Certificate III in Meat Processing - Retail Butcher

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

This qualification is part of the Australian Meat Industry 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: Maintain personal equipment; Apply hygiene and sanitation practices; Follow safe work policies and procedures; Overview the meat industry; Store meat product; Select, weigh and package meat for sale; Use numerical applications in the workplace; plus more. Electives: Process sales transactions; Undertake minor routine maintenance; Undertake routine preventative maintenance; Prepare cooked meat product for retail sale; Identify and repair equipment faults; Provide work skill instruction; plus more.

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ayr Training Hub No info No
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Walkamin Training Hub No info No 3 years
Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges is a Registered Training Organisation that provides training in a wide range of agricultural specialisations across a range of geographic and climatic regions throughout Queensland. The College was formed as a result of the merger of Dalby Agricultural College, Longreach Pastoral College, Emerald Agricultural College and the Australian College of Tropical Agriculture (Burdekin Agricultural College and Mareeba Environmental College). The College offers training in agriculture, horticulture and production horticulture, rural business management, automotive and engineering programs as well as conservation and land management. Other available training and qualifications include traineeships, apprenticeships, short and specialist courses, and tailored training for schools, business and industry.

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