TAFE NSW

Statement of Attainment in Game Harvester

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

The Statement of Attainment in Game Harvester equips you with the specialised skills to be able to work out in the field as a wild game harvester. You will learn processes required to prepare kangaroo, wild boar, deer, camels and rabbit, for chilling and transportation.This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.## LEARN NEW SKILLSThrough theory and practical course work, learn to:- Apply hygiene and sanitation practices- Identify wild game meat products produced in Australia- Describe auditing, review and micro-testing programs- Operate a game harvesting vehicle- Load and unload carcases according to regulatory requirements- Eviscerate, inspect and tag wild game carcases in the field## DEVELOP YOUR TALENTDevelop the attributes to get ahead:- Time management skills- Ability to follow set tasks and processes## ACHIEVE YOUR GOALSCompleting this course will provide you with:- A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment- Credit towards a full qualification: Certificate III in Meat Processing**Career opportunities:**- Wild Game Harvester## GROW YOUR CAREERTake your career further with:- Certificate III in Meat Processing- Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butchery)## INDUSTRY DEMANDThis Statement of Attainment will give you specialist knowledge in wild game harvesting, however you may also pursue an entry-level position in meat, poultry or seafood processing, where jobs involve slaughtering, eviscerating, grading and packaging.Over 400,000 people work in the wider Australian meat and livestock industry, with 16,800 in meat, poultry and seafood processing. Young people (median age 25-29) make up a large portion of the sector.Several higher level meat processing qualifications are listed on the NSW Skills list, which identifies skills shortages and high demand.

Subjects

  • Overview wild game meat industry
  • Overview wild game meat industry

Standard entry requirements

## ENTRY REQUIREMENTSThere are no entry requirements for this Statement of Attainment course. You can enrol now.However, you need to work in the field with a qualified licensed harvester to complete a practical assessment. Your experience needs to be documented with photographs or videos.## LICENSING REQUIREMENTSUpon completion of this Statement of Attainment, you will need to complete one further unit – ‘AMPG306: Using firearms to harvest wild game’, in order to apply to the NSW Food Authority for a licence to harvest wild game.## IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:- Have an aptitude for practical, hands-on work- Are capable of working alone, mostly at nightIf you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
  • Online/Off-campus : 12 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.

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