Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners
AMPA3003 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Assess effective stunning and bleeding
Issue Date: October 2018
||Unit of Competency||AMPA3003 - Assess effective stunning and bleeding|
|Learning Outcomes and Application||This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the humane and effective stunning and slaughter of animals.This Unit is applicable to the assessment of the effectiveness of stunning and bleeding in a slaughtering establishment. The training would normally be undertaken by Quality Assurance officers and supervisors who monitor the humane slaughtering of animals.This Unit will fulfil the importing country requirements for meat processing establishments exporting to the European Union, and meets the European Union Regulation EC 1099/2009 training requirements for the assessment of effective stunning and bleeding.All work should be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, customer requirements and product specifications.This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work including limited responsibility for the work of others. They provide and communicate solutions to a range of predictable problems.No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.This unit must be delivered and assessed in the context of Australian meat processing standards and regulations.|
|Duration and Setting||X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Assessment must be performed in an operating abattoir or knackery, at production speed.
As a minimum the following three forms of assessment must be used:
quiz of underpinning knowledge
workplace referee or third-party report of performance over time
Assessors must satisfy the current standards for RTOs.
|Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners||Student Learning Resources||Handouts
|Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3||Assessment 4|
|Elements of Competency||Performance Criteria|
|Element: Assess the effective stunning of an animal prior to bleeding|
|Element: Check for bleed chain insensibility|