Find a product

Products:

Your search returned 42 results.

2006 PorkStar Training Manual

2006 PorkStar Training Manual

This CD contains information about breeds, feeding, animal care, processing, eating quality, cooking recommendations, cut specifications and much more. 
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view information. 
Price does not include postage and handling.
CD/DVD

Albert - Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Exam Generator (second edition)

Albert - Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Exam Generator (second edition)

The exam generator creates random exams for 17 units across: - Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) - Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) There are two CDs in the set � one for RTOs (Albert) to create the exams and a student CD (Eddie) that creates electronic practice exams containing all the same questions. Trainers can pre-select favourite questions, create new questions or edit existing ones. Trainers can even create new Units, Topics and questions in the exam generator. You need to be able to run Access and Snapshot viewer on your computer to use it. Links to download these from the internet are provided on the CD.
CD/DVD

AMPC School Resources

AMPC School Resources

AMPC launched their new education program recently. 
The program provides educational resources to primary and high school students in urban, regional and rural schools. The interactive resources are designed to cater for Year 5 to Year 10 students and feature podcasts, videos and written content. 

There are 4 books in total:
From Paddock to Plate for Year 5 and 6 
Meat Matters for Year 7 and 8 
Australian Meat Processing for Year 9 and 10 
Careers in Red Meat Processing for Year 9 and 10

These can be provided free of charge with only the postage and handling fee having to be paid. Please contact MINTRAC if you would like to place an order. 
Booklet

Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set for Meat Processing Plants (Fourth Edition)

Animal Welfare Officer Skill Set for Meat Processing Plants (Fourth Edition)

This Skills Set has been designed to provide recognition for those people employed in meat processing plants who have overall responsibility for supervising animal welfare practices throughout the plant. While every employee who works with animals has an animal welfare responsibility, this Skills Set ensures that there are people located on site who are charged with specific supervisory responsibility for this important matter. In the fourth edition of this kit, the Skill Set has been updated to meet the requirements of the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package.
Kit (Manual and CD)

Bar Coding

Bar Coding

This CD was created to support the implementation and understanding of electronic bar coding requirements in the meat processing industry. It contains guidelines to creating and understanding bar-coding systems, technical fact sheets, case studies and quizzes.
CD/DVD

Beef and sheep offal recovery, processing and specifications kit ( Third Edition)

Beef and sheep offal recovery, processing and specifications kit ( Third Edition)

This resource has been designed to support training delivery for three Units of Competency from the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package, which are part of the Certificate II in Meat Processing qualification.

The units covered in this resource are: 
  AMPA2127 Recover offal 
  AMPA2100 Overview offal processing 
  AMPA2088 Process offal 

In the Third edition, minor upgrades have been made to align the codes with the AMP version of the training Package. 

This resource has been designed to be used by trainers, supervisors, and operators, as a tool to facilitate group based, face-to-face training delivery, or as a self-paced individual training tool that students can work through at their own pace.
Kit (DVD, Training Guide, Workbook)

Butcher - Postcard

Butcher - Postcard

This is a free product, with only a $5.00 postage and handling fee per 10 postcards.
 Please contact MINTRAC if you would like to place an order
Printed PDF

Career development handbook (Second edition)

Career development handbook (Second edition)

Originally produced by Meat and Livestock Australia, and updated by MINTRAC in 2011, this Career Development handbook is primarily for meat industry personnel wanting to plan a career pathway in the industry. The handbook can also be used by human resource managers working with company personnel to develop career pathways, develop training plans or as part of the performance appraisal and management process.
* Available as an electronic pdf document only
Booklet

Careers brochure

Careers brochure

This brochure is a free product, with only a $5.00 postage and handling fee per 20 brochure. Please contact MINTRAC if you would like to place an order
Booklet

Developing an enterprise training system in the Australian meat industry (third edition)

Developing an enterprise training system in the Australian meat industry (third edition)

This guide has been developed to provide advice and guidance for meat enterprises considering introducing, or extending the range of accredited training into their workplace. The geode provides an overview of the Australian national training system, advice on how to prepare and structure a training program that suits both enterprise and individual requirements, how to select a Registered Training Organisation and hints on how to integrate and continuously improve the company training system. In addition it provides details of the training available for a wide range of occupational areas in the Australian meat industry.
Available as a free emailed PDF attachment or a printed copy can be sent nationally for a total cost of $10. 
Booklet

