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Nominal hours for units of competency from the

MTM11 Australian Meat Industry Training Package

Updated: 24 May 2019

Unit CodeUnit TitleNominal Hours
PSPREG412AGather and manage evidence40
SIRXFIN004AManage financial resources35
SIRXINV004ABuy merchandise50
SIRXINV005AControl inventory40
SIRXMGT005ASet strategic plans80
SIRXMGT006AInitiate and implement change150
BSBCOM501BIdentify and interpret compliance requirements20
BSBCOM601BResearch compliance requirements and issues50
BSBDES701AResearch and apply design theory40
BSBDIV601ADevelop and implement diversity policy70
BSBFIM501AManage budgets and financial plans70
BSBFIM601AManage finances80
BSBHRM402ARecruit, select and induct staff50
BSBINM302AUtilise a knowledge management system50
BSBINN301APromote innovation in a team environment40
BSBINN801ALead innovative thinking and practice80
BSBITU101AOperate a personal computer20
BSBLED401ADevelop teams and individuals40
BSBMGT402AImplement operational plan40
BSBMGT403AImplement continuous improvement40
BSBMGT605BProvide leadership across the organisation60
BSBMGT617ADevelop and implement a business plan60
BSBMKG502BEstablish and adjust the marketing mix60
BSBRES801AInitiate and lead applied research150
BSBRKG404AMonitor and maintain records in an online environment50
BSBWOR402APromote team effectiveness50
MSAPMSUP172AIdentify and minimise environmental hazards20
NWP208APerform basic wastewater tests20
NWP262AMonitor and report wastewater treatment processes30
NWP263AOperate and maintain wastewater treatment plant and equipment30
NWP704ALead a project development120
NWP706AReview and evaluate water and wastewater sustainability objectives120
NWP707AAnalyse and review water treatment plant technology120
MSL904001APerform standard calibrations50
MSL916005AManage complex projects50
MSL922001ARecord and present data40
MSL924001AProcess and interpret data70
MSL925001AAnalyse data and report results80
MSL933001AMaintain the laboratory/field workplace fit for purpose30
MSL933004APerform calibration checks on equipment and assist with its maintenance40
MSL934003AMaintain and control stocks50
MSL935002AAssist in the maintenance of reference materials30
MSL935003AAuthorise the issue of test results60
MSL952002AHandle and transport samples or equipment30
MSL953001AReceive and prepare samples for testing30
MSL954001AObtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan40
MSL973001APerform basic tests60
MSL973002APrepare working solutions50
MSL973003APrepare culture media30
MSL973004APerform aseptic techniques40
MSL973007APerform microscopic examination40
MSL974004APerform food tests100
MSL974006APerform biological procedures130
MSL975001APerform microbiological tests140
TAEDEL301AProvide work skill instruction40
BSBFLM312CContribute to team effectiveness40
FDFAU4001AAssess compliance with food safety programs60
FDFAU4002ACommunicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits40
FDFAU4003AConduct food safety audits80
FDFAU4004AIdentify, evaluate and control food safety hazards80
FDFOP2007AWork in a freezer storage area20
FDFOP2010AWork with temperature controlled stock30
FDFOP2061AUse numerical applications in the workplace30
FDFOP3002ASet up a production or packaging line for operation50
BSBMKG414BUndertake marketing activities50
TLIA2009AComplete and check import/export documentation30
TLID2013AMove materials mechanically using automated equipment40
TLID3020ACare for livestock in transit30
AHCBIO302AIdentify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs50
AHCLSK204ACarry out regular livestock observation40
AHCLSK205AHandle livestock using basic techniques30
