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Meat Inspector Registration

Under the Meat Industry Act 1993, PrimeSafe may approve a person to be an approved inspection service.

PrimeSafe ensures that registered meat inspectors are competent and deliver the standard of inspection service required under relevant Australian standards and PrimeSafe requirements.

Qualifications and Work History

Consistent with national requirements, the minimum qualification for registration as a meat inspector is Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) or equivalent.

Where it has been two or more years since you completed the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) course, you will need to undergo further training before applying for registration as a meat inspector.

You will also need to undergo further training where it has been two or more years since you have worked as a meat inspector.

The name of the additional training course is 'Oversee plant compliance with the Australian Standards for meat processing'. This unit is part of the Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety) course.

Note: The additional training course must have been completed within two years from the time of application otherwise the training course must be repeated.