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Course Number: AMP30516-01V01
Would you like to become part of a tight-knit group of workers in an industry that makes a massive contribution to the Australian diet, culture and economy? Join TAFE NSW’s Certificate III in Meat Processing (Slaughtering) for reliable work in the abattoir industry.
This meat processing course will provide you with an overview of the meat industry as well as knowledge of how to comply with Quality Assurance and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) requirements and safe work, hygiene and sanitation practices. You will also learn important slaughter floor operations, knife sharpening and other fundamental skills of an abattoir slaughterer and meat cutter, including how to provide solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable workplace problems.
Qualify for immediate employment or go on to more advanced NSW TAFE courses and butcher training towards a comprehensive career in Australia’s vast meat production industry.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake:
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
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North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.
Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.