AHCLSK207ALoad and unload livestock20
AHCLSK212ARide horses to carry out stock work60
AHCLSK324ACare for and train working dogs25
AHCMOM202AOperate tractors40
AHCMOM212AOperate quad bikes60
HLTFA301CApply first aid18
MTMBUS701AManage financial performance100
MTMBUS702AProvide strategic leadership100
MTMBUS703ACommunicate and negotiate in a culturally diverse context100
MTMBUS704ADevelop and enhance collaborative partnerships and relationships100
MTMBUS705ADevelop and manage international business operations100
MTMBUS706ACommercialise research and technology product/idea100
MTMBUS801AManage change to organisational electronic technology systems100
MTMBUS802AUndertake research project100
MTMBUS803AAnalyse data for business decision making100
MTMCOR201AMaintain personal equipment20
MTMCOR202AApply hygiene and sanitation practices40
MTMCOR204AFollow safe work policies and procedures40
MTMCOR205ACommunicate in the workplace40
MTMCOR206AOverview the meat industry20
MTMCOR401CManage own work performance20
MTMCOR402CFacilitate Quality Assurance process30
MTMCOR403AParticipate in OH&S risk control process30
MTMCOR404AFacilitate hygiene and sanitation performance30
MTMG300AOverview wild game meat industry20
MTMG301AOperate a game harvesting vehicle30
MTMG302AEviscerate, inspect and tag wild game carcase in the field30
MTMG303AReceive and inspect wild game carcases from the field30
MTMG304AReceive and inspect wild game carcases at a processing plant30
MTMG305AStore wild game carcases30
MTMG306AUse firearms to harvest wild game30
MTMP2002CPrepare animals for slaughter40
MTMP2004BFeed Race10
MTMP2005BRestrain animal10
MTMP2007BPerform emergency kill20
MTMP2008AAssess, purchase and transport calves40
MTMP2009BUnload livestock10
MTMP2011CIdentify animals using electronic systems20
MTMP2012CShackle animal20
MTMP2013COperate electrical stimulator10
MTMP2014CRemove head10
MTMP2015CCut hocks10
MTMP2016CMark brisket10
MTMP2018CComplete changeover operation10
MTMP2020CTrim pig pre-evisceration40
MTMP2021CNumber carcase and head10
MTMP2022CPunch pelts20
MTMP2023CRemove brisket wool10
MTMP2024CPrepare hide or pelt for removal20
MTMP2025BBag tail10
MTMP2026BRemove and record tag10
MTMP2027BSeal or drain urinary tract10
MTMP2028BSinge carcase10
MTMP2029BShave carcase10
MTMP2030BFlush carcase20
MTMP2031COperate scalding/de-hairing equipment40
MTMP2032COperate whizzard knife20
MTMP2033COperate rise and fall platform10
MTMP2034COperate vacuum blood collection process20
MTMP2035COperate nose roller20
MTMP2036COperate pneumatic cutter10
MTMP2037COperate circular saw10
MTMP2038CPrepare carcase and equipment for hide/pelt puller10
MTMP2039COperate tenderiser10
MTMP2040COperate mincer20
MTMP2042COperate new technology or process20
MTMP2043COperate sterivac equipment20
MTMP2044BDe-rind meat cuts20
MTMP2045BDe-nude meat cuts20
MTMP2046BOperate rib puller10
MTMP2047BOperate frenching machine10
MTMP2048BOperate cubing machine10
MTMP2049BCure and corn product in a meat processing plant20
MTMP2050BOperate head splitter10
MTMP2051CTrim neck20
MTMP2052CTrim forequarter to specification20
MTMP2053CTrim hindquarter to specification20
MTMP2054CInspect hindquarter and remove contamination20
MTMP2055CInspect forequarter and remove contamination20
MTMP2057BRemove spinal cord30
MTMP2058BOperate jaw breaker10
MTMP2061CGrade carcase80
MTMP2062CWeigh carcase20
MTMP2063COperate semi-automatic tagging machine40
MTMP2064CMeasure fat20
MTMP2065CLabel and stamp carcase20
MTMP2066CWash carcase10
MTMP2067BOperate a decontamination unit10
MTMP2068BRemove tenderloin20
MTMP2071CInspect meat for defects40
MTMP2072CAssemble and prepare cartons20
MTMP2074CIdentify cuts and specifications60
