Perform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition

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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MTMP3071C, 'Perform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition'.
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify types of stock and market requirements of food animals commonly slaughtered for meat

1.1. Major breeds of commonly slaughtered domestic animals are identified.

1.2. Distinguishing features of major breeds are identified.

1.3. Market requirements of commonly slaughtered domestic animals are identified.

2. Identify the main reasons for ante-mortem inspection

2.1. Reasons for ante-mortem inspection are identified.

2.2. Regulatory requirements associated with ante-mortem inspection are identified.

3. Perform ante-mortem inspection on live animals

3.1. Procedures and principles of humane handling of animals are identified.

3.2. Signs of common conditions responsible for abnormalities at ante-mortem are detected and identified.

3.3. Procedures for emergency and suspect slaughter are identified.

3.4. Ante-mortem inspection is performed on at least one species according to relevant Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), workplace and regulatory requirements.

3.5. Quality Assurance aspects of ante-mortem inspection are identified.

4. Identify and isolate animals requiring testing for residue

4.1. Reasons for residue testing are identified.

4.2. Procedures for identifying and isolating animals for testing are followed.

5. Make disposition as a result of inspection and take appropriate action

5.1. Common diseases and conditions responsible for abnormalities are identified, detected and documented on at least one species

5.2. Suspect stock are segregated according to regulatory and workplace requirements

5.3. Signs of major exotic or notifiable diseases are identified.

5.4. Exotic or notifiable disease procedures are followed in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMP3071C appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM30311 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
  • MTM40211 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)