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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 industry-standard qualification you need to work in an abattoir as a livestock handler, packer, loadout operator or carcass trimmer. You'll learn under expert supervision and move towards further study opportunities.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, 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

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Self-motivation
  • Effective communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team and independently
  • An aptitude for practical tasks
  • An talent for working with your hands

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • The minimum industry-standard qualification needed to work in an abattoir
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Stockyard or lairage labourer
  • Slaughter floor labourer
  • Carcase trimmer
  • Packer
  • Offal room labourer
  • Tripe room labourer
  • Loadout operator
  • Skin shed labourer
  • Fellmongerer
  • By-products labourer
  • Meat processing cleaner
  • Field harvester of wild game
  • Livestock handler in lairage
  • Boner
  • Slicer
  • Meat safety officer
  • Slaughterer
  • Renderer
  • Quality Assurance officer
  • Laboratory assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Certificate III Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)
  • Certificate III Meat Processing (Smallgoods Manufacture)
  • Certificate IV Food, Science and Technology
  • Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Food)

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