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AMPSS00028 - Knife Sharpening Skill Set (Release 1)


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

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMSS00029 - Knife Sharpening Skill SetThis Skill Set is equivalent to MTMSS00029 Knife Sharpening Skill Set. 03/Aug/2016

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This Skill Set describes the skills and knowledge to safely sharpen and handle knives in the meat processing industry.

Pathways Information

The Units of Competency comprising the Knife Sharpening Skill Set are drawn from AQF level II in the Qualifications, and can be counted towards other Qualifications where this is in accordance with the Qualification requirements.

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Skill Set Requirements

Complete 3 units of competency.

Unit Code 

Unit Title 


Maintain personal equipment


Follow safe work policies and procedures


Sharpen knives

Target Group

Typically the trainee is a meat industry employee who is required to regularly use a knife during the slaughtering, boning, slicing or further processing of meat cuts.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry requirements for the safe sharpening and use of knives in the meat industry.

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