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Course Info

Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering)

National Course Code: AMP30516

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering) equips you with the skills to work as a meat processor in large-scale, commercial abattoirs. Get trained on the job and learn under the mentorship of highly skilled abattoir staff.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Animal welfare practices and how to apply them
  • Knife handling skills and the technical skills to perform different types of cuts
  • Slaughter floor operations
  • To carry out technical processes: sealing, opening cuts, legging
  • To operate specialised industry machinery

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes you need to get ahead:

  • Drive and self-motivation
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Time and task management skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Successfully completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

Career opportunities:

  • Abattoir and slaughter floor worker
  • Boning room processor
  • Rendering plan and slaughter room operator
  • Livestock handler

GROW YOUR CAREER

Expand your skills base with a Certificate III in Meat Processing, specialising in:

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

Or, take the next step in your career with:

  • Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Meat Safety)
  • Certificate IV in Meat Processing (Quality Assurance)

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The Australian meat processing industry is characterised by a large number of small and medium sized producers, who produce for local or niche markets. There is a smaller number of large producers, often multinational companies, which operate globally. Employment in the meat processing industry remains stable with high employment outcomes for graduates.

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  • Traineeship Allowed

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