Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the Australian Meat Industry Training Package meets the industry requirements for environmental officers in an Australian meat processing plant.


Typically the Environmental Officer is a company employee who has a range of specified environmental responsibilities and duties and therefore is able to:

identify and explain company environmental requirements, work instructions and practices to other employees

recognise and address issues and problems related to the environment within their scope of work

undertake water sampling and testing.


The Meat Processing Environmental Officer Skill Set consists of:


add topic MSL954001A Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

add topic MSL973001A Perform basic tests

add topic MTMCOR204A Follow safe work policies and procedures

add topic MTMCOR206A Overview the meat industry

add topic MTMPSR202B Apply environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic NWP262A Monitor and report wastewater treatment processes

add topic MWP263A Operate and maintain wastewater treatment plant and equipment


The Units of Competency comprising the Meat Processing Environmental Officer Skill Set are drawn from AQF level II in the MTM11 Australian Meat Industry Training Package, and can be counted towards other meat processing Qualifications where this is in accordance with the Qualification requirements.

Meat Processing Environmental Officers who wish to specialise in environmental jobs could also undertake the Certificate II in Water Industry Operations, with some credit for relevant units already completed, as this is a Qualification increasingly sought after by the industry.