This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to oversee compliance with the relevant Australian Standards for meat processing in abattoirs, boning rooms, wild game meat processing premises, and smallgoods premises.

This unit is applicable to meat inspectors, supervisors and quality assurance personnel responsible for ensuring a meat processing premises complies with the relevant Australian Standards.

Some state/territory meat authorities will require competency in this unit to prove currency when meat inspectors who have been out of the industry for some time seek re-registration.

Individuals who work as meat inspectors must comply with the requirements of local/state/territory authorities, and where applicable the Australian Government export Authority. Users must check with the relevant regulatory authority before delivery.