MTMP2075CPack meat products60
MTMP2081COperate carton sealing machine20
MTMP2082COperate carton scales20
MTMP2083COperate strapping machine20
MTMP2084COperate carton forming machine20
MTMP2085COperate automatic CL determination machine20
MTMP2086BOperate bag forming equipment10
MTMP2091CAssess dentition10
MTMP2092CDrop tongue10
MTMP2093CWash head10
MTMP2094CBone head40
MTMP2095CRemove cheek meat20
MTMP2096CBar head and remove cheek meat20
MTMP2102CProcess thick skirts10
MTMP2115CProcess thin skirts10
MTMP2116BProcess offal60
MTMP2117BProcess runners60
MTMP2118BOverview offal processing20
MTMP2121CPrepare and trim honeycomb30
MTMP2122CRecover mountain chain30
MTMP2123CFurther process tripe30
MTMP2124CTrim processed tripe20
MTMP2125CProcess small stock tripe20
MTMP2126CProcess bibles20
MTMP2127BProcess maws20
MTMP2131CPrepare and despatch meat product orders80
MTMP2132CLoadout meat product40
MTMP2133CStore carcase product20
MTMP2134CStore carton product20
MTMP2135CLocate storage areas and product20
MTMP2136CComplete re-pack operation40
MTMP2137BBag carcase10
MTMP2141COverview offal processing on the slaughter floor20
MTMP2143CSeparate offal20
MTMP2144CTrim offal fat10
MTMP2145CSeparate and tie runners10
MTMP2147CRecover thin skirts20
MTMP2148BRemove thick skirts10
MTMP2149BRemove flares10
MTMP2150BRecover offal40
MTMP2151COverview hide, pelt, skin processing20
MTMP2152CTrim hide or skin40
MTMP2153CSalt hide or skin40
MTMP2154CGrade hide or skin60
MTMP2155CDespatch hide or skin40
MTMP2156BTreat hides chemically20
MTMP2157BChill, ice hides20
MTMP2158BCrop pelts20
MTMP2161COverview fellmongering operations20
MTMP2162CChemically treat skins for fellmongering process20
MTMP2163CPrepare chemicals for fellmongering process30
MTMP2164COperate wool drier and press30
MTMP2165CPerform sweating operation on fellmongered skin30
MTMP2166CPerform skin fleshing operation30
MTMP2167CSkirt and weigh fellmongered wool20
MTMP2168BOperate wool puller30
MTMP2171CDispose of condemned carcase10
MTMP2172CSkin condemned carcase40
MTMP2173CEviscerate condemned carcase20
MTMP2175CProcess paunch40
MTMP2176CProcess slink by-products100
MTMP2177CProcess pet meat40
MTMP2178BSkin slinks20
MTMP2179BProcess blood20
MTMP2181COverview rendering process20
MTMP2182COperate hogger40
MTMP2183COperate blow line40
MTMP2184COperate meat meal mill40
MTMP2185COperate waste recovery systems30
MTMP2186CPack and despatch rendered products40
MTMP2187CBreak down and bone carcase for pet meat or rendering40
MTMP2188COperate air filtration system40
MTMP2192BClean carcase hanging equipment40
MTMP2193BClean amenities and grounds20
MTMP2196COverview cleaning program20
MTMP2197CClean after operations - boning room40
MTMP2198CClean after operations - slaughter floor40
MTMP2201CTransport food40
MTMP3002CStick and bleed animal40
MTMP3003AHandle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection20
MTMP3006CRod weasand20
MTMP3007CSeal weasand10
MTMP3008CRing bung40
MTMP3009CSeal bung20
MTMP3010ASplit carcase40
MTMP3011COverview legging operation10
MTMP3012CMake first leg opening cuts40
MTMP3013CMake second leg opening cuts30
MTMP3014CPerform legging on small stock40
MTMP3015ABone neck30
MTMP3016BPerform 'Y' cut20
MTMP3017ASkin head40
MTMP3021CExplain opening cuts10
MTMP3022CPerform flanking cuts60
MTMP3023CPerform brisket cuts40
MTMP3024CPerform rumping cuts40
MTMP3025CPerform rosette cuts40
MTMP3026CPerform midline cuts40
MTMP3031CScald and de-hair carcase40
MTMP3032COperate pelt puller40
MTMP3033COperate hide puller60
MTMP3034CRemove pelt manually60
MTMP3036CBed dress carcase160
MTMP3037CEviscerate animal carcase80
MTMP3038COperate brisket cutter, saw40
