Assessor Resource

AMPA2138
Prepare chemicals for fellmongering process

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Version 1.0
Issue Date: November 2018


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare chemicals for the fellmongering process.

This unit is applicable to workers responsible for mixing the full range of chemicals used in fellmongering operations.

All work should be carried out to comply with workplace and hygiene requirements.

This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision, exercise limited autonomy and have some accountability for their own work.

Some States may require completion of a chemical handling certificate prior to undertaking this unit.

This unit must be delivered and assessed in the context of Australian meat processing standards and regulations.

You may want to include more information here about the target group and the purpose of the assessments (eg formative, summative, recognition)



Evidence Required

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Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare chemicals for fellmongering process

1.1 Remove chemicals for the fellmongering process from storage and transport to area for mixing in accordance with workplace and health and safety requirements.

1.2 Mix and store chemicals in accordance with work instructions, workplace health and safety requirements and manufacturer's specifications.

1.3 Operate pumps and mixers to workplace and workplace health and safety requirements.

1.4 Mix chemicals to workplace and health and safety requirements in accordance with the varying requirements of different types of skins.

1.5 Take and check pH readings of the mixed chemicals against specifications.

1.6 Use, store and dispose of chemicals in accordance with environmental protection requirements.

The candidate must prepare chemicals for the fellmongering process.

The candidate must:

obtain and cite the Safety Data Sheets for the chemicals used and explain how they relate to the use, mixing, storage and disposal of the chemicals

transport chemicals for the fellmongering process to an area for mixing in accordance with workplace and health and safety requirements

mix chemicals in accordance with work instructions, workplace health and safety requirements and manufacturer's specifications

mix chemicals to workplace requirements in accordance with the varying requirements of different types of skins

take and check pH readings of the mixed chemicals against specifications

use, store and dispose of chemicals in accordance with environmental protection requirements

apply relevant regulatory requirements

use communication skills relevant to work instructions

The candidate must demonstrate a basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge of:

workplace health and safety requirements for mixing chemicals

workplace health and safety hazards associated with mixing chemicals

environmental risks and controls related to storing, mixing and disposing of chemicals

protective equipment to be used for each chemical and the relevant emergency procedures

purpose of chemically treating skins in fellmongering

steps in mixing chemicals, the protective equipment needed and safety procedures

use of different mixes of chemicals in fellmongering

relevant regulatory requirements.

Assessment must be conducted in an operational fellmongering plant.

Competency must be demonstrated at the normal rate of production.

As a minimum, the following three forms of assessment must be used:

quiz of underpinning knowledge

workplace demonstration

workplace referee or third-party report of performance over time.

Assessors must satisfy the current standards for RTOs.


Submission Requirements

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Assessment Tasks

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Element

Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare chemicals for fellmongering process

1.1 Remove chemicals for the fellmongering process from storage and transport to area for mixing in accordance with workplace and health and safety requirements.

1.2 Mix and store chemicals in accordance with work instructions, workplace health and safety requirements and manufacturer's specifications.

1.3 Operate pumps and mixers to workplace and workplace health and safety requirements.

1.4 Mix chemicals to workplace and health and safety requirements in accordance with the varying requirements of different types of skins.

1.5 Take and check pH readings of the mixed chemicals against specifications.

1.6 Use, store and dispose of chemicals in accordance with environmental protection requirements.

The candidate must prepare chemicals for the fellmongering process.

The candidate must:

obtain and cite the Safety Data Sheets for the chemicals used and explain how they relate to the use, mixing, storage and disposal of the chemicals

transport chemicals for the fellmongering process to an area for mixing in accordance with workplace and health and safety requirements

mix chemicals in accordance with work instructions, workplace health and safety requirements and manufacturer's specifications

mix chemicals to workplace requirements in accordance with the varying requirements of different types of skins

take and check pH readings of the mixed chemicals against specifications

use, store and dispose of chemicals in accordance with environmental protection requirements

apply relevant regulatory requirements

use communication skills relevant to work instructions

The candidate must demonstrate a basic factual, technical and procedural knowledge of:

workplace health and safety requirements for mixing chemicals

workplace health and safety hazards associated with mixing chemicals

environmental risks and controls related to storing, mixing and disposing of chemicals

protective equipment to be used for each chemical and the relevant emergency procedures

purpose of chemically treating skins in fellmongering

steps in mixing chemicals, the protective equipment needed and safety procedures

use of different mixes of chemicals in fellmongering

relevant regulatory requirements.

Assessment must be conducted in an operational fellmongering plant.

Competency must be demonstrated at the normal rate of production.

As a minimum, the following three forms of assessment must be used:

quiz of underpinning knowledge

workplace demonstration

workplace referee or third-party report of performance over time.

Assessors must satisfy the current standards for RTOs.

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Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Remove chemicals for the fellmongering process from storage and transport to area for mixing in accordance with workplace and health and safety requirements. 
Mix and store chemicals in accordance with work instructions, workplace health and safety requirements and manufacturer's specifications. 
Operate pumps and mixers to workplace and workplace health and safety requirements. 
Mix chemicals to workplace and health and safety requirements in accordance with the varying requirements of different types of skins. 
Take and check pH readings of the mixed chemicals against specifications. 
Use, store and dispose of chemicals in accordance with environmental protection requirements. 

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