Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

MTM20111

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers commencing work in an abattoir.

This qualification may be suitable for use in a pre-vocational or VET in Schools program. However, schools will need to take into consideration the substantial amount of on-the-job training required in this qualification, as well as the risks associated with work in an abattoir, including:

  • Q-fever and other zoontoic diseases
  • the use of knives
  • the demanding physical nature of some positions
  • proximity to machinery
  • use of automatic machinery.
  • Job roles

    Job role titles covered by this qualification may include:

  • stockyard or lairage labourer
  • slaughter floor labourer
  • carcase trimmer
  • packer
  • offal room labourer
  • tripe room labourer
  • loadout operator
  • skin shed labourer
  • fellmongerer
  • by-products labourer
  • meat processing cleaner
  • field harvester of wild game
  • livestock handler in lairage.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate II).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

    Labourers

    29.2%

    Labourers
    Sales Workers

    27.0%

    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    20.5%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Food, Hospitality and Personal Services field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    41.2%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade

    21.0%

    Retail Trade
    Manufacturing

    12.8%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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