Certificate III in Meat Processing - Slaughtering

Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges

This qualification is part of the Australian Meat Processing Training Package. It covers work activities undertaken by workers undertaking slaughtering duties in abattoirs.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education; Relevant industry employment


12 units: 7 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Maintain personal equipment; Apply hygiene and sanitation practices; Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirements; Sharpen knives; Follow safe work policies and procedures; Communicate in the workplace; Overview the meat industry. Electives: Bed dress carcase; Operate brisket cutter or saw; Skin head; Stun animal; plus more.

Further information:

Elective units must add up to a minimum value of 30 points

Related Careers:

Meat Processing Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Walkamin Training Hub No info No 12 months
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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