Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry requirements for humane handling of animals when preparing for slaughter in meat processing plants, feedlots or saleyards.


Typically the trainee is a company employee who is engaged in the handling and management of stock at a meat processing plant, feedlots or sale yards.


The Meat Processing Livestock Handler Skill Set consists of:

Complete 6 units of competency.

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBIO302

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

add topic AHCLSK204

Carry out regular livestock observation

add topic AHCLSK205

Handle livestock using basic techniques

add topic AMPCOR204

Follow safe work policies and procedures

add topic AMPA2000

Prepare animals for slaughter

add topic AMPA2006

Apply animal welfare and handling requirements


The units of competency comprising the Meat Processing Livestock Stock Handler Skill Set are drawn from AQF levels II and III in the qualifications, and can be counted towards other qualifications where this is in accordance with the qualification requirements.