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2017 Meat Industry Professional Development workshops

The training calendar for 2017 is below. Please check this page regularly to keep an eye out for any new workshops that become available.

As well as these courses, MINTRAC can arrange plant specific training in areas you require. For example:

  • Bobby calf handling
  • Supervisor training
  • Meat Hygiene Assessment
  • Working at heights
  • HACCP

Please note:

  • RSVP forms must be submitted at least 2 weeks before the delivery date. If RSVPs are not submitted by that time, then workshops may be cancelled.
  • a cancellation policy is in place. If participants cancel 14 days before the delivery date, no charges will be made. If participants cancel inside the 14 days they will be required to pay 50% of the workshop fees. Participants are able to substitute their position for another person and not incur this fee.

Current training available:

AMPC Webinars for Quality Assurance Managers

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Online Webinar 28 March 2017 What have we learned from systems audits? Presenter TBA Download PDF Online reg.
Online Webinar Wednesday -- 26 April 2017 Succession training for QA Managers - Presenter TBA Download PDF Online reg.
Online Webinar 30 May 2017 Impact of heat stress on carcase quality - Presenter TBA Download PDF Online reg.

Animal Welfare Auditing

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Young, NSW 1 and 2 May 2017 $220 per person Download PDF Online reg.

Diploma of Meat processing - Finance

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Gold Coast, QLD 6,7,8 June 2017 FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY ********************************** Full unit: $1895 (includes assessment and coaching) BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans Download PDF Online reg.
Gold Coast, QLD 6,7,8 June 2017 Workshop only: $1295 (no assessmet)+GST Download PDF Online reg.

Diploma of Meat processing - Improve plant op

Location Date Cost Information Registration
VIC 24 -25 August and 19 - 20 October 2017 FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY ********************************** These two units - $2495 (includes assessment and coaching) AMPMGT502 Manage and improve meat industry plant operations MSL91600A Manage complex projects Download PDF Online reg.
VIC 24 -25 August and 19 - 20 October 2017 Workshop only:$1295 (no assessment)+GST Download PDF Online reg.

Diploma of Meat Processing - Org Leadership

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Brisbane, QLD 3,4,5 May 2017 FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY ********************************** Full unit: $1895 (includes assessment and coahcing) BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation PDF not yet available Online reg.

Diploma of Meat processing - Leading teams

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Redland Bay QLD 7-8 March and 11-12 April 2017 FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY ********************************** These two units - $2495 (includes assessment and coaching) BSBLDR502 Lead and manage effective workplace relationships. BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness Download PDF Online reg.
Redland Bay, QLD 7 - 8 March and 11-12 April 2017 Workshop only:$1295(no assessment)+GST Download PDF Online reg.

Diploma of Meat processing - Quality Assurance

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Redland Bay QLD 1 Feburary 2018 **Not available on a workshop only basis** AMPCOR Facilitate Quality assurance process AMPCOR404 Facilitate hygiene and sanitation performance (if required please consult with RTO) PDF not yet available Online reg.

Diploma of Meat Processing - Utilities & Envior

Location Date Cost Information Registration
TBA 2,3,4 August 2017 FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY ********************************** These two units - $2495 (includes assessment and coaching) AMPMGT506 Manage utilities and energy AMPMGT508 Manage environmental impacts of meat processing operations PDF not yet available Ring 1800 817 462

Diploma of Meat processing - WHS for Managers

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Redland Bay, QLD 29-31 January 2018 FOR CONTINUING STUDENTS ONLY ********************************** Full unit: $1895 (includes assessment and coaching) AMPMGT509 Manage, maintain and continuously improve workplace health and safety plans and systems Download PDF Online reg.
Redland Bay, QLD 29-31 January 2018 Workshop only: $1295 (no assessment)+GST Download PDF Online reg.

Emergency Animal Disease Response Training Day

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Launceston, TAS 16 May 2017 Free PDF not yet available Online reg.

Euthenasing stock in lairage

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Wagga Wagga, NSW 17 May 2017 $110 per person Download PDF Online reg.

Low-stress stock handling - beef

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Tamworth, NSW 19 and 20 April 2017 $110 per person (inc GST) Download PDF Online reg.

Meat Micro workshop

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Brisbane, QLD 26 and 27 April 2017 $220 Download PDF Online reg.

TACCP VACCP training

Location Date Cost Information Registration
Melbourne VIC 4 April 2017 $110 per person (excl GST) Download PDF Online reg.