Inspect ratites

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 MTMP413A, 'Inspect ratites'.
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. Identify anatomical and physiological properties specific to ratites

1.1. Structure of body system is identified.

2. Perform ante-mortem inspection

2.1. Procedures and principles for humane handling of ratites are identified in accordance with hygiene and sanitation, Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and workplace requirements.

2.2. Ratites are handled humanely according to animal welfare regulations.

2.3. Signs of common conditions are identified during ante-mortem inspection and are dealt with accordingly.

2.4. Ante-mortem inspection is performed in accordance with OH&S and regulatory requirements.

2.5. QA issues relating to handling of animals during ante-mortem inspection are identified.

2.6. Procedures for emergency and suspect slaughter are identified.

2.7. Reporting and recording requirements are completed.

3. Assess suitability for slaughter

3.1. Diseases and conditions affecting ratite suitability for slaughter are identified and appropriate action is initiated.

3.2. Major exotic and notifiable diseases and their signs are identified and reported according to regulatory requirements.

3.3. Appropriate remedial action is taken.

4. Perform post-mortem inspection

4.1. Post-mortem inspection is performed in accordance with regulatory requirements.

4.2. Abnormalities in ratites are identified and detected.

4.3. Disposition is made according to Australian Standards and work instructions.

4.4. Exotic and notifiable diseases are identified.

4.5. Reporting and recording requirements are completed.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMP413A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM30611 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)
  • MTM40411 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General)
  • MTM30311 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
  • MTM40211 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)