Unit of competency details

AMPA2062 - Operate semi-automatic tagging machine (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 04/Aug/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMP2036C - Operate pneumatic cutterThis unit is equivalent to MTMP2063C Operate semi-automatic tagging machine. 03/Aug/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  17/Nov/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AMPv2.0

Initial release

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to operate electronic equipment that generates carcase tags, records carcase grades and generates production reports.

This unit is applicable to slaughter floors, wild game processing plants or load out areas where carcases are graded, weighed and tagged.

All work should be carried out to comply with workplace and hygiene requirements.

This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision, exercise limited autonomy and have some accountability for their own work.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.

This unit must be delivered and assessed in the context of Australian meat processing standards and regulations.

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil.

Unit Sector

Elements and Performance Criteria

Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Select carcase grade

1.1 Weigh and label carcase according to workplace requirements

2. Operate tag generating equipment

2.1 Enter codes for specific carcase category into the system

2.2 Generate tags according to workplace requirements

2.3 Monitor and replenish consumables as required

2.4 Monitor, clean and maintain equipment according to workplace requirements and manufacturer's specifications

2.5 Generate reports, where part of work instructions

3. Tag carcase

3.1 Tag carcase according to workplace requirements

3.2 Identify and deal with potential sources of contamination to workplace requirements

Foundation Skills

Foundation Skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Range of Conditions

Unit Mapping Information

This unit is equivalent to MTMP2063C Operate semi-automatic tagging machine.

Links

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

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

TP Version

Comment

1

AMPv2.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must operate electronic equipment that generates carcase tags, records carcase grades and generates production reports.

The candidate must:

  • generate carcase tags according to workplace requirements
  • monitor operation of equipment and stocks of consumables
  • recognise, select and record information accurately according to workplace requirements
  • where applicable, generate reports of recorded information
  • report equipment faults to supervisor
  • apply relevant workplace health and safety requirements for tagging carcases
  • use communication skills relevant to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate a basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge of:

  • regulatory requirements for tagging carcases
  • purpose of tagging information
  • relevant workplace health and safety requirements for tagging carcases
  • types of tags used and information recorded

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must occur in the workplace under normal production conditions.

Competency must be demonstrated at normal chain speed.

As a minimum, the following three forms of assessment must be used;

  • quiz of underpinning knowledge
  • workplace demonstration
  • workplace referee or third-party report of performance over time

Assessors must satisfy the current standards for RTOs.

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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