Effective Work Instructions and SOP's - Templates and Guidelines

Effective Work Instructions and SOP's - Templates and Guidelines

This CD provides basic guidelines for writing work instructions and SOP's in plain English. It includes customisable templates.
This CD was funded under the WELL program by the Australian Government, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
CD/DVD

Essential Skills for Supervisors kit (Second Edition)

Essential Skills for Supervisors kit (Second Edition)

These materials have been designed to train new supervisors and provide them with an overview of their role, and a pathway into further qualification, in particular the Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Leadership). There are three delivery models for this training kit, these are: a two-day workshop, a (suggested) six week self-paced CD program, and a (suggested) six week e-learning program). Please note that this is a combination of the 3 previously released Essential Skills for Supervisors training products.
Kit (Manual and CD)

Food Safety Auditor Training kit

Food Safety Auditor Training kit

The Food Safety Auditor Training kit covers training in FDFAU4001A Assess compliance with food safety program, FDFAU4002A Communicate and negotiate to conduct food safety audits and FDFAU4003A Conduct food safety audits, in the Certificate IV in Meat Processing. The kit consists of trainer�s notes, trainee notes and sample assessment tools, as well as a training CD, designed to give students an overview of the food safety audit process.
Kit (Manual and CD)

Handling Young Calves for Slaughter (Third Edition)

Handling Young Calves for Slaughter (Third Edition)

This kit consists of a range of supplementary materials that can be used for training people involved in handling, stunning or slaughtering young calves. It contains an interactive CD providing information on the basic requirements for the humane and effective management of young calves going for slaughter at all points along the supply chain including producers, transporters, buyers, saleyard operators, processors and laboratory staff testing for residues. The kit also contains training materials (in hard copy and on CD) for stock handlers receiving stock, moving stock in yards and feeding the race up to the knocking box; and stunners and knockers. The third edition is a minor upgrade of unit codes and titles, with links to the Dairy Australia material for information around the assessment, purchase and transportation of calves.
Kit (Manual, CD and DVD)

Humane Slaughtering in the Meat Processing Industry Kit

Humane Slaughtering in the Meat Processing Industry Kit

The Humane Slaughtering kit consists of a range of materials that can be used for training slaughterers and for the professional development of supervisors, QA managers and regulators. It covers the handling and restraining of animals, knocking and stunning, sticking and bleeding and shackling. The kit covers a range of Units of Competency at levels II and III, as well as the Units of Competency comprising the Humane Slaughtering Skill Set.
Kit (Manual, CD and DVD)

Livestock Handling for Abattoirs - Cattle

Livestock Handling for Abattoirs - Cattle

These materials are ideal to service thin markets where students are isolated in rural and regional areas undertaking study. 
There are two separate CDs, one for cattle and one for sheep.
The content includes:
 - the importance of animal welfare 
 - nature and behaviour of cattle 
 - principles of good handling and applying these principles 
 - identification of sick and injured stock 
 - treating and handling sick or injured stock in an abattoir 
 - livestock identification 
 - livestock handling facilities
CD/DVD

Livestock Handling for Abattoirs - Sheep

Livestock Handling for Abattoirs - Sheep

These materials are ideal to service thin markets where students are isolated in rural and regional areas undertaking study. 
There are two separate CDs, one for cattle and one for sheep. 
The content includes: 
- the importance of animal welfare 
- nature and behaviour of cattle 
- principles of good handling and applying these principles 
- identification of sick and injured stock 
- treating and handling sick or injured stock in an abattoir 
- livestock identification 
- livestock handling facilities
CD/DVD

LLN for Trainers workshop resources

LLN for Trainers workshop resources

This CD contains session plans, powerpoints and participant hand outs to deliver the LLN for trainers workshops. All resources are in a customisable format, so can be edited to suit any industry context. The workshops are designed to help vocational trainers develop skills to support trainees with language, literacy and numeracy difficulties to improve their capability. Workshop sessions include identifying LLN requirements in training packages and in the workplace, developing effective indicator tools, strategies to support trainees, working with a LLN specialist and accessing funding and support for learners with LLN difficulties. The workshops are best delivered by a facilitator with LLN expertise. MINTRAC can provide a facilitator for these workshops if required. Contact the MINTRAC office for more information.
CD/DVD

