Unit of competency details

AMPG305 - Store wild game carcases (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMG305A - Store wild game carcasesThis unit is equivalent to MTMG305A Store wild game carcases. 03/Aug/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030307 Food Processing Technology  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030307 Food Processing Technology  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 knowledge of the initial chill and storage requirements as well as the skills required to move wild game animal carcases safely and hygienically into and out of field depots.

This unit is applicable to workers in, and managers of field depots.

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

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. Store wild game animal carcase

1.1 Use rails according to workplace requirements to transfer wild game animal carcase into the chiller according to workplace and health and safety requirements

1.2 Identify and store carcase meat product in appropriate area according to workplace requirements

1.3 Chill and store carcase meat product at correct temperature according to workplace and regulatory requirements

1.4 Space carcases to achieve chilling and storage temperature requirements

2. Perform basic refrigeration maintenance

2.1 Perform basic troubleshooting on refrigeration units

2.2 Assess chiller operation and condition

2.3 Monitor gas levels and defrost cycles

2.4 Perform manual defrost

3. Monitor wild game animal carcase temperature

3.1 Monitor deep muscle time/temperature and record according to workplace requirements

3.2 Undertake data logger monitoring according to regulatory and company requirements

3.3 Calibrate thermometers according to 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 is equivalent to MTMG305A Store wild game carcases.

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 move carcases safely and hygienically into and out of wild game carcases depots.

The candidate must:

  • move and store wild game animal carcase according to workplace, health and safety, hygiene and sanitation, Quality Assurance (QA) and regulatory requirements
  • perform basic refrigeration maintenance
  • measure and record temperature if part of workplace requirements
  • explain workplace requirements related to storing carcase product

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • handling procedures for carcase product
  • hygiene and sanitation requirements related to storing carcase product
  • methods of product transfer
  • workplace health and safety requirements to reduce potential risks
  • potential workplace health and safety risks related to storing carcase product, transferring carcases on a rail, and working in a cold environment
  • regulatory requirements related to storing carcase product
  • importance of storing product at the required ambient temperature

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in an accredited field depot environment.

Competency must be demonstrated under normal operating conditions.

As a minimum the following three forms of assessment must be used:

  • quiz of underpinning knowledge
  • workplace demonstration (face to face or video)
  • 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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