentPerform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment Elective
AMPA3074 - Perform boning room Meat Hygiene AssessmentPerform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment Elective
AMPA3081 - Perform offal Meat Hygiene AssessmentPerform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment Elective
AMPA3091 - Implement a Quality Assurance program for rendering plantImplement a Quality Assurance program for rendering plant Elective
AMPA3092 - Grade beef carcases using Meat Standards Australia standardsGrade beef carcases using Meat Standards Australia standards Elective
AMPA3093 - Use standard product descriptions - sheep and goatsUse standard product descriptions - sheep and goats Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 839312 Product Grader 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Meat Processing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Quality Assurance Officer (Meat Industry) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 839312 Product Grader 17/Nov/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 17/Nov/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 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 the work activities undertaken by Quality Assurance Officers in a meat processing enterprise. Typically people undertaking this qualification will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring, testing and application of a QA program.

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

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 17 units of competency:
  • 8 core units plus
  • 9 elective units.

Core Units 

AMPA3071

Implement food safety program

AMPCOR201

Maintain personal equipment

AMPCOR202

Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

AMPCOR203

Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements

AMPCOR204

Follow safe work policies and procedures

AMPCOR205

Communicate in the workplace

AMPCOR206

Overview the meat industry

AMPX404

Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

Elective Units 

  • A minimum of 9 elective units must be completed.
  • Select a minimum of 6 units from Group A
  • Select a maximum of 3 units from Group A or Group B, or from this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
    Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in meat processing Quality Assurance and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 3

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

Group A 

AMPA2006

Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

AMPA3003

Assess effective stunning and bleeding

AMPA3072

Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment*

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3073

Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA3074

Perform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA3081

Perform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA3091

Implement a Quality Assurance program for rendering plant

AMPA3092

Grade beef carcases using Meat Standards Australia standards

AMPA3093

Use standard product descriptions - sheep/goats

AMPA3094

Use standard product descriptions - beef

AMPA3095

Use standard product descriptions - pork

AMPA3096

Use standard product descriptions – kangaroos

AMPA3100

Perform manual chemical lean testing

AMPA3111

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

AMPA3102 Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3118

Monitor temperature and pH decline

AMPA402

Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing

AMPA406

Inspect transportation container or vehicle

AMPA411

Oversee humane handling of animals

AMPA412

Conduct an animal welfare audit of a meat processing plant*

AMPA2006 Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

AMPA411 Oversee humane handling of animals

AMPX404 Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

AMPR321

Collect and prepare standard samples

AMPX301

Assess product in chillers

AMPX310

Perform pre-operations hygiene assessment

AMPX312

Calculate carcase yield in a boning room

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

MSMENV172

Identify and minimise environmental hazards

MSL904001

Perform standard calibrations

MSL922001

Record and present data

MSL954001

Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

MSL973001

Perform basic tests

MSL973004

Perform aseptic techniques

MSS024006

Perform sampling and testing of water

Group B 

AMPA3101

Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats

AMPA3102

Overview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs

AMPA3119

Apply food animal anatomy and physiology to inspection processes

AMPA3134

Overview of the NLIS Pork

AMPX209

Sharpen knives

AMPX308

Follow and implement an established work plan

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

UEENEED101A

Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version 

Code and title previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

AMP30716 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)

Release 2

AMP30716 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)

Release 1

New Elective Unit added: AMPX312 Calculate carcase yield in a boning room

Equivalent qualification

Links

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

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