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Manage own work performance
Facilitate Quality Assurance process
Participate in workplace health and safety risk control process
Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance
Conduct an internal audit of a documented program
Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of a HACCP and Quality Assurance system
Identify, evaluate and control food safety hazards
Conduct food safety audits
Develop and implement Quality Assurance program for a rendering plant
Apply meat science
Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing
Participate in product recall

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Implement food safety program
Apply food animal anatomy and physiology to inspection processes
Identify and report emergency diseases of food animals
Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Manage own work performance
Facilitate Quality Assurance process
Participate in workplace health and safety risk control process
Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance
Sharpen knives
Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Ovine and Caprine
Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Calves
Participate in the ongoing development and implementation of a HACCP and Quality Assurance System
Assess compliance with food safety programs
Conduct food safety audits
Raise and validate requests for export permits and Meat Transfer Certificates
Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing

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Develop and assess a meat retailing business opportunity
Design and manage the food safety system
Manage new product or process development
Develop and implement a business plan
Manage store facilities
Manage budgets and financial plans

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Manage transportation of meat, meat products and meat by-products
Manage new product or process development
Manage and improve meat industry plant operations
Provide leadership across the organisation
Manage, maintain and continuously improve workplace health and safety plans and systems
Manage complex projects

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Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Sharpen knives
Implement food safety program
Apply food animal anatomy and physiology to inspection processes
Identify and report emergency diseases of food animals
Perform ante and post-mortem inspection – Bovine
Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment
Perform process monitoring for Meat Hygiene Assessment
Assess effective stunning and bleeding
Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection

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Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Operate tallow processing plant
Operate continuous cooker
Operate press
Monitor boiler operations
Produce rendered products hygienically
Render edible products

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Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Sharpen knives
Stun animal
Stick and bleed animal
Assess effective stunning and bleeding
Rod weasand
Seal weasand
Ring bung
Seal bung
Perform flanking cuts
Perform brisket cuts
Operate air knife

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Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Overview wild game meat industry
Operate a game harvesting vehicle
Eviscerate, inspect and tag wild game carcase in the field
Receive and inspect wild game carcases from the field
Receive and inspect wild game carcases at a processing plant
Store wild game carcases
Use firearms to harvest wild game
Sharpen knives
Eviscerate wild game animal carcase
Use standard product descriptions – kangaroos

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Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Implement food safety program
Conduct an internal audit of a documented program
Perform carcase Meat Hygiene Assessment
Grade beef carcases using Meat Standards Australia standards
Use standard product descriptions – beef
Perform manual chemical lean testing
Assess product in chillers
Monitor temperature and pH decline
Record and present data
Collect and prepare standard samples
Perform basic tests

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Maintain personal equipment
Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Identify species and meat cuts
Trim meat for further processing
Sharpen knives
Store meat product
Prepare minced meat and minced meat products
Provide service to customers
Select, weigh and package meat for sale
Clean a meat retail work area
Use numerical applications in the workplace
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Break and cut product using a bandsaw
Provide advice on cooking and storage of meat products
Package products using manual packing and labelling equipment
Use basic methods of meat cookery
Make and sell sausages
Produce and sell value-added products
Prepare and operate bandsaw
Prepare and slice meat cuts
Trim meat to specifications
Prepare specialised cuts
Assess carcase or product quality
Calculate yield of carcase or product
Manage stock
Meet customer needs
Provide advice on nutritional role of meat
Merchandise products, services
Cure, corn and sell product
Assess and sell poultry product
Locate, identify and assess meat cuts
Assess and address customer preferences
Prepare and produce value added products
Prepare primal cuts
Monitor meat temperature from receival to sale
Vacuum pack product in a retail operation
Break small stock carcases for retail sale
Break large stock carcases for retail sale
Provide mentoring
Utilise the Meat Standards Australia system to meet customer requirements
Provide work skill instruction