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MTMSS00007 - Carcase Trimming (Retain Rail) Skill Set (Release 2)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 08/Nov/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced19/Dec/2011

Usage recommendation:
Is superseded by and equivalent to AMPSS00007 - Carcase Trimming (Retain Rail) Skill SetThis Skill Set is equivalent to MTMSS00007 Carcase Trimming (Retain Rail) Skill Set. 03/Aug/2016

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Modification History


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Replaced missing information in Skill Set Requirements



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Pathways Information

The Units of Competency comprising the Carcase Trimming (Retain Rail) Skill Set are drawn from AQF levels II and III 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


MTMCOR202A Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

MTMCOR204A Follow safe work policies and procedures

MTMP2054C Inspect hindquarter and remove contamination

MTMP2055C Inspect forequarter and remove contamination

MTMP3045B Undertake retain rail

MTMPSR203A Sharpen knives

Target Group

Typically the trainee is a company employee who trims carcases on the retain rail.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the MTM11 Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry requirements for trimming a carcase on a retain rail.

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