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Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

MTM30813
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This qualification is the trade qualification for butchers.

Job roles

Job role titles covered by this qualification may include:

  • butcher.
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

    91.0%

    Satisfied with the training
    87.3%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Butcher Or Smallgoods Maker ( ANZSCO code 351211)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Average
    21,300 persons were employed as Butchers and Smallgoods Makers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 10,001 and 25,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
    Low
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Butchers and Smallgoods Makers in 2014 are: $900. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Butchers and Smallgoods Makers visit Job Outlook
    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 a total of forty-three units of competency.

    In Stage 1:

  • complete all fifteen core units of competency from Group A
  • complete one elective unit of competency from group D
  • In Stage 2:

  • complete all ten core units of competency from Group B
  • complete one elective unit of competency from Group E
  • In Stage 3:

  • complete all thirteen core units of competency from Group C
  • complete three elective units of competency from Group F
  • Qualification structure

    Core Units

    Group A - Stage 1

    MTMCOR201A

    Maintain personal equipment

    MTMR103C

    Store meat product

    MTMCOR202A

    Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

    MTMR104C

    Prepare minced meat and minced meat products

    MTMCOR204A

    Follow safe work policies and procedures

    MTMR106C

    Provide service to customers

    MTMCOR205A

    Communicate in the workplace

    MTMR203C

    Select, weigh and package meat for sale

    MTMCOR206A

    Overview the meat industry

    FDFOP2061A

    Use numerical applications in the workplace

    MTMPSR203A

    Sharpen knives

    HLTFA301C

    Apply first aid

    MTMR101C

    Identify species and meat cuts

    CPPCLO3038A

    Clean food-handling areas

    MTMR102C

    Trim meat for further processing

    Group B - Stage 2

    MTMCOR203B

    Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements

    MTMR207B

    Use basic methods of meat cookery

    MTMPR201C

    Prepare and operate a bandsaw

    MTMR210B

    Make and sell sausages

    MTMR201C

    Break and cut product using a bandsaw

    MTMR211B

    Produce and sell value-added products

    MTMR202C

    Provide advice on cooking and storage of meat products

    MTMSR201C

    Prepare and slice meat cuts

    MTMR204C

    Package product using manual packing and labelling equipment

    MTMSR202C

    Trim meat to specifications

    Group C - Stage 3

    MTMR301C

    Prepare specialised cuts

    MTMR317B

    Cure, corn and sell product

    MTMR302C

    Assess carcase_product quality

    MTMR318B

    Assess and sell poultry product

    MTMR303C

    Calculate yield of carcase or product

    MTMR320B

    Locate, identify and assess cuts

    MTMR304C

    Manage stock

    MTMR321A

    Assess and address customer preferences

    MTMR305C

    Meet customer needs

    MTMR323A

    Prepare and produce value-added products

    MTMR306C

    Provide advice on nutritional role of meat

    MTMSR302C

    Prepare primal cuts

    MTMR307C

    Merchandise products and services

    Elective units

    Group D - Stage 1

    MTMR107C

    Process sales transactions

    MTMR109B

    Monitor meat temperature from receival to sale

    MTMR108B

    Undertake minor routine maintenance

    Group E - Stage 2

    MTMR208B

    Vacuum pack product in a retail operation

    MTMSR204C

    Despatch meat product

    MTMR209B

    Undertake routine preventative maintenance

    MTMSR215A

    Package meat and smallgoods for retail sale

    MTMR212B

    Receive meat product

    BSBITU101A

    Operate a personal computer

    MTMSR203C

    Package product using automatic packing and labelling equipment

    SIRXFIN201

    Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal

    Group F - Stage 3

    MTMP3102B

    Provide coaching

    MTMR316B

    Utilise the Meat Standards Australia system for beef to meet customer requirements

    MTMP3103B

    Provide mentoring

    MTMR319B

    Break carcases for retail sale

    MTMR309C

    Prepare, roll, sew and net meat

    MTMR322A

    Collect and prepare standard samples

    MTMR310C

    Bone and fillet poultry

    MTMS306B

    Identify and repair equipment faults

    MTMR311C

    Cost and price meat products

    MTMSR303A

    Smoke product

    MTMR312C

    Prepare portion control to specifications

    SIRXMER303

    Coordinate merchandise presentation

    MTMR313C

    Bone game meat

    SIRXSLS201

    Sell products and services

    MTMR314B

    Order stock in a meat enterprise

    TAEDEL301A

    Provide work skill instruction

    MTMR315B

    Calculate and present statistical data in a meat enterprise

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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

    93.8%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    73.2 %

    Food Trades Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    78.5%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers
    12.7*%
    Labourers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $35,800

    $42,900


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 98.9 85.6 85.2
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    94.3
    74.7
    17.2
     
    76.7
    38.2
    38.4
     
    77.3
    46.1
    30.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    9.3*
     
    7.9
    8.2
    11.7
     
    5
    9.8
    13.8
    Satisfied with the training (%) 91 86.5 86.1
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 87.3 74.2 70.9
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 96.4 89.3 90.2
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 97.7 84.7 83.6
    Recommend the training to other (%) 90.8 90.1 90.5

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 35 800 42 900
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Labourers
     
    78.5
    12.7*
     
    35.2
    24.8
     
    27.4
    26
    Top Industries (%):
    Retail Trade
    Manufacturing
     
    72.2
    13.9*
     
    51.8
    12.7
     
    21
    17.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 87.6 89.8
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 38 400 46 100
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 25.2 27
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.4 85.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 88.6 86.8

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) 93.8 52.3 50.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 30 900 40 000
    Enrolled in further study ($) 15.1* 32.8 31.7
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 84.9 86.1
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 77.2 76.9

    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.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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    Retail Trade
    72.2
    Retail Trade
    Manufacturing
    13.9*
    Manufacturing