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Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs)

National Course Code: AMP20316

Overview

The nationally recognised Certificate II in Meat Processing (Abattoirs) is the minimum industry-standard qualification you need to work in an abattoir. You will learn under supervision in a variety of roles including livestock handler, packer, loadout operator or carcase trimmer.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Apply animal welfare practices
  • Handle knives safely and the technical skills to perform different types of cuts
  • Work with, prepare, and process meat products
  • Operate specialist abattoir machinery and equipment
  • Apply hygiene and sanitation practices
  • Comply with quality assurance and HACCP practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal skills and attributes you need to get ahead:

  • Drive and self-motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication
  • Advanced hand-eye coordination and dexterity

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Successfully completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Certificate II level
  • The minimum industry-standard qualification to work in an abattoir

Career opportunities:

  • Livestock handler in lairage or lairage labourer
  • By-products, offal, tripe room or skin shed labourer
  • Carcase trimmer
  • Packer, loadout operator
  • Fellmongerer
  • Field harvester of wild game
  • Meat processing cleaner

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career to the next level with a Certificate III in Meat Processing trade qualification, specialising in:

  • Boning room
  • Meat safety
  • Rendering
  • Retail butchery
  • Food services
  • Smallgoods - manufacture

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The Australian meat processing industry is characterised by a large number of small and medium-size producers producing for local or niche markets and a smaller number of large producers that operate globally. Employment in the meat processing industry remains stable with high employment outcomes for graduates.

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