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AMPSS00055 - Transport Livestock Skill Set (Release 1)


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

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMSS00057 - Transport Livestock Skill SetThis Skill Set is equivalent to MTMSS00057 Transport Livestock Skill Set. 03/Aug/2016

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This Skill Set describes the skills and knowledge to transport livestock to a meat processing plant.

Pathways Information

The Units of Competency comprising the Transport Livestock Skill Set are drawn from AQF levels II and III in the Qualifications and can be counted towards meat processing Qualifications where this is in accordance with the Qualification requirements.

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Not applicable.

Skill Set Requirements

Complete 3 units of competency.

Unit Code 

Unit Title 


Handle livestock using basic techniques


Load and unload livestock


Care for livestock in transit

Target Group

Typically the trainee is a transport operator who has responsibility for transporting livestock to a meat processing plant.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry animal welfare and handling requirements for transport operators who have responsibility for transporting livestock to a meat processing plant.

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