1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 4511 MEAT TRADESPERSONS

MEAT TRADESPERSONS slaughter livestock, and select, cut, trim and prepare meat and smallgoods.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • operating machinery to grind, mix, mince or tenderise meat
  • preparing meat for sale by removing bones, trimming fat and cutting meat to shape and size for display or as ordered
  • preparing crumbed cuts of meat, and marinating and seasoning special cuts
  • making seasonings and pickles by mixing spices, salt and other ingredients according to recipes
  • adding seasonings to ground meat and curing meat
  • operating filling machines, smoking chambers and cooking kettles and vats
  • slaughtering livestock in abattoirs and preparing carcasses for further processing

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              4511-01 Supervisor, Meat Tradespersons
              4511-11 Butcher
              4511-13 Smallgoods Maker
              4511-15 Slaughterperson
              4511-81 Apprentice Butcher
              4511-83 Apprentice Smallgoods Maker
              4511-85 Apprentice Slaughterperson

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