This qualification covers work activities undertaken by meat inspectors in meat processing enterprises whose duties include performing a post-mortem inspection and in some cases ante-mortem inspection.
People seeking registration as a meat inspector should check the current requirements with their state or territory food authority or the Australian Government – Agriculture, as appropriate, when selecting electives.
Graduates from this qualification will have a wide range of cognitive, technical and communication skills to select and apply a specialised range of tools, materials and information to:
- complete routine activities
- provide and transmit solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems.
Graduates will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and judgement and to take limited responsibility in known and stable contexts within established parameters.