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Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)

MTM40211
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This qualification covers work activities undertaken by meat inspectors in meat processing enterprises, usually at export processing plants. At the time of endorsement of this Training Package legislation and regulatory requirements relating to meat inspection were undergoing considerable change at both state/territory and federal level. People seeking registration as a meat inspector should check the current requirements with their state or territory food authority or the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS), as appropriate.

Job roles

Job role titles covered by this qualification may include:

  • meat inspector.
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate IV in the field of Food, Hospitality and Personal Services'

    84.6%

    Satisfied with the training
    72.0%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Meat Inspector (ANZSCO code 311312)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
    Low
    2,700 persons were employed as Primary Products Inspectors in 2014. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be equal to or less than 5,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Average
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Primary Products Inspectors are: $1,200. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,152
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Primary Products Inspectors visit Job Outlook
    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC
    For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    Packaging Rules

    Complete twenty-eight units of competency in total.

  • complete all sixteen core units of competency
  • complete a minimum of three units from Group A
  • complete a minimum of five units from Group B.
  • Qualification structure

    Core units

    MTMCOR201A

    Maintain personal equipment

    MTMCOR403A

    Participate in OH&S risk control process

    MTMCOR202A

    Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

    MTMCOR404A

    Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance

    MTMCOR203B

    Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements

    MTMP3003A

    Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

    MTMCOR204A

    Follow safe work policies and procedures

    MTMP3071C

    Perform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition

    MTMCOR205A

    Communicate in the workplace

    MTMP3072C

    Perform post-mortem inspection and make disposition

    MTMCOR206A

    Overview the meat industry

    MTMP3073B

    Implement food safety program

    MTMCOR401C

    Manage own work performance

    MTMP408A

    Inspect transportation container/vehicle

    MTMCOR402C

    Facilitate Quality Assurance process

    MTMPSR203A

    Sharpen knives

    Elective units

    Group A

    MTMP3042C

    Prepare head for inspection

    MTMP3077B

    Perform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MTMP3046A

    Prepare and present viscera for inspection

    BSBFLM312C

    Contribute to team effectiveness

    MTMP3074B

    Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MSL904001A

    Perform standard calibrations

    MTMP3075B

    Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MSL922001A

    Record and present data

    MTMP3076B

    Perform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MSL954001A

    Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

    Group B

    MTMP401B

    Utilise refrigeration index

    MTMPS415A

    Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

    MTMP402B

    Implement a Meat Hygiene Assessment program

    MTMPS418A

    Oversee export requirements

    MTMP403B

    Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing

    MTMPSR405C

    Build productive and effective workplace relationships

    MTMP409A

    Maintain abattoir design and construction standards

    MTMPSR413A

    Participate in ongoing development and implementation of a HACCP and Quality Assurance system

    MTMP414A

    Oversee humane handling of animals

    MTMPSR414A

    Establish sampling program

    MTMP411B

    Inspect wild game meat

    MTMPSR415A

    Develop and implement work instructions and SOPs

    MTMP412A

    Inspect poultry

    FDFAU4001A

    Assess compliance with food safety programs

    MTMP413A

    Inspect ratites

    FDFAU4003A

    Conduct food safety audits

    MTMPS411C

    Monitor meat preservation process

    FDFAU4002A

    Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits

    MTMPS412C

    Monitor and overview the production of processed meats and smallgoods

    PSPREG412A

    Gather and manage evidence

    MTMPS414B

    Monitor and overview the production of Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat (UCFM)

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Meat Inspector
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Food Processing Industry
    Meat Processing



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    Student outcomes for similar courses

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for similar courses 'Certificate IV in the field of Food, Hospitality and Personal Services'

    46.1%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    55.6 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    40.7%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    28.6%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Managers
    12.2%
    Managers
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $39,800

    $52,100


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 88.4 90.7
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    81
    48.8
    31.5
     
    81.4
    50.3
    30.3
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    5.2*
    12.3
    7.8
     
    8.2
    14.3
    10.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.6 87
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 72 68.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 95.6 93.9
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 85.2 83
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 86.5 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) - 39 800 52 100
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Managers
     
     
    40.7
    28.6
    12.2
     
    22
    18.5
    17.6
    Top Industries (%):
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
     
     
    52.5
    15.4
    8.9*
     
    20.6
    13.4
    8.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 90.8 91.9
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 42 700 54 000
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 22.7 29.9
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.3 87.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 86.7 86.3

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate IV courses
    Employed after training (%) - 46.1 42.3
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 34 300 46 300
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 34.9 42.5
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 77.4 86.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 78.9 71.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Accommodation and Food Services
    52.5
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services
    15.4
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
    8.9*
    Retail Trade
    Australian Meat Industry

    Note: Information provided as a guide only.  Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aatinfo.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".