Statement of Attainment

This Skill Set from the MTM11 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:

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCBIO302A

Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

add topic AHCLSK204A

Carry out regular livestock observation

add topic AHCLSK205A

Handle livestock using basic techniques

add topic MTMCOR204A

Follow safe work policies and procedures

add topic MTMP2002C

Prepare animals for slaughter

add topic MTMP2010A

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.