Managing Diversity in the Meat Industry kit (second edition)

Managing Diversity in the Meat Industry kit (second edition)

Diversity is a large topic with many facets. This kit aims to inform on just one of the facets – Cultural Diversity. This Diversity Management Kit has been designed to assist HR Managers and Training Managers in their role within the meat industry. It has been specifically designed for HR Managers who are often accountable for the recruitment and orientation of employees into new roles for whom English is a second language; and Training Managers and Trainers who work on a daily basis with persons from other cultures and in incredibly diverse workplaces.

 In the second edition only minor changes such as correction of typographical errors and some terminology, have been made.

Kit (Manual and CD)

Meat Hygiene Assessment Kit (third edition)

Meat Hygiene Assessment Kit (third edition)

This training kit provides the training materials necessary to support the delivery of a comprehensive training program in Meat Hygiene Assessment (MHA). The program covers five Units of Competency from the MTM11 Australian Meat Industry Training Package. These units cover: Carcase Assessment, Process Monitoring, Boning Room Meat Assessment, Offal Assessment, and Implementation of an MHA Program.
Kit (Manual and CD)

Meat Industry Environmental Innovation series

Meat Industry Environmental Innovation series

Welcome to our first CD on environmental innovation in the Australian Meat Industry. The four projects shown in this CD are from plants that have implemented new and innovative ways to manage elements of their energy inputs or waste streams. *This CD is a free product, with only a $5.00 postage and handling fee per CD. Please contact MINTRAC if you would like to place an order.
CD/DVD

Meat Inspection Currency Tool/Exam Generator

Meat Inspection Currency Tool/Exam Generator

Meat Inspector Currency Exam Generator: the Meat Inspector Currency exam generator generates quizzes for the assessment of the currency of a meat inspector�s knowledge. Meat Inspector Skills Currency Tool: the development of e-learning materials allow candidates to revise/review post and ante mortem inspection training materials prior to undertaking a currency assessment. The ready-to-use competency and currency assessment tools can be used to screen new employees and existing staff to ensure they possess sufficient knowledge and skills to be able to operate competently performing inspection duties. Meat Inspectors competency can be gauged and assessed regardless of age, time out of industry, or other employment related issues. These resources identify skill currency, or where necessary provide �refresher� notes for personnel that may have less active duties in the industry.
CD/DVD

Meat Processing Stock Handling kit

Meat Processing Stock Handling kit

The Stock Handling kit consists of a range of materials that can be used for training stock handlers and for the professional development of supervisors, QA managers and regulators. It covers the handling process from live transportation through to restraining in preparation for stunning. The kit covers a range of Units of competency at level II, as well as the Units of Competency comprising the Stock Handling Skill Set. It includes a range of useful DVDs detailing handling requirements for sheep, cattle, calves and pigs.
Kit (Manual, CD and DVD)

Meat Processing WELL Resource for the Core Units

Meat Processing WELL Resource for the Core Units

This CD contains trainers notes and workbooks for all the core units from the Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) for learners with language, literacy and numeracy difficulties. This resource was produced in conjunction with Goulburn Ovens TAFE as part of a DEEWR-funded WELL project. *This CD is a free product, with only a $5.00 postage and handling fee per CD. Please contact MINTRAC if you would like to place an order.
CD/DVD

Meat Safety Quality and Veterinary Public Health by Eddie Andriessen

Meat Safety Quality and Veterinary Public Health by Eddie Andriessen

This book has been self-published for over 20 years and is the principal text for meat inspection studies in Australia and as such is essential for anyone doing the Meat Inspection course. Topics include: Food safety legislative requirements in Australia; Food safety principles and practices in the meat industry; Quality assurance principles and practices; Ante mortem and post mortem procedures and practices; Diseases of animals (including over 100 colour pictures); Slaughtering and meat processing of all animals including game; Animal welfare. The book addresses all the competencies for the national meat inspection course by Providing clear information and practical advice on meat inspection and food safety principles and practices. Reflecting current knowledge and practices of meat inspection, quality assurance and veterinary public health as practiced by the meat industry in Australia today. It is written in plain English with a minimum of jargon for easy learning and understanding. In order to maintain its relevance, it is extensively upgraded every year or two and thus provides a comprehensive, up to date, yet practical guide to meat inspection and veterinary public health issues in Australia. For example the current 11th edition includes the latest changes to meat inspection that allow for company employed meat inspectors (Authorised Competent Persons) on export abattoirs as well as a detailed explanation of the use of the Product Hygiene index to assess the hygiene of product and processes on abattoirs.
Book

