Unit of competency details

AMPA2127 - Recover offal (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMP2150B - Recover offalThis unit is equivalent to MTMP2150B Recover offal 03/Aug/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 110105 Butchery 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 110105 Butchery 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 recover offal on a slaughter floor.

This unit is applicable to workers recovering at least three types of offal from the slaughter floor. A wide range of offal such as uterus, rectums, thymus gland, heart, kidneys, livers, testicles, and pizzles can be recovered.

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

AMPX209 Sharpen knives

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. Recover offal

1.1 Identify and recover offal according to workplace requirements

1.2 Recover offal safely according to workplace health and safety requirements

1.3 Inspect offal for defects according to workplace Quality Assurance (QA) requirements

1.4 Keep knives, when used, sharp

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 MTMP2150B Recover offal

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 recover at least three different types of offal on a slaughter floor.

The candidate must:

  • inspect offal for defects
  • recover offal according to workplace requirements
  • recover offal safely according to workplace health and safety requirements
  • apply relevant regulatory requirements

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • types of offal recovered
  • methods of avoiding or dealing with contamination
  • sources of contamination and cross-contamination
  • work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) relevant to the recovery of offal
  • relevant regulatory requirements
  • types of defects and contamination of offal

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a registered operating meat processing plant.

Competency must be demonstrated at the normal rate of production.

As a minimum, thee 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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