Overview the meat industry

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AMPCOR206, 'Overview the meat industry'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Overview the meat industry' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Work within the industry sector

1.1 Examine composition and structure of the meat industry to provide an overview for work priorities

1.2 Examine major species and trade markets

1.3 Trace path of meat from paddock to plate

1.4 Trace flow of product from stockyards to meat processing plant, to meat wholesalers and retailers, and through smallgoods plants

1.5 Identify products

2. Apply workplace policies

2.1 Obtain and apply relevant workplace policies including environmental policies; mission statements; workplace health and safety policies; organisational structure; Quality Assurance (QA); strategic planning; anti-bullying; and work instructions

2.2 Identify role of trainees in relation to workplace policies

2.3 Obtain information on working conditions and identify important elements

3. Follow award or employment agreement provisions

3.1 Obtain and apply information about relevant award provisions and employment conditions

3.2 Obtain and explain information on employee rights and responsibilities

4. Identify appropriate industry organisations and associations

4.1 Identify major industry organisations, peak bodies and regulatory bodies, and explain their roles

5. Follow Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) legislative requirements

5.1 Obtain and apply relevant information about EEO provisions

5.2 Obtain information on sexual harassment policies and explain them in terms of personal responsibility

6. Demonstrate awareness of environmental issues in the meat industry

6.1 Identify relevant environmental regulatory requirements

6.2 Identify workplace environmental policies and practices

6.3 Identify consequences of not following workplace environmental policies and practices

7. Demonstrate awareness of industry animal welfare policies

7.1 Explain the importance of animal welfare considerations to the meat industry

7.2 Identify key industry policies and approaches to addressing animal welfare issues