Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the MTM11 Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry requirements for trimming a carcase to specification using a whizzard knife.


Typically the trainee is an existing employee who will be able to trim a carcase to achieve a carcase specification trim using a whizzard knife.


The Carcase Trimming (Specifications Trim - Whizzard Knife) Skill Set consists of:


add topic MTMCOR202A Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

add topic MTMCOR204A Follow safe work policies and procedures

add topic MTMP2032C Operate whizzard knife

add topic MTMP2052C Trim forequarter to specification

add topic MTMP2053C Trim hindquarter to specification

add topic MTMPSR203A Sharpen knives


The Units of Competency comprising the Carcase Trimming (Specifications Trim – Whizzard Knife) Skill Set are drawn from AQF level II in the Qualifications, and can be counted towards other Qualifications where this is in accordance with the Qualification requirements.