Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)

MTM30311

Course Overview

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Description

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.
  • Student Outcomes

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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 III).

    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 III).

    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 III).

    Jobs

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

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    38.5%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    26.6%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Labourers

    13.1%

    Labourers

    Industries

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

    Accommodation and Food Services

    42.4%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Other Services

    15%

    Other Services
    Retail Trade

    10.7%

    Retail Trade

    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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    Subsidised Training

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    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.

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

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


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