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Unit of competency details

AMPA2157 - Overview rendering process (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMP2181C - Overview rendering processEquivalent to MTMP2181C Overview rendering process. 03/Aug/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 04/Aug/2016


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 061301 Occupational Health And Safety  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 understand the rendering process and work safely in the rendering area.

This unit is applicable to workers in meat rendering plants.

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. Identify steps in processing rendered products

1.1 Identify flow of waste and processed by-product through the plant

1.2 Identify major items of equipment such as cookers, presses and mills

1.3 Explain major uses of rendered products and customer specifications

2. Identify workplace health and safety requirements for the rendering area

2.1 Explain and follow workplace health and safety for the rendering area

2.2 Identify specific hazards in rendering area and outline control methods

3. Identify workplace requirements for the rendering area

3.1 Explain hygiene requirements for the rendering area

3.2 Identify quality requirements for rendering

3.3 Identify control points for rendering in accordance with workplace requirements

3.4 Identify procedures associated with control points in accordance with 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

Equivalent to MTMP2181C Overview rendering process.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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 explain the rendering process and work safely in the rendering area.

The candidate must:

  • explain the sequence, risks and workplace requirements associated with the rendering process at their own plant
  • apply relevant regulatory requirements
  • meet the workplace health and safety requirements for working in the rendering area

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • environmental hazards associated with rendering products and the appropriate workplace requirements to minimise these
  • quality requirements for rendered products
  • workplace and customer quality requirements for rendered products
  • relevant regulatory requirements
  • steps in rendering and the process involved
  • workplace health and safety requirements for working in the rendering area

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must occur in the workplace under normal production conditions.

Competency must be demonstrated in a rendering plant at a rate that meets workplace requirements.

As a minimum, three different forms of assessment must be used.

Assessors must satisfy the current standards for RTOs.

Links

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