Unit of competency details

AMPA3005 - Rod weasand (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMP3006C - Rod weasandThis unit is equivalent to MTMP3006C Rod weasand. 03/Aug/2016


Training packages that include this unit

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 rod the weasand.

This unit is applicable to workers in abattoirs and knackeries.

All work should be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, customer requirements and product specifications.

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work including limited responsibility for the work of others. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable problems.

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. Prepare equipment

1.1 Check and prepare equipment and materials for processing

1.2 Clean equipment to workplace requirements

2. Rod weasand

2.1 Identify sources of contamination and cross-contamination

2.2 Rod weasand in accordance with workplace health and safety and 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 MTMP3006C Rod weasand.

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 rod the weasand.

The candidate must:

  • rod the weasand to workplace requirements
  • comply with workplace health and safety requirements
  • apply communication skills relevant to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • apply relevant regulatory requirements

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • anatomy relevant to rodding weasand
  • workplace health and safety requirements for rodding weasand
  • potential for contamination and cross-contamination
  • purpose of rodding the weasand
  • ways of minimising contamination and cross-contamination
  • work instructions for rodding the weasand
  • relevant regulatory requirements

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be performed in an operating abattoir or knackery.

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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