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831312 - Poultry Process Worker

Description

Stuns and kills, dresses, trims, cuts into portions, bones, fillets, weighs, grades and packages poultry.

Skill Level

5

Specialisations

    • Poultry Boner
    • Poultry Slaughterer

Skills Assessment Authority

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8313 Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Workers

Description

slaughter and eviscerate poultry, and process, grade and package meat, poultry, fish and shellfish.

Tasks

    • processing offal and tripe
    • moving carcasses to chillers and freezers
    • loading meat products into trucks
    • packing boned and sliced meat into cartons
    • stunning and shackling poultry for killing and processing
    • severing jugular veins of poultry, and removing viscera and residual material from poultry carcasses
    • separating organs and glands, such as sweetbreads, livers, hearts and spleens, from poultry carcasses
    • inspecting and grading poultry, fish and shellfish for size and quality
    • packing fish and counting packs before freezing, and packing frozen fish blocks into cartons
    • operating machines which slice, peel, skin and crumb fish
    • cleaning and sanitising equipment and work areas

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 831311 Meat Process Worker
    • 831312 Poultry Process Worker
    • 831313 Seafood Process Worker

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