Course code: 800-000518

TAFE Statement in Pork Master Class

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Overview About this course

Take a master class in the most consumed meat worldwide. Expand or establish your butchering skills repertoire as you learn from industry leaders. Share your passion with like-minded individuals as you discuss tips, tricks and recipes.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Prepare and butcher a side of pork

  • Conduct quality selection of the carcass components, including muscle composition

  • Roll and string pork for a spit roast

  • Use appropriate knife techniques to produce professional quality cuts

  • Portioning and producing cuts of meat such as a pork medallion

  • Deciphering the yield and profit of the meat

  • Working safely in a commercial butchery setting and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Participation

  • Opportunities to network with like minded individuals and industry professionals

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

  • Experience working in a simulated commercial butchery setting

  • A sound understanding of how to break a carcass to split it in two

  • Skills and knowledge to cut the perfect pork steak

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:

  • Ease handling and being around raw pork meat

  • An inquisitive and collaborative nature

  • A special interest in pork 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.

  • Pork Master Class 800000518A

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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