Online Image Library

Online Image Library

Online Image library of meat industry images.
Online

Refrigeration Index Training Kit (Third Edition)

Refrigeration Index Training Kit (Third Edition)

The Refrigeration Index (RI) is a term used in the Export Control (Meat and Meat Products) Orders 2005 which came into effect from 1 July 2005 and were amended in 2008.

 AMPA400 Utilise refrigeration index is a unit of competency in the Certificate IV in Meat Processing. 

This kit contains two possible models of training delivery and assessment for this Unit: workshop and e-learning. 
The kit includes: introductory section, Unit of Competency; workshop guidelines; trainer"s guidelines, students notes; assessment materials; CD e-learning program; and the MLA Refrigeration Index calculator.
Kit (Manual and CD)

Resource manual for adopting technology

Resource manual for adopting technology

Numerous red meat processors in Australia have developed and integrated a wide range of processing, slaughter and automation technologies including specialist machinery and robotics. This commitment to continuous improvement is fundamental to a meat processors competitiveness and ability to maintain a strong market position. This resource manual can be used by processors that are considering implementing a new technology or an automation solution. It provides guidance for preparatory considerations and methods to assess, mitigate and address key challenges related to the implementation of new technologies.
Booklet

RFP Online Training

RFP Online Training

An online training program for the unit AMPX424 Raise and validate requests for export permits and Meat Transfer Certificates. Students can complete the training and receive a certificate of participation, or have the option of completing assessment to receive a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency. 
  • Online training only (includes Certificate of Participation)  cost $210 plus GST
  • Formal assessment option including Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment - please contact MINTRAC
Online

Skills Checks for AMP Qualifications

Skills Checks for AMP Qualifications

This CD provides customisable language, literacy, numeracy skills checks for trainess enrolling in AMP qualifications. The CD includes answer tools for trainers and recording sheets for trainee files to help identify what support will be required by the trainee. This resource was funded under the Workplace English Language and Literacy (WELL) program by the Australian Government, Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science Research and Tertiary Education.
CD/DVD

The Chopping Board

The Chopping Board

A CD-based resource to aid the development of LLN skills for butchery apprentices. The resource includes hundreds of simulation activities where learners can practice the following skills. - Customer service, including: using a cash register, EFTPOS machine and scales; and taking phone orders. - Following recipes, including: recalculating quantities for larger batches of product; understanding weights and measures; selecting ingredients; and following processes. - Managing stock, including: stocktake; ordering stock; and accepting deliveries. - The resource includes activities relating to Certificates I - III Meat Processing (Meat Retailing).
CD/DVD

Training and assessment materials for AMP Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing

Training and assessment materials for AMP Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing

This disk contains materials to support most of the units of competency contained within the AMP Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Meat Processing qualifications. 
In addition the disk includes: 
-skills checks for meat processing
-RPL tools
-Assess and purchase livestock online tool
and the sector companion guide.
CD/DVD

Training and assessment materials for AMP Food Services qualifications (Certificates II-III)

Training and assessment materials for AMP Food Services qualifications (Certificates II-III)

This disk contains assessment materials to support most of the units of competency contained within Certificates II-III in Meat Processing qualifications from the Food Services sector.
In addition the disk includes: skills checks for meat processing, WELL core units and the sector companion guide.
CD/DVD

Training and assessment materials for AMP Meat Retailing qualifications (Certificates II-III)

Training and assessment materials for AMP Meat Retailing qualifications (Certificates II-III)

This disk contains assessment materials to support units of compentency contained within Certificates II-III in Meat Processing qualifications form the Meat Retailing sector.
In addition the disk includes: skills checks for meat processing, WELL core unit materials, sector companion guide and meat retailing RPL kit.
CD/DVD

