Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Duration Up to 10 weeks Full Time
National CodeAMP20415
TAFE SA CodeTP00881
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This course provides students with usable skills and knowledge relevant to the meat industry and offers specialised training in selecting, cutting, trimming, preparing, packing and arranging meat and meat products for supply and sale. Graduates may be eligible for apprenticeships in retail butcher shops.



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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Job role titles covered by this qualification may include butcher shop sales assistant, meat department worker, assistant butcher, meat wholesale worker, and boning room assistant.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate II in Meat Processing (Meat Retailing) (AMP20415)
    This qualificaiton provides skills in hygiene and sanitation practices, workplace safety, communication, the meat industry and numerical applications. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 5 core units and 22 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.