Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing

Formats and tools

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Assessment Tool
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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
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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
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 AMPA402, 'Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Identify major regulatory requirements relevant to meat processing plants supplying the domestic market

1.1 Identify relevant legislation and its application to meat processing plants

1.2 Identify relevant Australian Standards in legislation

1.3 Identify the agency responsible for the enforcement of this legislation

1.4 Explain process for registration of a domestic meat processing plant

1.5 Describe registration process for meat inspectors

2. Identify and describe requirements of the Australian Standard

2.1 Describe nature of Approved Arrangements and pre-requisite programs

2.2 Describe and explain meat inspection requirements of the Australian Standard

2.3 Describe and explain disposition requirements of the Australian Standard

2.4 Describe requirements for reporting exotic or notifiable diseases

3. Identify government review and audit processes

3.1 Identify relevant government agencies regulating the meat industry at state level

3.2 Describe review and audit processes used by agencies to ensure compliance with the Australian Standard

4. Oversee compliance with the Australian Standard

4.1 Participate in internal verification activities for compliance

4.2 Prepare for external review or audit

4.3 Manage external review or audit of compliance

4.4 Close out corrective action requests from external or internal audits

Qualifications and Skillsets

AMPA402 appears in the following qualifications:

  • AMP40415 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)
  • AMP40215 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General)
  • AMP30316 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
  • AMP30716 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)
  • AMP30616 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)
  • AMP31116 - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)
  • AMP40516 - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)