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Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

National ID: AMP30815 | State ID: AYV3

 

Want to bring home the bacon?

When you complete the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) you'll be able to work as a butcher or meat retailer in a butcher shop, retail outlet or supermarket.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the meat retailling industry, preparing different types of meat cuts, including sausages, poultry, value-added items and cured meat. You'll also learn about maintaining equipment, packaging, managing stock, first aid, food safety programs, hygiene, and workplace health and safety.

The Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) is offered as an apprenticeship where you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation to study.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
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  • When you complete the Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher) you will be looking at a career as a butcher or meat retailer in a butcher shop, retail outlet or supermarket.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

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Course Overview

Where Bentley
Duration Three year Apprenticeship
HowApprenticeship
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

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Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

Stage 1 - Group A - Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Monitor meat temperature from receival to saleAMPR108AVW70
Process sales transactionsAMPR106AVW73
Stage 1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply hygiene and sanitation practicesAMPCOR202AVX13
Clean meat retail work areaAMPR212AVW59
Communicate in the workplaceAMPCOR205AVX10
Follow safe work policies and proceduresAMPCOR204AVX11
Identify species and meat cutsAMPR101AVW78
Maintain personal equipmentAMPCOR201AVX14
Overview the meat industryAMPCOR206AVX09
Prepare minced meat and minced meat productsAMPR104AVW75
Provide service to customersAMPR105AVW74
Select, weigh and package meat for saleAMPR203AVW68
Sharpen knivesAMPX209AVW33
Store meat productAMPR103AVW76
Trim meat for further processingAMPR102AVW77
Use numerical applications in the workplaceFDFOP2061AD4649
Stage 2 - Group B - Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Receive meat productsAMPR210AVW61
Vacuum pack products in a retail operationAMPR206AVW65
Stage 2 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Break and cut product using a bandsawAMPR201AVW71
Comply with Quality Assurance and HACCP requirementsAMPCOR203AVX12
Make and sell sausagesAMPR208AVW63
Package products using manual packing and labelling equipmentAMPR204AVW67
Prepare and operate bandsawAMPX201AVW34
Prepare and slice meat cutsAMPX210AVW32
Produce and sell value-added productsAMPR209AVW62
Provide advice on cooking and storage of meat productsAMPR202AVW69
Trim meat to specificationsAMPX211AVW31
Use basic methods of meat cookeryAMPR205AVW66
Stage 3 - Group C - Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Break large stock carcases for retail saleAMPR324AVW36
Break small stock carcases for retail saleAMPR323AVW38
Stage 3 - Group D - Elective Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply First AidLMFGG2002BW8666
Bone and fillet poultryAMPR309AVW50
Cost and price meat productsAMPR310AVW49
Prepare portion control to specificationsAMPR311AVW48
Prepare, roll, sew and net meatAMPR308AVW51
Stage 3 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assess and address customer preferencesAMPR320AVW39
Assess and sell poultry productsAMPR317AVW42
Assess carcase or product qualityAMPR302AVW56
Calculate yield of carcase or productAMPR303AVW57
Cure, corn and sell productAMPR316AVW43
Locate, identify and assess meat cutsAMPR319AVW41
Manage stockAMPR304AVW54
Meet customer needsAMPR305AVW55
Merchandise products, servicesAMPR307AVW52
Prepare and produce value added productsAMPR322AVW37
Prepare primal cutsAMPX304AVW27
Prepare specialised cutsAMPR301AVW58
Provide advice on nutritional role of meatAMPR306AVW53
How to apply

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester two 2018, please apply direct as per the following.

  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
    www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please contact us via one of the methods below.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

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