Unit of competency details

AMPX203 - Operate scales and semi-automatic labelling machinery (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to MTMPS203C - Operate scales and semi-automatic labelling machineryThis unit is equivalent to MTMPS203C Operate scales and semi-automatic labelling machinery. 03/Aug/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030717 Plant And Machine Operations  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 operate carton scales and electronic label-generating and record-keeping equipment, and, where appropriate, recover data and produce reports where this forms part of work instructions.

This unit is applicable to workers using carton scales and labelling machinery in boning rooms, offal rooms, pet meat packing rooms, smallgoods and food service operations.

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. Select meat product

1.1 Identify meat products for weighing and labelling according to workplace requirements

1.2 Place carton on scales in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and workplace requirements

2. Enter product data

2.1 Enter codes for specific cuts into the system

2.2 Recover data in report form where this is part of work instructions

3. Weigh carton

3.1 Weigh carton and record details according to workplace requirements

3.2 Monitor equipment operation to ensure correct information is recorded on label

4. Label carton

4.1 Remove label from labelling equipment and place on carton according to workplace and regulatory requirements

4.2 Label carton clearly for loadout

4.3 Monitor labelling of cartons for accuracy in correlation with products

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 MTMPS203C Operate scales and semi-automatic labelling machinery.

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:

  • perform pre-start checks and routine maintenance as specified in work instructions
  • monitor operation of equipment
  • weigh and label meat product cartons in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements
  • check carton contents against labelling
  • apply relevant communication and mathematical skills

Knowledge Evidence

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

  • workplace health and safety requirements related to labelling
  • regulatory requirements with regard to labelling
  • consequences of incorrect labelling
  • monitoring of consumables
  • purpose of labelling information

Assessment Conditions

Competency must be demonstrated under normal rate of production.

Assessment must be conducted in a registered meat processing plant.

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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