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  • AMP30616

Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)

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AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)

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Course overview

Course overview

This qualification will see successful graduates emerge as Quality Assurance Officers, On floor Trainers, Supervisors, Leading Hands or Labourers. Contact Jeff Bradbury on 07 4694 1546 or email Jeff.Bradbury@tafe.qld.edu.au to find out more.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete a minimum of 8 units to a minimum value of 50 points:

  • Core Units - 6 (20 points)
  • Elective Units - at least 2 units from the elective list, to a minimum value of 30 points

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
AMPCOR201
Maintain personal equipment
AMPCOR202
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
AMPCOR203
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
AMPCOR204
Follow safe work policies and procedures
AMPCOR205
Communicate in the workplace
AMPCOR206
Overview the meat industry

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
AMPA3000
Stun animal
AMPA3001
Stick and bleed animal
AMPA3003
Assess effective stunning and bleeding
AMPA3004
Monitor the effective operations of electrical stimulation
AMPA3005
Rod weasand
AMPA3006
Seal weasand
AMPA3007
Ring bung
AMPA3008
Seal bung
AMPA3009
Split carcase
AMPA3010
Overview legging operation
AMPA3012
Make first leg opening cuts
AMPA3013
Make second leg opening cuts
AMPA3014
Perform legging on small stock
AMPA3020
Bone neck
AMPA3021
Perform ‘Y’ cut
AMPA3022
Skin head
AMPA3023
Explain opening cuts
AMPA3024
Perform flanking cuts
AMPA3025
Perform brisket cuts
AMPA3026
Perform rumping cuts
AMPA3027
Perform rosette cuts
AMPA3028
Perform midline cuts
AMPA3029
Scald and dehair carcase
AMPA3030
Operate pelt puller
AMPA3031
Operate hide puller
AMPA3034
Eviscerate animal carcase
AMPA3040
Operate brisket cutter or saw
AMPA3041
Eviscerate wild game animal carcase
AMPA3043
Prepare head for inspection
AMPA3044
Operate air knife
AMPA3047
Prepare and present viscera for inspection
AMPA3050
Bone large stock carcase - forequarter
AMPA3033
Bed dress carcase
AMPA3049
Slice and trim leg - small stock
AMPA3051
Bone large stock carcase - hindquarter
AMPA3052
Slice and trim large stock forequarter
AMPA3053
Slice and trim large stock hindquarter
AMPA3054
Break carcase using a bandsaw
AMPA3061
Operate leg boning machine
AMPA3062
Operate trunk boning machine
AMPA3063
Bone small stock carcase - shoulder
AMPA3064
Bone small stock carcase - middle
AMPA3065
Slice small stock carcase - shoulder
AMPA3066
Slice small stock carcase - middle
AMPA3067
Bone carcase using mechanical aids (large stock)
AMPA3068
Prepare and despatch meat products
AMPA3072
Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment
AMPA3073
Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment
AMPA3074
Perform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment
AMPA3081
Perform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment
AMPA3082
Operate batch cooker
AMPA3083
Operate continuous cooker
AMPA3084
Operate press
AMPA3085
Operate wet rendering process
AMPA3086
Monitor boiler operations
AMPA3087
Operate tallow processing plant
AMPA3088
Operate blood processing plant
AMPA3089
Produce rendered products hygienically
AMPA3090
Render edible products
AMPA3091
Implement a Quality Assurance program for rendering plant
AMPX306
Provide coaching
AMPX307
Provide mentoring
AMPX308
Follow and implement an established work plan
AMPA3100
Perform manual chemical lean testing
BSBFLM312
Contribute to team effectiveness
AMPA402
Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing
AMPX404
Conduct an internal audit of a documented program
AMPX209
Sharpen knives
AMPA3032
Remove pelt manually
AMPX301
Assess product in chillers
MSL904001
Perform standard calibrations
MSL922001
Record and present data
MSL954001
Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan
MSL973001
Perform basic tests
MSL973002
Prepare working solutions
MSL973004
Perform aseptic techniques
AMPA3048
Bone small stock carcase - leg
MSL973003
Prepare culture media
MSL952002
Handle and transport samples or equipment
MSL933001
Maintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

This program is designed for business clients. TAFE Queensland South West offers customised learning programs based on the needs of the individual organisation. Prospective students will need to be currently employed in the industry and should be 15 years of age or above.

Students will need to take into consideration the substantial amount of on-the-job training required in this qualification, as well as the risks associated with work in an abattoir, including Q-fever and other zoonotic diseases, the use of knives, the demanding physical nature of some positions, proximity to machinery and the use of automatic machinery.

Resources required

Students will require access to the relevant equipment in the workplace as well as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) relevant to and as stated by the workplace.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland