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Qualification details

AMP40215 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTM40411 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) 30/Nov/2015

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) 04/Aug/2016
(View details for release 1) 01/Dec/2015


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
AMPA400 - Utilise refrigeration indexUtilise refrigeration index Elective
AMPA401 - Implement a Meat Hygiene Assessment programImplement a Meat Hygiene Assessment program Elective
AMPA402 - Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processingOversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing Elective
AMPA403 - Apply meat scienceApply meat science Elective
AMPA404 - Conduct and validate pH and temperature declines to MSA standardsConduct and validate pH and temperature declines to MSA standards Elective
AMPA405 - Develop and implement Quality Assurance program for a rendering plantDevelop and implement Quality Assurance program for a rendering plant Elective
AMPA407 - Contribute to abattoir design and construction processesContribute to abattoir design and construction processes Elective
AMPA413 - Review or develop an Emergency Animal Disease Response PlanReview or develop an Emergency Animal Disease Response Plan Elective
AMPA415 - Manage biogas facilitiesManage biogas facilities Elective
AMPA416 - Oversee humane handling of animalsOversee humane handling of animals Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311312 Meat Inspector 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Meat Processing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Meat Processing Team Leader,Quality Assurance Officer (Meat Industry),Meat Processing Production Supervisor,Meat Worker 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311312 Meat Inspector 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1101 Food And Hospitality 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 01/Dec/2015 
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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 2.0.

Release 1

This version released with AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Version 1.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers at supervisory or post-trade level in the meat industry. It is designed to enable candidates to select a mix of technical and leadership units to suit their job roles and career requirements. This qualification is also designed to enable candidates to gain cross-sectoral experience in the meat industry.

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:

  • 12 units of competency:
  • 4 core units plus
  • 8 elective units.

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:

  • 1 unit from Group A
  • 1 unit from Groups B or C or D or E
  • 3 units from the elective list (any group)
  • 3 additional units 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 4.

Core Units

AMPCOR401

Manage own work performance

AMPCOR402

Facilitate Quality Assurance process

AMPCOR403

Participate in workplace health and safety risk control process

AMPCOR404

Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance

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.

Group A: Technical Units

AMPA400

Utilise refrigeration index

AMPA401

Implement a Meat Hygiene Assessment program

AMPA402

Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing

AMPA403

Apply meat science

AMPA404

Conduct and validate pH and temperature declines to MSA standards

AMPA407

Contribute to abattoir design and construction processes

AMPA413

Review or develop an Emergency Animal Disease Response Plan

AMPA415

Manage biogas facilities

AMPA416

Oversee humane handling of animals

AMPX401

Monitor meat preservation process

AMPX402

Monitor and overview the production of processed meats and smallgoods

AMPX403*

Monitor and overview the production of Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat (UCFM)

AMPX405

Conduct statistical analysis of process

AMPX407

Oversee export requirements

AMPX415

Specify beef product using AUS-MEAT language

AMPX416

Specify sheep product using AUS-MEAT language

AMPX417

Specify pork product using AUS-MEAT language

AMPX420

Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of a HACCP and Quality Assurance system

AMPX421

Establish sampling program

AMPX424

Raise and validate requests for export permits and Meat Transfer Certificates

AMPX426

Undertake chiller assessment to AUS-MEAT requirements

AMPX427

Dry age meat

Group B: Management units

AMPA405

Develop and implement Quality Assurance program for a rendering plant

AMPX406

Manage or oversee an external audit of the establishment’s quality system

AMPX408

Coordinate contracts

AMPX409

Prepare and evaluate resource proposals

AMPX410

Facilitate achievement of enterprise environmental policies and goals

AMPX413

Manage and maintain a food safety plan

AMPX414

Assess and evaluate meat industry requirements and processes

AMPX419

Participate in product recall

AMPX422

Develop and implement work instructions and SOPs

AMPX428

Plan, conduct and report a workplace incident investigation

BSBCUS402

Address customer needs

BSBHRM405

Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

BSBINM401

Implement workplace information system

BSBMGT402

Implement operational plan

BSBMGT403

Implement continuous improvement

BSBMKG414

Undertake marketing activities

BSBRKG404

Monitor and maintain records in an online environment

SIRRINV001

Receive and handle retail stock

SIRRMRM001

Plan merchandise buying strategy

SIRRRTF002

Monitor retail store financials

SIRXCEG003

Build customer relationships and loyalty

Group C: Leadership units

AMPX411

Foster a learning culture in a meat enterprise

AMPX412

Build productive and effective workplace relationships

AMPX418

Lead communication in the workplace

AMPX423

Supervise new recruits

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLDR403

Lead team effectiveness

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

Group D: Auditing units

AMPA417*

Conduct an animal welfare audit of a meat processing plant

AMPX404

Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

AMPX425

Conduct a document review

FBPAUD4001

Assess compliance with food safety programs

FBPAUD4002

Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits

FBPAUD4003

Conduct food safety audits

FBPAUD4004

Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards

Group E: Training units

TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402

Assess competence

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

AMPA417 Conduct an animal welfare audit of a meat processing plant

AMPA416 Oversee of humane handling of animals

AMPX404 Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

AMPA2006 Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

AMPX403 Monitor and overview the production of Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat (UCFM)

AMPCOR202 Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

AMPCOR404 Facilitate hygiene and sanitation practices

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AMP40215 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) Release 4

AMP40215 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) Release 3

New elective units added:

AMPA415 and AMPX428

All unit codes and titles checked, only FDF and AMPA 416 and 417 elective units updated

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