Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

Certificate III

National Code: AMP30815

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About the course

Course Number: AMP30815-01V01

Are you looking to pursue a career as a butcher? Our Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) is the course for you. Through on the job training and assessment, this course will equip you with all the skills required to effectively perform the duties of a retail butcher. You will learn to identify cuts and types of meat, weigh and package meat for sale, sharpen knives, make sausages, prepare and slice meat, operate a bandsaw, and many other fundamental skills of the meat processing trade.
Studying the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals with vast industry experience and strong industry networks.

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On the Job / In the community


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