Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the MTM11 Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry requirements for lairage supervisors/managers in processing plants.


Typically the lairage supervisor/manager is a company employee whose responsibilities include:

overall accountability for stock welfare in lairage

interaction with auditors

making/carrying out disposition decisions

authority to deal with transportation/unloading issues

supervision of other stockpersons.


The Lairage Supervisor Skill Set consists of:

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBIO302A

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

add topic BSBITU101A

Operate a personal computer

add topic MTMCOR205A

Communicate in the workplace

add topic MTMCOR401C

Manage own work performance

add topic MTMCOR403C

Participate in OH&S risk control process

add topic MTMP414A

Oversee humane handling of animals

add topic MTMP407B

Supervise new recruits

add topic MTMP2010A

Apply animal welfare and handling requirements

add topic MTMP2011C

Identify animals using electronic systems

add topic MTMP3003A

Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

add topic MTMP3071C

Perform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition

add topic MTMPS204C

Maintain production records


The units of competency comprising the Lairage Supervisor/Manager Skill Set are drawn from AQF levels II, III and IV in the qualifications, and can be counted towards other qualifications where this is in accordance with the qualification requirements.