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June 2018

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Diploma of Meat Processing 2018-2019

The next Diploma of Meat Processing program will commence in August 2018.  MINTRAC is now accepting applications, and the application form, program dates and general information are available on the MINTRAC website.


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2018 Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Conference

Registrations now OPEN
17 - 18 October 2018
MANTRA Legends Hotel, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217


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TAE qualifications update

From 1 April 2019 important changes to trainer and assessor credentials will come into effect.


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New members of the Meat Industry Reference Committee (IRC)

MINTRAC would like to welcome two new members to the Meat Industry Reference Committee.


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Country of Origin food labelling requirements – what Trainers need to know

From 1 July 2018, food to be sold in Australia must be labelled according to the requirements of the Country of Origin Food Labelling Standard 2016. These laws apply to food that is supplied for retail sale in Australia.


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Retail butchery winners at WorldSkills

MINTRAC would like to congratulate the medal winners in the Retail Butchery section at the WorldSkills National Championships, held in Sydney in June.


See the winners here

RFP training

MINTRAC now has RPF Training available online. The training consists of learning materials divided into a number of sections, each section has a short quiz at the end. There is also a summary quiz at the end of the training. 


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Check out the new online training films

Have you seen the new online training films yet? 


See all the topics covered here

Expression of interest – Ammonia Refrigeration training

MINTRAC is looking for people interested in attending ammonia refrigeration training in 2018/2019.


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Training and Assessment materials – does anything need updating?

We are currently in the process of undertaking the six-monthly update of Training and Assessment materials.  This is where we address any comments or recommendations from users and issue an updated release of materials for individual units.


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New resources have been added to the Unit by Unit listing of available resources

The Unit-by-Unit listing is a resources list containing resources that are available for each Unit of Competency in the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package. 


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Unused Units of Competency - Reminder to RTOs to provide feedback

During the last round of Network meetings, we tabled a list of Units of Competency asking for feedback on whether these identified units are still needed in the Training Package.


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Out and About with MINTRAC

Check out what MINTRAC has been up to 


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2018 Network Meetings - Round Two

The next round of Network meetings are now up on the website and you can register at any time. We will send out reminders as the dates get closer.


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Save the Date - 30 November 2018

MINTRAC - Retail Trainers Conference Online
30 November 2018



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