These face-to-face trainers led sessions are designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to maintain and improve beef eating quality at your enterprise ultimately meeting the processor and MSA eating quality standards. The training is conducted at each individual establishment to allow customised training and maximum participation.
The training is conducted at each individual establishment to allow customised training and maximum participation and can be run in conjunction with pH Decline. Contact the AUS-MEAT training team to enquire about these modules.
What your course fees cover
Your courses fees paid cover the following items:
Workbooks and assessments
Issue of certificate
Who should attend?
As a requirement under the MSA processing standards there must be one trained operative present in each area of production when MSA product is being processed.
For each module, it is suggested that as many operatives as possible from the area of operation attend. This in future will cover the loss of any staff from any area on any day
The key operatives who should attend the training for each module are the foreman, QA and any operatives involved with the use or application of a process that has MSA requirements placed on it as per the standards manual
There must be a management representative, who has the overall responsibility for the quality management system who acts as an MSA coordinator
The MSA coordinator is required to participate in all on-site training modules
English is not my first language! Will I have problems?
All AUS-MEAT training courses are presented in English. A sound understanding of the English language is required. All workbooks and assessments are conducted in English. If required, the use of dictionaries or tablets are acceptable. For any additional or special requirements please contact AUS-MEAT on (07) 3361 9200 to discuss what support services are available.
How will you be assessed?
You will be assessed by completing activities relating to each module and a written assessment at the completion of each module.
Issue of Certificates
For all modules participants will be issued with a “Certificate of Competence” upon successful completion of the modules attended.
What are the course hours?
Module 1 – Cattle Handling and MSA Pre-Slaughter Requirements
Module 2 – Processing MSA Beef
Module 3 – MSA Product Integrity
Do I need to bring anything?
You will need to bring the following to the course:
Closed in comfy shoes
There are no Pre-requisites for this course.
At the course:
Participate in group discussions and activities
Ask trainer/s questions during the course to ensure you understand the course content
Utilise training materials provided to you such as workbook
Complete group activities
On completion of this course you must be able to demonstrate to your trainer you can understand the requirements of MSA Beef processing