Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)

Program Description

This qualification covers work activities taken by workers undertaking slaughtering duties in abattoirs.
Graduates from this qualification will have a wide range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply a specialized range of tools, materials and information to complete routine activities, provide and transmit solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.
Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgment and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.


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Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
AMPCOR201 Maintain personal equipment
AMPCOR202 Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
AMPCOR203 Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
AMPCOR204 Follow safe work policies and procedures
AMPCOR205 Communicate in the workplace
AMPCOR206 Overview the meat industry
AMPCOR209 Sharpen knives
AMPA3000 Stun animal
AMPA3001 Stick and bleed animal
AMPA3003 Assess effective stunning and bleeding
AMPA3034 Eviscerate animal carcase
AMPA3033 Bed dress carcase

Possible Job Outcomes

• Boning Room Processor
• Livestock Handler
• Meat Inspector
• Quality Assurance Officer
• Rendering Plant Operator
• Slaughter Room Operator