List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.
Elements describe the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Identify major regulatory requirements relevant to meat processing plants supplying the domestic market
1.1 Identify relevant legislation and its application to meat processing plants
1.2 Identify relevant Australian Standards in legislation
1.3 Identify the agency responsible for the enforcement of this legislation
1.4 Explain process for registration of a domestic meat processing plant
1.5 Describe registration process for meat inspectors
2. Identify and describe requirements of the Australian Standard
2.1 Describe nature of Approved Arrangements and pre-requisite programs
2.2 Describe and explain meat inspection requirements of the Australian Standard
2.3 Describe and explain disposition requirements of the Australian Standard
2.4 Describe requirements for reporting exotic or notifiable diseases
3. Identify government review and audit processes
3.1 Identify relevant government agencies regulating the meat industry at state level
3.2 Describe review and audit processes used by agencies to ensure compliance with the Australian Standard
4. Oversee compliance with the Australian Standard
4.1 Participate in internal verification activities for compliance
4.2 Prepare for external review or audit
4.3 Manage external review or audit of compliance
4.4 Close out corrective action requests from external or internal audits
Evidence must demonstrate the candidate's consistency of performance over time.
The candidate must oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing.
The candidate must:
apply relevant communication and mathematical skills
identify and resolve data inconsistencies
maintain currency of knowledge and techniques through informal learning, regular professional development and personal research
demonstrate initiative and creativity in proposing solutions and contributing to the development of appropriate actions to close out corrective action requests
identify and apply relevant workplace health and safety, and workplace requirements
provide relevant information to work colleagues to facilitate understanding of, and compliance with the Australian Standards and associated regulations
use technology to access information, prepare reports, and to access and prepare relevant data
The candidate must demonstrate a broad factual, technical and theoretical knowledge of:
the legislation and regulations relevant to meat processing in their jurisdiction
the Australian Standard for the hygienic production and transportation of meat and meat products for human consumption
livestock identification processes and procedures
how to prepare for an internal or external audit
meat industry data collection systems and reporting requirements
how to close out corrective action requests from external or internal audits
reporting requirements for emergency and notifiable diseases
Animal Welfare Standards and requirements as called up by State regulations
Competency must be demonstrated in terms of specific legislation relevant to export or domestic meat processing plants.
Assessment must occur in the context of simulated breaches and simulated review processes. Assessment must involve using the current Australian Standards.
A minimum of three different forms of assessment must be used.
Assessors must satisfy current standards for RTOs.