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AMP40522 - Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers, working as meat inspectors or meat safety officers in meat processing establishments. In such roles, workers perform post-mortem inspection of food animals and in some cases ante-mortem inspection to ensure that meat is safe for human or pet consumption, in line with relevant Australian Standards.
At this level workers provide specialist technical skills and knowledge about food animal disease and conditions. They are required to work autonomously, use judgement, interpret information, and apply solutions to routine and some non-routine problems. They may take some responsibility for the output of others.
Individuals who work as meat inspectors must comply with the requirements of local/state/territory authorities and where applicable the Australian Government export authority. Users must check with the relevant regulatory authority before delivery.
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 AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection is a highly flexible qualification enabling selections to be made from a wide range of units.
Typical occupational outcomes from this qualification are:
  • Meat Inspector
Pathways & Opportunities:
The Certificate IV qualification reflects the role of individuals to undertake work in varied contexts using a broad range of specialised knowledge and skills.
Certificate IV is suitable for senior workers and technicians who supervise or lead teams. It is also a pathway to further learning.

Course Outcome:
AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection.

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, knives and sharpening tools. More details will be provided after enrolment or during induction.

12 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 - $7,000

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:
  • 11 units of competency:
    • 8 core units plus
    • 3 elective units.
The electives are to be chosen as follows:
  • at least 1 unit from Group A
  • up to 2 units from Group B or from this or any other endorsed training package or accredited course. Elective units must ensure the integrity of the qualification’s Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Of the 3 electives chosen, only one may be completed through a Recognition process.

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Upcoming Programs

Name Course Start Date Course End Date
AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection - Bovine & Ovine and Caprine Stream 01/05/2023 29/12/2023
AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection - Bovine & Wild Game Stream 01/05/2023 29/12/2023
AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection - Bovine Stream 01/05/2023 29/12/2023
AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection - Ovine and Caprine Stream 01/05/2023 29/12/2023
AMP40522 Certificate IV in Meat Safety Inspection - Wild Game Stream 01/05/2023 29/12/2023