Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) - AMP40215

Food Safety Operations (QLD) Pty Limited

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification covers work activities undertaken by workers at supervisory or post-trade level in the meat industry. It is designed to enable candidates to select a mix of technical and leadership units to suit their job roles and career requirements. This qualification is also designed to enable candidates to gain cross-sectoral experience in the meat industry.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 12 units: 4 core
  • 8 elective


  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Monitor and maintain records in an online environment
  • Contribute to abattoir design and construction processes
  • Utilise refrigeration index
  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Participate in product recall
  • Manage or oversee an external audit of the establishment's quality system
  • Apply meat science
  • Gather and manage evidence
  • Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of a HACCP and Quality Assurance system
  • Foster a learning culture in a meat enterprise
  • Raise and validate requests for export permits and Meat Transfer Certificates
  • Conduct an animal welfare audit of a meat processing plant
  • Undertake marketing activities
  • Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance
  • Develop and implement work instructions and SOPs
  • Acquire and retain online customers
  • Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Develop and implement Quality Assurance program for a rendering plant
  • Undertake chiller assessment to AUS-MEAT requirements
  • Oversee export requirements
  • Monitor and overview the production of Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat (UCFM)
  • Monitor and overview the production of processed meats and smallgoods
  • Buy merchandise
  • Implement workplace information system
  • Facilitate Quality Assurance Process
  • Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits
  • Supervise new recruits
  • Manage and maintain a food safety plan
  • Specify beef product using AUS-MEAT language
  • Assess competence
  • Specify sheep product using AUS-MEAT language
  • Plan assessment activities and processes
  • Manage financial resources
  • Address customer needs
  • Manage own work performance
  • Oversee humane handling of animals
  • Assess and evaluate meat industry requirements and processes
  • Conduct statistical analysis of process
  • Build productive and effective workplace relationships
  • Participate in workplace health and safety risk control process
  • Conduct an internal audit of a documented program
  • Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing
  • Conduct a document review
  • Monitor meat preservation process
  • Control inventory
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Conduct food safety audits
  • Coordinate contracts
  • Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards
  • Specify pork product using AUS-MEAT language
  • Implement operational plan
  • Establish sampling program
  • Prepare and evaluate resource proposals
  • Implement a Meat Hygiene Assessment program
  • Conduct and validate pH and temperature declines to MSA standards
  • Develop teams and individuals
  • Assess compliance with food safety programs
  • Lead communication in the workplace
  • Facilitate achievement of enterprise environmental policies and goals

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