Certificate III in Meat Processing - Retail Butcher

Hunter Institute, TAFE NSW

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

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


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.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hamilton No info No
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They have a team of experienced teachers who have active industry networks, so all students get the highest level of practical training.

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Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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