Unit of competency details

AMPA3096 - Use standard product descriptions - kangaroos (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMP3104B - Use standard product descriptions - kangaroosThis unit is equivalent to MTMP3104B Use standard product descriptions - kangaroos. 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 utilise a standardised product description language.

This unit is designed to give workers in boning rooms an understanding of how a standardised product description system is used in a specific workplace. It can be used to improve the skills and knowledge of product description for packers, slicers and boners.

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. Identify anatomical features of a kangaroo carcase

1.1 Describe directions on a carcase using the anatomical direction format

1.2 Locate and identify bones relevant to meat specifications in a kangaroo skeleton

1.3 Locate and identify relevant glands and cartilage on a kangaroo carcase

1.4 Locate and identify muscles relevant to kangaroo specifications

2. Identify and name meat products using the standard product description

2.1 Explain nature and format of product specifications

2.2 Correctly identify, name and spell meat products using the standardised cut description

2.3 Identify major muscles that make up each meat cut

2.4 Identify correct cutting lines for each product using the anatomical terms to describe cutting lines

2.5 Identify necessary changes to any given meat product for it to comply with the company product description

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 MTMP3104B Use standard product descriptions kangaroos.

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 use the standardised product description language for kangaroo cuts.

The candidate must :

  • identify anatomical features of a kangaroo carcase
  • identify and name meat products using the standard product description
  • undertake measurements and checking against specification requirements
  • identify non-conforming product in accordance with specifications
  • apply communication relevant to work instructions and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and problem-solving skills
  • apply relevant workplace health and safety, regulatory and workplace requirements

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • product specification requirements
  • corrective action procedures for non-conforming product
  • relevant workplace health and safety, regulatory and workplace requirements
  • language specifications for kangaroo products
  • product specification points
  • skeletal and anatomical structures and features of kangaroo product to be specified

Assessment Conditions

Competency must be assessed in an operating meat processing plant.

Competency must be demonstrated applying the language to actual carcases and meat cuts.

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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