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AMP31116 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)

Aimed At:
This qualification covers work activities undertaken by team leaders working the yards or lairage. Typically people undertaking this qualification will have responsibility for the welfare, yarding and movement of stock in an abattoir. Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters. Graduates from this qualification will have a wide range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply a specialised range of tools, materials and information to:
  • complete routine activities
  • provide and transmit solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems
The AMP31116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling) is a highly flexible qualification enabling selections to be made from a wide range of units.
Typical occupational outcomes from this qualification are:
  • Livestock handler
  • Livestock supervisor
Pathways & Opportunities:
This qualification is aimed at existing workers. The Certificate III qualification reflects the role of individuals required to apply a broad range of knowledge and skills in varied contexts and undertake skilled work. Certificate III is suitable for experienced operators, technicians and trades workers. It is also a pathway to further learning.

Course Outcome: AMP31116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)

Entry Requirements:
Participants should already be employed within the abattoir sector. Resources Required: It is recommended that you have access to a reliable Internet connection to access FS Alliances online learning system aXcelerate, and a computer or device with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical assessments. This includes having access to and wearing appropriate attire including workplace specific PPE, appropriate clothing, safety footwear as per the workplace policy. More details will be provided after enrolment or during induction.

Up to 24 Months

Assessment Method: Assessment will be conducted via a number of different assessments, for example, written assessment (Quiz), workplace observation, and verification by supervisor/employer.

Fee for Service - $4,000
Queensland Government Certificate 3 Guarantee– See units for Student contribution fees* - Note eligibility criteria needs to be met to receive funding. Refer to www.fsalliance.edu.au for further details, including any tuition fee exemptions that may apply and the eligibility criteria

Enrolments are taken all year.

Applicants accepted Australia Wide.

Study Mode:
  • Workplace – face to Face
  • Work in industry
  • Blended (Face-to-Face and Online using aXcelerate)
Credit Transfer:
We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

Requirements for Completion of the Qualification
The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
  • 19 units of competency:
    • 6 core units plus
    • 13 elective units.
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AMP31116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)