MTMP3041CBackdown pig carcase20
MTMP3042CPrepare head for inspection40
MTMP3043BOperate air knife20
MTMP3044BDrop sock and pull shoulder pelt30
MTMP3045BUndertake retain rail20
MTMP3046APrepare and present viscera for inspection20
MTMP3052CBone small stock carcase - leg100
MTMP3054CSlice and trim leg - small stock100
MTMP3055CBone large stock carcase - forequarter150
MTMP3056CBone large stock carcase - hindquarter150
MTMP3057CSlice and trim large stock forequarter150
MTMP3058CSlice and trim large stock hindquarter150
MTMP3059CBreak carcase using a bandsaw150
MTMP3060COperate leg boning machine100
MTMP3061COperate trunk boning machine100
MTMP3062BBone small stock carcase - shoulder100
MTMP3063BBone small stock carcase - middle100
MTMP3064BSlice small stock carcase - shoulder100
MTMP3065BSlice small stock carcase - middle100
MTMP3066BBone carcase using mechanical aids (large stock)150
MTMP3071CPerform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition60
MTMP3072CPerform post-mortem inspection and make disposition90
MTMP3073BImplement food safety program60
MTMP3074BPerform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment20
MTMP3075BPerform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment20
MTMP3076BPerform boning room Meat Hygiene Assessment20
MTMP3077BPerform offal Meat Hygiene Assessment20
MTMP3081COperate batch cooker80
MTMP3082COperate continuous cooker70
MTMP3083COperate press50
MTMP3084COperate wet rendering process100
MTMP3085CMonitor boiler operations40
MTMP3086COperate tallow processing plant60
MTMP3087COperate blood processing plant60
MTMP3088CProduce rendered products hygienically60
MTMP3089CRender edible products20
MTMP3090BImplement a Quality Assurance program for rendering plant40
MTMP3095BGrade beef carcases using Meat Standards Australia standards30
MTMP3099BUse standard product descriptions - sheep/goats20
MTMP3100BUse standard product descriptions - beef20
MTMP3101BUse standard product descriptions - pork20
MTMP3102BProvide coaching30
MTMP3103BProvide mentoring30
MTMP3104BUse standard product descriptions - kangaroos20
MTMP3105AFollow and implement an established work plan10
MTMP3107BPerform manual chemical lean testing20
MTMP401BUtilise refrigeration index30
MTMP402BImplement a Meat Hygiene Assessment program30
MTMP403BOversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing20
MTMP404BApply meat science40
MTMP405BConduct and validate pH/temperature declines to Meat Standards Australia standards20
MTMP406ADevelop and implement Quality Assurance program for a rendering plant60
MTMP407BSupervise new recruits30
MTMP408AInspect transportation container/vehicle10
MTMP409AMaintain abattoir design and construction standards40
MTMP412AInspect poultry40
MTMP413AInspect ratites20
MTMPR201CPrepare and operate a bandsaw20
MTMPS201CClean work area during operations40
MTMPS203COperate scales and semi-automatic labelling machinery80
MTMPS204CMaintain production records100
MTMPS205CClean chillers20
MTMPS206COperate forklift in a specific workplace60
MTMPS300AAssess product in chillers80
MTMPS411CMonitor meat preservation process40
MTMPS412CMonitor and overview the production of processed meats and smallgoods80
MTMPS414BMonitor and overview the production of Uncooked Comminuted Fermented Meat (UCFM)30
MTMPS415AConduct an internal audit of a documented program40
MTMPS416AConduct statistical analysis of process80
MTMPS417AManage/oversee an external audit of the establishment's quality system20
MTMPS418AOversee export requirements40
MTMPS5603CDevelop, manage and maintain quality systems100
MTMPS5604CManage maintenance systems80
MTMPS5605CManage utilities and energy80
MTMPS5607CManage and improve meat industry plant operations100
