Job role titles covered by this qualification may include butcher, butcher shop sales assistant, meat department worker, assistant butcher, meat wholesale worker, 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 III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)
This qualification is suitable for the meat retailing or butcher sector. Students learn about work practices in retail meat enterprises in relation to health, safety, hygiene, quality and productivity. Students also learn how to prepare, package and merchandise a range of meat products including primal and specialist cuts. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 37 core units and 7 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.
of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
* 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings