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Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)

MTM30311
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This qualification covers work activities undertaken by meat inspectors in meat processing enterprises. The MTM30311 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) is most commonly undertaken by meat inspectors in domestic processing enterprises. However, 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.

This qualification is not appropriate for use as a pre-vocational qualification or for inclusion as a VET in Schools program.

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 III in the field of Food, Hospitality and Personal Services'

    87.4%

    Satisfied with the training
    81.8%

    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
    3,600 persons were employed as Primary Products Inspectors in 2015. 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: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Above average
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Primary Products Inspectors in 2014 are: $1,318. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    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 fifteen units of competency in total.

  • complete all twelve core units
  • complete three elective units.
  • Qualification structure

    Core units

    MTMCOR201A

    Maintain personal equipment

    MTMP3003A

    Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

    MTMCOR202A

    Apply hygiene and sanitation practices

    MTMP3071C

    Perform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition

    MTMCOR203B

    Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements

    MTMP3072C

    Perform post-mortem inspection and make disposition

    MTMCOR204A

    Follow safe work policies and procedures

    MTMP3073B

    Implement food safety program

    MTMCOR205A

    Communicate in the workplace

    MTMP408A

    Inspect transportation containers/vehicles

    MTMCOR206A

    Overview the meat industry

    MTMPSR203A

    Sharpen knives

    Elective units

    MTMP3042C

    Prepare head for inspection

    MTMP412A

    Inspect poultry

    MTMP3046A

    Prepare and present viscera for inspection

    MTMP413A

    Inspect ratites

    MTMP3074B

    Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MTMP3004A

    Assess effective stunning and bleeding

    MTMP3075B

    Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MTMPS415A

    Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

    MTMP3076B

    Perform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment

    BSBFLM312C

    Contribute to team effectiveness

    MTMP3077B

    Perform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment

    MSL904001A

    Perform standard calibrations

    MTMP403B

    Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing

    MSL922001A

    Record and present data

    MTMP411B

    Inspect wild game meat

    MSL954001A

    Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan

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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 III in the field of Food, Hospitality and Personal Services'

    54.8%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    58.4 %

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    47.7%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    21.8%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers
    10.8%
    Labourers
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $38,100

    $48,600


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) - 87.1 85.8
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    79.2
    41
    37.4
     
    76.7
    44.4
    31.4
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    -
    -
     
    7.8
    13.2
    9.4
     
    5.3
    14
    11.5
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 87.4 87.5
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) - 81.8 78.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) - 96 94.7
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 87.3 82.5
    Recommend the training to other (%) - 90.4 91.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) - 38 100 48 600
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers
     
     
    47.7
    21.8
    10.8
     
    30.8
    25.7
    11.2
    Top Industries (%):
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
     
     
    42.3
    20.4
    13
     
    20.1
    15.9
    9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 88.1 90.1
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 40 000 51 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 31.2 29
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 88 87.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 90.2 87.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 54.8 49.3
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 33 800 43 700
    Enrolled in further study ($) - 29.1 34.6
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.2 87
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.7 73.1

    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
    42.3
    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services
    20.4
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
    13
    Retail Trade
    Australian Meat Processing

    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".