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AMP30815 Certificate III in Meat Processing (Retail Butcher)

National ID: AMP30815 State ID: AYV3
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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.

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


This course is available as an apprenticeship.

Entrance requirements for apprenticeships

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship. 

An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.

Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:

  • Earn a wage while you train
  • Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
  • Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
  • Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path


 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

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All year round

Duration 6 Semesters
When All year round
Where Bentley
How Workplace-Apprenticeship

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