Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
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Assessment Matrix
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Plan the audit

1.1. Audit schedule is interpreted and the timely conduct of internal audit is planned and organised.

1.2. Objectives, scope and criteria of audit are determined according to workplace requirements.

1.3. Audit team is assembled and briefed, as required, for the objectives, scope and criteria of the audit.

1.4. Those affected by and involved in the audit are notified and responsibilities documented according to workplace requirements.

1.5. Stakeholders involved in an internal audit are notified according to workplace requirements.

1.6. Procedures, records and workplace documentation needed for the audit are identified.

1.7. Evidence collection methods and sources to be used in the audit are documented, including workplace checklists developed to workplace specifications.

1.8. A document review is conducted prior to audit.

2. Conduct the audit

2.1. An entry meeting is conducted with relevant parties to explain the purpose, scope and criteria for the audit, the methods to be used in the audit, and how results will be reported and followed up.

2.2. An audit of the program is conducted in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements.

2.3. Effective communication skills are used to conduct the audit

2.4. Verifiable objective evidence is collected against the criteria of the audit.

2.5. Findings are made using the objective evidence against the criteria of the audit.

2.6. Non-conformances are identified and categorised according to workplace requirements

2.7. Audit activity is recorded according to workplace requirements.

3. Report on audit findings

3.1. An audit report is prepared, detailing areas of the program which were audited and findings against the audit criteria, including non-conformances, where applicable.

3.2. Objective evidence is documented according to workplace standards.

3.3. Records of audit process, objective evidence and findings are kept in accordance with workplace and regulatory requirements.

3.4. Findings are reported according to workplace requirements.

4. Confirm and close out corrective action

4.1. The effectiveness of corrective actions is verified.

4.2. Records of the effectiveness of corrective actions are maintained.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MTMPS415A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MTM30611 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)
  • MTM40311 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)
  • MTM40411 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General)
  • MTM30311 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
  • MTM40211 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)