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Qualification details

AMP40516 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) (Release 4)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes MTM40211 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)This qualification is not equivalent to MTM40211 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety). 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) 19/Dec/2016
(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
AMPA3130 - Perform ante and post-mortem inspection - HorsesPerform ante and post-mortem inspection - HorsesElective
MSL922001 - Record and present dataRecord and present dataElective
AMPA406 - Inspect transportation container or vehicleInspect transportation container or vehicleElective
AMPA407 - Contribute to abattoir design and construction processesContribute to abattoir design and construction processesElective
AMPA400 - Utilise refrigeration indexUtilise refrigeration indexElective
FBPAUD4003 - Conduct food safety auditsConduct food safety auditsElective
AMPX406 - Manage or oversee an external audit of the establishment's quality systemManage or oversee an external audit of the establishment's quality systemElective
AMPA3071 - Implement food safety programImplement food safety programCore
AMPA3135 - Perform ante and post-mortem inspection - CalvesPerform ante and post-mortem inspection - CalvesElective
FBPAUD4002 - Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety auditsCommunicate and negotiate to conduct food safety auditsElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311312 Meat Inspector 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Meat Processing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Meat Worker,Meat Processing Senior Manager,Meat Processing Team Leader,Rendering Supervisor (Meat Processing),Meat Processing Production Machinery Operator,Meat Processing Production Supervisor,Quality Assurance Officer (Meat Industry) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311312 Meat Inspector 17/Nov/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0303 Process And Resources Engineering 17/Nov/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 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 2.2.

Release 1

This version released with AMP Australian Meat Processing Training Package Version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by meat inspectors in meat processing enterprises, usually at export processing plants. It covers the duties of a meat inspector performing post-mortem inspection and, in some cases, ante-mortem inspection.

People seeking registration as a meat inspector should check the current requirements with their state or territory food authority or the Australian Government – Agriculture, as appropriate, when selecting electives.

This qualification differs from the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) in that it addresses the skills and knowledge necessary to oversee the implementation of Approved Arrangements and workplace health and safety programs.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 21 or 24 (depending on elective selection) units of competency:
  • 14 core units plus
  • 7 or 10 (depending on elective selection) 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:

  • Select 2 units from Group A or s elect 1 unit from Group A and 4 units from Group B, and
  • Select 5 units from Group C

Core Units

AMPA3071

Implement food safety program

AMPA3119

Apply food animal anatomy and physiology to inspection processes

AMPA3131

Identify and report emergency diseases of food animals

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

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

AMPX209

Sharpen knives

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

AMPA3120*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection - Ovine and Caprine

AMPA3121*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Bovine

AMPA3122*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Porcine

AMPA3123*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Poultry

AMPA3124*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Ratites

AMPA3125*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Camels

AMPA3127*

Perform post-mortem inspection – Wild game

AMPA3128*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Rabbits

AMPA3129*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Deer

AMPA3130*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Horses

AMPA3132*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection– Alpacas or Llamas

AMPA3135*

Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Calves

Group B

AMPA3002

Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3003

Assess effective stunning and bleeding

AMPA3043*

Prepare head for inspection

AMPA3047*

Prepare and present viscera for inspection

AMPA3072*

Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA3073

Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA3074

Perform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA3081

Perform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPA402

Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing

AMPA406

Inspect transportation container or vehicle

AMPG300

Overview wild game meat industry

AMPG303

Receive and inspect wild game carcases from the field

AMPG304

Receive and inspect wild game carcases at a processing plant

AMPG305

Store wild game carcases

AMPX404

Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

MSL904002

Perform standard calibrations

MSL922001

Record and present data

MSL954004

Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

Group C

AMPA400

Utilise refrigeration index

AMPA401

Implement a Meat Hygiene Assessment program

AMPA402

Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for

meat processing

AMPA406

Inspect transportation container or vehicle

AMPA407

Contribute to abattoir design and construction processes

AMPA413

Review or develop an Emergency Animal Disease Response Plan

AMPA414

Manage the collection, monitoring and interpretation of animal health data from a meat processing plant

AMPA416

Oversee humane handling of animals

AMPA417*

Conduct an animal welfare audit of a meat processing plant

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)

AMPX404

Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

AMPX406

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

AMPX407

Oversee export requirements

AMPX412

Build productive and effective workplace relationships

AMPX420

Participate in 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

AMPX425

Conduct a document review

AMPX428

Plan, conduct and report a workplace incident investigation

FBPAUD4001

Assess compliance with food safety programs

FBPAUD4002

Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits

FBPAUD4003

Conduct food safety audits

Prerequisite requirements

Unit of competency

Prerequisite requirement

AMPA3043 Prepare head for inspection

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3047 Prepare and present viscera for inspection

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

AMPA3072 Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3120 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection - Ovine and Caprine

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3121 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Bovine

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3122 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Porcine

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3123 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Poultry

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3124 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Ratites

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3125 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Camels

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3127 Perform post-mortem inspection – Wild game

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3128 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Rabbits

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3129 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Deer

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3130 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Horses

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3132 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection– Alpacas or Llamas

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA3135 Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Calves

AMPX209 Sharpen Knives

AMPA3002 Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

AMPA417 Conduct an animal welfare audit of a meat processing plant

AMPA2006 Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

AMPA416 Oversee humane handling of animals

AMPX404 Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

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

AMPCOR202 Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

AMPCOR404 Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title current version

Code and title previous version

Comments

Equivalence status

AMP40516 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) Release 4

AMP40516 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) Release 3

New elective units added:

AMPA406, AMPA414, AMPX428

AMPX403 – correction made to prerequisite code

All unit codes and titles checked, FDF, MSL and AMPA417 elective 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