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Cyclone Debbie puts a dent in the Paddock to Plate National Training Conference

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MINTRAC   Out and about with MINTRAC
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April 2017

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WINNER   Congratulations to all the winners of the 2017 MINTRAC Meat Industry Training Awards

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IRC Meat Industry Reference Committee (IRC) Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work

IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work identify skills gaps and emerging skills needs within training packages. They provide notice to industry, training providers and the system about what is being considered for future development. The consultation period for the Meat IRC Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work closed at the end of March 2017. A range of development priorities were identified and prioritised by the Meat IRC and are now being incorporated into the final version of the Schedule of Work. The IRC Skills Forecasts and Proposed Schedules of Work will be submitted to the Australian Industry Skills Committee (AISC) on 28 April, which will draw on the information to update the AISC National Schedule of training package development work to determine future Training Package Projects.

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AMPC AMPC launches education program

AMPC launched their new education program on the opening day of The Sydney Royal Easter Show. The program provides educational resources to primary and high school students in urban, regional and rural schools.

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Conference dinner  More out and about with MINTRAC

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Diploma  Diploma of Meat Processing in 2017

 From the beginning of 2017, all new students entering the program will commence and progress as a single group, undertaking a set program lasting about 18 months. There are two ‘stream’ choices:
  • a leadership stream, commencing in February 2017 (applications now closed)
  • a technical stream, commencing in May 2017.
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Upcoming Events More photos of the MINTRAC training conference
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Pest control   Development of a Pest Control Monitoring Skill Set – Discussion paper (Jan-April 2017)

For several years, the issue of the need for suitable accredited training around pest control has been raised at Training Network meetings. During 2016, this matter was discussed more formally at network meetings with a view of trying to get some direction about what was needed, as well as what State regulations impacted the operation of pest control programs. Read more

Upcoming Events AMPC Scholarships

Applications for the 2017 AMPC Upskilling scholarship are still open and if you would like to apply please contact MINTRAC.

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MINTRAC Training Awards conference See some of the fun times from the Training Conference

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Twitter MINTRAC is finally on social media!

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MIQA conference   SAVE THE DATE

For the Meat Inspection&Quality Assurance Conference has been set

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