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Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Australian Meat Processor Corporation

Capability, Extension and Education

This program aims to build the capabilities of industry personnel and encourage industry adoption of R&D outcomes to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of the industry. This is achieved through a range of extension, education and training projects under a service agreement with the Meat Industry Training and Advisory Council (MINTRAC), including the meat industry professional development program, which is funded by AMPC.

Fact Sheet
Animal Welfare Standards and Compliance for SME's
Jun 14, 2016
No matter the size of the business, red meat processing companies are required to comply with legislation, standards and regulations imposed by Government. This SnapShot is designed to assist sma...
Report
Disease and Contamination Image Library
Jun 13, 2016
The development of a world class digital resource to support the training and assessment of red meat personnel has been achieved through the disease and contamination image library produced in this ...
Report
WHS Guide for Maintenance Engineers
Jun 10, 2016
This guide has been developed to assist maintenance personnel to set up and implement systems, and work safely to help ensure a safe and healthy working environment for everyone associated...
Report
WHS guide for maintenance personnel in the meat processing industry
Jun 3, 2016
This guide is developed for personnel working in maintenance departments in meat processing plants in the Australian Meat Industry. The guide targets senior maintenance managers, supervisors, foreme...
Report
Researching and Developing a Meat Industry Workforce Development Plan
Jun 3, 2016
Australia is the world’s seventh largest beef producer and the third largest exporter of red meat. The state of the industry is healthy, with growth in production anticipated across all specie...
Training Manual
Training resources for small to medium (SME) businesses
May 30, 2016
The following list identifies the training resources that are currently available, which will assist SMEs in addressing their regulatory compliance in the following areas: ·  &nb...
Snapshot
Development of training and assessment materials for the revised meat safety qualifications
May 4, 2016
During 2014-2015 MINTRAC facilitated a major review and restructure of the meat inspection qualifications, i.e. the Certificates III and IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety). During this process, fou...
Snapshot
Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Network
May 4, 2016
The Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Network is a state based network of researchers, industry QA practitioners, trainers and regulators. It is a well-established network that is a highly effec...
Snapshot
Meat Industry Engineering Network
May 4, 2016
The Meat Industry Engineering Network is a state based network of researchers, engineers, maintenance managers and trade assistants, trainers and regulators. It is a well-established network that is...
Snapshot
Contractor Work Health & Safety Management in Meat Processing Plants
May 4, 2016
Under state Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) has the responsibility to ensure the safety of everyone on site. This includes contractors and subc...
Report
Meat Processing Engineering Network
May 3, 2016
AMPC has invested in technical innovation and the application of automation to some of the industry’s most pressing human capital issues. New automated technologies offer significant opportuni...
Snapshot
Disease and Contamination Image Library
Apr 4, 2016
This project sought to create a world class digital resource to support and enhance the training and assessment materials and increase the competency of new and existing industry personnel, principa...
Report
Designing complex projects An e-learning program for project managers in the meat industry Handbook for participants
Dec 1, 2015
The handbook for participants supports participants undertaking the ‘Designing complex projects e-learning program for project managers in the meat industry.’ The handbook may be read in...
Handbook
Workforce planning guide for maintenance engineering managers and staff
Nov 17, 2015
The continuing evolution of technologies and automation of plants has impacted strongly on the staffing needs of maintenance engineering departments in the meat processing industry. These continuing...
Training Manual
Recruitment and Retention Guide for Maintenance Engineering in the Red Meat Processing Industry
Nov 17, 2015
With the supply of labour slowing in Australia, an ageing population and increasing competition for labour it is critical for companies to not only attract the people you need, but to nurture, suppo...
Training Manual
Guide to Competencies & Training Options for Maintenance Engineers in Meat Processing Plants
Nov 17, 2015
It is essential that meat processing plants are able to attract, retain and provide continuing development for maintenance engineering staff to be able to meet the maintenance needs of their plants ...
Report
Establishing and operating a world class Red Meat Processing Innovation Centre of Excellence in Australia
Aug 26, 2015
The innovation process or translation of research into commercial outcomes in order to increase profit is a major challenge in any industry. The goal of this project was to determine the feasibility...
Report
Encouraging Plant Uptake of Industry R&D Outcomes
Jun 19, 2015
Significant government and industry investment has been made in research and development in the red meat processing industry. The real success of this investment lies in the outcomes of the initiati...
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