Course code: 800-000461

TAFE Statement in Beef Master Class

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Overview About this course

Learn an age-old craft and a well-respected trade. Master the art of selecting, boning and cutting quality beef cuts from a rump and loin. Refine your butchery and knife skills and learn the techniques and fundamentals to be a great butcher.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Prepare and butcher a rump and loin of beef

  • Conduct quality selection of the carcass components including muscle composition

  • Use appropriate knife techniques to produce professional quality cuts

  • Portion and produce expert cuts of meat

  • Decipher the yield and profit of the meat

  • Work safely in a commercial butchery setting, and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • Opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and industry professionals

  • Techniques to butcher beef meat safely and to an industry standard

  • Experience working in a simulated commercial butchery setting

  • Skills and knowledge to cut the perfect steak from a rump and loin

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • The ability to handle and be around raw beef

  • An inquisitive and collaborative nature

  • A special interest in beef butchering, preparation and cooking

  • A drive to improve your knife handling and maintenance techniques

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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