Clean work area during 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 MTMPS201C, 'Clean work area during 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



1. Remove waste from work areas

1.1. Waste is deposited into correct bins, hoppers and chutes in accordance with workplace requirements.

1.2. Correct shovels, brooms and bins are used when gathering waste material to avoid cross-contamination of product and work areas.

1.3. Work area is kept free from waste or trimmings to ensure a safe working environment for fellow workers.

1.4. Segregation of edible and inedible product is maintained at all times (where applicable).

1.5. Work is performed without contaminating edible product (where applicable).

1.6. Waste in bins and tubs is shifted in accordance with manual handling procedures.

2. Clean areas during production

2.1. Work areas are cleaned in accordance with workplace requirements including Quality Assurance (QA) and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) requirements.

2.2. Work areas are cleaned while avoiding contamination of product.

2.3. Cleaning chemicals are used as directed and in accordance with standard workplace procedures (where part of an individual's duties).

3. Wash and store cleaning equipment, tubs and bins

3.1. Hoses are rolled and stored safely in accordance with workplace requirements.

3.2. Brooms, shovels and scrubbing brushes are cleaned and stored appropriately when not in use.

3.3. Chemicals, if used, are stored in accordance with workplace requirements in designated locations.

3.4. All bins, tubs etc are sanitised in accordance with workplace requirements (where applicable).

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMPS201C appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM31011 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture)
  • MTM30911 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General)
  • MTM10111 - Certificate I in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
  • MTM20211 - Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
  • MTM20111 - Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)