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AMP30116  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers in boning rooms or in meat wholesale enterprises which prepare meat cuts from whole carcases.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30216  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Food Services)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers in meat enterprises which undertake specialised services, such as preparing shelf ready packs from wholesalers or boning rooms, specialty meat cuts, gourmet meat, bulk value-added products, providing meat preparation customer service, and so on.

The AMP30216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Food Services) is a highly flexible qualification enabling selections to be made from a wide range of units.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30316  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by meat inspectors in meat processing enterprises whose duties include performing a post-mortem inspection and in some cases ante-mortem inspection.

People seeking registration as a meat inspector should check the current requirements with their state or territory food authority or the Australian Government Agriculture, as appropriate, when selecting electives.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30416  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers in rendering plants.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30516  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers undertaking slaughtering duties in abattoirs.

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.

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30616  Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers in meat processing plants who are working across a broad range of areas in the enterprise.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30716  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers the work activities undertaken by Quality Assurance Officers in a meat processing enterprise. Typically people undertaking this qualification will be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring, testing and application of a QA program.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP30815  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

Qualification Description

This qualification is the trade qualification for butchers.  (Apprenticeship)

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP31116  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers the 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 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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search


AMP31216  Certificate III in Meat Processing (Packing Operations)

Qualification Description

This qualification covers the work activities undertaken by team leaders in a packing room of a meat processing operation. Typically people undertaking this qualification will have responsibility for a group of people and for the smooth, safe and efficient running of the packing process. They will frequently be called upon to train new recruits or to implement new processes or customer specifications.

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

Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

Candidates must have completed the following units or their equivalent:

  • AMPA2068 Inspect meat for defects
  • AMPA2070 Identify cuts and specifications
  • AMPA2071 Pack meat product

Please note that there is a selection of elective units to choose from.  Alternative combinations of units may be selected and in some cases prerequisite units may need to be completed.  For more advice contact  FS Alliance or go to :  https://training.gov.au/Search