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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

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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
Clean work area during operations
Use numerical applications in the workplace
Inspect hindquarter and remove contamination
Inspect forequarter and remove contamination
Rotate stored meat
Rotate meat product
Sharpen knives
Prepare and slice meat cuts
Trim meat to specifications
Operate metal detection unit
Assess product in chillers
Operate mixer or blender unit
Prepare dried meat
Sort meat
Batch meat
Operate complex slicing and packaging machinery
Blend meat product
Cure and corn product
Identify and repair equipment faults
Provide work skill instruction

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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
Use numerical applications in the workplace
Handle materials and products
Clean work area during operations
Inspect hindquarter and remove contamination
Inspect forequarter and remove contamination
Rotate stored meat
Rotate meat product
Sharpen knives
Trim meat to specifications
Prepare and slice meat cuts
Assess product in chillers
Operate mixer or blender unit
Maintain production records
Sort meat
Batch meat
Prepare product formulations
Ferment and mature product
Blend meat product
Smoke product
Identify and repair equipment faults
Provide work skill instruction

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Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements
Follow safe work policies and procedures
Communicate in the workplace
Overview the meat industry
Apply animal welfare and handling requirements
Handle livestock using basic techniques
Prepare animals for slaughter
Feed race
Restrain animal
Perform emergency kill
Handle working dogs in stock yards
Handle animals humanely while conducting ante-mortem inspection
Perform ante-mortem inspection and make disposition
Overview of the NLIS for sheep and goats
Manage NLIS data for sheep and goats in lairage
Manage NLIS for saleyard purchase of sheep or goats
Follow and implement an established work plan
Identify and report emergency diseases of food animals
Conduct an internal audit of a documented program

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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
Oversee plant compliance with the Australian standards for meat processing
Oversee export requirements
Contribute to abattoir design and construction processes
Oversee humane handling of animals
Establish sampling program
Supervise new recruits
Conduct food safety audits
Assess competence

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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
Supervise new recruits
Promote innovation in a team environment
Facilitate achievement of enterprise environmental policies and goals
Foster a learning culture in a meat enterprise
Build productive and effective workplace relationships
Lead communication in the workplace
Participate in product recall
Manage and maintain a food safety plan

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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