Training and Assessment materials for AMP Meat Safety qualifications (Certificate III-IV)

Training and Assessment materials for AMP Meat Safety qualifications (Certificate III-IV)

This disk contains assessment materials to support all of the units of competency contained within Certificates III-IV in Meat Processing qualifications in Meat Safety. Materials are presented as Word documents for easy customisation.
Each set of materials contains the following sections: Using these supoprt materials; Australian Core Skills Framework information; Training support materials; additional resources and bibliography; general information about assessment, evidence guide, sample assessment tools; record of completed assessment. In addition the disk includes: Skills checks for meat processing, sector companion guide
CD/DVD

Training and assessment support materials for AMP Certificate IV in Meat Processing

Training and assessment support materials for AMP Certificate IV in Meat Processing

This disk contains materials formost of the units of competnency in all Certificate IV level qualifications, excluding the meat safety qualifications. In addition the disk contains: skills checks for meat processing; sector companion guide and the Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance) RPL kit.
CD/DVD

Training and assessment support materials for AMP Certificates II-III in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

Training and assessment support materials for AMP Certificates II-III in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

This disk contains materials to support units of competency contained within Certificate III in Meat Processing qualifications form the Abattoirs sector, excluding the meat safety qualifications. 
In addition the disk includes: Skills checks for meat processing; WELL core unit material; sector companion guide and NLIS examples.
CD/DVD

Training and assessment support materials for AMP Certificates II-III in Meat Processing (smallgoods

Training and assessment support materials for AMP Certificates II-III in Meat Processing (smallgoods

This disk contain materials to support the units of competency contained within Certificates II-III in Meat Processing in the smallgoods sector.
In addition this disk includes: skills checks for meat processing; WELL core units materials and the sector companion guide.
CD/DVD

Tripe Processing Kit

Tripe Processing Kit

This kit is designed to provide industry with a resource for: - Training workers in the basics of tripe processing - Explaining why safe and hygienic handling of tripe is a critical aspect of the process - Assessing the competency of those responsible for the processing of tripe. The kit consists of a range of materials that can be used for training tripe processing workers and for the professional development of supervisors, QA managers and regulators. It covers the preparation, trimming and processing of tripe for large and small stock. The kit covers a range of Units of Competency at level II. Included in the kit is a DVD which can be used to support a presentation by a trainer to a group. Alternatively a student can work through the DVD independently to gain an understanding of the underpinning knowledge.
Kit (Manual, CD and DVD)

Using plain English in the meat industry

Using plain English in the meat industry

This booklet is part of the strategy for improving communication in the meat industry. It aims to provide writers with an introduction to plain English by providing some strategies which can be used to make workplace documents clear and easily understood by a range of readers. 

The tips for making your writing reader friendly focus on three main areas:
 - Planning your writing
 - Your choice of language
 - The design of your document.

 There are also examples of how some documents were improved by using plain English. 
* Available as an electronic pdf document only
Booklet

Vocational Education and Training in Schools for the Meat Industry

Vocational Education and Training in Schools for the Meat Industry

The VET in Schools resource kit provides information about programs, how to implement school-based apprenticeships and traineeships and how to make a program work. The kit provides useful information for students, teachers, Registered Training Organisations, employers, Australian Apprenticeship Centres and parents. It also includes case studies, successful models and tools for developing a consultation process.
Kit (Manual and CD)

Wild Game Harvesting Kit (Second edition)

Wild Game Harvesting Kit (Second edition)

The Wild Game Harvesting Kit (second edition) includes training and assessment materials (some not customised) for all but one of the Units contained within the three Wild Game Harvesting Skill Sets. Although the materials acknowledge the wide variety of wild game harvested within Australia, the focus of the materials is primarily on kangaroo harvesting since that that is the largest commercial wild game harvesting industry in Australia. RTOs using this kit should be aware that additional customisation will be required when working with other types of wild game. The kit consists of trainer�s notes, trainee notes and sample assessment tools, as well as a training CD. In the second edition, the kit materials have been updated to reflect the changes made to the Units of Competency, Assessment Requirements and Training and Assessment materials when the Training Package moved from MTM to the AMP version.
Kit (Manual and CD)