New Zealand Apprenticeship in Distribution - Meat Processing

Level 3 and Level 4


Level of study

Level 3 and Level 4

Cost (incl GST)



20 months


Learners must be employed in the sector and must engage in training via their employer.

* Programme part of Government’s Free Trades Training initiative which may mean a subsidised price.


Recommended for experienced and skilled warehousing operators. Graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills required to safely monitor and maintain operations in a warehousing and distribution environment. Graduates will gain competence in operation and management of a warehouse, inventory controls, receiving and dispatching goods, and communication methods to improve productivity.

Download the training plan here [PDF, 196 KB].

Download the latest training agreement here [PDF, 862 KB].

Learning outcomes

By the end of this programme, graduates will be able to monitor and maintain:

  • health, safety and security practices to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards for any customers and co-workers in a distribution environment
  • interactions with staff, managers, and customers
  • the application of standard operating policies and procedures to work roles applicable to a distribution environment
  • the receipt and dispatch of goods in a distribution environment
  • the store operations and productivity systems in a distribution environment.

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