Prepare animals for slaughter

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 MTMP2002C, 'Prepare animals for slaughter'.
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



1. Manage animals in lairage

1.1. Animals are received into lairage according to workplace requirements.

1.2. Animals in lairage are handled to minimise stress and according to workplace requirements.

1.3. Animal welfare issues in relation to the handling of animals in lairage are dealt with according to regulatory and workplace requirements including provision of food and water.

1.4. Records of all livestock movements on plant are maintained according to workplace requirements.

1.5. Animals are handled according to Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) requirements.

2. Present animals for slaughter

2.1. Animals are selected for slaughter according to product specifications and workplace requirements.

2.2. Animals are prepared for slaughter at a rate to maintain productivity according to workplace requirements.

2.3. Animals are presented for slaughter in a suitable condition to maintain the standards of product.

2.4. Animals are presented for slaughter according to workplace, animal welfare, regulatory and OH&S requirements.

3. Maintain flow and order of animals

3.1. Animals are made available to meet start-up times and chain speed requirements.

3.2. Flow and order of animals is maintained according to start-up times and chain speed requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMP2002C appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM20111 - Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)