Manage and improve meat industry plant operations

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 AMPMGT507, 'Manage and improve meat industry plant operations'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Assess operational requirements

1.1 Analyse enterprise directions, goals and forecasts to establish the parameters of enterprise operations

1.2 Gather and analyse industry, market and enterprise information to determine short and medium term implications for enterprise operations

1.3 Prepare operational budgets and strategies to achieve forecasts and obtain resource requirements

1.4 Determine operational productivity and performance measures to meet enterprise goals

2. Plan operations for optimum efficiency and effectiveness

2.1 Review work organisation and performance patterns for safety, efficiency and maximisation of team contribution and satisfaction

2.2 Develop systems and technologies to facilitate cost efficient and effective operations and to meet production, quality, waste, environmental and safety targets

2.3 Review product/process flows for optimum performance

2.4 Establish systems monitoring and control procedures to maximise performance

2.5 Prepare contingency plans

2.6 Identify operational assets and recommend asset management strategies

2.7 Prepare action plans to implement change

3. Manage operations

3.1 Identify operational requirements for inputs, personnel, equipment and transport

3.2 Prepare plans and schedules to meet customer requirements

3.3 Implement systems to control costs, energy consumption, waste, environmental impact, and food safety and quality

3.4 Plan and review work organisation strategies in consultation with the workforce

3.5 Identify and evaluate opportunities to maximise yield and gain commercial value from total production

3.6 Monitor and adjust operations, in accordance with operational plans and budgets

3.7 Use consultation and collaboration strategies to identify and resolve problems promptly, efficiently and effectively

4. Evaluate performance

4.1 Collect and analyse data to determine achievement of operational performance targets

4.2 Convey performance information and implications to stakeholders

4.3 Include recommendations and outcomes in the review of enterprise business plans, directions and goals

4.4 Review systems and procedures to facilitate the achievement of enterprise plans and goals