This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to pack meat products in accordance with regulatory, workplace and customer requirements. It is applicable to workers in a registered meat processing premises such as an abattoir (slaughter floor, offal room, tripe room, boning room), food service operations, wholesale butchery, game meat processing establishment or pet food premises.
All work should be carried out to comply with workplace and hygiene requirements.
This unit applies to individuals who work under general supervision, exercise limited autonomy and have some accountability for their own work.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit at the time of publication.
This unit must be delivered and assessed in the context of Australian meat processing standards and regulations.
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