Certificate III in Meat Processing - Retail Butcher

Federation University

This qualification is part of the Australian Meat Processing Training Package. It is the trade qualification for butchers.

Entry Requirements:

Year 10 or equivalent.

Structure:

44 units: 37 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply hygiene and sanitation practices; Overview the meat industry; Identify species and meat cuts; Trim meat for further processing; Select, weigh and package meat for sale; Sharpen knives; Store meat product; plus more. Electives: Make and sell sausages; Provide advice on cooking and storage of meat products; Prepare and operate bandsaw; Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements; Break and cut product using a bandsaw; Prepare and slice meat cuts; plus more.

Further information:

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills. Students entering as an apprentice or trainee must be employed in the relevant industry prior to enrolment.

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