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August 2018

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Nominations in for the 2018 Eddie Andriessen Award

Reminder to get your nominations in for the 2018 Eddie Andriessen Award 
They are closing on 31 August 2018


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New Ammonia Refrigeration course

Due to the continuing interest from the industry, MINTRAC is working with Superior Training, a Sydney based RTO, to deliver Ammonia Refrigeration training. 


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Digital Disruption – what is it and how will it affect your company?

We are hearing more and more about Big Data, the Internet of Things (IOT), Blockchain and the digital economy but most of us do not know exactly what they are and how they will affect companies, and the meat processing industry, in the future.


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Options for new short films

Due to the popularity of the recently completed online training films, MINTRAC is looking at developing more online films. We are interested in finding out what topics would be the most useful for the industry and what other languages the films could be translated into.


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Free maintenance training webinar for Trainers – 27 August 2018

If you are currently delivering training to meat processing maintenance staff (such as trades assistants, tradespersons and maintenance supervisors) or considering training anyone in this area then this webinar is for you. 


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Health 4 Wealth | A Research Project - Workshops

As part of the National Health 4 Wealth program, a series of free workshops will be held across Australia at the end of September/beginning of October on maximising the benefits of collecting animal health data at abattoirs


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Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Exam generator

Watch this space as further developments come to hand we will keep you posted.



Do you or your staff need to update your TAE40110 to meet the April 2019 credential requirements?

MINTRAC is offering customised workshops and webinars to help trainers and assessors meet these new requirements.


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National Skills Week 2018

Now in its eighth year, this year National Skills Week is 27 August to 2 September and the theme is Real Skills for Real Careers.


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Discussion paper – review of the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) qualification

The National Retail Council, through AMIC, has raised a concern in relation to the number of units required to complete the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) qualification.


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Unit by Unit listing of available resources July 2018 update - what changed?

The Unit-by-unit listing of available resources is located on the MINTRAC website


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Training and Assessment Materials - recent upgrades

We have recently completed the six monthly upgrade of the Training and Assessment materials, and the list of upgraded and new developments is below.


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Development of new Units and Skill Sets for the AMP Australian Meat Industry Training Package

MINTRAC has recently commenced work on eight projects for the development of new units and Skill Sets in the Training Package. 


These are detailed here

Out and About with MINTRAC

See what MINTRAC have been up to and where


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2018 Meat Inspection and Quality Assurance Conference

With less than 60 days left you need to register now!
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AMPC Meat Industry Network Meetings for the rest of 2018

MI&QA, HR, WHS and Training, Environment/Engineering.
Please ensure that you register as soon as possible to save missing out on any vital updates or morning tea!


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Save the Date -30 November 2018

2018 Meat Retail Trainers Online Conference. 
Mark you calendar and keep an eye out for when registrations open.



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