Commissioner's Information Bulletin 662

Meat Processing - Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Food

Date of effect: 7 November 2016

Updated: 8 June 2018

Bulletin Information

In this Commissioner's Information Bulletin (CIB) one qualification code is updated and transitions to the AMPv3.0 Australian Meat Processing Training Package.

The AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services) qualification has been updated to include new elective groups and the associated Vocational Training Order is varied.

All other Vocational Training Orders remain unchanged.

Superseded Bulletin

This Commissioner's Information Bulletin supersedes 533.

Qualifications, structure and packaging

Transition arrangements

Part-time apprenticeships

School based apprenticeships and traineeships

Competency based progression of apprenticeships

Competency based completion

Industrial arrangements

Licensing and regulatory arrangements

Registered training organisations

Funding arrangements

Inspecting Vocational Training Orders

Enquiries

For any enquiries regarding this Commissioner's Information Bulletin, please contact Apprenticeships and Traineeships on (02) 8267 7704. To find a job in an apprenticeship or traineeship search here.

Approved by Emil Tabone
for Commissioner for Vocational Training


Job descriptions


APPRENTICESHIPS

Competency Based Progression

The rate of progress for apprenticeship with a full-time nominal term of 36 months or part-time nominal term of 54 months will be determined as follows:

Stage of apprenticeship

Entry, progression and exit requirements

Progression to Stage 1

Nil entry requirements

Progression to Stage 2

Full-time and part-time apprentices progress to Stage 2:

  • on attainment of 50% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

or

  • 12 months after commencing the apprenticeship (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and
  • 18 months after commencing the apprenticeship (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

Progression to Stage 3

Full-time and part-time apprentices progress to Stage 3:

  • on attainment of 75% of the total units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan

    or
  • 12 months after commencing Stage 2 (whichever is earlier) - full-time apprentices
    and
  • 18 months after commencing Stage 2 (whichever is earlier) - part-time apprentices

Exit

  • Upon attainment of 100% of the units of competency for the relevant qualification as specified in the training plan.
  • On successful completion of the qualification, the parties may apply to the Commissioner for Vocational Training for completion of the apprenticeship.

Meat Processing - Retail Butcher - Apprenticeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

5 July 2013

Updated

14 December 2015

Qualification

AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

Terms of apprenticeship

Full-time:

  • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

  • 54 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

The term for a school-based apprenticeship will be the school-based component plus 24 months full-time post-school, or until the relevant competencies are achieved.

The school based component will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During the school based component of the apprenticeship the school-based apprentice must undertake a minimum of 130 days of on-the job- training.

The apprentice's progress post-school will be determined as per Stage 2 of the apprenticeship model above.

Probationary period

3 months

TRAINEESHIPS

Meat Processing - Abattoirs - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualification

AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

School-based part-time trainees will undertake a minimum of 100 days on-the-job training across a 24 month period within which trainees shall be required to demonstrate competencies relevant to the Vocational Training Order.

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - Boning Room - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualification

AMP30116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)

Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • AMP30116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - Food Services - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

8 June 2018

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Food Services) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Food Services) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)

School-based part-time trainees will undertake a minimum of 100 days on-the-job training across a 24 month period within which trainees shall be required to demonstrate competencies relevant to the Vocational Training Order.

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - General - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General) where the trainee holds AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP40215 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP40215 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (General) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
    • AMP30116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)
    • AMP30216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP30316 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
    • AMP30416 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering)
    • AMP30516 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)
    • AMP30615 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)
    • AMP30916 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General)
    • AMP31016 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture)
    • AMP40316 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Leadership)
  • AMP50215 Diploma of Meat Processing
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP60115 Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP60115 Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing where the trainee holds AMP50215 Diploma of Meat Processing or AMP50115 Diploma of Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
    • 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - Leadership - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualification

AMP40315 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Leadership)
Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • AMP40315 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Leadership) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP40315 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Leadership) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Meat processing – Livestock Handling - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualifications

AMP31116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP31176 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Livestock Handling)
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months

Meat Processing - Meat Retailing - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

14 December 2015

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP50115 Diploma of Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

School-based part-time trainees will undertake a minimum of 100 days on-the-job training across a 24 month period within which trainees shall be required to demonstrate competencies relevant to the Vocational Training Order.

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - Meat Safety - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP30316 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30316 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
  • AMP40516 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) by direct entry
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP40516 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) where the trainee holds AMP30316 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • greater than 24 months - 3 months

Meat processing – Packing Operations - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

7 November 2016

Qualification

AMP31216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Packing Operations)

Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • AMP31216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Packing Operations)
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months

Meat Processing - Quality Assurance - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP30716 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP40415 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP40415 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) - 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20716 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)
  • AMP40415 Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP30116 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Boning Room)
    • AMP30216 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP30316 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
    • AMP30416 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering)
    • AMP30516 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)
    • AMP30616 Certificate III in Meat Processing (General)
    • AMP30916 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General)
    • AMP31016 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture)
    • AMP40315 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Leadership)

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - Rendering - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualification

AMP30416 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering)
Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • AMP30416 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30416 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Rendering) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Meat Processing - Slaughtering - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualification

AMP30516 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)
Terms of traineeship

Full-time:

  • AMP30516 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering) by direct entry
    • 24 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30516 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering) - 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved where the trainee holds:
    • AMP20117 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Food Services)
    • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • AMP20316 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)
    • AMP20415 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

Probationary period

2 months

Meat processing - Smallgoods - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect

23 March 2012

Updated

7 November 2016

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full-time:

  • AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30916 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General) by direct entry
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP30916 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - General) where the trainee holds AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP31016 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture) by direct entry
    • 36 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved
  • AMP31016 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Smallgoods - Manufacture) where the trainee holds AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)
    • 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:
See part-time apprenticeships and traineeships

School based

AMP20216 Certificate II in Meat Processing (Smallgoods)

School-based part-time trainees will undertake a minimum of 100 days on-the-job training across a 24 month period within which trainees shall be required to demonstrate competencies relevant to the Vocational Training Order.

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • up to and including 24 months - 2 months
  • greater than 24 months - 3 months
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