Unit of competency details

AMPA3024 - Perform flanking cuts (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 20/Oct/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced04/Aug/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMP3022C - Perform flanking cutsThis unit is equivalent to MTMP3022C Perform flanking cuts. 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

2

AMP v2.1

New release to correct prerequisite requirements

1

AMPv2.0

Initial release

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to split and clear the hide or pelt from the flank area of a carcase.

This unit is applicable to workers in abattoirs, game processing plants 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

AMPA3023 Explain opening cuts

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. Split hides or pelts

1.1 Correctly split hides or pelts in accordance with work instructions.

1.2 Split hides or pelts avoiding contamination and puncturing.

1.3 Split hides or pelts in accordance with workplace health and safety and workplace requirements.

2. Flank the carcase

2.1 Flank carcase in accordance with work instructions.

2.2 Flank carcase using a knife or air knife with both left and right hand sides flanked.

2.3 Flank carcase without damage to the hides or pelts or contamination of the carcase.

2.4 Remove hides or pelts from the area in accordance with workplace health and safety 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 MTMP3022C Perform flanking cuts.

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

2

AMP v2.1

New release to correct prerequisite requirements

1

AMP v2.0

Initial release

Performance Evidence

The candidate must split and clear the hide or pelt from the flank area of a carcase.

The candidate must:

  • flank carcase in accordance with work instructions
  • demonstrate correct cutting lines for flanking
  • use effective knife skills
  • apply communication skills relevant to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • comply with workplace health and safety and regulatory requirements

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • economic impact of nicked, soiled or damaged pelt and scored meat during flanking operation
  • flanking work instructions
  • workplace health and safety and regulatory requirements
  • potential sources of contamination and cross-contamination
  • procedures for maintenance, cleaning and sterilisation of knives

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in an operating processing plant.

Competency must be demonstrated at the 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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