MTMPS5608CManage environmental impacts of meat processing operations90
MTMPS5609CManage, maintain and continuously improve OHS plans and systems100
MTMPS5610CManage transportation of meat, meat products and meat by-products80
MTMPSR201CVacuum pack product50
MTMPSR202BApply environmentally sustainable work practices20
MTMPSR203ASharpen knives40
MTMPSR301CCure and corn product20
MTMPSR401CCoordinate contracts50
MTMPSR402CPrepare and evaluate resource proposals50
MTMPSR403CFacilitate achievement of enterprise environmental policies and goals50
MTMPSR404CFoster a learning culture in a meat enterprise50
MTMPSR405CBuild productive and effective workplace relationships50
MTMPSR406CManage and maintain a food safety plan50
MTMPSR407AAssess and evaluate meat industry requirements and processes10
MTMPSR408ASpecify beef product using AUS-MEAT language40
MTMPSR409ASpecify sheep product using AUS-MEAT language30
MTMPSR410ASpecify pork product using AUS-MEAT language30
MTMPSR411ALead communication in the workplace20
MTMPSR412AParticipate in product recall40
MTMPSR413AParticipate in ongoing development and implementation of a HACCP and Quality Assurance system60
MTMPSR414AEstablish sampling program40
MTMPSR5601CDesign and manage the food safety system100
MTMPSR5604CManage new product/process development100
MTMPSR601ABenchmark to manage/improve enterprise performance80
MTMPSR602AMonitor and manage organisational legal responsibilities80
MTMPSR603AManage meat processing systems to maintain and improve product quality100
MTMPSR604AManage effective operation of meat enterprise cold chain and refrigeration systems100
MTMPSR606AAssess and purchase livestock80
MTMPSR607AAnalyse and develop enterprise systems for new opportunities100
MTMPSR608AEstablish new markets80
MTMR101CIdentify species and meat cuts15
MTMR102CTrim meat for further processing10
MTMR103CStore meat product10
MTMR104CPrepare minced meat and minced meat products15
MTMR106CProvide service to customers15
MTMR107CProcess sales transactions10
MTMR108BUndertake minor routine maintenance20
MTMR109BMonitor meat temperature from receival to sale10
MTMR201CBreak and cut product using a bandsaw10
MTMR202CProvide advice on cooking and storage of meat products10
MTMR203CSelect, weigh and package meat for sale10
MTMR204CPackage product using manual packing and labelling equipment10
MTMR207BUse basic methods of meat cookery30
MTMR208BVacuum pack product in a retail operation20
MTMR209BUndertake routine preventative maintenance40
MTMR210BMake and sell sausages20
MTMR211BProduce and sell value-added products10
MTMR212BReceive meat product10
MTMR301CPrepare specialised cuts20
MTMR302CAssess carcase/product quality10
MTMR303CCalculate yield of carcase or product15
MTMR304CManage stock15
MTMR305CMeet customer needs15
MTMR306CProvide advice on nutritional role of meat10
MTMR307CMerchandise products and services25
MTMR309CPrepare, roll, sew and net meat10
MTMR310CBone and fillet poultry10
MTMR311CCost and price meat products15
MTMR312CPrepare portion control to specifications10
MTMR313CBone game meat10
MTMR314BOrder stock in a meat enterprise20
MTMR315BCalculate and present statistical data in a meat enterprise40
MTMR316BUtilise the Meat Standards Australia system for beef to meet customer requirements80
MTMR317BCure, corn and sell product20
MTMR318BAssess and sell poultry product10
MTMR319BBreak carcases for retail sale40
MTMR320BLocate, identify and assess meat cuts40
MTMR321AAssess and address customer preferences40
MTMR322ACollect and prepare standard samples30
MTMR501ADevelop and assess a meat retailing business opportunity60
MTMS101CHandle materials and products30
MTMS102CPack smallgoods product30
MTMS205CPackage product using thermoform process40
MTMS206CPackage product using gas flushing process20
MTMS207COperate bar and coder systems30
MTMS208COperate metal detection unit10
MTMS210BSelect, identify and prepare casings20
MTMS211BManually shape and form product30
MTMS213BSlice product using simple machinery10
MTMS214BRotate stored meat20
MTMS215BRotate meat product20
MTMS216BInspect carton meat10
MTMS217APrepare dry ingredients15
MTMS218BMeasure and calculate routine workplace data20
MTMS300BOperate mixer, blender unit50
MTMS301BCook, steam and cool product20
MTMS302BPrepare dried meat40
MTMS303BFill casings20
MTMS304BThaw product - water20
MTMS305BThaw product - air10
MTMS306BIdentify and repair equipment faults40
MTMS307ASort meat70
MTMS308ABatch meat40
MTMS309BOperate product forming machinery30
MTMS310BOperate link and tie machinery30
MTMS311BOperate complex slicing and packaging machinery30
MTMS312APrepare meat-based pates and terrines for commercial sale30
MTMS313APrepare product formulations30
MTMS314AFerment and mature product35
MTMS315ABlend meat product60
MTMSR201CPrepare and slice meat cuts30
MTMSR202CTrim meat to specifications20
MTMSR203CPackage product using automatic packing and labelling equipment30
MTMSR204CDespatch meat product20
MTMSR301CBreak carcase into primal cuts40
MTMSR302CPrepare primal cuts40
MTMSR303ASmoke product20
TAEASS402BAssess competence15
TAEASS401BPlan assessment activities and processes20
BSBCUS402BAddress customer needs50
CPPCLO2035AMaintain cleaning storage areas15
CPPCLO3020AClean using pressure washing10
CPPCLO3036AClean at high levels10
CPPCLO3038AClean food-handling areas20
MSS407001APrepare for and implement change80
MSS407006ABuild relationships between teams in an operations environment80
MSS408003ADevelop models of future state operations practice80
SIRXCLM402Manage store facilities25
SIRXFIN201Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal20
SIRXMER303Coordinate merchandise presentation35
SIRXSLS201Sell products and services20
MTMP3001DStun animal40
MTMP3004AAssess effective stunning and bleeding20
MTMP3039DEviscerate wild game field shot carcase40
MTMP411BInspect wild game meat40
MTMP3005AMonitor the effective operations of electrical stimulation20
MTMP3108AOverview of the NLIS for sheep and goats20
MTMP3109AOverview of the NLIS program utilising RFIDs20
MTMP3110AManage NLIS data for livestock in lairage20
MTMP3111AManage NLIS data for sheep and goats in lairage20
MTMP3112AManage NLIS for direct purchase of stock identified with an RFID20
MTMP3113AManage NLIS for direct purchase of sheep or goats20
MTMP3114AManage NLIS data for saleyard puchase of livestock20
MTMP3115AManage NLIS for saleyard purchase of sheep or goats20
MTMP3116AManage, report and upload NLIS slaughter data from RFIDs40
MTMP3117AManage, report and upload mob based NLIS data for sheep and goats20
MTMP3118AConduct start up procedures and pre-operational checks on slaughter floor NLIS data equipment20
MTMP3120APrepare a kill sheet20
MTMP3119AManage NLIS data from RFIDs on the slaughter floor40
MTMP3121AUndertake pre-slaughter checks of NVDs and PICs for NLIS for sheep and goats20
MTMP3122AUndertake pre-slaughter checks of NVDs, PICs and RFIDs20
MTMPSR415ADevelop and implement work instructions and SOPs40
MTMS219AManually link and tie product20
MTMCOR203BComply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements40
MTMR323APrepare and produce value-added products10
MTMP2010AApply animal welfare and handling requirements40
MTMSR215APackage meat and smallgoods for retail sale30
MTMP414AOversee humane handling of animals20
MTMP3067APrepare and despatch meat products80